Monk Eusebios is an English born Cypriot Monk who acquired The Holy Hut of
the Beheading of St. John The Baptist, in Nea Skiti on the Holy Mountain for
the past 3 years, in which he had been raising funds from his incense making,
his motherís sad demised from a brain tumour led to a collection at her
funeral instead of buying flowers, which would die in a matter of days, this
raised 2000 pounds sterling as she died in England and other charitable
sources to rebuild the deteriated Holy Hut. He made substantial changes in
his efforts, a welcoming guestroom, a kitchen, new beams for a new interior
upper floor , which half of which were in place, the rest of the beams and
floorboards were being stored in the ground floor of the house which was
like a storage hallway, new windows and doors, all in all he had made 20,000
euros of improvements.
Tragically on the 25th August a faulty candle that was left unguarded for a
time span of 20 minutes was enough to destroy the whole of the main Church
25 monks and pilgrims gathered to try and limit the damage to surrounding
Holy Cells which was gladly a success, but could do nothing to save Father
Substantial damages were caused up to the region of 100,000 Euros, which
included 5000Euros in cash, all his monks clothing, priest's attire, Icons,
Holy utensils used in Divine Liturgies, church and house furniture, an Obas
Orthopaedic bed specially made for his back problem which he had brought
with him from England and many other of his personal belongings.
An onlooker who had a video camera recorded the fire and with the help of
old archives Monk Eusebios has managed to put together a CD showing the
house before the fire, the actual fire and the resulting damage cause by the
disaster, so who ever may be concerned can view it, on this site that was
generously donated by some of his close friends.
He is in need of financial help to rebuild the 250 year old Holy Hut of St.
John the Baptist in its traditional Holy Mountain way.
There has been a Bank Account opened for this cause and is as follows: