Bp. Irineos was elected as the Vicar Bishop to North America in 2016, and consecrated as bishop in November 2017 in Avlona, Greece. The rector of Holy Annunciation Orthodox Church in the Austin, Texas area, Bp. Irineos oversees the Avlona Synod missions in North America and travels frequently to visit the faithful and clergy across the country.
Bishop Irineos produces a weekly podcast, Hill Country Homilies, drawn from the weekly sermons delivered at Holy Annunciation. Prior to his ordination, Bp. Irineos studied at the Holy Three Hierarchs Theological Institute as well as undergoing formation for the priesthood in monasteries in South America and Greece.