After earning his civil engineering degree from the Autonomous University in Puebla, Mexico, he studied business administration, marketing and other subjects at the University of Las Americas, Cholula Puebla Campus.
He began his studies in theology in 2001 at the Anglican Seminary of San Andres and the Theological Community in Mexico City, earning both a bachelor’s degree in theology and a diploma in pastoral psychology with honors. He was ordained a transitory deacon in 2006 at Christ Church Parish in the Anglican Diocese of Mexico and later that year was ordained a priest. In 2007 he was priest-in-charge of a new mission in the state of Puebla, restoring the Anglican church there for the first time in many decades.
After serving two years as non-stipend clergy in the Diocese of Mexico, he was invited to the Episcopal Diocese of Los Angeles in 2008. He became an American Citizen and served in various parishes in the Diocese of Los Angeles until 2018. From 2018 to 2022, Padre Jorge served as Canon for Congregational Life at Christ Church Cathedral in Hartford.
To a church dedicated to serving the pastoral needs of Ridgecrest he brings broad experience in both secular and religious areas as well as bilingual skills.
Padre Jorge has three adult daughters, Carolina from his first marriage, and Mariana and Patricia with his wife Rosa. His wife was a professional technician in social work in Mexico and in California was a registered assistant nurse.
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