St. Ann’s Parish Ancaster

Catholic community founded in 1952

St. Ann’s Parish strives to gather people together in faith, for prayer, worship and service in building up the Kingdom of God.


Father Greg Merkley

Father Gregory Merkley was born in Kitchener, Ontario. After studying psychology at Wilfrid Laurier University, Father Gregory felt a call to priesthood which he discerned while being very involved in local parishes. During his 6 years of priestly formation at St. Augustineís Seminary in Toronto, Father Gregory Merkley was privileged to serve in many parishes and in various kinds of ministries. On May 4th, 2019, Father Gregory was ordained as a Catholic priest for service in the Diocese of Hamilton. He feels abundantly blessed to serve the people of St. Annís as his first assignment as associate pastor.