St. Gregory the Illuminator

Armenian Catholic Church of Toronto  est. 1972


Founding Pastor Rev. Fr.

Yeghia (Elias) Kirejian

In 1972, Father Yeghia Kirijian, from the Patriarchal Order of Bzommar, a priest with an outstanding religious education, having graduated in theology and philosophy from the Gregoriana University in Rome, took charge of the Armenian Catholic community in Toronto. 


Also sharing a great sense of responsibility, alongside the pastor, are the Parish Council, the Armenian Catholic Union, the ladies' Auxiliary, the Choir, and the St. Gregory the Illuminator Saturday School.

The newly built St. Gregory the Illuminator Armenian Catholic Church had its cornerstone blessing ceremony on Sunday, Nov 23 1993.​​