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News & Events YOUFRA in St. Sebastian’s Friary Parish, Madhavaram
Br. Simon A, the Parish Priest has begun a YOUFRA movement in St. Sebastian’s Friary Parish, consisting of 18 youth. They have formed themselves into a choir group and they also help out in the Church  » Read More

News & Events The Plenary Assembly of the Foundation of St. Francis of Assisi
The Plenary Assembly of the Foundation was held from 08 March to 09 March 2021 at St. Anthony’s Friary. Br. Praveen Henry D’ Souza, Minister Provincial delivered the inaugural  » Read More

News & Events The Blessing of the Foundation Stone for a Friary, Goa
The Blessing of the Foundation Stone for a Friary was held on 25 March 2021 in Assolna, Salcete, Goa. Br. Praveen Henry, D’ Souza, Minister Provincial, Br. Carlos, Custos, Fr. Certurio, Parish Priest and  » Read More

News & Events IHS Franciscan Ministries
The Team Members of the IHS Ministries conducted Lenten Retreats in Ambasamuthram, Tuticorin, Madhavaram, Nagercoil and Chennai. There were altogether around 4000 participants who partook in the Lenten Retreats.  » Read More

News & Events Foundation Stone – St. Mary’s Church Chippilithode
The Foundation Stone for St. Mary’s Church, Chippilithode was blessed on 20 March 2021. Br. Charles Bernard, Vice Provincial. Br. Thomas Joseph, Parish Priest and other Friars and Parishioners  » Read More

News & Events Convocation Ceremony at St. Bonaventure Seminary, Assisivanam
The Convocation and Closing of the Academic Year 2021 was held on 18 March 2021 from 10.30 AM to 12.15 PM in St. Bonaventure Seminary. The third-year students of Basic Formation  » Read More

News & Events Mission Sunday Tribute to Briar Marianus at Ramakuppam
Friar Marianus Reddy is hailed as an apostle of Palamaner for the extensive mission work done in and around Palamaner. There are almost four parishes which have been created out of the mission  » Read More

News & Events Nesakkaram-Seeds Feeds the Unfed
Covid -19 has affected the entire world and we are not spared either! The Indian economy, which was already experiencing a sharp slump, was hit hard by the pandemic. The March 24 lockdown,  » Read More

News & Events A DAWN OF HOPE ARISES…
It is not easy to live as an HIV/AIDS infected person in the society. Even though there are efforts to create awareness about the same, the society remains the same. The life of an HIV/AIDS infected person becomes all the more difficult  » Read More

News & Events MESSAGE OF THE MINISTER GENERAL FOR WORLD AIDS DAY 2020:
The year 2020 has been marked by the SarsCoVid-2 pandemic (CoVid-19), which is affecting the lives and livelihoods of the global human community  » Read More

ST. FRANCIS OF ASSISI

ST. FRANCIS OF ASSISI

ST. FRANCIS

ST. FRANCIS

FRIARS' BIRTHDAY (June)

Date

Name of the Friars

Events

Year

01

Jose Palimattom

Vincent Soosai

Fabianus Toppo

Bryan Carneiro

Bhaskar Reddy

Michael Anand

Solemn Vows

Solemn Vows

Entry

Solemn Vows

Solemn Vows Solemn Vows

1996

1996

1999

2002

2002

2002

02

Leos Ekka

Vinoth Robin

+ Denis Boers

Basil Tirkey

Vinod Kujur

Francis Arokiasamy M.

Thumma Ranjith Kumar Reddy

Birth

Birth

Home

Solemn Vows

Solemn Vows

Solemn Vows

Solemn Vows

1963

1985

1997

2013

2013

2013

2013

03

Fabianus Toppo

+ Theodore Caine

Ankit Kumar Baghel

Birth

Home

Birth

1978

1986

1996

04

Dharmodaya Ashram - Bellary

Foundation

1995

06

Alphonse Moras

Birth

1950

07

Sleeva Reddy

Tojy M.

Solemn Vows

Solemn Vows

1998

1998

08

Joy Valooran

Dominic C.J.

Balthazar Pinto

Bala Marneni

Tony D’ Souza

Birth

Solemn Vows

Solemn Vows Solemn Vows Solemn Vows

1970

1987

1987

1987

1987

09

Anthony Joseph Archer

Birth

1992

10

Arokia Raj R.

Solemn Vows

1989

11

Jesu Raja A.

Birth

1985

12

Pratap Reddy Salibindla

Balthazar Pinto

Bala Marneni

Tony D’Souza

Arokia Raj R.

Arulsamy A.

Thomas Joseph

Bobby V.T.

Johnny Anthony

Charles Bernard

Felix Gassam

Athanasius Xaxa

Paul Kallan

Leos Ekka

John Chrysostom

Salim Joseph

Francis Kaviyil

Babu Jose Pamplany

James N.

Chinnappan M. Devaraj

Amaldas Belevendran

Entry

Entry

Entry

Entry

Entry

Entry

Entry

Entry

Entry

Entry

Entry

Entry

Entry

Entry

Entry

Entry

Entry

Entry

Entry

Entry

Entry

1981

1981

1981

1981

1982

1982

1982

1982

1983

1984

1984

1985

1985

1985

1985

1985

1985

1985

1985

1985

1986

13

+ Anthony of Padua

Samson A.

Basen Friary

Nanasera Friary

New Church at Sion

Bannur Friary

Feast

Birth

Foundation

Foundation

Blessing

Foundation


1955

1982

1992

1995

1999

14

Francis Arokiasamy M.

Birth

1987

16

Adarsh Y.

Birth

1994

18

Michael Anand

Ordination

2005

19

Dayanand

Dharma L. Bernard

Birth

Birth

1950

1953

20

Tony Marshall

+ Alphaeus Swinkels

Birth

Home

1978

1980

21

Jamesmon P.C.

Birth

1970

22

Arulsamy A.

Arun Junes

Birth

Birth

1961

1978

25

Thomas M.M.

Birth

1949

26

Niraj Kumar Tirkey

Birth

1993

27

Naveen George

Birth

1982

28

Samson

Tommy T.J.

Dominic C.J.

Carlos Dias

Manoj Xalxo

Entry

Entry

Entry

Entry

Birth

1980

1980

1980

1980

1982

30

Amaldas Belevendran

+ Leo Remedios

Birth

Home

1967

1970