The St. Anthony's Seminary Report

Geoffrey B. Stearns, Kathleen Baggarley-Mar, Keith Mar, Eugene Merlin, Rev. Dismas Bonner, O.F.M., and Ray Higgins, Report to Father Joseph P. Chinnici, O.F.M. | Provincial Master | Province of St. Barbara | Independent Board of Inquiry Regarding St. Anthony Seminary (Santa Barbara, Calif., November 1993).

This report is presented here in two forms:
* In two large PDF files, for those with a fast Internet connection.
* In smaller PDF files of each chapter and appendix, for those with a slower connection.

Presentation of the Board's Report, by Geoffrey B. Stearns, Esq., November 29, 1993.

Full Text of the report (7.1 megabyte PDF file)
Appendices of the report (4.1 megabyte PDF file)

- Title Page, Letter, Table of Contents, and Foreword
- Background
- Process
- Findings
- Effect on Victims
- Observations
- Boundaries and Concerns
- Recommendations
- Theological and Spiritual Considerations
- Conclusion

- Commission Requirements and Suggestions for a Future Action Program (December 4, 1992)
- A Comprehensive Approach to Provincial Policy and a Pastoral Response to Instances of Sexual Abuse of Minors at St. Anthony's Seminary (December 4, 1992)
- Members of Independent Board of Inquiry
- Board of Inquiry: Guidelines and Procedures
- Letters from the Board to Students and Faculty
- The Greater Community
- Press Release (March 1993)
- Acknowledgment of Purpose and Scope of Operation
- Resource Packet (April 1993)
- [Description of Packet]
- Choosing a Therapist
- Bibliography
- Therapy Process Guidelines
- Operating Policies and Procedures in the St. Barbara Province for Friar Conduct (April 22, 1988)
- Protocol for Independent Response Team for Sexual Misconduct and Abuse (Board of Inquiry Suggested revision of September 30, 1993)


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