On September 29, 2001, Father Jorge was ordained to the high and holy office of priest in the Independent Catholic Apostolic Church of Antioch (Malabar Rite).

In November 2001, Fr. Jorge began his priestly ministry known as the The Shrine of the Christ of Divine Life. In 2003 the center was renamed to it’s current name of The Shrine of Holy Wisdom” located in Tempe, Arizona. 

In May 2008, Fr. Jorge was consecrated a bishop according to the ancient rites of the western church.  In November 2018, the Shrine will celebrate 17 years of service in the Valley of the Sun.  


At the Shrine of Holy Wisdom, you will experience the palpable presence of Love, Beauty, and Truth. The Shrine is a place to meditate and contemplate sacred art. The Shrine is warm and inviting and the spiritual energy is immediately noticeable.

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