Russian Orthodox Cathedral
1-7 Albion Street,
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...
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Next 'Faith and Life' Theology classes
English — Sun 6 October (Brunswick East)
Russian — Fri 18 October (Mentone)
Sunday 6 October, after liturgy.
See all scheduled choir rehearsals