: His Grace Bishop George Celebrates the feast of St John the Baptist in Canberra

On Saturday, 8 July 2017 and Sunday 9 July 2017, His Grace Bishop George of Canberra celebrated the feast of St John the Baptist at St. John the Baptist Cathedral Canberra. Co-celebrating with His Grace were the dean of the Cathedral, Archpriest Alexander Morozow, Abbot Serge from Holy Transfiguration Monastery, Bombala, Priest Seraphim Slade from St John of Shanghai Indigenous Australian Mission Gunning, Protodeacon Alexander Kotlaroff and Deacon Michael Storozhev from Saints Peter and Paul Cathedral, Strathfield.

During the Small Entrance, Bishop George award Father Seraphim the right to wear the skufia.

After the procession around the church, Fr. Alexander Morozow warmly greeted Bishop George and expressed the hope that Vladyka will have many opportunities to serve in Canberra throughout the year.

Following the service the parish sisterhood provided lunch in the neighbouring church hall for all present.