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News & Events EGYPT, SYRIA AND A NEW PRESENCE IN THE HOLY LAND: INTERVIEW WITH THE MINISTER GENERAL
Interview by GIUSEPPE CAFFULLI  Fr. Michael A. Perry, Minister General of the Friars Minor was in Lebanon and Syria from 4 to 7 April  » Read More

News & Events FRANCISCAN PERSPECTIVE OF GOVERNANCE CAN EXPAND CHURCH LEADERSHIP POOL
VATICAN CITY (CNS) -- For St. Francis of Assisi, following Christ meant imitating his humility and forsaking riches  » Read More

News & Events ST. FRANCIS’ MESSAGE TO THE SULTAN IN EGYPT
Just as St. Francis once left the Portiuncula and went to Egypt to meet the Sultan, so now Pope Francis, who was a pilgrim at the Portiuncula on August 4th  » Read More

News & Events FRANCISCAN SUPERIORS ASK POPE TO ALLOW BROTHERS TO BE ELECTED LEADERS
The superiors of the four main branches of the Franciscan friars formally asked Pope Francis for permission to allow their communities to elect brothers to positions of leadership in their communities.  » Read More

News & Events CHILDREN PARLIAMENT KALAI MELA – 26/3/2017
CHILDREN PARLIAMENT KALAI MELA – 26/3/2017 Nesakkaram-SEEDS aims at providing opportunities to Street and Slum children for humane growth.  » Read More

News & Events ART STUDENT PRIESTS ARGUE FOR FREEDOM OF EXPRESSION
Fr. Jamesmon relies on the sheer depth of art in enriching his ministry..  Among the 33 graduating scholars who displayed their works at a show titled ‘Labyrinth  » Read More

News & Events BR. BALRAJ MADANU IS NO MORE
Br. Balraj Madanu is No More  With great sadness, we inform you that Fr. Bal Raj OFM has passed away today - Sunday 05.  » Read More

News & Events WELCOME TO THE SOFT LAUNCH OF THE NEW WEBSITE OF THE ORDER OF FRIARS MINOR
Welcome to the soft launch of the new website of the Order of Friars Minor  We are thrilled to share with you our newly redesigned website, with a clean new look and simpler navigation experience.  » Read More

News & Events PEACE AND PERSEVERANCE BR. DEEN DAYAL
Peace and Perseverance Br. Deen Dayal  The Province extends its hearty congratulations and wishes  » Read More

News & Events BR. MATTHIAS MAIER, THE NEW PRESIDENT OF “MISSIONSZENTRALE DER FRANZISKANER” BEGINS HIS VISIT IN INDIA
Br. Matthias Maier, the New President of “Missionszentrale der Franziskaner” begins his visit in India Br. Matthias Maier arrived in Bengaluru on ​18th February 2017.  » Read More

ST. FRANCIS OF ASSISI

ST. FRANCIS OF ASSISI

ST. FRANCIS

ST. FRANCIS

FRIARS' BIRTHDAY (September)

Date

Name of the Friars

Events

Year

02

+ Matthew Walsh

Jayaseelan P.R.

Home

Ordination

1969

2001

04

+ Kentigern Stuart

Home

1995

08

Arokiam John

Tom John

Arockiasamy P.

Niranjan Toppo

Birth

Solemn Vows

Solemn Vows

Birth

1976

1999

1999

1993

09

Salun Kispotta

Birth

1995

10

Athanasius Xaxa

Birth

1959

11

+ Paulinus van Halderen

Home

1999

13

Bangalore Friary

+ Vincent Roy

John Sekar

Blessing

Home

Birth

1952

1959

1982

14

Anthony Pushparaj

Birth

1976

15

+ Fidelis Magee

Home

1979

17

Stigmata of Francis

Varghese Sebastian

Richard D’ Silva

Assisi Illam Dindigul

Feast

Birth

Solemn Vows

Blessing


1947

1956

2010

18

Joseph of Cupertino

Feast


19

Mesia Elias Moses M.

Birth

1973

20

Tom John

Birth

1961

23

Padre Pio

+ John Forest Hogan

A.J.Mathew Joseph

Feast

Home

Birth


1962

1989

24

Shalom Friary –Hyderabad

Blessing

1995

25

Sagaya Soosairaj

Birth

1968

26

+ Fabian D’ Souza

Home

2010

27

+ Conrad Gomes

Home

1993

28

Nicholas D’ Souza

Lourdu Augustine

Pradeep Anthony L.

Birth

Birth

Birth

1945

1976

1992

29

Sushil Beck

Salim Baxla

Birth

Birth

1973

1974