Laurence Mancuso

Laurence Mancuso

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Laurence Mancuso (June 30, 1934 - June 10, 2007) was the founding abbot of the New Skete Eastern Orthodox monastic community in upstate New York. He was born Gabriel Richard Mancuso in Utica, New York in 1934. Mancuso was raised as a Catholic and joined the Byzantine Rite Franciscans in New Canaan, Connecticut 1957. He was ordained as a priest in December 1960 in Sybertsville, PA by Bishop Nicholas T. Elko. Mancuso founded the Monks of New Skete in 1966 with six other monks in a farmhouse in Cambridge (village), New York. They built a new monastery nearby a year later and started a farm with livestock. Under his direction, the monks built a smokehouse and started selling farm produce under the name of New Skete Farms.The business also sold cheesecake made by the Nuns of New Skete who had joined the monks in 1969.show more

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  • Paperback | 172 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 10mm | 259g
  • Equ Press
  • United States
  • English
  • 6136728419
  • 9786136728414