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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Friday, July 16, 2010



To God be the glory, great things He has done.

Nazareth House Apostolate Primary School Kabala, wants to thank you all for what has been a blessed school year.

If it was not for your SUPPORT, LOVE, PRAYERS and GREAT HEART OF GIVING, we should have not come this far as a school.

Therefore, as a school and behalf of the Education Superintendent Rev.Foday Mansaray, Head Teacher Mr. Mako Mansaray Teachers- Mr. Joshua B.Kanu, Mr.Kelleh Mansaray, Mrs. Lucy Kamara and Mr. Jonathan Senessie we want to thank you all for supporting the school all through these years.

We were able as a school to have a very successful school year.

School close down on the 9th of July, exactly one week today.

The parents were with us on this very day to collect the report cards of their children.

It is always a very special day for all the children, as they will be going to new classes when school reopens.

But above all the parents will like to see and know the academic performances of their children right through the school years.

The children were given there reports cards: Nursery, Class One, Class two, Class Three and Class Four.

We already have a group of pupils that will go to class five next year.

We need to have a new class room space for them and also a new teacher.

The school currently has five (5) teachers, for all the classes.

But come next year, we will need another teacher to handle the new class.

We hope and pray that God will make the necessary provision so that we can find a new class room space and a new teacher for the children as we want to keep all these children at school.

We are growing as a school, if something is not done we will have to turn down some of these children, which NHA hates to do because we care and love our children so dearly.

We can keep all these children in school come next year if hearts are opened to GIVE to NHA to help these needy children.

Once more our gratitude goes to Father Seraphim and Mama Vicki for all the support, hard work and love that you guys have shown to us all through these years.

Know that this love and concern will always hold a special place in the heart of all NHA school children in Kabala.

To our great friends and supporters out there we say ‘TENKI’ (Krio for 'thank you')

We love you all.

Jerry Mako.