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News & Events Letter of the Minister General to the Poor Sisters for the Solemnity of Saint Clare, 2022
The solemnity of our mother, St Clare, returns in this year marked not only by the pandemic but also by the war in Ukraine and other forms of conflict. There are also social tensions and climatic  » Read More

News & Events Celebration Of St. Anthony’s Feast In Bannur And Our Lady Of Lourdes Church, Bhatka
We arrived in the parish just two days before the feast. Father Prashant welcomed us when we arrived. It was Saturday and he had kept the mass in the evening for us at 5:00 pm. We had the Eucharistic celebration and,  » Read More

News & Events The Lord Gave Me Brothers!
The solemn profession of our two brothers Albinus Ekka and Avinash Kujur was held in St. Francis Friary Basen, Chhattisgarh. Around 20 friars, some Parishioners and the family members of both the brothers were present for the celebration of the solemn profession.  » Read More

News & Events Inter-religious Gathering On 19th March 2022
The Religious leaders of different religions and also Christian denominations were invited for an inter-religious response to the situation of our country on 19th March 2022 at 10.30 am. Friar Simon A. the Parish Pries of St. Sebastian Church was the host of the  » Read More

News & Events Regency Part The Monetized Mode Of Work
My regency program began on 25thJune, 2021 at theSt. Anthony’s friary, North Guwahati. I was engaged in helping out in profiling of the documents in the manager’s office, working in the school library,  » Read More

News & Events Grateful Moments
The springtime has come and now the rain has started showering the trees and plants so that they are blooming. At the same time the nation declared a lockdown and the people said it was the worst time to move around as uncertainty was prevailing.  » Read More

News & Events Exposure Journey with De-addicted Children in Nuzvid
Martin Buber says “All Journeys have secret destinations of which the traveler is unaware.” My journey in my exposure program began  » Read More

News & Events EXPERIENCE REVEALS LIFE
I was assigned to do my regency program at St. Anthony’sFriary, MalomNoatoli. Malom Noatoli is one of the interior villages in the state of Jharkhand. It was not easy for me to travel due to the  » Read More

News & Events MY REGENCY EXPERIENCE IN BASEN COMMUNITY Experience is a best teacher of life
My regency program started on 7th June in the Basen community under the guidance of  » Read More

News & Events A MEMORABLE REGENCY EXPERIENCE
I did my regency program in the community of Shalom Friary, Hyderabad. It began on 1st July 2021.I did my regency under the guidance of  » 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