Saint-michel archange orthodox russian church

History of Saint-michel archange orthodox russian church at Cannes

The Russian Orthodox Church of Cannes, built in 1894 thanks to the gifts of Mme Tripet, born Skrypitzine, and the protection of S.A.I. the Grand Duke Mikhail Mikhailovich became a bishopric in 1939. Today, with the new Russian residents, marriages and baptisms succeed each other, and the life of the parish is intense. The offices have preserved the early Christian tradition, as well as icons, architecture and choirs.

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