List of the 17 Monks

Star Tribune
March 30, 2011

A letter to St. John's community names 17 monks who have had "credible allegations of sexual abuse, exploitation or misconduct brought against them." Two other monks not named in the letter also were part of the settlement. Here are the monks and their current status, according to plantiff's attorney Jeffrey Anderson and the website BehindthePine, which is operated by advocates for victims of sexual abuse by clergy at St. John's.


The Rev. Bruce Wollmering

The Rev. Cosmas Dahlheimer

Abbot John Eidenschink

Brother Andre Bennett

The Rev. Pirmim Wendt*

Restricted duty

Brother Isaac Connolly

The Rev. Richard Eckroth

The Rev. Thomas Gillespie

The Rev. Brennan Maiers

The Rev. Dunstan Moorse

The Rev. Francisco Schulte

The Rev. Michael Bik

The Rev. Finian McDonald

Brother Jim Phillips

The Rev. Allen Tarlton

Left St. John's

Brother John Kelly

The Rev. Fran Hoefgen

Brother Stephen Lilly

Brother Pascal Brisson*

*Not named in the letter.


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