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News & Events INDIAN FRANCISCANS RESPOND TO THE CURRENT CHALLENGES WITH THEIR HISTORICAL ROOTS
The Indian Franciscan Major Superiors, ninety seven of them from all over India gathered together in the Orlong Hada hill,  » Read More

News & Events Franciscan Youth Pledge to be Instruments of Peace
“We, the Franciscan youth pledge that we shall be instruments of peace in our families, parishes and the society”- so took the oath more than 300 youth coming from across different states of India on the occasion  » Read More

News & Events Holy Land Commissariat Now in India
25 January 2020, Bengaluru: The Commissariat of the Holy Land was inaugurated in St. Anthony’s Friary, Bengaluru on 25 January 2020. Most. Rev. Dr. Peter Machado, the Archbishop of Bengaluru,  » Read More

News & Events Arun is Ordained to the Order of Priesthood
23 January 2020, Poroor: Br. Arun (Joseph) Nattalil Devasia OFM received the Holy Order of Priesthood on 23 January 2020, by Most. Rev. Jose Porunnedom, Bishop of Mananthavady.The celebration of Holy  » Read More

News & Events Refreshing to ‘Regent…’
23 January 2020, Bengaluru: The Regents in the Province of St. Thomas the Apostle Brothers Adarsh Yesudass, Alphonse Velankanni, Rajesh Praveen Kumar, Nicholas Marak, Thomas Kiren and Albinus Lakra arrived by 21 st Morning...  » Read More

News & Events Br. Ushar, Ushered to Serve the Lord as a Priest
19 January 2020, Bengaluru: Br. Ushar Kachhua OFM, received the Holy Order of Priesthood, on 19 January 2020, by Most. Rev. Kishore Kumar Kujur DD, Bishop of the Diocese of Rourkela. ...  » Read More

News & Events Br. Roshan Surrenders Himself as the Priest of the Lord Jesus
15 January 2020, Bannur: Br. Roshan Lobo OFM received the Holy Order of Priesthood, on 15 January 2020, by Most. Rev. Peter Paul Saldanha, Bishop of the Diocese of Mangalore.  » Read More

News & Events Mathew Follow Jesus in the Ministry of Priesthood
13 Janaury 2020, Hyderabad: Br. A. Mathew Joseph OFM received the Holy Order of Priesthood, on 13 January 2020, by Most. Rev. Thumma Bala DD, Archbishop of the Diocese of Hyderabad.  » Read More

News & Events Inter Religious Dialogue in Honour of 800 th Anniversary of Encounter between the Sultan and St. Francis of Assisi
Bengaluru, 12 January 2020: St. Francis of Assisi, in the time of Crusades, braved the church establishments of his time and took on a peace expedition to meet the Sultan al-Malik...  » Read More

News & Events Friar Nicholas rebuilds and renovates Our Lady of Lourdes Church, Bhatkal
The Renovated Our Lady of Lourdes Church, Bhatkal was blessed on 11 January 2020 at 10.30 AM. Rev. Fr. Simon Tellis, the Delegate Apostolic Administrator for the Diocese of Karwar blessed the Church  » Read More

ST. FRANCIS OF ASSISI

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ST. FRANCIS

FRIARS' BIRTHDAY (April)

Date

Name of the Friars

Events

Year

01

Gabriel Mathias

Carlos Dias

Birth

Ordination

1950

1989

03

+ Sylvester McGoldrick

Home

1992

04

Vineet Kerketta

Birth

1995

05

+ Achilles Meersman

Salim Joseph

Nicolas Marak

Home Ordination

Birth

1982

1994

1994

07

Rajasekhar Reddy Gopu

Punitha Anthoniar Illam

Birth

Foundation

1985

1992

08

John Chrysostom

Birth

1965

09

+ Prasad Cheely

Ordination

1998

10

Jugal Kishore Lakra

Ordination

2005

11

Paul Kallan

Ordination

1996

12

+ Liguory Mimpen

Home

2016

13

Francis Agnelo Rozario

Ordination

1997

14

Matthew Kootumkal

Cajetan S. Lourenco

Shalom Friary, Hyderabad

Cajetan S. Lourenco

+ John Peter

Bhaskar Reddy

Birth

Birth

Foundation

Ordination

Home

Ordination

1963

1965

1975

1996

2005

2005

15

Ignatius Baa

Joseph Raj M.

Ordination

Ordination

2005

2007

16

Richard D’Silva

Shanborlang Wartde

Francis Kaviyil

Babu Jose Pamplany

Birth

Birth

Ordination

Ordination

1933

1989

1994

1994

17

Peter Saleth Nathan J.

Ushar Kachhua

Joy (George) Sebastian

Jacob Tani

Birth

Birth

Ordination

Birth

1978

1992

2010

1993

18

St.Francis Friary, Kochi

Prasad Papabathuni

Joy K.D.

Erection

Ordination

Ordination

1951

1998

1998

19

Parish at Chippilithode

Vilas Baptist Correia

Prashanth Wilson Fernandes

Erection

Ordination

Ordination

1997

2008

2012

20

Johnson M.V.

Tojy M.

Regi Matthew

Ajit Kumar Dung Dung

Tony Marshall

Nelson Toppo

Ordination

Ordination

Ordination

Ordination

Ordination

Birth

1999

2004

2006

2008

2009

1992

21

Abraham Vadana

Davis Kallookaran

Alphonse Moras

Gerald Lobo

Simon Pinto

Paul K.L.

+ Angelo James Anthony

New Church at Salbari

Entry

Entry

Entry

Entry

Entry

Entry

Home

Blessing

1972

1972

1972

1972

1972

1972

2002

2013

22

+ Owen McLaughlin

Home

1974

23

Anthony Roobandass A.

Singarayar A.

Tom John

Thomas A.

Birth

Ordination

Ordination

Ordination

1978

1997

2002

2003

24

Johnny Anthony

Benjamin Jojo

John Sekar

Birth

Ordination

Ordination

1961

2005

2010

25

Pratap Reddy Salibindla

Thomas Joseph

Johnny Anthony

Sandesh Manuel

Varghese Lakra

Ordination

Ordination

Ordination

Ordination

Ordination

1991

1992

1992

2009

2010

26

Thaddeus Baxla

Pradeep Kalliath

Birth

Ordination

1968

2007

27

+ Paul Fernandes

Home

2004

29

Arok Sundar Sebastian

Dharma L. Bernard

Arun Prakash

Lourdu Augustine

Balaswamy Gundiga

Peter Saleth Nathan J.

Vijay Minj

Entry

Entry

Birth

Ordination

Ordination

Ordination

Ordination

1973

1973

1974

2006

2008

2012

2012

30

Parish at Nanasera

Anthony Alex Martis

Vijay Amirtharaj A.

Nesavanam,Chennai

New Church at Reddypalem

Erection

Ordination

Ordination

Blessing

Blessing

1995

2008

2008

2008

2013