Millennium of Christianity in UkrainePrint Page
|Address:||6 McKay Garden, Ukrainian Orthodox Centre, Turner, 2612|
|GPS Coordinates:||Lat: -35.274116|
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
|Approx. Event Start Date:||998|
|Approx. Event End Date:||1998|
|Actual Monument Dedication Date:||Sunday 23rd October, 1988|
Millennium of Christianity in Ukraine
In the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Ghost
This memorial centre was erected by the faithful of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church in Australia and New Zealand with the support of the whole Ukrainian community in commemoration of the millennium of Christianity in Ukraine - Rus and 1000 years of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church.
In the year 988 A. D. the Grand Prince of Ukraine - Rus Volodymyr (Swiatoslawovych) personally accepted the Christian faith from Constantinople and baptised the Ukrainian in the waters of the River Dnipro Slavutych.
The Millenium Memorial Centre was officially opened and dedicated on Sunday, 23rd October, in the year of our Lord 1988
Ukrainian Orthodox Centre