Fr. Harry Hagan, OSB
Title: Associate Professor of Scripture
- Laureatus [SSD ](Pontifical Biblical Institute, 1986)
- SSL (Pontifical Biblical Institute, 1978)
- MA (Indiana University, 1975)
- MDiv (Saint Meinrad School of Theology, 1974)
- BA (Saint Meinrad School of Theology, 1969)
Father Harry Hagan, OSB, of Bardstown, KY, joined Saint Meinrad
Archabbey in 1971. After completing graduate studies in Rome in
1982, he began teaching Old Testament and serving on the Student
In 1996, he became the Novice and Junior Master for the
Archabbey and has become interested in the translation of early
Latin Monastic Literature.
Each year he teaches a course in Psalms, which reflects his
interest in language, poetry and liturgical texts. He served on the
Renovation Committee of the Archabbey Church (1993-1997) and
maintains an interest in church architecture.
Since 2000, he has produced three CDs of Gregorian chant for
which he has written some of the English texts. He is presently
writing English texts to be set to music by Father Columba Kelly,
OSB, for a Saint Meinrad Gradual.
In 2002, Oregon Catholic Press published Awake, My
Soul, a collection of his hymns. He also developed the Meinrad