*1984: Completed graduate studies at Moscow Theological Academy.
*1987: Completed additional theological studies at the Theological Faculty of the University of Athens, Greece.
*1985: Fr Radim was tonsured at Holy Trinity-St. Sergius Lavra in Sergiev-Posad (then Zagorsk), Russia, and given the name
Krystof (Christopher ).
*1987: His Beatitude Metropolitan Dorotheus, primate of the Church of Czechoslovakia, elevated Hmk Christopher to archimandrite. Archim. Christopher served at Prague's Cathedral of Sts. Cyril and Methodius.
*1988: Archim. Christopher was consecrated to the episcopacy, over which Metr. Dorotheus presided, and was elected Bishop of Olomouc and Brno.