Rev. Eugene F. Hemrick
Website: The National Institute for the Renewal of the Priesthood
Reverend Eugene F. Hemrick is a research associate at the Institute for Policy Research and Catholic Studies, of which he has been a member since its establishment when it was known as the Life Cycle Institute; a priest of the Diocese of Joliet stationed at St. Joseph on Capitol Hill and assisting the parish on the Senate side of Capitol Hill; a national syndicated columnist for the Catholic News Service [CNS] (for over 30 years); and former Director of Research at the Washington Theological Union.
Fr. Hemrick is the author of several books, including Homespun Wisdom: Path to the Good Life (2013), The Promise of Virtue (Notre Dame, IN, Ave Maria Press, 1999), and One Nation Under God: Religious Quotes, Symbols and Images in Our Nation's Capital (Huntington, IN, Our Sunday Visitor, 2001).
Fr. Hemrick is the recepient of the J.S. Paluch Award for priestly service. He serves on the board for Humanities at St. Vincent's College in Latrobe, PA. He is regularly interviewed on the radio station, Relevant Radio.