Deacon Peter Barger, Diocese of Austin
Peter Barger and his wife Kim have two teenage daughters, Sophie and Lily. They live in Austin and are all very active contributors in church, school, work and community.
Peter serves at St. Theresa’s Catholic Church, assisting Fr. Larry as Deacon. He also works full-time providing IT services for St. Theresa’s.
Peter has a heart for people with intellectual disabilities and served a term as Chairman of the Board of Directors for Down Home Ranch. He has served as Director on ACTS retreats and as President of the St. Louis Catholic School Board. He is an active member of the Knights of Columbus and spent a week with other Knights as part of a rescue team following the devastation of the Texas coast by Hurricane Harvey—just one example of his commitment to community service.