Fr. Luke Travers

Diocese: Diocese of Paterson

Religious Order: Benedictine


Headmaster at Delbarton School in NJ from 1999 through 2007; taught there before and after that time. In 2011, two former students accused him of sexual misconduct in 1980s. One said Travers grabbed his crotch and butt. The other said Travers “crossed boundaries” both while he was a student and later. Removed from current position at Mary Mother of the Church Abbey in VA. Three other accusers came forward. Suit filed 3/20/12. Living under restrictions at Abbey until he severed ties with it 4/12. Settlement 6/18 with 5 men alleging abuse at Delbarton School.


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