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 5, 2012

Urgent Prayer Request

Dear Friends,

We ask your prayers for this man, Pa Bah.   
Pa Bah a few days ago

Living in Kabala, he was stricken with sudden illness this week

 and has been unable to empty either his bladder or his bowels for several days. 

He is currently in the hospital in Kabala and James is seeing to it that his needs are met.   However, hospitals in Sierra Leone are lacking in supplies, skilled staff and equipment.  Please pray. 

This man is a favorite friend of Seraphim and I.  He is such  a gentle and caring soul, always ready to serve.   

When we were last in Kabala, he was so gracious, 

bringing his chairs out of his house for us to sit.   

We are looking forward to seeing him on our next visit to Sierra Leone.