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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Tuesday, June 17, 2008

Lucy & Ann Marie Graduate into High School

Ann Marie Parker and Lucy Mansaray, daughters of James and Kadijah Mansaray graduated from the elementary school they attend in Freetown, with honors. They will begin higher education next semester. The celebration of their graduation included dancing, singing and awards received by both girls. The above pictures allow us to join in on the celebrations. We are so proud of these two girls -Lucy wants to become an accountant and Ann Marie, a lawyer. We can certainly use both of these professions in the work of Nazareth House in Sierra Leone.

Roo, as you can see in the photos, is a bit cranky. Unfortunately, he is suffering with a case of internal parasites, i.e. worms. We have sent pumpkin seeds and are seeking help to find adequate pharmaceutical to also send to him.