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News & Events RESTORE MY CHURCH-5
Patratoli, as the name signifies, is a stony village in our Malom Naotoli parish. The people of this village are really tough, daring and hard working. To reach the parish they have to walk about four kilometres during dry the season and about twenty kilometres  » Read More

News & Events The Glitters of My Philosophy Experience
Philosophy begins in wonder; wonder begins in openness of mind; openness of mind begins with spontaneity of life which proceeds from a style of thinking pattern that Jesus illustrates in the Gospel of Matthew  » Read More

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

ST. FRANCIS OF ASSISI

ST. FRANCIS OF ASSISI

ST. FRANCIS

ST. FRANCIS

FRIARS' BIRTHDAY (July)

Date

Name of the Friars

Events

Year

01

Anthony Alex Martis

Birth

1976

02

Pratap Reddy Salibindla

Henry Jose

Birth

Birth

1960

1992

03

+ Thomas the Apostle – Patron of the Province

Amaladass Manickam

Atma Jyothi, Mysore

Abhishek M.

Feast


Solemn Vows

Blessing

Birth



1982

1987

1995

04

Praveen Henry D’Souza

Ordination

2007

05

Martin Sangma

Birth

1992

06

Jugal Kishore Lakra

Birth

1976

07

+ Michael Haliday

Baikim Chandra Minj

Stephen Lamin Gashnga

Home

Birth

Birth

1976

1982

1983

08

Dominic C.J.

+ Bede Worham

Birth

Home

1959

1991

09

Mukti Prakash Ekka

Arun Junes

Solemn Vows

Ordination

2000

2006

12

Anto Leo

Birth

1988

13

Sidney J.M.

Arvind Kerketta

Birth

Birth

1941

1970

14

Michael Anand

Simon A.

Deepak Xalxo

Avinash Toppo

Birth

Birth

Birth

Birth

1977

1981

1992

1996

15

+ Bonaventure

Feast


20

+ Blaise Lobo

Home

1997

21

Lawrence of Brindisi

James N.

Feast

Birth


1966

22

+ Leonard Fernandes

Home

1980

27

+ Cornelius D’ Souza

Phyrnai Lyngdoh

Home

Birth

2009

1983

28

+ Alphonsa

Feast


30

Trevor D’ Souza

Entry

1985

31

Joseph Prasanna Kumar

Birth

1985