The Rev. Katie Wright
The Rev. Catherine L. Wright (Katie) was born in Phoenix, Arizona. She graduated from Claremont McKenna College with a BA in Psychology in 1989. In 2005, she graduated with a Masters in Divinity, Anglican Track, from Perkins School of Theology at Southern Methodist University. She was ordained deacon and priest in the Diocese of Chicago.
Katie was hired as the Associate Rector at St. David’s in August 2012. Prior to being called to Austin, Katie served as Director of Children’s Ministries at Transfiguration in Dallas, Texas; as Youth Minister at Ascension in Dallas, Texas; as Associate Rector in charge of youth and family ministries at St. Mark’s in Glen Ellyn, Illinois; and finally as Rector of St. Andrew’s in Elyria, Ohio. Katie has served on the Diocese of Ohio’s Commission on Ministry.
Katie is married to James (Jimmy) Wright, who is working towards a degree in Christian Formation. Katie and Jimmy have three children. Luke (1997), Rachel (1999) and Sarah (2011…yes 2011).
The Rev. Bob Gribble
Bob Gribble is a native of Houston, but he and his wife, Gretchen, got to Austin as fast as they could. Bob got his BBA from the University of Texas in 1976 and his Master of Divinity from Virginia Seminary in 1979. He has served five Episcopal parishes in and around the Houston area for more than 30 Years. Bob retired in 2009 but is out of retirement now assisting at St. David’s where he works part-time overseeing the pastoral care needs of the parish.
The Rev. Dr. Peter Casparian
In 2014, Peter retired as the Rector of Christ Church, Oyster Bay on Long Island. Prior to that, he was a Rector at St. James Church in Florence, Italy, and at St. Michael the Archangel, in Lexington, Kentucky. We welcome him to St. David’s where he will typically serve two weekends a month in our Bethell Hall services and once a month in the Historic Church. He will also be in the office Tuesdays through Thursdays. Peter and his wife, Marguerite, live in San Marcos. They have two daughters, Rachel and Hannah.
The Rev. Micah Jackson
Micah is a native Chicagoan who has preached in churches all over the country, from storefront congregations in strip malls to cathedrals. His day job is as the John Hines Assistant Professor of Preaching at Seminary of the Southwest here in Austin, and St. David’s is his regular worshipping community. In addition to preaching, he is passionate about the role of spiritual, emotional, and physical health as a Christian practice. He is so glad to be invited to share in the pastoral life of St. David’s. He is married to Laura and is the father of Benjamin.