On Saturday 25th November 2017, HG Bishop Antony laid his holy hands with the participation of HG Bishop Abakir of the Scandinavian countries and HG Bishop Arsany of Netherlands and ordained deacon Michael as a priest at St Mark church in Kirkcaldy-Scotland by the name of John; with the presence of our fathers, the priests and the congregation of St Mark.
The blessed visit of HG Bishop Rafael, the General Bishop of the churches in central Cairo and the Secretary General of the Holy Synod of the Coptic Orthodox Church, to Republic of Ireland. His Grace visited St George’s abbey for nuns in Delvin as well as number of churches between Tuesday the 21st November and Thursday the 23rd November 2017.
HG Bishop Antony welcoming HG Bishop Abakir as the guest speaker in the annual family and youth conference that took place at the Coptic Culture Centre in Cahir- the Republic of Ireland from the 1st-3rd of September 2017, with the presence of our fathers, the priests and the congregation in Cahir.
On the 15th July 2017, HG Bishop Antony prayed the Holy Liturgy with our fathers, the priests and some of the congregation in St. George’s Abbey in the Republic of Ireland. It was a pleasant day in which HG Bishop Antony, the priests and some of the congregation in the Republic of Ireland, welcomed the two nuns, Sister Gabriella and Sister Philomena who arrived from Egypt to establish the monastic life in St. George’s Abbey in the Republic of Ireland.
Director of the Middle East and North Africa welcoming HH Pope Tawadros II and their grace the accompanying bishops in the Department of foreign affairs and trade with the presence of HG Bishop Antony and her Excellency Soha Gendy, the Egyptian Ambassador to the Republic of Ireland, May 2017