Fr. Gregory Hohnholt was born in El Dorado, KS on January 21, 1977. He grew up in Corpus Christi, TX. He graduated High School 3rd in his class and was named “Academic All-State” for his basketball performance. He attended Texas Tech University receiving a BA in Engineering with a double-minor in Mathematics and Electrical Engineering.
Fr. Gregory and Presvtyera Sofia were married in May of 2000 at St. Andrew Greek Orthodox Church in Lubbock, TX. Presvytera Sofia has her Master’s degree in Analytical Chemistry from Texas Tech University. Father attended seminary at Holy Cross and graduated with a Masters of Divinity. Fr. Gregory was ordained a priest on June 13, 2004 by Metropolitan Isaiah at Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church in Dallas, TX. He served the Holy Trinity community from June of 2004 until March of 2008. In March of 2008, he was transferred to be under the Omophorion of Metropolitan Nicholas and was assigned to Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church in Nashville, TN. There he continues to serve as the Presiding Priest. Father and Presvtyera have two sons, Thomas and Stephen, who are both 9 years old. Presvtyera uses her scientific background and knowledge to help Thomas navigate through his autism, and spends time researching scientific and biomedical articles related to the rise of autism in our day and what can be done about it, as well as health and well-being in general. When Father is not at the parish or doing parish related work, he loves to spend his free time with his family in active pursuits such as hiking and exercising. The whole family loves to read.