More Catholic clergy named in latest lawsuit as alleged child molesters

Former Delbarton School monk Timothy Brennan pleaded guilty in 1987 to sexually abusing young men and was described by a national expert on sexual abuse in the Catholic church as the “most severe example” of sexual perversion that he had ever seen.

30 accuse monks of sexual abuse, Delbarton says

Thirteen monks from St. Mary’s Abbey, which runs the Delbarton School in Morris Township, have been accused of sexually abusing 30 people over the past three decades, according to a letter to alumni and other members of the school community.

Monk’s Email Addresses (Jan 6, 2012)

Posted by on Jan 6, 2013 in All, Giles Hayes, Justin Capato, Uncategorized | No Comments

Directory List Fr. Andrew T. Smith Fr. Anthony G. Sargent Fr. Basil J. Wallace Fr. Beatus T. Lucey Fr. Benedict M. Worry Fr. Benet W. Caffrey Abbot Brian H. Clarke Fr. Bruno A. Ugliano Br. Demetrius M. Thomas Fr. Edward Seton J. Fittin Fr. Elias […]

Delbarton lawsuit against former Mendham man’s lawyer is ‘intimidation’

MENDHAM – To Bill Crane, a lawsuit filed by the Delbarton School against his lawyer is one more tactic of intimidation in the ongoing battle by Crane and others to uncover victims who were sexually assaulted by priests at the school.

Another Victim Steps Forward

On August 21, 2012, the existing complaint regarding sexual misconduct was amended to include one more individual, a victim of Timothy Brennan. The amended complaint now includes as defendants: Delbarton School Saint Mary’s  Abbey The Order of Saint Benedict Saint Elizabeth School Saint Elizabeth Church Archdiocese of Newark Father Justin Capato Father Luke Travers Father […]

Excerpts from Recent Statement

The following excerpts were taken from a four-page statement notarized and forwarded to this web site on August 30, 2012. Anyone with information regarding misconduct at Delbarton is asked to come forward…

Email and Response Regarding Father Justin Capato

From a web site visitor: “I have been told that at a recent Mass at Notre Dame, Fr. Jude was about to announce that Fr. Capato has been exonerated – but then was thwarted when he heard at the last minute that the Cranes had filed the lawsuit.” Webmaster’s Response: Father Jude Salus could not […]

Delbarton sex abuse victim wants to speak freely about settlement

(Daily Record) A man who admittedly was sexually abused by a Delbarton School monk when he was a student in 1984 joined victim’s advocates Friday in calling upon leaders of the prestigious school to be “transparent and open” about misconduct by its monks and allow him to speak freely about a confidential lawsuit settlement he […]

Offending Monks’ “Club Ped”

According to a Star-Ledger article [ View ] on June 6, 2012: In 1987, Brennan pleaded guilty to criminal sexual conduct with another teen student and was sent to a Missouri facility for sexual offenders. Twenty-five years later, he remains in the Benedictine order, under supervision and secluded from the public, Cicatiello said.

Web Site Feedback #3

Posted by on Jun 20, 2012 in All, Justin Capato | No Comments

I thought Fr. Justin Capato was on restrictions. He has been seen at Salon [Di Parruchiere] in Cedar Knolls without supervision. This was last week. He has also been trying to contact people from Notre Dame of Mt. Carmel. One person was a 17 year old boy. So much for the restrictions St. Mary’s Abbey […]

Web Site Feedback #4

Posted by on Jun 6, 2012 in All, Benedict Worry, Justin Capato | No Comments

Not only is it offensive that Worry’s name is on the parish bulletin, but the same also applies to Capato’s name still on the Notre Dame of Mt. Carmel Bulletin. I wonder how seriously the Abbey is taking this lawsuit? It appears that Notre Dame has a teflon shield? Many, many people are extremely disgusted […]

Delbarton monk accused of sexual abuse

(The Star-Ledger) The latest in a string of accusations of sexual abuse at the Delbarton School involve a monk, the Rev. Benedict Worry, who has been serving as the pastor of St. Elizabeth of Hungary in Linden and the chaplain for the Linden Police Department.

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.

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

Former Finance Employee Speaks Out

My name is XXXXXX. I worked in the business office at St. Mary’s Abbey / Delbarton School between 199X and 199X. During my tenure at St. Mary’s, I witnessed several incidents that I believe, given the current climate of silence and secrecy at the abbey, need to be exposed.

Father of men who filed sexual abuse lawsuit against Delbarton says monks betrayed his trust

(Star-Ledger) Bill Crane Sr. remembers the sweaty August day in 1964, when he drove his Pontiac onto the sprawling Delbarton School campus, hoping to land a job as a history teacher that paid $4,400 a year. Married, he had a freshly printed diploma from Upsala College in his pocket and a baby on the way.

Anthony Cicatiello… Wordsmith

In an interview on March 20, 2012 with, St. Mary’s Abbey spokesperson Anthony Cicatiello said that the abbey placed restrictions on Rev. Luke Travers and Rev. Justin Capato following allegations of sexual misconduct. Really? How long after the allegations were reported?

Lawsuit: Prestigious Prep School Is Center Of Sex Abuse

MORRISTOWN, NJ (PIX11)— One of the wealthiest and most prestigious schools in the Tri State is now the object of a lawsuit by two men who say there’s a culture of sexual abuse at the Delbarton School and at the abbey adjacent to the Morristown, New Jersey Catholic boys’ campus.