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08-February-2015
08-February-2015

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community centre commemorates the millennium of Christianity in Ukraine from 998 to 1998.

Location

Address:6 McKay Garden, Ukrainian Orthodox Centre, Turner, 2612
State:ACT
Area:Foreign
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -35.274116
Long: 149.127157
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Structure
Monument Theme:Culture
Sub-Theme:Religion
Approx. Event Start Date:998
Approx. Event End Date:1998

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Sunday 23rd October, 1988
Front Inscription

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

Inscription in Proximity

Ukrainian Orthodox Centre

Millenniuam Memorial

Source: MA
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