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Catholic University in Washington, District of Columbia — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Ukrainian Catholic National Shrine

 
 
Ukrainian Catholic National Shrine Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, July 30, 2016
1. Ukrainian Catholic National Shrine Marker
Inscription.
Український Католицький
Крайовий Собор
Пресвятої Родини

988-1988

Ukrainian Catholic
National Shrine
of the Holy Family
Blessed by His Holiness Pope John Paul II
October 7, 1979

 
Erected 1988.
 
Location. 38° 56.359′ N, 77° 0.199′ W. Marker is in Catholic University, District of Columbia, in Washington. Marker is on Harewood Road NE, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 4250 Harewood Road NE, Washington DC 20017, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Dr. Justine Bayard Ward (approx. 0.3 miles away); History of the Catholic University Law School (approx. 0.4 miles away); U. S. Soldiers' Home (approx. 0.4 miles away); President Lincoln’s Cottage at the Soldiers’ Home (approx. half a mile away); Memorial Day Order
Ukrainian Catholic National Shrine Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, July 30, 2016
2. Ukrainian Catholic National Shrine Marker
The marker can be see against the wall at the near corner of the Shrine.
(approx. half a mile away); Father Michael J. McGivney (approx. half a mile away); Winfield Scott (approx. half a mile away); Fort Totten (approx. 0.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Catholic University.
 
Regarding Ukrainian Catholic National Shrine. The date of 988 on the marker is the year when Vladimir the Great accepted Christianity as the state religion of Kievan Rus', a medieval East Slavic state and established the Kiev Metropolis.
 
Categories. Churches, Etc.
 
Interior of the Ukrainian Catholic National Shrine image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, July 30, 2016
3. Interior of the Ukrainian Catholic National Shrine
Ukrainian Catholic National Shrine Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, July 30, 2016
4. Ukrainian Catholic National Shrine Marker
To the left of the driveway of the shrine is a sheltered crucifix and a memorial goldenrain tree. Near the tree is a small marker which reads: Goldenrain tree, In memory of the victims of the nuclear disaster in Chornobyl Ukraine, April 26, 1986.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 23, 2017. This page originally submitted on July 30, 2016, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. This page has been viewed 124 times since then and 34 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on July 30, 2016, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.
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