Brother Hugh Bihl's contributions to Marianist studies are well-known. Not only did he work for NACMS for many years, but he was also instrumental in the formation of young Marianist religious and Marianist lay communities in both the United States and Eastern Africa. You can read a longer obituary of Brother Hugh by clicking here.
Below we have compiled some of Bro. Hugh's writings that we have available in digital format. We give thanks for his life and his legacy. Eternal rest grant unto him, O Lord!
This book, published by the General Administration of the Society of Mary and sold by NACMS, is a study of the theology of the human person in relationship to Marianist spirituality. Brother Hugh includes Trinitarian, liberation, and feminist perspectives as he builds a view of the human person who is free and who participates in God’s creative reality. There is also a free reading guide that accompanies this book (click here to view).
The aim of this essay by Brother Hugh is to expound a most important dimension of church theology—that we (i.e., the church members) are the Body of Christ.
In this essay, Brother Hugh explores the Chaminadean understanding of Church and its linkage to the Sodality and the Universal Church.
In this monograph, Brother Hugh examines the cultures of the United States and of Eastern Africa for an interesting look at "motherhood" and Our Mother, Mary.
Brother Thomas F. Giardino, SM, shares his reflection on the life and legacy of his friend and mentor, Hugh Bihl, who devoted his life to doing "Mary's big job."