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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

News & Events THE ECONOMY OF FRANCESCO: FINAL STATEMENT AND COMMON COMMITMENT
We young economists, entrepreneurs and change makers of the world, summoned to Assisi by Pope Francis, in the year of the COVID-19 pandemic  » Read More

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

ST. FRANCIS OF ASSISI

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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