Fr. Gerardo Alberto Galaviz was born July 25, 1972 in El Paso, TX. Fr. Jerry graduated from Eastwood High School in 1991. He attended El Paso Community College and obtained an Associate’s degree in 1995.
At age 21 Jerry met Fr. Santiago at San Francisco de Asis Church in El Paso and ended up studying under Fr. Santiago for 3 years. On August 19, 1995 Fr Jerry was ordained a Deacon in the Anglican Catholic Church.
In August 1996 Deacon Jerry came to St. Augustine’s where he began a Spanish language ministry. Deacon Jerry was ordained a priest on July 7, 2001. Fr. Jerry married Diana Chavarria on July 27, 2003. He graduated from Austin Graduate School of Theology in 2003 with a degree in Christian Ministries.
Currently Fr. Jerry is the Rector of St. Augustine’s.