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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.

The majority of them are auto drivers or daily wage earners, our beneficiaries include widows with young children or young families with sick and aged parents, or families that have sick, handicapped, mentally children to look after and those whose source of income dried up with the lockdown and were badly in need of food and medicines.

The support was extended as per the need an average of rupees 3500 worth help was made available – the Maximum help extended was 5000 rupees worth medical help and provisions – the minimum being 2000 rupees worth essential provisions.

We reached out to 13 Hindu families, 9 Muslim families and 19 Christian families in all.

 

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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