In the suburbs clergyman died under train, rescuing a homeless person

© RIA Novosti / Maxim to Bogodeeva in fotobanka. Archival photoIn the suburbs clergyman died under train, rescuing a homeless person© RIA Novosti / Maxim to Bogodeeva the image Bank

Former press Secretary service of assistance «Mercy», a choirboy and altar server khrama vsemilostivogo Spasa in Mitino Giant George died on the train platform Krasnogorskaya in Moscow, rescuing fallen on the road the homeless, said the Orthodox service of assistance.

The head of service of Mercy, Chairman of the Synodal Department for charity, Bishop Panteleimon expressed his condolences to the wife, parents, all family and friends of George, calling the death Velikanova «the death of the righteous.»

«George was a deep, bright, kind man who was interested in questions of theology, and was directly involved in the Affairs of charity and mercy. I know that George was going to become a priest … Pray for the repose of the servant of God George. The Kingdom Of Heaven. Eternal memory,» said Bishop Panteleimon, whose words are reported.

Velikanova was 35 years old. On the page of the clergyman in the social network Facebook has appeared a lot of responses to the news of his passing.

«Killed my classmate George Giants. Died saving the other, as befits a Christian… I’m crying and I can’t seem to gather my thoughts, but we need to help parents and wife,» wrote one of the friends of the deceased.

Velikanova the funeral service will be held on Saturday after the Liturgy in the temple of all-merciful Savior in Moscow, reported by users on the page Velikanova. Official information about the date and time yet.

Orthodox service of assistance «Mercy» brings together 27 social projects and annually provides assistance to tens of thousands of needy, seriously ill children and adults, orphans, lonely elderly people and the disabled, the homeless and HIV-positive.