BREAKING: Pope Francis Names New Bishop of San Angelo 12/12/13
December 12, 2013
SAN ANGLEO – The Diocesan Pastoral Center has named a new Bishop. Monsignor Michael Sis will be ordinated and installed as the new Bishop on January 27, 2014. The center accepted Michael Pfeifer’s, the current Bishop, resignation this morning.
Bishop-elect Sis was born January 9, 1960 in Mt. Holly New Jersey. He was ordained for the Austin diocese on July 19, 1986. He holds a bachelor of arts degree in philosophy from the University of Notre Dame, a bachelor’s degree in theology from the Gregorian University, and a licentiate in moral theology from the Academia Alfonsiana, Pontifical Lateran University, Rome.
Prior to being elected as the new Bishop for the Diocesan Pastoral Center he served as associate pastor in Christo Rey Church in Austin, pastor at St. Mary’s Student Center, and vicar general and moderator of the curia at Austin Diocese.