OFM Franciscans - India

News & Events

News & Events Brothers in India Celebrate the SPUTY Pre-Chapter
The SPUTY (Solemn Profession Under Ten Years) brothers of the Province of St. Thomas the Apostle, Custody of Mary Mother of God and Foundation of St Francis of Assisi gathered at what is known as Cradle of OFM Franciscans - India,  » Read More

News & Events Cyclone that hit Coastal and Delta Districts in Tamilnadu
Gaja cyclone has destroyed the future, people have built over by many years of their hard work.People of the Delta districts in Tamilnadu have lost the belongings at home and their source of income in the fields: Cultivation.  » Read More

News & Events THE ONES WHO ARE MOST REMEMBERED AND WHOSE VIRTUES WILL NEVER BE FORGOTTEN | HOMILY FOR THE FEAST OF ALL SAINTS OF THE SERAPHIC ORDER
The Custody of the Holy Land is hosting the 4th International Conference ...  » Read More

News & Events I AM DYING TO LIVE, an Art Exhibition of the Paintings of Br Sandesh Manuel
I Always painted and was fascinated right from my early days by shades and colours. After I was almost thirty and did an inventory of my childhood.  » Read More

News & Events Brothers Ministering in Nongjri
Our Mission Parish in Nongjri in the Foundation of St. Francis of Assisi in the state of Meghalaya. Brs. Stephen Lamin and Brayan are ministering there. Br. Singarayar the President of the Foundation is blessing the construction projects.  » Read More

News & Events Ordinations
Br. RAJASEKHAR GOPU OFM will be ordained to the Sacred Order of Priesthood, on 27 December 2018 by Most. Rev. Bishop Bhagyaiah Chinnabathini DD, Bishop of Guntur. The celebration of Ordination will be held at St. Paul the Hermit Church.  » Read More

News & Events Day 6 - Novena to St Francis
Hymn Word of God, come down on earth, Alleluia, Touch our hearts and bring to birth, Alleluia, Faith and hope and lasting love, Alleluia, Word of God, come down on earth! Speak to us, eternal Word, Alleluia, You who brought all things to life, Alleluia  » Read More

News & Events Day 5 - Novena to St Francis
Hymn Come build my church Come build my church it’s falling to ruin That’s what the father tells me to do Give stones and mortars let build together The lowly house of God. To every town and village and valley Preach what the Good Lord had done for us  » Read More

News & Events Novena to St Francis of Assisi - Day 4
Hymn: Prayer before the Crucifix Glorious God, from heaven’s height, See my heart, how drab and dark. Show your lantern, shed your light, Touch my darkness with your spark. Give your faith to lead me right,  » Read More

News & Events Novena to St Francis of Assisi - Day 3
Hymn My brothers, my sisters , come, listen to me, My children, the voice of your father now hear, Give ear and attend to my voice carefully, You blessed of God and to me very dear.dd  » 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