OFM Franciscans - India

News & Events

News & Events Minister General Visit to Ukraine
From 10 to 16 April 2022, the Minister General, Br Massimo Fusarelli, accompanied by Br Francesco Piloni, Provincial of Assisi, visited Romania, Ukraine and Poland. Following this visit, he shared his pilgrimage  » Read More

News & Events Guardians’ Meet in Bengaluru
03 May 2022, Bengaluru: Two Years of ruthless covid-19 pandemic prevented the organization of any meetings. As the life has returned to normalcy, the programmes in the province are beginning to take place. So, the Guardians ministering  » Read More

News & Events Solemn Profession
Friars Affirm that They are Called to Love and Sent to Serve by Making their Solemn Profession 2 May 2022, Bengaluru: Brs. Kasu Eliyas, Adarsh Yesudas, Alphonse Velankanni and Sujit Ganji made their Solemn Profession in the hands of Br. Praveen  » Read More

News & Events Feast of Madhavaram
Two Years gone without the Feast of St. Sebastian, Not this Year thankfully! Silver Jubilarians Grace the Celebration with their presence and Prayers.24 May 2022, Madhavaram, Chennai: St. Sebastian is welcomed streets with hundreds of people awaiting  » Read More

News & Events Christmas 2021 in Barul
The simple crib, made by the youth, attracted many children and youth. They gathered in front of the crib. A girl read Lk 2, 1-14, and a boy read Titus 2, 11-14, by which they came to hear about the way the Saviour was born and that his his grace and...  » Read More

News & Events Inaugurations in the OFM Foundation in North East India
A Delightfully Impressive Experience! This is how I wish to recall our journey to our friaries in the Foundation of St. Francis of Assisi. The journey began in the early hours on 3 December 2021. Brs. Nathaniel and  » Read More

News & Events Christmas Reflection
Christmas is the day we Christians all over the world commemorate the historical birth of Jesus Christ which took place 2001 years ago in the humble cow-shed at Bethlehem. In a very special way this feast is dear to us Franciscans,  » Read More

News & Events The First Noel in Paasathottam, Dindigul
On the first Sunday of Advent itself the planning for Christmas celebration began. The children were enthusiastic and eagerly waiting for the day to come. It was decided that on the 19th of December PAASA families...  » Read More

News & Events Life Journey of life in the Franciscan Missions of the North-East
Eleanor Roosevelt once shared her experience of life and she says, “The purpose of life is to live it, to taste experience to the utmost, to reach out eagerly and without fear for newer...  » Read More

News & Events Inaugurations in the OFM Foundation - North East India
Inaugurations in the OFM Foundation - North East India  » 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