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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, St. Louis Friary, Palamaner.

The =E2=80=9CUnder Ten=E2=80=9D Chapter of Mats for the Order of Friars Mi= nor to be held in Taize from July 7 =E2=80=93 14, 2019 under the theme, =E2=80=9CFriars in= Dialogue=E2=80=9D. This Chapter of Mats is convoked as a part the 8th Centenary celebration of St. Francis=E2=80=99 dialogue with Malik al-Kamil, the Sultan of Egypt, 1219, d= uring the Fifth Crusade.

Br. Michael Anthony Perry, our Minister General has invited every entity to celebrate the Pre- Chapter in order to foster the involvement of all the SPUTY Brothers and to prepare for the time of Grace at the Chapter of Mats in Taize.

Br. Praveen Henry D, Souza, the Minister Provincial convoked this Pre-Chapter for all the SPUTY friars in India. Br. Amaladass Manickam, the Moderator for Ongoing Formation has organized this event. Br. Shaji Nicholas, the Secretary for Formation and Studies was present too. During this Pre- Chapter, the participants were invited to =E2=80=9Csee=E2=80=9D t= he signs of dialogue in their own history, in their own country and in their own entity.

Friar Robin Daniel, OFM Cap animated the brothers providing them with the historical background to the event of St. Francis=E2=80=99 dialogue with Su= ltan and its influence in the spirituality and mission of St. Francis. Br. Charles Arulanandam helped the brothers to see the signs of dialogue in our country and in our entity.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
 

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FRIARS' BIRTHDAY (February)

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Name of the Friars

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01

Wilson Paul Nattalil

Hemant Xess

Robin Lakra

Solemn Vows

Solemn Vows

Solemn Vows

2001

2004

2004

02

Tomy Palackal

Vijay Minj

Julius Arul Rayan

Gali Bal Reddy

Birth

Birth

Solemn Vows

Birth

1974

1979

2001

1996

03

Ignatius Baa

Benjamin Jojo

Solemn Vows

Solemn Vows

2002

2002

04

Thomas A.

Vinod Kujur

Birth

Birth

1972

1985

05

St.Gonsalo Garcia

Saint


06

Sahaya Dhas J.

Madhu Sudhan Reddy

Sleeva Reddy

Prem Kumar D’ Souza

Stephen Lamin Gashnga

Jayapal Dwarakonda

Joseph Stephen

Sahaya Dhas J.

Vinod Robin

Felix Vijay

Eugene A.

Praveen Roshan Toppo

Jeddu Praveen Chinna Reddy

Nijil Chiramel

Joseph Prasanna Kumar

Pasala Showri Raju

Birth

Birth

Ordination

Solemn Vows

Solemn Vows

Solemn Vows

Solemn Vows

Solemn Vows

Solemn Vows

Solemn Vows

Solemn Vows

Solemn Vows

Solemn Vows

Solemn Vows

Solemn Vows

Solemn Vows

1980

1986

2002

2011

2011

2011

2011

2011

2012

2012

2012

2012

2012

2012

2012

2012

09

Nijil Chiramel

Ordination

2015

10

+ David Jackson

Home

1972

12

Francis Xavier

Birth

1970

14

Alphonse

Birth

1996

15

Praveen Henry D’ Souza

Deen Dayal

Pasala Showri Raju

Birth

Ordination

Ordination

1977

2017

2015

17

Prakruthi Mithra, Chundel

Blessing

2014

18

Assisi Vanam, Peravoor

Blessing

2009

20

Regi Matthew

Birth

1973

22

Lalith Kujur

Birth

1978

23

Xavier Durairaj

Vilas Correia

Birth

Birth

1975

1973

26

Nanasera Friary

Blessing

1996

27

Wilson Paul Nattalil

Birth

1970

28

Madhavaram Friary

Amaladass Manickam

Foundation

Birth

1953

1954