In December 2008, Hegumen Irénée retired from his full-time secular employment at a hospital in Montreal. On [[April 2]], 2009, the [[Holy Synod]] of the OCA elevated Hegumen Irenee to the dignity of archimandrite and elected him to be an auxiliary bishop for Abp. Seraphim with the title of Bishop of Quebec City.
On [[October 1]], 2009, ten bishops, led by Metropolitan [[Jonah (Paffhausen) of Washington|Jonah]], participated in the episcopal consecration of Archimandrite Irénée at Annunciation Cathedral.
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