Mark Sisk

Mark Sean Sisk (born in Takoma Park, Maryland, August 18, 1942)[1] was the 15th Episcopal Bishop of New York. He retired on February 2, 2013, when he was succeeded by Andrew M.L. Dietsche.

American Episcopal Bishop
The Right Reverend

Mark Sisk
15th Bishop of New York
Church Episcopal Church
Diocese New York
Elected 1998
In office 2001-2013
Predecessor Richard F. Grein
Successor Andrew M. L. Dietsche
Orders
Consecration April 25, 1998
by Frank Griswold
Personal details
Born (1942-08-18) August 18, 1942 (age 79)
Takoma Park, Maryland, United States
Nationality American
Denomination Anglican
Parents Robert James Sisk, Alma Irene Davis
Spouse Karen Womack Calvert (m. Aug. 31, 1963)
Children 3
Previous post(s) Coadjutor Bishop of New York (1998-2001)

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Sisk received his B.S. in Economics from The University of Maryland in 1964.[2] He had a call to ministry, and went to The General Theological Seminary in New York City, where he earned his M.Div. in 1967.[2] He later received honorary doctorates from General Theological Seminary, Honorary Doctor of Divinity, in 1984, and Seabury-Western Theological Seminary, in 1998.[2]

He is married to Karen Womack Calvert.[2] They have three children and three grandchildren.[2]

Sisk was a curate for three years at Christ Episcopal Church, in New Brunswick, New Jersey, and a priest for three more years at Christ Episcopal Church in Bronxville, New York.[2] He was then rector of St. John’s Episcopal Church in Kingston, New York from 1973-1977.[2] From 1977 through 1984, he was the Archdeacon of three suburban counties,[3] under the 13th Bishop of New York, Paul Moore.[2] As part of his duties, he started a Japanese congregation, now in Scarsdale, and a Latino congregation in Yonkers.[2]

From 1984 to 1998, Sisk was President and Dean of Seabury-Western Theological Seminary in Evanston, Illinois.[2][4]

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