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.

See our website at

Donations should be addressed to: Nazareth House Apostolate, 185 Captains Cove Drive, Taylorsville, Kentucky 40071.

Important Notice: All writings, posts, graphics & photographs in this blog are the copyrighted property of (unless otherwise indicated) Nazareth House Media, a division of Nazareth House Apostolate and cannot be copied, printed or used without written permission from NHA Media, Taylorsville, KY.

Friday, August 15, 2008


Email from James received this morning (15 August)


Here are the best eight in Lucy and Ann Marie's class.
This pic was taken at St. Laurence house a day after the
exams. They made some snacks to have a little girl's "End
of Exams" party.

Bottom Photo: From left to right, Kinia, Matilda ( She took first scoring 360) Saio, Ann, kaday, lucy, saffie and josina.

Middle Photo: Matilda (highest score of school)

Top Photo: Highest Scoring Students of school with proud teacher! Lucy, Teacher, Ann Marie and Matilda.