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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

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

ST. FRANCIS OF ASSISI

ST. FRANCIS OF ASSISI

ST. FRANCIS

ST. FRANCIS

FRIARS' BIRTHDAY (December)

Date

Name of the Friars

Events

Year

02

St. Louis Friary – Palmaner

Fidelis D’ Lima

Foundation

Ordination

1949

1964

05

Abraham Vadana

Shaji Nicholas Vadachery

+ Valentine Crasta

Birth

Birth

Home

1946

1969

2011

06

Baptist D’ Souza

Birth

1975

07

+ Anthony’s Church - Bannur

Erection

1999

09

Anil Kerketta

Birth

1980

11

Richard D’Silva

+ Agnel D’ Mello

Ordination

Home

1960

2013

13

Vincent Soosai

Varghese Sebastian

Scaria Varanath

Thomas M.M.

Dayanand

Anand Suresh Minj

Nideesh M. John

Birth

Ordination

Ordination

Ordination

Ordination

Birth

Birth

1970

1975

1975

1975

1975

1987

1993

14

+ Titus Myppan

Home

2012

15

Gregory Fernandes

Ordination

1963

16

Paul K.L.

Assisi Sadan - Nagpur

Birth

Foundation

1952

1993

17

Sidney Mascarenhas

Varghese Lakra

Ordination

Birth

1967

1977

18

Ajit Kerketta

Birth

1976

19

James Kallarackan

Friary Chapel – Palmaner

Birth

Blessing

1942

1967

21

Parish Church - Palmaner

Blessing

1964

22

Francis Agnelo Rozario

Birth

1966

24

Emmanuel Christopher

Birth

1992

25

Mukti P. Ekka

+ Celestine Reardon

+ Ambrose Staskunas

Birth

Home

Home

1973

1976

1986

26

Tony D’ Souza

+ Paschal Fernando

Birth

Home

1962

1994

27

Irudayaraj Fernando

Sahaya Dhas J.

Ordination

Ordination

2002

2013

28

Madhu Sudhan Reddy

Ordination

2015

29

Thumma Ranjith Kumar Reddy

Ordination

2015

30

+ Gratian McEvoy

Wilson Paul Nattalil

Stephen Lamin Gashnga

+ Kuriyan Joseph

Home

Ordination

Ordination

Home

1992

2003

2012

2015

31

Sleeva Reddy

Birth

1968