The Holy Protection Cathedral (Melbourne) was founded in July 1949, with the majority of original parishioners migrating from Europe as displaced persons in the aftermath of WWII.
Opening in September 2006 in its current premises in Brunswick East, our church was built brick by brick by volunteers and skilled builders in the community, with funds raised by our parishioners over decades.
Today the Holy Protection Cathedral, (abbreviated to Pokrov in Russian), is a vibrant church serving a diverse community. Our services are conducted in both Church Slavonic and English. Read more...
Every second Sunday night, from 7pm, led by Father Nicholas Karipoff. To join the email list, contact Costa: email@example.com
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Online candle bar
Donate to bell tower fundraiser
Our remarkable bell tower and bells are in need of maintenance and an upgrade.
Yearly parish membership (unemployed, student, pensioner)
Instructions on becoming a member and application form are found here https://www.pokrov.com.au/parish-council.html