Category Archives: Isaac Connolly

Justice for Josh March

Press Release [ View as PDF ] October 29, 2009 Press Release – “Justice for Josh” March * Joshua Guimond disappeared while at St. John’s University in Collegeville, MN in 2002. * November 7, 2009 is the inaugural “Justice for … Continue reading

Isaac Connolly – 2003-2005 Academic Catalog

According to the 2003-2005 Academic Catalog, Isaac Connolly OSB was still serving as Executive Assistant to the Vice President for Student Development.

Credibly Accused of Sexual Misconduct

St. John’s Abbey Benedictine establishment at Collegeville, MN, the largest Benedictine monastery in the western world, adjacent to St. John’s University and St. John’s Preparatory School. At least 14 of the abbey’s nearly 200 monks have been credibly accused of … Continue reading

Court to Consider Expelling Clergy

A Minneapolis man who accuses St. John’s Abbey of “harboring pedophiles” has filed a court action demanding the removal of 11 monks and priests from St. John’s property.

St. John’s Monk Takes Leave after Conduct Concerns

Brother Isaac Connolly, a former dean of students at St. John’s University, took a leave from the St. John’s Abbey after allegations of sexual misconduct surfaced this spring, the campus community learned Wednesday.

To clergy victims, acknowledgment proves invaluable

Collegeville – An apology, validation and a promise to ensure sexual abuse won’t happen to another child or adult. These, for many survivors of clergy sexual abuse, are far more important than financial settlement.

11 monks on restriction; 2 on leave of absence

Under St. John’s policy, monks on restriction are to have no pastoral or teaching duties or unsupervised social contact with young people. They are not allowed to work in the prep school or university, use most campus facilities, or serve … Continue reading

Abuser monks out of the ministry, still in jobs

Minnesota’s Catholic bishops returned from Dallas with an explicit mandate to deal with sex abusers in the clergy. The “Charter for the Protection of Children and Young People” binds bishops around the country to the same “one-strike” policy.

2001-02 Paul Lawson Fund Award Recipients

On May 9, 2002, Br. Isaac Connelly received the Paul Lawson Fund Award. “Established in 1989 by Paul Lawson, the Fund provides funding for professional growth and development of individual administrators at Saint John’s University.”

SJU Student Development

Br. Isaac Connolly, dean of students and director of residential life, is on an administrative leave for the 2000-01 academic year. During the year, Br. Isaac will be visiting other college and university residence life programs to study residential learning … Continue reading

1998-2000 SJU Academic Catalog

1998-11-02 05:55:42 Michael Bik OSB – Freshman Faculty Resident Isaac Connolly OSB – Dean of Students and Director of Residential Life Peregrin Berres OSB – Curator of Arts and Artifacts

Vincent Court Apartments

“On the road to St. John’s, just on the other side of the Pine Curtain, a new red structure rises into view: St. Vincent’s Court, a new option of appartment-style, on-campus living for SJU uperclassmen. In addition to renovations on … Continue reading

Saint John’s Summer Leadership Camp

Upon the unexpected death of Father Otto in July, 1987, Mr. Robert Alpers, a member of the Prep School faculty, was appointed Leadership Camp director, and Brother John Kelly assumed Fr. Otto’s other role – overall Director of Summer Camps … Continue reading