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News & Events SOUTH ASIAN FRANCISCANS COMMITTED TO INTERRELIGIOUS HARMONY, CARE OF CREATION AND FOR THE MARGINALISED
Around 60 Major Superiors from,  » Read More

News & Events Franciscans Celebrate the Peace Encounter between St. Francis and Sultan
27 July Bengaluru: Leaders across various religions assembled together for an inter-religious event on Dialogue  » Read More

News & Events Inter-Religious Event on Dialogue, Peace and Harmony
Bengaluru, 24 July, 2019: The year 2019 commemorates 800th anniversary of encounter between St. Francis of Assisi, a medieval Saint from Italy and Sultan  » Read More

News & Events A Confluence of Love, Peace and Joy in Dindigul
A journey of less than 15 minutes from the Dindigul Junction through the rural countryside opens up a path to a different world.  » Read More

News & Events Veneration of St. Anthony's Relic, Parish Feast and First Holy Communion
09 June 2018: The Gospad mission was in a festive mood to celebrate the Feast of St. Anthony, the Patron Saint.  » Read More

News & Events Francis and the Journey - Call to Inner Personal Journey
1 May 2019: The inaugural session of the preparatory course for the final vows 2019 titled with the theme “Francis and the Journey - Call to Inner Personal Journey” was held in  » Read More

News & Events FIRST PROFESSION AND ENTRY TO THE NOVITIATE - 2019
30 & 31 May 2019: Franciscan friars are called to lead a radical life according to the teachings of Christ. This is a life of challenges. St. Louis Friary  » Read More

News & Events A CALL ... To Heal ... To Forgive ... To Unite ...
05 May 2019: It was a colourful evening where the sun was about to set but for us the Franciscans in India a new sun arose from the parish of St. Mary’s Church Chippilithode  » Read More

News & Events HOMILY OF THE MINISTER GENERAL AT THE CONCLUSION OF THE MEETING WITH THE PRESIDENTS OF CONFERENCES
My dear brother Ministers and Presidents of the Conferences, brothers of our local fraternity, the starting point  » Read More

News & Events LETTER BY POPE FRANCIS FOR THE EVENT “ECONOMY OF FRANCESCO” IN ASSISI
Assisi, 16 May: Dear Friends, I am writing to invite you to take part in an initiative very close to my heart. An event that will allow me to encounter young men and women  » 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