Studied at the Pontifical French Seminary in Shkodrë, Albania, then in 1938 in Rome, Italy at the Congregation Propaganda Fide, and then theology at the Gregorian University. Ordained on 19 March 1944 as a priest in the archdiocese of Shkodrë-Pult, Albania. He returned to Kosovo in 1946 where he was known as a devout and hard-working priest. Imprisoned and tortured by Communist authorities during their anti–Christian persecutions. Martyr.
- 5 November 2016 by Pope Francis
- beatification celebrated at the Square of the Cathedral of Shën Shtjefnit, Shkodër, Albania, presided by Cardinal Angelo Amato
- “Blessed Anton Muzaj“. CatholicSaints.Info. 10 November 2016. Web. 28 April 2017. <>