OFM Franciscans - India

News & Events

News & Events PARISH FEASTT
Flag hosting to celebrate the Feast of St. Theresa of Child Jesus at Kanakankalam Parish in Palakad diocese led by Br. Arok Sundar OFM and Br. Peter Saleth Nathan OFM.  » Read More

News & Events BR. JAN TER MAAT
Br. Jan Ter Maat (38 Years) a member of the Province of the Holy Martyrs of Gorcum, the Netherlands arrived in India on 21 September 2017.  » Read More

News & Events THE SENIOR FRIARS MEET IN THE PROVINCE OF ST. THOMAS THE APOSTLE
The Senior Friars Meet in the Province of St. Thomas the Apostle, India was well participated by the Senior Friars  » Read More

News & Events FRANCISCAN COLORS
To speak of the color of the habits worn by Franciscans (men and women inspired by the charism of Francis of Assisi) is not an easy task.  » Read More

News & Events CONGRATULATIONS BR. JOHNSON
We Congratulate Br. Johnson who has been re-elected as the SAAOC Secretary for Mission and Evangelization and also elected as the Delegate for the Plenary Council of the Order (PCO) to be held in Nairobi in June 2018  » Read More

News & Events DAY 4 – FCAO MEETING – UPDATES BY BR. PRAVEEN HENRY D’SOUZA, THE MINISTER PROVINCIAL
This day was a very memorable day. The Conferences kept this day aside for a day of Outing. The Minister Provincial of Indonesia had reserved the Safari for this day.  » Read More

News & Events DAY 3 – FCAO MEETING – UPDATES BY BR. PRAVEEN HENRY D’ SOUZA, THE MINISTER PROVINCIAL
We began our day little late. We had mass at 7 am followed by breakfast. Friar Gonza (he actually has a very long name and this is one of the names, simplest)  » Read More

News & Events WOMEN-SANGAMAN-2017
Upcoming Women-Sangaman-2017 on 15 July 2017 in Chennai Organized by Nesakkaram, an NGO mananged and run by OFM friars India.  » Read More

News & Events DAY 2 – FCAO MEETING – UPDATES BY BR. PRAVEEN HENRY D’ SOUZA, THE MINISTER PROVINCIAL
It's Indonesia and the day begins much earlier here. We had the second day beginning at 6am with Mass and Prayer.  » Read More

News & Events FCAO MEETING BEGINS IN JAKARTA, INDONESIA
We began the day very early on 10th July 2017. Our rising was very early at 4 am to be precise. We went to the friary at 4.30 am.  » Read More

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FRIARS' BIRTHDAY (August)

Date

Name of the Friars

Events

Year

01

Richard D’ Silva

Balaswamy Gundiga

Entry

Birth

1952

1978

02

Portiuncula

Feast


03

Julius Arul Rayan

Birth

1974

04

+ Bernard Henrietta

Praveen Roshan Toppo

Ravi Bara

Home

Birth

Birth

1981

1982

1995

06

Benedict Gomes

Augustine Tirkey

Birth

Birth

1977

1989

08

+ Marianus Kadasani

T.S.Leo Max

Home

Birth

2004

1995

11

+ Clare of Assisi

+ Sanctes Molenkamp

Feast

Home


1990

14

Jesu Maharaja

Pasala Showri Raju

Birth

Birth

1975

1987

15

Arok Sundar Sebastian

Charles Bernard

Felix Gassam

Francis Kaviyil

Chinnappan M. Devaraj

Amaldas Belevendran

Bobby V.T.

Birth

Solemn Vows

Solemn Vows

Solemn Vows

Solemn Vows

Solemn Vows

Ordination

1951

1990

1990

1992

1992

1992

2000

18

Jamesmon P.C.

Ordination

2001

19

John Chrysostom

Ordination

1995

21

Vijay Amirtharaj A.

Birth

1979

22

Bhaskar Reddy

Birth

1973

23

Stephen Arun S.

Birth

1994

25

King Louis IX

Arun Devasia Nattalil

Akshay Showry Raj

Feast

Birth

Birth


1991

1994

27

Joseph Kishan

Birth

1995

28

Fidelis D’ Lima

Birth

1939

30

Arockia Raj R.

Birth

1959

31

+ Christopher Coelho

Home

2007