Morris Catholic High School Board of Trustees

Posted by on Jan 10, 2012 in All, Luke Travers | No Comments

Fr. Luke Travers, O.S.B. Mr. Fred Ecke, Chairman of the Board Mr. Thomas R. Curtin, ’61 Mr. Robert Mulcahy Mr. Farrell Flannery

St. Mary’s Administrative History

Posted by on Jan 6, 2012 in All, Bruno Ugliano, Giles Hayes, Jerome Borski | No Comments

Current Leadership: Abbot: Giles Hayes (Since 2006) Prior: Bruno Ugliano (2009) Sub-Prior: Jerome Borski (2011) Novice Master: Hilary O’Leary (2007)

Goochland residents sue to stop Benedictine move

A group of Goochland County residents has filed a lawsuit challenging the Board of Supervisors’ approval of a conditional-use permit to allow the former Benedictine High School to relocate to the rural county.

Portsmouth Abbey School History

Posted by on Dec 6, 2011 in All, Luke Travers | No Comments

Portsmouth Abbey School takes pride in its notable alumni including statesmen such as the former U.S. Senator from Illinois Peter Fitzgerald and former U.S. Assistant Attorney General William Ruckelshaus; educators Fr. Jonathan De Felice, O.S.B., and Dom Luke Travers, O.S.B; authors John Gregory Dunne, Christopher Buckley and E J. Dionne; artists such as renowned abstract […]

Mendham man arrested for allegedly destroying church’s sex abuse memorial

Posted by on Nov 21, 2011 in All, James Hanley, Mark Serrano | No Comments

MENDHAM — The 400-pound basalt memorial, which sat outside St. Joseph’s Parish in Mendham, was meant to bring the community together. On Friday night, it was smashed apart.

The Prophet

Posted by on Sep 19, 2011 in All, Rembert G. Weakland | No Comments

[Webmaster's Note: At the age of 19, Rembert Weakland joined St. Vincent Archabbey on September 23, 1946. Weakland was later elevated to Archabbot of Saint Vincent Archabbey (1963-1967), Abbot Primate (1967-1977) and Archbishop of Milwaukee, Wisconsin (1977-2002). According to the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, a deposition released in 2009 reveals that Weakland shredded reports about sexual […]

Benedict Worry Story (via Fr. John Detisch)

Posted by on Apr 10, 2011 in All, Benedict Worry | No Comments

I have got to tell you a great story about my classmate from New Jersey … Fr. Benedict Worry, who did a few parish missions for us a couple of years ago. He knows nothing about cars, or how to find a good one, and things like that.

Benedictine Society and Diocese of Richmond Announce Completed Sale of Benedictine High School Campus to Diocese

Posted by on Apr 6, 2011 in All, Luke Travers | No Comments

According to Father Luke Travers, administrator of the Benedictine Abbey in Richmond, “The monks of Mary Mother of the Church Abbey, are grateful for the actions of Bishop DiLorenzo, for not only does his offer make it possible for us to realize our dream for the second 100 years of Benedictine, but it also means […]

Benedict Worry (Bishop Manogue High School)

Posted by on Apr 1, 2011 in All, Benedict Worry | No Comments

When he was known as Brother Michael, he taught at Bishop Manogue during the period 1974-1978. Father George Wolf was the Principal, and a student named Chuck Durante, now Father Chuck Durante, matriculated as a student. Brother Michael taught Religion and Journalism at Bishop Manogue. He also worked at the Reno Diocese, directing the CYO […]

Brother Michael Worry, FSR

Posted by on Apr 1, 2011 in All, Benedict Worry | No Comments

When he was known as Brother Michael, he taught at Bishop Manogue during the period 1974-1978. Father George Wolf was the Principal, and a student named Chuck Durante, now Father Chuck Durante, matriculated as a student. Brother Michael taught Religion and Journalism at Bishop Manogue. He also worked at the Reno Diocese, directing the CYO […]

Benedictine continues plans to move school to abbey

Posted by on Mar 7, 2011 in All, Luke Travers | No Comments

Jesse Grapes, headmaster of Benedictine High School in Richmond, is hopeful that the school’s plans to move to Mary Mother of the Church Abbey in Goochland County in September 2012 will provide an environment conducive to fostering vocations among Benedictine cadets.

Benedictine Society nearly dissolved high school

Posted by on Mar 2, 2011 in All, Hugh Anderson, Luke Travers | No Comments

Two years ago, the Benedictine Society of Virginia called in a management adviser to dissolve Benedictine High School, the Catholic military academy that the society operates in Richmond.

Email Regarding Benedictine High School (Travers)

Posted by on Feb 19, 2011 in All, Benedictine Prep (VA), Luke Travers | No Comments

We believe in considering the potential move that it serves the best interests of our current and future students as well as the long-term success of Benedictine High School as a Richmond institution. We deeply love and respect Benedictine’s legacy as a treasured educational institution and are dedicated to serving the people of Richmond for […]

Abbot Giles Hayes, OSB, President-Elect of CMSM

Posted by on Sep 7, 2010 in All, CMSM, Giles Hayes | No Comments

Right Rev. Giles P. Hayes, OSB, Abbot of St. Mary’s Abbey, Morristown, has recently been named President-Elect of the national Conference of Major Superiors of Men (CMSM).

Religious Praise Vatican Appointment

Posted by on Aug 20, 2010 in All, CMSM, Giles Hayes | No Comments

Saying he hopes to offer Rome a “different picture” of women religious in the United States, the Vatican’s new No. 2 official for religious life says he suspects the choice of an American for that job, and one known to be sympathetic to women religious, may reflect awareness of “just how badly” a Vatican investigation […]

Benedictine abbey to have new temporary administrator

Posted by on Jun 28, 2010 in All, Giles Hayes, Luke Travers, Timothy Kelly | No Comments

Father Luke Travers, a Benedictine monk of St. Mary’s Abbey in Morristown, NJ, has been appointed administrator of Mary Mother of the Church Abbey in Richmond.

Travers: Overseeing High School

I love Richmond, and also feel this is a monastery with some potential. The [high] school is a military school (can you believe me in charge of that?) – Luke Travers – Summer, 2010 Rev. Luke Travers, O.S.B. sends the following, “About a year and four months ago, I was hired to be a financial […]

Ugliano… Didn’t they do that already?

Posted by on Mar 15, 2010 in All, Bruno Ugliano | No Comments

What was shocking to me was not that it had happened, but that it has just happened. [Rev. Bruno Ugliano] had been transferred from my parish at a time when there was already widespread talk about his behavior when I was a young teenager more than 20 years ago! In fact, the first response I […]

Newark Archdiocese donates church supplies

Posted by on Mar 10, 2010 in All, Benedict Worry | No Comments

LINDEN — Most of the aid sent to Haiti since the January earthquake is meant to nourish the bodies of survivors. An unusual donation from the Newark Archdiocese is meant to nourish their spirits.

Flavin & Lott

Posted by on Sep 16, 2009 in All, Richard Lott, Robert Flavin | No Comments

Delbarton School Private school in Morris Township run and operated by Benedictine monks of St. Mary’s Abbey in Morristown, for grades 7-12.

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