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OFM Franciscan India - Ordination to Diaconate

Ordination to Diaconate

Brothers John Vinzen Lyngdoh and Rajasekhar Gopu were ordained Deacons this morning during the Eucharistic Celebration at 10.30 AM. Father Bishop Peter Machado was the main celebrant who presided over the Eucharist, preached an inspiring and touching homily and ordained the brothers as deacons.

OFM Franciscan India - Reception of the Postulants

Reception of the Postulants

The Postulancy for the year 2017-2018 is commenced on 3 July 2017. There are 14 Postulants for this year. Br. Praveen Henry D Souza, the Minister Provincial will officiated the Ceremony of the Reception of the Postulants.Br Thaddeus Baxla, Guardian and Master of the Postulancy.

OFM Franciscan India - Winning Children and Youth for Ecology

Winning Children and Youth for Ecology

On environmental day hundreds and thousands of plants are distributed and panted all over India. In a casual way I spoke to the children in the neighbourhood who had come to play cricket about environmental day and how they could contribute.

Minister General

Minister General - Br. Micheal Anthony Perry OFM Franciscan - India

Br. Micheal Anthony Perry

Minister Provincial

Minister Provincial - Br. Praveen Henry D Souza OFM Franciscan - India

Br. Praveen Henry D Souza


Foundation Of St. Francis Of Assisi, North
East India.


Br. Singarayar A.

Br. Pasala Showri Raju


The Custos
Br Tony D Souza
Br Leos Ekka
Br Fabianus Toppo
Br Francis Rozario

Br Francis Rozario
The Secretary to the Custos

Br. Jose P
Bursar of the Custody


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01 July

Anthony Alex Martis
02 July

Anthony K.P
03 July

Martin Sangma
05 July

Jugal Kishore Lakra
06 July

Stephen Lamin Gashuga
07 July

Dominic C.J.
08 July

Pawan Niksh Kujur
10 July

Ajeet Kumar Tirkey
10 July

Anto Leo
12 July

Sidney J.M
13 July

Arvind Kerketta
13 July

Michael Anand
14 July

Simon A.
14 July

Bal Raj Madanu
20 July

Joachim Tinneny
21 July

Francis Lawphniaw
21 July

James N.
21 July

Joachim Tinneny
22 July

Ravinder Kujur
23 July

Phyrnai Lyngdoh
27 July

Joseph Prasanna Kumar
31 July

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