Canberra Parish Celebrates Patronal Feastday

Sunday 5 July 2009. On a beautiful, crisp, clear Canberra morning, the parishioners of St John the Baptist, led by their rector Archpriest Alexander Morozow, welcomed their beloved hierarch His Eminence Metropolitan Hilarion of Eastern America and New York, Archbishop of Sydney, Australia and New Zealand to their Church to celebrate their patronal feastday – the Nativity of the Holy Prophet, Forerunner and Baptist John.

On the preceding evening, His Eminence celebrated the All Night Vigil Service with Litia (Blessing of the Loaves), and earlier that morning according to the traditional practice, a Blessing of the Waters service was conducted by the assistant Priest of the parish Fr Alexander Borodin and Fr Protodeacon Alexander Kotlaroff (from Sts Peter and Paul Cathedral in Strathfield, Sydney), with assistance from Reader Victor Kargin. (more…)

Мультимедиа и Фоторепортаж на интернет-сайте Архиерейского Синода / Multimedia and Photoreports on the Synod of Bishops internet site

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St John the Baptist Feast Day – Canberra, Monday 7 July 2008 photoreport / фоторепортаж

Ordination of Seraphim Slade to the Diaconate:

 

Ordination of Deacon Alexander Borodin to the Priesthood:

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