Rev. Richard M. Hogan was born in Minneapolis, Minnesota on July 31,
1951, the oldest of six children. He attended Catholic grade school and high school, graduating summa cum laude from the University of St.
Thomas in St. Paul in 1973 with a B.A. in history. The next year was spent studying history at the University of Munich in Germany on a
Fulbright grant. Returning to the Twin Cities, Fr. Hogan attended graduate
school at the University of Minnesota earning a M.A. and Ph.D. in medieval history in 1975 and 1978 respectively. He was ordained a Roman Catholic priest for the
Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis in 1981.
Since his ordination, he has authored three books on the theology
of Pope John Paul II. The first two of these books were co-authored
with his classmate, the Most Rev. John M. LeVoir, Bishop of New Ulm,
MN. Fr. Hogan was one of the authors and editors of the
Image of God series, a textbook program for use in Catholic
religion programs for grade-school age children. In addition
to this work, Fr. Hogan has been a pastor and served several
parishes in the Twin Cities. He has been seen as a regular
guest on EWTN and has a TV series called Theology of the
Father Richard Hogan was a staff member at Natural Family Planning
Outreach when he gave these lectures on Pope Saint John Paul II's
Theology of the Body. They were well received by both clergy and lay
people. We trust you will find them enlightening & helpful.
Father Hogan died on June 14, 2011 after having spent many
successful years in the Pro-Life Ministry. In order to continue his
work you may wish to donate gifts in his memory.
Richard Hogan: The Thought of Pope John Paul II: (mp4 video)
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