Hayes To Alumni re Travers: “Minor Boundary Violation”

Posted by on Jan 12, 2012 in All, Giles Hayes, Luke Travers | No Comments

“An allegation involving a minor boundary violation with an adult by Fr. Luke Travers, OSB, is being investigated.

Restricted Rev. Luke Travers Celebrates… Twice

According to sources in Virginia, Rev. Luke Travers, despite restricted from doing so, celebrated two masses attended by high school students.

Monk removed as abbey’s administrator

Hayes said the Virginia abbey had been informed of the restrictions on Travers. However, Steve Neill, a spokesman for the Richmond diocese, said DiLorenzo “knew nothing about it.”

Monk at Goochland abbey faces allegations

Posted by on Jan 11, 2012 in All, Luke Travers, Mary Mother of the Church | No Comments

GOOCHLAND, VA (WWBT) – A Catholic monk working at the abbey where Benedictine High School students are set to move has been let go amidst allegations of inappropriate behavior. Those incidents allegedly took place during Father Luke Travers’ time at a Benedictine school in New Jersey.

Rev. Luke Travers Replaced at 4:30

Posted by on Jan 11, 2012 in All, Luke Travers | No Comments

[Rev. Luke Travers] has been succeeded as Administrator by Fr. Adrian Harmenning, OSB, the Prior of Mary Mother of the Church Abbey.

Paterson Diocese Web Site re Rev. Luke Travers

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

He currently serves as the major superior of Mary Mother of the Church Abbey in Richmond, Va.

Trouble in Goochland

Posted by on Jan 10, 2012 in All, Luke Travers, Mary Mother of the Church | No Comments

But wait, we’re not finished. Remember all the hoopla surrounding Fr. Luke Travers assignment to Mary, Mother of the Church Abbey, on June 28, 2010, as “temporary” administrator…

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.

The Abbey’s Investigators

Posted by on Jan 1, 2012 in All, Ann & Steve Ordway | No Comments

We are investigators commissioned by the Abbey Review Board – which is an independent, professional entity assembled to assess all accusations and to monitor compliance with Safety Plans. They are unpaid volunteers, who act in accordance with State and Federal laws. The former Chief Justice of the NJ Supreme Court and one of the best […]

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 […]

Rev. Luke Travers… History Teacher

Posted by on Jul 3, 2011 in All, Luke Travers | No Comments

For the seventh year in a row, Delbarton’s eighth grade class spent a day at the Gettysburg battlefield, where a three day battle in 1863 changed the momentum of the American Civil War. On a mild November 22nd toured of battlefield from former Headmaster and current history teacher Fr. Luke Travers, OSB, Delbarton’s resident Gettysburg […]

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 […]