On July 15, 2018, His Grace Bishop Abgar Hovakimyan, Primate, appointed Rev. Fr. Hrant Manukyan to serve in the Armenian Diocese of Canada, as the Parish Priest of St. Gregory the Illuminator Armenian Church of St. Catharines, ON and the Parish Priest of St. Mary Armenian Church of Hamilton, ON.

Rev. Fr. Manukyan joined our Diocese from Armenia. He is married to Eretskin Tatevik and the Lord blessed their marriage with a daughter Mariam.