Patronal Feast Day
Our parish will celebrate its patronal feast day on Sunday 6th July, with the All Night Vigil on Saturday evening and the Divine Liturgy followed by lunch on Sunday.
On 1-4 May St John the Baptist Parish hosted the 2014 diocesan Choral Conference (Певческий Съезд). Photos, music and videos are being added to the conference page.
The rector of the parish is Archpriest Alexander Morozow.
For general enquiries please email email@example.com.
Our parish website also has web pages in Russian with different content.
- 10 June 2014
- Additional video and audio recordings from the Choral conference.
- 29 March 2014
- Announcement of the Russian Easter Bazaar.
- 24 March 2014
- Updated information for the Choral conference, dates for the next discussion group and the Holy Unction service
- 10 March 2014
- Registration for the Choral conference
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)
|Friday 11 July||6:00 PM - All Night Vigil||The Holy, Glorious and All-praised Leaders of the Apostles, Peter and Paul|
|Saturday 12 July||9:00 AM - Divine Liturgy|
|No Service||5th Sunday after Pentecost|
|Sunday 13 July||9:00 AM - Divine Liturgy|
|Saturday 19 July||No service||6th Sunday after Pentecost|
|Sunday 20 July||9:00 AM - Divine Liturgy|
|Saturday 26 July||5:00 PM - All Night Vigil||7th Sunday after Pentecost|
|Sunday 27 July||9:00 AM - Divine Liturgy|
For updates to the service schedule and other parish events, follow us (@stjohn_baptist) on Twitter.
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.