St Irenaeus Orthodox Theological Institute

Study day on May 22

On Monday, the 22nd of May our students gathered at Radboud University in Nijmegen to deliver presentations on their final paper or thesis. It turned out to be an inspiring day for us all. We concluded the day with a communal meal at the university restaurant (‘The Refectory’).

Ordination to the priesthood of Yonas Dessu


One of our Pre-Master students, Yonas Dessu, was elevated to the priesthood on October 2nd, the Feast of the Exaltation of the Cross in the Eritrean-Coptic Amanuel Church in Kristiansand, Norway. On this occasion, seven men were ordained by Bishop Paulos of the European Dioceese, led by His Holiness Patriarch Abune Qerlos I. Father Yonas […]