La Crosse Diocese priest named Associate General Secretary of the USCCB

WASHINGTON—Rev. Msgr. Jeffrey D. Burrill, S.T.L. was appointed Associate General Secretary of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB), February 3, where he will serve as administrator of the USCCB's pastoral offices and a member of the executive staff. He is a priest of the Diocese of La Crosse, Wisconsin, where he is pastor of St. Bronislava Church. [Plover, WI] The appointment takes effect March 1.

"Msgr. Burrill brings a unique combination of pastoral skills and leadership experience to complement and strengthen our service to each bishop and to the Conference as a whole," said USCCB General Secretary Msgr. J. Brian Bransfield, who made the appointment.

Serving as pastor at St. Bronislava since 2013, Msgr. Burrill served at the Pontifical North American College in Rome from 2009-2013, first as director of apostolic formation and then as the Carl J. Peter chair of homiletics, formation advisor and director of media relations. He was pastor of the tri-parishes of St. Mary's, Durand, Holy Rosary, Lima, and Sacred Heart of Jesus in Mondovi, Wisconsin, 2001-2009. He taught and served as chaplain at Regis High School and Middle School in Eau Claire, Wisconsin, 1999-2001.
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