Tag Archives: Bishop Michael Sis

A GOLDEN CELEBRATION

By LORETTA FULTON “For all those who are here to celebrate this fantastic time in our priest’s life,” the prayer leader said. And the enthusiastic congregation, packed into every available seat and standing space, responded with heart. “Lord, hear our prayer,” they entoned. The Golden Jubilee Celebration held for Rev. Msgr. Robert Bush on June 5 was indeed celebratory. That

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ASH WEDNESDAY WITH BISHOP SIS

By LORETTA FULTON Appropriately, Bishop Michael Sis prefaced the Ash Wednesday liturgy with a bit of education. Appropriate because the setting was Logsdon Chapel at Baptist-affiliated Hardin-Simmons University. The education and the liturgy would be repeated later in the day at United Methodist McMurry University and at Abilene Christian University, with ties to the Churches of Christ. Before the actual

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ADVENT FOCUSES ON THREE COMINGS OF CHRIST

By BISHOP MICHAEL SIS The English word “advent” comes from the Latin word “adveniens,” which refers to an arrival, entry, or coming. The one who is coming is Jesus Christ. There are really three “comings” of Christ: in history, in mystery, and in majesty. These take place in the past, the present, and the future. The season of Advent focuses

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