Former Student Admitted to Downloading Porn

Posted by on Aug 15, 2012 in All, Jack Perry, Mark Gruber | No Comments

According to a Pennsylvania State Police report dated June 14, 2010, a former student at Saint Vincent College admitted to downloading porn on the computer that was seized outside of Father Mark Gruber’s office. In a notarized deposition, the student “confessed to being the one using the computer system and viewing the child pornography.”

Police Report re Gruber (August, 2009)

Over three years ago, Pennsylvania State Police officials seized a computer “in a large open room” outside Father Mark Gruber’s office. Prior to the seizure, Father Mark Gruber was interviewed by two members of the Pennsylvania State Police. Father Mark Gruber asked that his superior, Archabbot Douglas Nowicki, be present during the interview.

Statement from Saint Vincent Archabbey

[The following statement appeared on the Saint Vincent Archabbey web site [ View ] on Tuesday, August 14, 2012.]

Archabbot Nowicki’s Deposition

To the St Vincent Archabbey monastic community, warm greetings to all on this auspicious day, when the Church invites us to honour the memory of the Patron of Europe, Saint Benedict of Nursia.

CDF Decision re Mark Gruber

Posted by on Jul 2, 2012 in All, Douglas Nowicki, Mark Gruber | No Comments

The Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith (CDF) issued a letter regarding their ruling in the Father Mark Gruber case on July 2, 2012.

Carr Letter to Archabbot Nowicki

I want my day in court with you. By the way absolutely make sure you have the CONSENT (Douglas, I know this will be difficult because you normally act unilaterally) of the small chapter before you proceed to litigate with me, if you are going to litigation on behalf of the “Benedictine Society”. Did you […]

Fr. Gruber’s Appeal to the CDF

Posted by on Mar 9, 2012 in All, Douglas Nowicki, Mark Gruber | No Comments

The undersigned, Reverend Fr. Mark Gruber, O.S.B., hereby formally appeals against the decision of this Congregation, dated June 30, 2011, and notified to him through the offices of Archabbot, Douglas R. Nowicki, O.S.B. on January 12, 2012.

Fr. Mark Gruber’s Repudiation of Deposition

Posted by on Mar 7, 2012 in All, Douglas Nowicki, Mark Gruber | No Comments

The undersigned, Fr. Mark Francis Gruber, O.S.B., Ph.D., D.P.A.S., a solemnly professed monk and ordained priest with stability at St Vincent Archabbey, a constituent monastery of the American Cassinese Benedictine Congregation, do hereby formally repudiate entirely the contents of the deposition taken at the Law offices of Reed Smith in Pittsburgh, in the Commonwealth of […]

District Attorney’s Letter to Judicial Vicar

Posted by on Mar 1, 2012 in All, John Peck, Mark Gruber | No Comments

In a letter dated March 1, 2012, District Attorney John Peck wrote a letter to Reverend Msgr’s Cariglio and Polando regarding Reverend Mark Gruber. According to a source, the letter “supports several of Father Mark Gruber’s claims”.

Rev. Mark Gruber’s Letter to District Attorney

District Attorney Peck, The undersigned writes to apprise you of a potential misdemeanour under Pennsylvania State Law, and by virtue of this letter of notification, wishes to ensure his personal compliance with provisions enacted under Pennsylvania Child Protective Services Law (Pa. C.S. ss 6301-6319, dated May 28, 2007) [hereinafter referred to as the statute] within […]

The Original Decree Concerning Father Mark Gruber

Posted by on Jun 30, 2011 in All, Douglas Nowicki, Mark Gruber | No Comments

DECREES that the following permanent penalties be imposed on Rev. Gruber:

Suspended St. Vincent Professor Drops Suit against College

A Roman Catholic priest and professor at St. Vincent College, suspended for allegedly downloading child pornography on a school computer, has dropped a defamation lawsuit against the school and diocese officials after undergoing a nine-hour deposition by college attorneys.

Looking the Other Way

When last we left the saga of the Rev. Mark Gruber and Saint Vincent College, the monk and professor had been barred from the campus and stripped of all his duties after college officials accused him of downloading child pornography on a computer outside his office that many students and staff members used. Local police […]

Saint Vincent College and the Illusion of Pedophilia

Posted by on Sep 7, 2010 in All, James Towey, Mark Gruber, Pittsburgh Steelers | No Comments

It has now apparently become public that more than one individual had come forward and admitted to planting pornography on his work computer–pornography that would later cost Father Mark his job and standing as a priest. We should keep in mind that the now-resigned College president, James Towey, is a former Bush White House insider […]

Priest sues diocesan, college officials for libel

Posted by on Sep 4, 2010 in All, Douglas Nowicki, James Towey, Mark Gruber | No Comments

A priest at St. Vincent College filed a libel suit Friday in Westmoreland County against officials of the Greensburg Catholic Diocese and St. Vincent College, alleging they falsely accused him of being a pedophile even though he was exonerated by state police.