The Most Reverend William Patrick Callahan, D.D., Bishop of La Crosse, makes the following announcement:
The Reverend John Selva Manohar, Pastor of Annunciation of the Blessed Virgin Mary Parish at Viroqua and Saint Mary Parish at Coon Valley, has submitted his resignation as Pastor and it has been accepted, effective February 8, 2016. Father Manohar will be returning to his home diocese at his own request.
The Reverend Monsignor Michael J. Gorman, Vicar General and Moderator of the Curia, is also appointed Parochial Administrator of Annunciation of the Blessed Virgin Mary Parish at Viroqua and Saint Mary Parish at Coon Valley, effective February 8, 2016. He retains his appointments as Vicar General and Moderator of the Curia and his residence will remain in La Crosse.
Msgr. Jeff Burrill has been appointed to the Associate General Secretary of the USCCB. We wish Reverend Msgr. Burrill many blessings in his new service to the Church. Msgr. Burrill’s appointment is effective March 1, 2016 but he will remain as resident pastor of Saint Bronislava Parish in Plover until July 1, 2016.