Dominic Lombardi Named as Executive Director of Secretariat of Laity, Marriage, Family Life and Youth for the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops

May 14, 2018
By SS. Peter and Paul

WASHINGTON— Dominic Lombardi has been appointed as
Executive Director of the Secretariat of Laity, Marriage, Family Life and Youth
for the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB). Based in
Washington, D.C., the secretariat assists
the bishops in advancing the vocation and mission of the lay faithful,
married couples, families, lay ecclesial ministers, and young people.

Monsignor Brian Bransfield, USCCB General Secretary,
made the appointment, which will take effect June 11, 2018.

“Dominic brings a wealth of academic knowledge and
lived experience in the realms of family life, youth ministry, personal
formation, and Church teaching to the Conference” said Msgr. Brian Bransfield.
“In his work, he has accompanied the faithful on both an individual basis and
as families. I am grateful for his acceptance of this important role in service
to the bishops and the Conference.”

Since July 2015, Mr. Lombardi has served as Secretary
and Director for the Secretariat for Catholic Life and Evangelization in the
Diocese of Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. From 2012-2017, he has also served as the
Director for Adult and Graduate Recruitment, Services, and Partnerships for
Neumann University in Aston, Pennsylvania. He has previously worked as the Director
of the Office for Adult Faith Formation and Evangelization at the Archdiocese
of Philadelphia, as the Associate Director of Adult Religious Education in the
Diocese of Camden, and was Director of Adult Religious Formation in the
Archdiocese of Washington.

He has taught theology at several universities since
1994 and is currently an Adjunct Professor of Theology at Saint Joseph’s
University in Philadelphia.

Mr. Lombardi graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in
History at the University of Saint Thomas in Saint Paul, Minnesota in 1980. He
earned his Master of Arts in Moral Theology from Saint Charles Seminary in
Wynnewood, Pennsylvania in 1990 and his Licentiate in Sacred Theology from the
Pontifical John Paul II Institute for Marriage and Family Studies in
Washington, D.C., in 1994. He is married and has six children.

For more information on the USCCB Secretariat of
Laity, Marriage, Family Life, and Youth, please visit: http://www.usccb.org/about/laity-marriage-family-life-and-youth/index.cfm.

Keywords: U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops, USCCB,
Dominic Lombardi, Secretariat of Laity, Marriage, Family Life and Youth, Monsignor
Brian Bransfield, lay faithful, marriage, family life, youth

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