Category Archives: Dennis Beach

Father Andert Removed from Prep School’s Melk Reunion Page

In the past 24 hours, Father Tom Andert’s name was removed from the “Melk Reunion” page on the St. John’s Prep School Web Site.

Abbey Admits: Andert Victim Never Interviewed

A February 6, 2016 press release from St. John’s Abbey [ View ] claimed that allegations of sexual abuse against Father Tom Andert were found to be unsubstantiated after “a six-month-long, comprehensive investigation into the claims.” However, according to a February 12, 2016 … Continue reading

SJU’s Koopmann will serve single term as president

(SC TImes) The Rev. Robert Koopmann will not seek a second term as president of St. John’s University, he announced today.

A Way of Life, A Way of Faith

Why on earth would a grown man subject himself to obedience, stability and something called “conversatio morum” unless he was a bit looney? – Tim Backous, OSB

Abbey Monks on the Web

The following monks from St. John’s Abbey have web sites: Fr. Tom Andert Fr. Timothy Backous Br. Dennis Beach Fr. Nickolas Becker Br. Isaac Connolly

Monks as Players, Coaches, Chaplains and Fans

Even as monks, members of the abbey have made significant contributions to Saint John’s athletics. Father Dunstan Tucker, remembered as Saint John’s greatest baseball coach, won the conference championship in 1969 on his 70th birthday. Other monk-coaches were Fathers Fintan … Continue reading