70 years as a vowed member of the Adorers of the Blood of Christ

Sister Anacleta made her first profession on July 1, 1950 and her final vows on July 1, 1955.

Sister Anacleta was born in Spearville, Kansas, to William and Bernardine Schuette. She earned a bachelor’s degree in education from Sacred Heart College, now Newman University in 1955, and a master’s degree in administration from the University of Saint Mary in Leavenworth Kansas in 1960.

Sister Anacleta taught students in elementary and secondary school and in college. The elementary schools in Kansas included Ingalls school in Ingalls and Spearville District 73 in Spearville, Sacred Heart in Ness City, St. Joseph in Ellinwood, St. Mark in St. Marks, St. Aloysius in Greenbush, St. Mary in Marienthal and St. Mark in Colwich. In Wichita, she taught at All Saints and Christ the King.

She served her community as director of postulants (candidates for the Sisterhood) while she also taught at the high school for the education of young women who aspired to be sisters. She later served as director of the temporary professed sisters while also teaching at Sacred Heart College. She served a term as the secretary to the Provincial, and worked in the Chancery Office of the Diocese of Wichita as director of the Propagation of Faith and Mission for several years.

Sister Anacleta is Living Mission in Later Life. She is currently a resident of Caritas Center.

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