OFM Franciscans - India

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News & Events COVID-19 Relief Work in Nesakkaram SEEDS
Nesakkaram SEEDS is a Franciscan NGO, working for the welfare of the underprivileged families at the periphery of Chennai, especially in the slums, for the last 32 years. In the beginning we were within our own homes safely doing our routine tasks.  » Read More

News & Events Covid-19 Relief Work in Paasam-Flame
The Friars in Dindigul under the banner of PAASAM-FLAME with the help of our Parish Priest at Kurusady, Dindigul, helped the needy (daily labourers, blind people and marginalised) and distributed Rice bags for around 102 families on 10-04-2020.  » Read More

News & Events COVID-19 Relief Work in Prakruthi Mithra – Chundale, Pakkalipallam
Friars of the local community able to adequately respond to alleviate 41 families staying in and around Pakallipallam Chundale from the immediate and impending deprivation of medicines and essential provisions.  » Read More

News & Events Covid-19 Relief Work in Shalom Friary, Hyderabad
The community of Shalom Friary helps the stranded Migrant workers, the daily wage earners, local poor found on the road police personnel on duty in the area of our community, and the poor families in our parish area by giving food to people daily and distributing Rice and Dhal to some needy families  » Read More

News & Events Covid Relief Work in St. Anthony’s Friary, Bengaluru
St. Anthony’s Bread Centre - has been running for the last 13 years, distributing midday meal from Monday to Saturday, to anyone who came hungry.  » Read More

News & Events COVID-19 Relief Work in St. Louis Friary, Palamaner
St. Louis Friary/ Parish in Palamaner, Chittoor District is reaching out to the people in need such as the Leprosy Colony, poor parishioners, people without BPL (ration) card, migrants, sick and people in remote places.  » Read More

News & Events COVID-19 Relief Work in St. Louis Friary, Palamaner
We friars Joy Valooran, Dominic C.J, Varghese Sebastian, Johnny Anthony and Jamesmon P.C. at St.Francis Friary, Kochi could start helping the people by making mask from 16th of March through a wide range of volunteers including our lay groups.  » Read More

News & Events COVID-19 Relief Work in St. Clare’s Friary, Salbari
St. Clare of Assisi Mission Salbari, Assam has tried to reach out to the poor needy during the lock down with the relief materials package.  » Read More

News & Events Covid-19 Relief Work in St. Anthony’s Friary, North Guwahati
The friars at St. Anthony’s friary in North Guwahati are ever ready to reach out to the people in times of any humanitarian emergency.  » Read More

News & Events COVID-19 REMINDS US WE ARE A GLOBAL COMMUNITY
All these days we thought globalization makes us global people  » 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