Father Timothy Brennan dies in Missouri

Posted by on Dec 6, 2019 in All, Timothy Brennan | No Comments

Timothy Brennan, a former Delbarton School teacher and priest who has been the subject of at least 10 sex abuse settlements, died Wednesday at a Missouri treatment center for clerics, where he had been living for years, according to authorities.

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.

‘I went through hell.’ 2 men settle child sex abuse lawsuits against Catholic schools

The Benedictine religious order in charge of the Delbarton School and the former St. Elizabeth’s School has settled two lawsuits from men who said they were sexually abused by monks when they were students over 45 years ago.

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.

Delbarton acknowledges that dozens were abused

Delbarton School and St. Mary’s Abbey, for the first time, has publicly acknowledged the accusations of 30 individuals who have alleged abuse by 13 past or current priests and monks there, and one retired lay faculty member, over the course of three decades.

Delbarton settles 5 sex abuse suits

The Catholic order that runs the Delbarton School in Morris Township has settled lawsuits brought by five men who alleged they were sexually abused by five monks — including a former headmaster of the school.

Man claims monk sexually abused him more than 100 times as a kid

Posted by on Jul 7, 2017 in All, Greg Gianforcaro, Timothy Brennan | No Comments

LINDEN — A New Jersey man who attended the now-shuttered St. Elizabeth of Hungary School more than four decades ago has anonymously stepped forward and accused a Benedictine monk of abusing him on more than 100 occasions as a teenager.

Photos of Timothy Brennan

Posted by on Jun 6, 2014 in All, Timothy Brennan | No Comments

Two scanned photos of Father Timothy Brennan (1979 & 1980)

Delbarton sexual abuse victim Bill Wolfe shares story as gag order is lifted (Video)

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(News12.com) MORRISTOWN – A victim of sexual abuse by a priest is speaking publicly after Delbarton School has agreed to lift a confidentiality order going back 30 years.

Morris judge closes parts of civil trial in Delbarton sex abuse case

Posted by on Jun 2, 2014 in All, Greg Gianforcaro, Timothy Brennan | No Comments

(NJ.com) MORRISTOWN — A Superior Court judge today ordered his courtroom closed to the press and public during opening statements in a civil trial brought by a man known as “John Doe” who wants to be released from a confidentiality agreement he signed after settling a sexual abuse lawsuit against the Delbarton School in Morris […]

Editorial: Hypocrisy rules at Delbarton

In 1988, a young man accepted a settlement from the Delbarton School for damages he suffered after he was sexually assaulted while a teenager by the Rev. Timothy Brennan who was then a monk at Delbarton.

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.

Comments Regarding Delbarton’s Lawsuit

I find this interesting how those that don’t read the article in depth, that say it is all about the Money and Greg Gianforcaro should not have signed the confidentiality agreement. He wasn’t the attorney at the time, and the victim/survivor he was helping, John Doe wasn’t seeking damages but to be released from the […]

Delbarton suing attorney who is suing them over alleged molestations at the Morris Twp. school

The Benedictine religious order that operates Delbarton School in Morris Township has filed suit against a lawyer it claims has disclosed confidential details about a settlement reached between the order and a youth who was sexually abused by a monk in the 1980s.

Delbarton sues attorney, claims disclosing sex abuse lawsuit was confidentiality breach

(Star-Ledger) The Delbarton School is suing an attorney it says violated a confidentiality agreement by publicly disclosing terms of a 1988 settlement of a lawsuit filed by a teenager who was sexually abused by a monk 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 […]

Alleged Delbarton abuse victim files lawsuit, asks to be released from gag order

(Star-Ledger) He stood six feet from the microphone on the lawn of the Morris County Courthouse Friday, his wife’s hand clasped and his lips clenched as others spoke of him in the third person. And when it was time to be heard, he didn’t even read his own statement.

Delbarton Abuse Victim Seeks Gag Order Release

(Patch.com) Another person has come forward in the ongoing saga of allegations against Delbarton School and St. Mary’s Abbey involving years of alleged sexual abuse.

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 […]