St. Simeon Skete, Taylorsville Kentucky USA

With St. Simeon, the God receiver, as our patron, the skete seeks to practice the ideals found in our Rule, The Thousand Day Nazareth. In simplicity and poverty, the skete embraces the struggle of inner life through the practice of the Prayer Rope.

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Thursday, March 6, 2008

We have St. Laurence House building ONE more year!

Nazareth House is extremely grateful to all of you that prayed, got the word out and gave so generously to pay the rent for another year at our current location in Freetown, Sierra Leone. This is, however, our absolute last year to utilize this building. The landlord will not rent it to us again. Therefore we will have to look to other alternatives. The most practical and stable thing to do is to purchase our own property, rather than wasting rent money each year. Renting in Sierra Leone can be a difficult and unpredictable event. Our current landlord has been fair and up front with us relative to terms and availability. This is NOT the norm. We've rented in places where once we fixed the place up, we were asked to leave so the owner could use it himself - contracts and paid rent meant nothing.

In my next post I will explain further our goals and needs for the future. Thank you again, for everything you have done.