Order of Premontre, Premonstratensians, Norbertines, and White Canons

R. D. Francis Xavier Sailer, O. Praem.


Death: October 11, 1877

House: Stift Wilten

Our brother Francis Xavier Sailer, a canon of Wilten Abbey in Innsbruck, Austria, was born in 1824 and ordained to the priesthood in 1848. He came to America in 1853, and was a missionary in southern Wisconsin where he worked at various parishes. He died as pastor of St. Mary's Church in Port Washington, Wisconsin, on Thursday, October 11, 1877 at the age of 53.

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