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86th Holodomor Commemoration

On 23-24 November our Eparchy commemorates 86 Years Holodomor. We will pray for those who suffered and died during the Holodomor famine of 1932-33.

Ardeer. Saturday, 23 November 2019

5 pm — Panahyda — lighting of the “Remembrance candle”

5.30 pm — documentary about Holodomor (English subtitles)

Afterwards — coffee/tea

North Melbourne. Sunday, 24th November 2019

Divine Liturgy at 9.30 am followed by Panahyda

Geelong. Sunday, 24th November 2019

Divine Liturgy at 9.30 am followed by Panahyda

Canberra. Sunday, 24 November 2019 at 11.30 am

A Panahyda will take place at St Nicholas church, Turner

Perth. Sunday, 24 November 2019 after Divine Liturgy

There will be a Panahyda (memorial service) after Divine Liturgy—combining the Ukrainian Orthodox and Ukrainian Catholics churches in the Ukrainian Catholic Church, Maylands

Refreshments will be available in Ukrainian Catholic church hall afterwards.

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Since 2006 Ukraine has officially observed a Holodomor Memorial Day on the fourth Saturday of November.

On Saturday, November 23, 2019, Ukrainians around the world will light a candle of remembrance in their homes with a prayer for the victims of the Holodomor – a genocide perpetrated against the Ukrainian people in an attempt to destroy the Ukrainian national identity.

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