Welcome to the website of the St. John the Baptist Cathedral in Canberra. The cathedral parish is part of the Australian Diocese of the Russian Orthodox Church (Abroad). We hope that your visit will be of benefit.
The dean of the cathedral is Archpriest Alexander Morozow.
Our parish website also has web pages in Russian with different content.
- 16 April 2016
- April edition of Listok (in Russian).
- 15 March 2017
- Announcement of the Easter Bazaar on 25 March
- 6 January 2016
- January edition of Listok (in Russian).
- 25 November 2016
- Announcement of the Russian Bazaar on 26 November
- 17 November 2016
- October edition of Listok (in Russian).
- 1 August 2016
- July edition of Listok (in Russian).
- 24 May 2016
- Updated contact details.
Visitors are always welcome at our services. The All Night Vigil is celebrated beginning at 5 PM on Saturday evenings and the Divine Liturgy at 9 AM on Sunday mornings. Confessions are heard during the Vigil service. The principal language of the services is Church Slavonic. Some English is used in the Divine Liturgies and usually somewhat more during the All Night Vigils. The parish church and school are located at:
1 Matina St
Narrabundah ACT 2604 (map)
|Saturday 22 April||5:00 PM - All Night Vigil||Second Sunday of Pascha|
St Thomas Sunday
|Sunday 23 April||9:00 AM - Divine Liturgy|
and Requiems at Cemeteries
|Saturday 29 April||5:00 PM - All Night Vigil||Third Sunday of Pascha|
The Myrrh-bearing Women
|Sunday 30 April||9:00 AM - Divine Liturgy|
- 26 November - Russian Bazaar… Read on…
- November 6 - Russian Sacred Treasures concert by the Diocesan choir at 4 PM in the church.
- April 2015 - Great Friday and Pascha… View photos…
- 1-4 May 2014 - Choral Conference audio recordings… Read on…
- 5 July 2013 - Award for Archpriest Alexander… View photos…
- 5 July 2013 - Patronal Feast… View photos…
- 24 June 2013 - Farewell to a member of the Choir… View photos…
- May - Holy Week and Pascha… View photos…
We would encourage those who attend our services and are part of the Orthodox community in Canberra to become parish members. An explanation of the importance of parish membership is available in Russian and English, as is a parish membership form, also in Russian and English.