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Michael Sis

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Motto  Dei Sumus Audiutores
Consecration  January 27, 2014
Appointed  December 12, 2013
Name  Michael Sis


In office  January 27, 2014 - present
Ordination  July 19, 1986 by John E. McCarthy
Born  January 9, 1960 (age 55) Mt. Holly, New Jersey (1960-01-09)

Predecessor  Michael David Pfeifer

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Michael James Sis (born January 9, 1960) is a Catholic bishop in the United States. He is the sixth bishop of the Diocese of San Angelo in the state of Texas.

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Early life and education

Michael James Sis was born in Mt. Holly, New Jersey. He was the fourth of five children born to Raymond and Janice Sis. Sis grew up in Bryan, Texas where he attended St. Joseph School and the Bryan Independent School District. He earned a bachelor of arts degree in philosophy from the University of Notre Dame, a bachelor's degree in theology from the Gregorian University in Rome and a licentiate in moral theology from the Alphonsian Academy in Rome. Sis was ordained a priest for the Diocese of Austin on July 19, 1986.

Priesthood

After ordination, Sis served as the associate pastor at Cristo Rey Church in Austin, Texas from 1986 to 1988 and as associate pastor in campus ministry at the St. Mary’s Student Center in College Station, Texas in 1989. From 1990 to 1992 he served as the associate pastor at St. Mary’s Cathedral in Austin, and returned to St. Mary’s Student Center as associate pastor in 1992 and served there as pastor from 1993 to 2006. He then served as the vocation director for the Diocese of Austin from 2006 to 2009. He served as the pastor of St. Thomas More Church in Austin (2009–2010) before serving as the vicar general and moderator of the curia of the Austin Diocese from 2010 to 2013.

Bishop of San Angelo

Pope Francis named Sis the bishop of San Angelo on December 12, 2013. He was ordained a bishop on January 27, 2014 by Archbishop Gustavo García-Siller, MSpS of San Antonio. Bishops Michael David Pfeifer, OMI, Bishop Emeritus of San Angelo, and Joe S. Vásquez of Austin were the co-consecrators. The liturgy was celebrated in the Junell Center on the campus of Angelo State University. Sis's father, Deacon Raymond Sis, assisted at the consecration.

References

Michael Sis Wikipedia


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