Fr. Benedict Worry

Diocese: Archdiocese of Newark

Religious Order: Benedictine


Was a religious brother, “Br. Michael” with Brothers of the Holy Rosary (F.S.R.). Worked in Reno diocese; taught at Manogue High School 1974-78, directed CYO program. Ordained a Benedictine priest in 1987. Taught at Delbarton School in NJ for 18 years. In 6/12 a man joined in an existing suit against Delbarton Schoo to allege abuse in 1980s by Worry. Worry had been removed from assignment 1/12 and sent to St. Mary’s Abbey after allegation of misconduct with an individual in 1990s. Said to be under strict supervision. It is believed there are two separate accusers.


Miner Messenger Spring 2011; Morristown Patch 06.05.12; The Record [North Jersey] 06.05.12Under The Green Wave 06.05.12WHTC 06.05.12NJ WKXW-FM Radio 06.06.12Star-Ledger 06.06.12Courthouse News Service 03.26.15NJcom 03.03.17;