Delbarton monk facing sexual misconduct allegations leaves local abbey

(Star-Ledger) Rev. Luke Travers, the former headmaster of Delbarton School in Morris Township and target of a string of sexual misconduct allegations over the past year, has left St. Mary’s Abbey, which has severed official ties with him, according to a terse statement released today by Abbot Giles P. Hayes.

Press Conference Tomorrow (Capato & Travers)

A media conference announcing the filing of a lawsuit against Delbarton School, St. Mary’s Abbey at Delbarton, referencing abuse by Rev. Luke Travers, OSB, former headmaster at Delbarton School and Rev. Justin Capato, OSB, current parochial vicar at Notre Dame of Mount Carmel Parish, Cedar Knolls, New Jersey. 

Delbarton ex-headmaster ‘under tightest restrictions’

BERNARDS — Not long ago, the Rev. Luke Travers strolled the sprawling bucolic grounds of Delbarton School as the high-profile headmaster of the exclusive Morris Township all-boys academy, sought out by the rich, famous and politically connected who wanted their sons enrolled.