Presbyter Athanasios Manalu Fell Asleep in the Lord

Fr.Athanasios Manalu, a Presbyter of the Orthodox Metropolitanate of Singapore and South Asia, fell asleep in the Lord on Wednesday, December 25,2013. Fr.Athanasios was a married priest and a father of five children. He was ordained as Presbyter by the then Metropolitan of Hong Kong Nikitas (now Metropolitan of Dardanelles) and he served as a priest in several Orthodox Communities in Medan and Nias Island in Sumatra.