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St John the Baptist Parish

Welcome to the mobile 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)

St John the Baptist Parish

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 is located at:

1 Matina St
Narrabundah ACT 2604 (map)

St John the Baptist Parish

Schedule of Upcoming Services

Saturday, 9 January5:00 pmAll Night VigilSunday after the Nativity
31st Sunday after Pentecost
Sunday, 10 January9:00 amDivine Liturgy
Saturday, 16 January5:00 pmAll Night VigilSunday before the Theophany
32nd Sunday after Pentecost
Sunday, 17 January9:00 amDivine Liturgy
Monday, 18 January6:00 pmAll Night VigilTheophany
Baptism of the Lord
Tuesday, 19 January9:00 amDivine Liturgy
Saturday, 23 January5:00 pmAll Night VigilSunday after Theophany
33rd Sunday after Pentecost
Sunday, 24 January9:00 amDivine Liturgy

If you would like your home blessed with holy water on Theophany, please leave your name and details on the list at the candle stall.

St John the Baptist Parish

Rector His Grace Bishop George of Canberra
Dean Rev. Archpriest Alexander Morozow Phone: (02) 6295 7798 (H)
Warden (староста) Andrei Chernih E-mail: enquiry@stjohnthebaptist.org.au
Secretary Neeraj Shokeen
Head Sister Irene Ovchinnikov Phone: 0411 029 026 (M)
Community Liaison Dimitri de Wouytch Phone: (02) 6295 2874 (H)
E-mail: dimitri@webone.com.au