Abuse Web Site Created by St. John’s Abbey


Some members of Saint John’s Abbey have been charged with sexual misconduct. In collaboration with its divisions (Saint John’s University, Saint John’s Preparatory School and the Liturgical Press) the Abbey has created this Web site to provide information for alumni, parents, friends and neighbors near and far about the variety of ways the people of Saint John’s are responding in this time of crisis. We will do our best to make this an accurate, clear and timely resource.

An Open Letter of Apology from Abbot John Klassen, OSB (06/07/02)

A Letter from the President of Saint John’s University (5/13/02)

A Letter from the President of Saint John’s Preparatory School (5/13/02)

“Representing Saint John’s Abbey, I acknowledge the wrongdoing, apologize for it and pledge my determination to assure that appropriate boundaries between members of this monastic community and other persons are never violated again.”

Responding in a Time of Crisis
Abbot John Klassen, OSB
Saint John’s Abbey

If you have questions or concerns, please feel free to contact Saint John’s at response@csbsju.edu.

[Webmaster’s Note: The web site is no longer available. It was removed in or around May of 2006 ]
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