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OFM Franciscan India - Ordination to Diaconate

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.

OFM Franciscan India - Five Things you should know about St. Bonaventure

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.

OFM Franciscan India - Guided by the Hand of God

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.

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

St.Francis Of Assisi Foundation

FOUNDATION-GOVERNMENT

Br. Wilson Paul Nattalil , President

Br. Showri Raju , Councillor

Br. Stephen Lamin , Councillor

Br.  Showri Raju , Secretary of the Foundation

Custody

CUSTODIAL GOVERNMENT
Br Carlos Dias

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

Br Francis Rozario
The Secretary to the Custos

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FRIARS' BIRTHDAY (August)

Date

Name of the Friars

Events

Year

01

Richard D’ Silva

Balaswamy Gundiga

Entry

Birth

1952

1978

02

Portiuncula

Feast


03

Julius Arul Rayan

Birth

1974

04

+ Bernard Henrietta

Praveen Roshan Toppo

Ravi Bara

Home

Birth

Birth

1981

1982

1995

06

Benedict Gomes

Augustine Tirkey

Birth

Birth

1977

1989

08

+ Marianus Kadasani

T.S.Leo Max

Home

Birth

2004

1995

11

+ Clare of Assisi

+ Sanctes Molenkamp

Feast

Home


1990

14

Jesu Maharaja

Pasala Showri Raju

Birth

Birth

1975

1987

15

Arok Sundar Sebastian

Charles Bernard

Felix Gassam

Francis Kaviyil

Chinnappan M. Devaraj

Amaldas Belevendran

Bobby V.T.

Birth

Solemn Vows

Solemn Vows

Solemn Vows

Solemn Vows

Solemn Vows

Ordination

1951

1990

1990

1992

1992

1992

2000

18

Jamesmon P.C.

Ordination

2001

19

John Chrysostom

Ordination

1995

21

Vijay Amirtharaj A.

Birth

1979

22

Bhaskar Reddy

Birth

1973

23

Stephen Arun S.

Birth

1994

25

King Louis IX

Arun Devasia Nattalil

Akshay Showry Raj

Feast

Birth

Birth


1991

1994

27

Joseph Kishan

Birth

1995

28

Fidelis D’ Lima

Birth

1939

30

Arockia Raj R.

Birth

1959

31

+ Christopher Coelho

Home

2007

Exchange

TAU

Together

Franciscan Pondering

Fransiscan Holy Land

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The Franciscan Province of St. Thomas the Apostle, India has more than 100 young men aspiring to become Franciscan friars.

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