Galen Yorba-Gray

Galen Yorba-Gray

Writer

Father Galen Yorba-Gray serves at All Saints, Everett, WA, as Associate Priest, and holds a PhD in Spanish Language and Literature. He enjoys eating menudo, cooking Mexican food, studying languages, gardening, and playing gospel tunes on the piano. “Padre” is also the author of Anglicanismo: A Personal Introduction to How We Practice the Historic Christian Faith (Una Introducción Personal a Cómo Practicamos el Cristianismo Histórico). This dual-language odyssey (Spanish and English) offers unique windows into the world of the Anglican way of experiencing and practicing our sacramental spirituality. Padre Galen is currently acting as editor for the Spanish Book of Common Prayer, now posted as Beta documents on the ACNA Resource page.

Jump Back, Satan: The Spiritual Tune-Up of Lent

Posted on February 13, 2024
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Lent is Like a Necessary Tune-Up Lent gets my attention. It is kind of a tune-up, and just like my car, I require this kind of fine-tuning at least once a year. Spanish reveals the very worthwhile pun of “auto examinación,” (“auto” referring to the self) or “self-examination,” and signals the forty days of Lent….

Cuaresma: “¡Hacia atrás, Satanás!”

Posted on March 24, 2020
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“Pastor Anglicano” is a collaboration between Anglican Compass and Caminemos Juntos to deliver translated and original content in Spanish. The following piece was written in Spanish. It is not a translation of a previous Anglican Compass post. La Cuaresma es una especie de puesta a punto para mi automóvil. Al igual que mi coche, me…