Rev. J. Bryan Hehir is the Secretary for Social Services and the President of Catholic Charities in the Archdiocese of Boston. He is also the Parker Gilbert Montgomery Professor of the Practice of Religion and Public Life at the Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University. Father Hehir served as President and CEO of Catholic Charities USA from 2001 through 2003. From 1998-2001 he served as Interim Dean and Dean of the Divinity School.