2010-11-22 17:02:00

Followers of killed priest Daniil Sysoyev go on preaching among migrants

Moscow, November 22, Interfax - The year after Priest Daniil Sysoyev was killed, his followers have continued Father Daniil's practice of active missionary work among migrants.

On the priest's memorial evening held last Sunday in Moscow, Viktor Kupriynchuk, warden of St. Thomas Church where Father Daniil served, said that missionary team of the killed pastor continue mission in diasporas.

They issue missionary leaflets for migrants in English, Tajik, Uzbek and Vietnamese, leaflets in Kyrgyz are being prepared, a book about Orthodoxy in Chinese is published for the Chinese diaspora.

Parishioners of St. Thomas Church continue practice of street mission, carry out "missionary raids" along Moscow streets and this street missionary work develops.

Besides, Fr. Daniil's followers set up a missionary school in Kazakhstan and publish methodic books for missionaries on argumentation with cultists.

On November 19, 2009, Fr. Daniil was shot dead in St. Thomas Church. Soon on December 1, suspected in his murder Kyrgyz citizen was killed in Makhachkala at the attempt to arrest him.