Father Anthony Schueller, S.S.S.


Father Anthony Schueller, S.S.S., who served 10 years as pastor of St. Jean Baptiste parish in Manhattan, died April 24 while recovering from brain surgery. He was 71.

Father Schueller served at St. Jean Baptiste, 2003-2013. He was provincial superior of the Congregation of the Blessed Sacrament, 2014-2021 and 1995-2002.

He also served in New Mexico, Utah, Ohio and Texas.

Born in Belgium, Wis., he entered the Congregation of the Blessed Sacrament in 1964, professed vows in 1970 and was ordained to the priesthood in 1977.

His sister, Patricia, survives him.

A Funeral Mass was celebrated May 1 at St. Paschal Baylon Church, Highland Heights, Ohio. Burial was private.