Church life
Future art historians visit the church

Future art historians visit the church

As part of a Master's degree seminar run jointly by Professor Dave Lüthi and Mr Nicolas Meier at the University of Lausanne, a group of art history students visited the church. The goal? To raise awareness of heritage preservation methods: the Sainte-Barbara church in...

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A meal with EVAM translators

A meal with EVAM translators

The outbreak of war in Ukraine in 2022 threw a large number of migrants onto the roads, some of whom sought protection in Switzerland and settled in the canton of Vaud. Many of them have a very good level of French and spontaneously offered their services to the...

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Live radio broadcast of the Sunday service

Live radio broadcast of the Sunday service

January 29th, 2023 - 33rd Sunday after Pentecost - Veneration of the precious Chains of the Holy Apostle Peter For the first time in its 145-year history, the Saint Barbara Orthodox Church in Vevey had the honour of broadcasting the Sunday service on January 29th,...

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Blessing of the statue of Saint Barbara

Blessing of the statue of Saint Barbara

After the Divine Liturgy celebrated on Sunday, November 14, 2021 (in memory of the Saints Anargyroi Cosmas and Damian), Bishop of Vevey Vladyka Alexandre blessed the statuette of Saint Barbara placed in the "grotto" of the old fountain in the church garden. The clergy...

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Our fundraising campaign highlighted on cath.ch

Our fundraising campaign highlighted on cath.ch

The Swiss catholic information website cath.ch published a nice article dedicated to the creation of the Foundation for the restoration of the Saint Barbara Orthodox Church in Vevey and the launch of our fundraising campaign. Protodeacon Michel Vernaz, who is also...

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Special website dedicated to fundraising

Special website dedicated to fundraising

We urgently need to restore the church of St. Barbara in Vevey! This is the appeal sent by this website devoted to the fundraising campaign for the preservation of this heritage. According to the estimates made in the 2019-2020 feasibility studies, the project amounts...

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