The Letter to the Retreat Masters of 1839 is considered Chaminade’s most important writing. This Marianist Matters provides Lawrence Cada’s introduction to the letter, his English translation of Chaminade’s original, plus a newly-created feature: a section of prayers and reflection questions pertaining to the text for today’ Marianists. This is an excellent resource for individual or community use.
Bihl’s work is a study of the theology of the human person in relationship to Marianist spirituality. His work also includes Trinitarian, liberation, and feminist perspectives and builds a view of the human person who is free and who participates in God’s creative reality.
In addition to the imagery of building a culture of “home,” Brother Stephen examines the holistic need for formation—from teachers, administrators and staff to students, alumni, and parents—and he develops a profile of the Marianist-educated person. He addresses both formal and informal educational settings around the globe.
What are the teachings of Father Chaminade regarding the relationship between Mary and the Holy Spirit? How do we, as Marianists, view the collaboration between Mary and the Holy Spirit, and build a relationship within this collaboration?