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News & Events COMPLETE ENGLISH TRANSLATIONS OF EARLY FRANCISCAN SOURCES NOW ONLINE
On August 31, 2020, the Commission on the Franciscan Intellectual Tradition (CFIT) announced the  » Read More

News & Events Ordination to Diaconate
It was, indeed, a great joy for all of us that three of our brothers, Br. Agustine Tirkey, Br. Anand Suresh Minz, and Br. Emmanuel Christopher, were committing themselves to the Order of Diaconate.  » Read More

News & Events Five Things you should know about St. Bonaventure
The Franciscan Order has a number of Great Saints! Some of them are – ST. FRANCIS OF ASSISI HIMSELF, ST. CLARE, ST. ANTHONY and so on. And in the same line we have ST. BONAVENTURE.  » Read More

News & Events Guided by the Hand of God
Everyone is from God and is expected to return to God; however, the destiny depends on God’s unique calling and one’s personal choices here and now on earth.  » Read More

News & Events LAUDATO SI WEEK 2020
Our Blessed Father Francis, in his beautiful canticle, reminds us that our common home is like a sister with whom we share our life and a beautiful mother who opens her arms to embrace us. This ‘Laudato Si week 2020’ commemorates the fifth Anniversary of Pope’s Encyclical ‘Praise be to You’.  » Read More

News & Events CARP Does an Oyster !
How do you approach a Pandemic and the consequent lockdown that seems to be one of the ways (a ‘pause button,’ as Mr. Rahul Gandhi would put it) to manage this situation? The present situation of course has brought along with it a plethora of problems as well as opportunities.  » Read More

News & Events COVID-19 Relief Work in Nesakkaram SEEDS
Nesakkaram SEEDS is a Franciscan NGO, working for the welfare of the underprivileged families at the periphery of Chennai, especially in the slums, for the last 32 years. In the beginning we were within our own homes safely doing our routine tasks.  » Read More

News & Events Covid-19 Relief Work in Paasam-Flame
The Friars in Dindigul under the banner of PAASAM-FLAME with the help of our Parish Priest at Kurusady, Dindigul, helped the needy (daily labourers, blind people and marginalised) and distributed Rice bags for around 102 families on 10-04-2020.  » Read More

News & Events COVID-19 Relief Work in Prakruthi Mithra – Chundale, Pakkalipallam
Friars of the local community able to adequately respond to alleviate 41 families staying in and around Pakallipallam Chundale from the immediate and impending deprivation of medicines and essential provisions.  » Read More

News & Events Covid-19 Relief Work in Shalom Friary, Hyderabad
The community of Shalom Friary helps the stranded Migrant workers, the daily wage earners, local poor found on the road police personnel on duty in the area of our community, and the poor families in our parish area by giving food to people daily and distributing Rice and Dhal to some needy families  » Read More

ST. FRANCIS OF ASSISI

ST. FRANCIS OF ASSISI

ST. FRANCIS

ST. FRANCIS

FRIARS' BIRTHDAY (October)

Date

Name of the Friars

Events

Year

04

St.Francis of Assisi

Robin Lakra

Pratap Reddy Salibindla

Arulsamy A.

Thomas Joseph

Bobby V.T.

Johnny Anthony

Athanasius Xaxa

Leos Ekka

Solemnity

Birth

Solemn Vows

Solemn Vows

Solemn Vows

Solemn Vows

Solemn Vows

Solemn Vows

Solemn Vows


1974

1988

1988

1988

1988

1989

1991

1991

06

Salim Joseph

Babu Jose Pamplany

James N.

Trevor D’ Souza

Malom - Noatoli

+ George Muthaiah

Solemn Vows

Solemn Vows

Solemn Vows

Solemn Vows

Arrival

Home

1991

1991

1991

1991

1995

2002

08

North Guwahati

Salvador D’ Souza

Arrival

Ordination

1999

2011

10

+ Gerald D’ Souza

Home

2013

14

+ Bosco Jayaraj

Tony D’ Souza

Home

Ordination

1970

1990

15

Joy Sebastian

Prasad Rao K.

Birth

Birth

1972

1990

19

Provincialate

Marius Dahanga

Blessing

Birth

1998

1992

21

+ Basil Devasagayam

Arockiasamy P.

Eliyas Reddy

Home

Birth

Birth

1965

1970

1995

26

Gerald Lobo

Birth

1951

27

+ Paschal Lobo

Jose Palimattom

Benjamin Jojo

Anil Xalxo

Thumma Ranjith Kumar Reddy

Home

Birth

Birth

Birth

Birth

1956

1967

1975

1979

1988

28

Teiborlang Wartde

Birth

1987

30

Austin Francis

Birth

1972

30

Punitha Anthoniar Illam - Madurai

Blessing

1994

31

Manish Ekka

Birth

1993