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News & Events Salvador joins the Army of the Saviour
Belgaum, 9 January 2020: Br. Salvador Anthon Drago OFM received the Holy Order of Priesthood, on 9 January 2020, by Most. Rev. Derek Fernandes DD, Bishop of the Diocese of Belgaum.  » Read More

News & Events Bipin is Ordained a Priest
5 January 2020: Br. Bipin Kishore Kandulna OFM received the Holy Order of Priesthood, on 5 January 2020, by Most. Rev. Kishore Kumar Kujur DD, Bishop of the Diocese of Rourkela. The celebration was held at St. John the Baptist Church, Ghoghea.  » Read More

News & Events Inauguration of St. Theresa’s Church, Kanakankalam
29 December 2019, Sultanpet: The Renovated St. Theresa’s Church, Kanakkankalam was blessed on 29 th December 2019. Most Rev. Dr. Peter Abir, Bishop of Sultanpet blessed the Church.  » Read More

News & Events Shanborlang becomes a Priest in the Order of Priesthood
29th December 2019, Nongstoin: Br. Shanborlang Wartde, OFM received the Holy Order of Priesthood, on 29th December 2019, by Most. Rev. Victor Lyngdoh, Bishop of Jowai Diocese.  » Read More

News & Events Become Humble Servants of the God who Humbled Self for the Sake of All
In this text from Second Isaiah, the return of the Covenant people from Babylonian exile to Jerusalem, the Holy City,is proclaimed as an imminent reality,  » Read More

News & Events Personal Recollections of St. Sebastian’s Church
10 November 2019, Chennai: If Madhavaram sounds unfamiliar in 2019, it was literally obscure when Mr. and Mrs. Vas installed themselves there  » Read More

News & Events MESSAGE OF THE MINISTER GENERAL FOR WORLD HIV/AIDS DAY 2019
My dear Brothers of the Order, May the Lord give you peace! Each year since 1988, the world community is invited to pause for a  » Read More

News & Events The New Provincial Definitory
In the House of Assisivanam, Peravoor, Kerala on the 20th day of the month of November in the year 2019, the Friars, 70 in number, assembled as voting Members of the Chapter under the presidency  » Read More

News & Events …a sign of Providence, a symbol of Faith and an emblem of Hope!
10 November 2019, Chennai: It was on 28th February 1953 that Friars set foot in St. Sebastian’s Church, Madhavaram. It is 66 years since Friars began their pastoral  » Read More

News & Events Nesakkaram Celebrates the 800th Anniversary of St. Francis Meeting the Sultan
Nesakkaram-SEEDS, a Franciscan NGO serving in Chennai celebrated on 21 September 2019 the 800th anniversary of  » 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