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. […]

Road to Recovery: Abbot Giles Must Resign

Posted by on Jan 14, 2012 in All, Giles Hayes, Luke Travers, Road to Recovery | No Comments

But if parents, students, staff, and alumni were told that Fr. Luke’s actions were a minor boundary violation, that would minimize the effect of the damage to the reputation of the Benedictines and Delbarton School, wouldn’t it? Herein lies the ongoing issue with the Church’s handling of sex abuse charges: the image of the Church […]