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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 and school are located at:

1 Matina St
Narrabundah ACT 2604 (map)

St John the Baptist Parish

Schedule of Upcoming Services
Saturday, 30 March5:00 pmAll Night VigilThird Sunday of Great Lent
Veneration of Cross
Sunday, 31 March9:00 amDivine Liturgy
Wednesday, 3 April6:00 pmHoly Unction
Anointing with oils
Saturday, 6 April5:00 pmAll Night VigilAnnunciation of the Most Holy Mother of God
Fourth Sunday of Great Lent
Sunday, 7 April9:00 amDivine Liturgy
Wednesday, 10 April6:00 pmMatins
Great Canon of St Andrew of Crete
St Andrew's Standing
Friday, 12 April6:00 pmMatins
The Akathist Hymn
Laudation of the Mother of God
Saturday, 13 April5:00 pmAll Night VigilFifth Sunday of Great Lent
Venerable Mary of Egypt
Sunday, 14 April9:00 amDivine Liturgy
Wednesday, 17 April6:00 pmGreat Compline6th week of Great Lent
Friday, 19 April6:00 pmMatinsLazarus Saturday
Saturday, 20 April9:00 amDivine Liturgy
5:00 pmAll Night VigilPalm Sunday
The Entry of the Lord into Jerusalem
Sunday, 21 April9:00 amDivine Liturgy
Monday, 22 April6:00 pmGreat ComplineGreat and Holy Monday
Tuesday, 23 April6:00 pmGreat ComplineGreat and Holy Tuesday
Wednesday, 24 April6:00 pmMatinsGreat and Holy Thursday
Thursday, 25 April6:00 pmMatins
Reading of the 12 Passion Gospels
Great and Holy Friday
Friday, 26 April3:00 pmVespers
Christ’s body taken down from the Cross
6:00 pmMatins
Burial of Jesus Christ
Great and Holy Saturday
Saturday, 27 April9:30 amVesperal Divine Liturgy
Christ resting in the Grave
11:00 pmBlessing of Easter fare
(kulitchi, paskha, eggs) at the Community hall
11:25 pmMidnight Office
Return Of Christ’s Shroud to the Altar
Sunday, 28 April12:00 amPaschal Matins and LiturgyPascha
The Radiant Resurrection of Christ
Monday, 29 April9:00 amDivine LiturgyBright Monday
Saturday, 4 May5:00 pmAll Night VigilSecond Sunday of Pascha
St. Thomas Sunday - Requiems at cemetеries
Sunday, 5 May9:00 amDivine Liturgy

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