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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.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
 

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