Abbey’s Statement: More Spin

Abbot Giles Hayes is at St. Vincent’s Archabbey in Latrobe, Pennsylvania this week, leading a monastic retreat on Pauline Mysticism. As a distracted and disorganized Abbot Giles reflects on Colossians and Ephesians in poorly attended retreat sessions on Tuesday, the public relations team back at Saint Mary’s Abbey was busy spinning the latest chapter in […]

NJ Catholic boys school faces child sex abuse allegations

(Reuters) – Accusations of child sex abuse at New Jersey’s elite Delbarton School widened on Tuesday as two men joined a lawsuit claiming molestation by monks at the Roman Catholic boys academy in the late 1970s and early 1980s.

More Former Students Join Lawsuit

MORRISTOWN, N.J. (CBSNewYork/AP) – Two more former students at a prominent New Jersey Catholic school have come forward to claim that they were sexually abused by clerics in the 1970s and ’80s.

Saints Mary and Elizabeth Academy (Worry)

Abbot Giles Hayes and Saint Mary’s Abbey misled the parishioners and school community in Linden, NJ. For months, staff at the Saint Elizabeth of Hungary Church and Saints Mary and Elizabeth Academy have been repeating to parents and children what they heard from Rev. Anthony Sergeant and others from Saint MAry’s Abbey: Rev. Benedict Worry has […]

Former Parsippany Resident Alleges Delbarton Abuse

( Steve Badt said he recently had a conversation with his 8-year-old son about what had happened to him as a teenager.

Sixth former student claims he was sexually abused by a Delbarton monk

(The Star-Ledger) WASHINGTON — As the head chef at Miriam’s Kitchen, Steve Badt has been turning discarded food into acclaimed meals for the homeless for 11 years. Vegetables from local farmers markets, bruised fruit from Costco and restaurant leftovers are turned into healthy dishes for the desperately hungry of Washington, D.C.

Media Advisory (re Worry and Brennan)

Two more clergy sex abuse cases to be filed against Benedictine monastery Four men allege childhood sexual abuse by priests from Delbarton School/St. Mary’s Abbey