He was [[ordination|ordained]] a [[deacon]] on [[August 15]]/[[August 28]](os), 2007 in London by [[Bishop]] [[Elisey (Ganaba) of Sourozh|Elisey of Bogorodsk]]. He served as deacon for the [[Diocese of Sourozh]].
In 2010 he moved to San Francisco from England and has been assigned to St. Tikhon of Zadonsk church<ref>[http://webcache.googleusercontent.com/search?q=cache:ShuMKn4LJA0J:frsergei.wordpress.com/2010/03/11/what-is-your-name-brother/+Steenberg+monk+March+8+2010&cd=8&hl=ru&ct=clnk&gl=ru Fr. Sergei SveshnikovWhat is Your Name, Brother?]</ref>.
He [[ tonsure]] d a [[ monk]] on [[ February 23]] /[[ March 8]] (os), 2010 with the name [[Irenaeus]] by [[Archbishop]] [[Kyrill (Dmitrieff) of San Francisco|Kyrill of San Francisco and Western America]].
Dcn. Irenaeus was ordained a [[priest]] on [[March 1]]/[[March 14]](os), 2010 in San Francisco , by Archbishop Kyrill of San Francisco and Western America.
He was elevated to [[Archimandrite]] on [[August 13]]/[[August 26]]
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