Lawsuit to be filed Tuesday

(Daily Record) Two former Morris County men plan to file a lawsuit Tuesday against the Delbarton School alleging sexual misconduct by former headmaster Luke Travers and another monk, their attorney said on Monday.

Flavin & Lott

Posted by on Sep 16, 2009 in All, Richard Lott, Robert Flavin | No Comments

Delbarton School Private school in Morris Township run and operated by Benedictine monks of St. Mary’s Abbey in Morristown, for grades 7-12.

Delbarton Alumnus Hasn’t Felt Welcome since Abuse Claims

Sheridan has said some people who were angry at first have since apologized. Others apparently continue to hold a grudge… Sheridan first went to Abbey officials in 1992 with allegations that a teacher named Robert Flavin exposed himself in 1981 when Sheridan, then 18, was home from college and visiting the Abbey. The deacon went […]

3 with Ties to Delbarton School Punished in Sex Abuse Cases

Two priests and a deacon from the religious order that runs the Delbarton School have been punished in connection with three sexual abuse cases, according to a statement from Saint Mary’s Abbey.

Abbey Report Shows 3 Clerics Guilty of Abuse

One priest, a former Delbarton teacher, has been sent to a rehabilitation center where he is expected to live out his life. A deacon will have his clerical status stripped from him. Another cleric will be allowed to function as a priest but won’t be allowed to have contact with children.

Church Moves to Laicize Priests

The Catholic Church has moved to defrock one monk and has asked the Vatican for permission to try five other priests for having committed sex acts against minors while at area churches.

Clergy in Delbarton Case to Be Removed

Catholic Church officials are seeking to remove a former Benedictine monk and deacon from the clergy because they have deemed credible an accusation that he assaulted an 18-year-old Delbarton School alumnus on campus in 1981.

Handling of Abuse Complaint Disillusions a Catholic

He broke his silence a decade ago. But when Bob Sheridan told officials at the venerable Delbarton School here that he had been sexually abused by a monk as a teenager, he said, they did not investigate the allegations or report them to church officials.