This weekend in Canberra, 70th Anniversary celebrations are in progress, honouring 70 years of Ukrainian Settlement, and 70 years of the Ukrainian Autocephalic Orthodox Church in Australia.
Beginning the proceedings, a service was held today St. John the Baptist Anglican Church – where exactly 70 years ago, Ukrainian Orthodox Christians served the very first Divine Liturgy in Australia. Leaders from all Ukrainian clergies in Australia were present. AFUO Chairman and General Secretary of the Ukrainian World Congress, Stefan Romaniw as well as the Ambassador of Ukraine to Australia were also present.
Proceedings continue tomorrow (Sunday, 30th September, 2018) in Canberra, with a Holodomor Commemoration at the Orthodox Church. Katya Danylak will be representing AFUO. She is head of the committee which coordinated commemorations around the country.