Fr. Schiller Reads from the Bible at the Funeral of Glenn Cunningham
Rev. Francis Schiller posseses the rare ability of being able both to give and get from Caesar. Fr. Schiller is a thread that has traced through the labyrinth of Hudson County Politics for some four decades. Francis Schiller was seen as the intellectual generator powering the organization — and subsequent administration — of Dr. Paul Jordan.
Rev. Schiller was ordained in 1965 at Immaculate Conception Seminary. Starting in 1969, he is a member of the Team Ministry of Saint Patrick Roman Catholic Church in Jersey City and Assumption / All Saints Roman Catholic Parish since 1994.
Francis Schiller ran Patrick House, a Jersey City methadone clinic from 1971 to 1972, from 1973 to 1978 was executive director of the Community Drug & Alcohol Program of Hudson County, and between 1975 and 1980 was executive director of the Jersey City Community Help Corp.
2000 to 2001, Rev. Francis Schiller was a member of the New Jersey Athletic Control Board. In 2001, Acting Governor Donald T. DiFrancesco appointed Rev. Schiller to the State Commission of Investigation.
Rev. Francis Schiller is a graduate of Seton Hall University and Seton Hall Law School. From 1999 to 2001, he was a member of the Seton Hall University Self-Study Committee. Francis Schiller also studied at the New School for Social Research.
A former partner in the firm of Schiller, Squeo & Hartnett, Jersey City, Francis Schiller now is an attorney at the Jersey City office of Connell Foley. Rev. Francis Schiller’s practice areas are Corporate Law and Transactions and Real Estate Law and Land Use.