Excerpts from Giles Hayes’ January 13, 2002 Email

Posted by on Apr 15, 2013 in All, CMSM, Giles Hayes, Luke Travers | No Comments

I did not use the word “minor.”  Our attorney slipped it in so other attorneys would know that there was a legal distinction between pedaphilia and adult to adult abuse.  I got very upset when I saw it used this morning, and told our spokesperson to get rid of it.  Make no mistake about it, […]

Letter from Abbot Giles Hayes

Posted by on Jul 10, 2012 in All, CMSM, Giles Hayes, Praesidium, Review Board | No Comments

Dear Parents, Alumni and Friends of St. Mary’s Abbey, This has been another strong year for Delbarton and for our students in the classroom, in community service, in the arts and in athletics. However, it has also been a difficult one for our community, as individuals have come forward with new allegations of sexual misconduct […]

Abbot Giles Hayes Resigns CMSM Presidency

Posted by on Mar 21, 2012 in All, Bob Hoatson, CMSM, Giles Hayes, Road to Recovery | No Comments

SILVER SPRING, MD (March 19, 2012). The Conference of Major Superiors of Men (CMSM) announced today that the Right Rev. Giles P. Hayes, OSB, Abbot of St. Mary’s Abbey in Morristown, NJ, has resigned as the conference president for reasons of health. In accord with the statutes of the conference, the Very Rev. Thomas H. […]

Rev. Justin Capato… Removed in 2010

In 2004, the Morris County Prosecutor’s office was reportedly alerted to allegations of sexual misconduct by Rev. Justin Capato. Nearly seven years later, in December of 2010, St. Mary’s Abbey received a letter detailing misconduct by Capato. A few days later, Capato was removed from Notre Dame of Mount Carmel Parish in Cedar Knolls, New Jersey. […]

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 […]