Staff Member: Deacon Robert Derks
Deacon Robert Derks
Serving St. Peter since 2014
“What I love about St. Peter’s is the people. We are a family that works together with a Christian attitude. An attitude that is caring and positive, dedicated and hardworking, cooperative and compassionate. Praise the Lord!”
Education: Bachelor of Arts in English and Communications/ Theatre Arts – University of St. Thomas Master of Fine Arts, Dramatic Writing – Brandeis University in Boston, MA Certificate in Financial Planning – Kaplan University in Chicago, IL Four Years of Diaconal Formation, Archdiocese of Milwaukee (2010-2014)
Hobbies/Interests: Reading inspirational materials and exploring God’s creation by hunting, fishing, sailing, hiking, running, water-skiing, and being a pilgrim to Holy places!
Family: I am married to the most caring and loving person I know, my wife, Jody, and God has blessed us with three wonderful children: Nathan, Erika, and Jessica. They all are on fire for their faith! Amen!