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, October 2, 2012

October 2: The Feast of the Pilgrim (The Way of the Pilgrim)

Today we celebrate at St. Simeon Skete, the Feast Day of the pilgrim 

from the book 

The Way of the Pilgrim - R.M. French translation

This book has become a manual for many that practice the Jesus Prayer.  

Carried in his knapsack with his prayer beads, Seraphim's well-read hardback copy of the book has been leather covered to secure it for longevity.  

Every page is covered in handwritten notes, thoughts and references which highlights the tremendous value in this special book. 

If you haven't read the book, today would be the perfect day to pick up a copy, its also available electronically for your kindle and iPad but nothing beats a handheld copy to carry with you, to make notes and study.  

Collect for the Feast of the Pilgrim.

May we also pray the path we walk and walk the path we pray.