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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Saturday, November 28, 2009

Nazareth House Apostolate at Kroo Bay Community Health Centre

Nazareth House Apostolate is committed to supporting Kroo Bay Community Health Centre whenever we can with whatever supplies we have.
This past mission trip (Oct 2009), we brought in (again what we considered very little) supplies to Kroo Bay Clinic
and again the staff at the clinic were overwhelmed and so appreciative as if we had given them tons and tons of items.
I felt embarrassed for the small amount of supplies I was bringing into the Clinic, but Nurse Adama reassured me that it was all very much needed.
They had NOTHING to work with. This always puzzles me seeing so many organizations on Youtube, Blogs, websites talk about and show the needs for Kroo Bay. I just can't understand the lack of giving, the producing of the supplies they need to do their work.
The word is out there, but it seems people just are answering the call to help. Nazareth House is very small and hasn't much, but we will always remember and give aid to Kroo Bay Medical Clinic.
Looking at the mothers holding their sick children,
as ill as the children are
I see the hope in the mother's eyes
because they trust the staff at Kroo Bay to do the best they can despite their lack of better equipment.

I am in total awe of the whole staff, (Adama, the nurses, the assistants, all led by a fine, capable gentleman named Gibrillo Timbo, the Community Health Officer) they do so much to save lives with so very little at hand to do the work.
James made sure to coordinate cell phone numbers with Adama so that when they have needs they will let him know.
If we are able, we at Nazareth House will surely do all that we can to help.