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Ordination to Diaconate

3 July, Bengaluru: 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. Diaconate is the final step to priesthood. As deacons, they have committed themselves in the service of God and his people. As deacon, they will now be assisting the priests at the altar and proclaiming the Word of God.

Here below is the information about three brothers who were ordained Deacons.

Brother Augustine Tirkey was born on 06th August 1989 in Chainpur, Jharkhand. His parents are Mr. Deonis Tirkey and Ms. Valleria Tirkey. He is the second one in the family with two sisters and two brothers. He entered the Order of Friars Minor on 30th May 2011 and made his first profession on 31st May 2012. He made his solemn profession on 07th May 2017. He is very calm, friendly, and  good at sports.

Brother Anand Suresh Minj was born on 13th December 1987 in Pujratoli, Jharkhand. His parents are late Mr. Vincent Minj and Ms. Margret Minj. He is the eldest son in the family with one sister and brother. He entered the Order of Friars Minor on 30th May 2012 and made his first profession on 31st May 2013. He made his solemn profession on 13th May 2018. He is very outgoing, friendly, and gentile brother with very many talents in creative arts and sports.

Brother Emmanuel Christopher was born on 24th December 1992 in Bangalore. His parents are Mr. Noel raj and Ms. Christina Maria. He is the eldest son in the family with one younger sister. He entered the Order of Friars Minor on 30th May 2012 and made his first profession on 31st May 2013. Today he is going to make his solemn profession. He is very cheerful, friendly, sociable and intelligent brother with very many talents in singing, art work and sports.

We wish our brothers Peace and Perseverance!

 

 

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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