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News & Events PROVINCIALATE - ST. THOMAS FRATERNITY
The House of the Provincialate of the Province of St. Thomas the Apostle, India is named as “St. Thomas Fraternity.  » Read More

News & Events POSTULANCY
The Postulancy for the year 2017-2018 commenced on 3rd July 2017. There are 18 Postulants for this year for the Province of St. Thomas the Apostle, India.  » Read More

News & Events NESAKKARAM
Friars working In Nesakkaram have formally inaugurated A Play School for the Underprivilleged Children.  » Read More

News & Events ONE LOVE - GOSPEL CONCERT
ONE LOVE- Gospel Concert in Tamil and English held on Saturday 10th June 2017, at Sr. Sebastian's Church, Madhavaram, Chennai, INDIA.  » Read More

News & Events FEAST OF ST. ANTHONY, FRIARY, BENGALURU
The Three communities in the campus of St. Anthony's Friary came together and celebrated the Feast.  » Read More

News & Events BLESSING OF THE SCHOOL, ST. FRANCIS OF SCHOOL - HYDERABAD
The new school building was blessed by Br. Tom MM, Guardian of Shalom Friary. Br. Prasad P, Br. Prasanna and Br. Bhaskar were present for the Blessing.  » Read More

News & Events THE FEAST OF ST. ANTHONY, NORTH GUWAHATI
The Feast of St. Anthony was celebrated with great festivities in North Guwahati.  » Read More

News & Events FEAST OF ST. ANTHONY COMMENCES WITH THE FLAG-HOISTING IN BENGALURU
The Annual Feast of St. Anthony commenced with the Flag Hoisting on 9th June 2017. The Novena has begun and the Feast will be celebrated on 18th June 2017.  » Read More

News & Events ​​RECONSIDERING THE HABIT
The distinctive external symbol of Franciscans friars is the iconic brown habit – the tunic, hood and white cord with three knots.  » Read More

News & Events WORLD ENVIRONMENT DAYIN CHUNDEL
After the long unbearable, dry summer days the youth of St. Jude' s Parish in Chundel is determined to go green.  » Read More

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FRIARS' BIRTHDAY (March)

Date

Name of the Friars

Events

Year

03

Bipin Kishore Kandulna

Birth

1990

04

Joy Prakash

Davis Kallookaran

Alphonse Moras

Simon Pinto

+ Alexis v. Leeuwen

Birth

Ordination

Ordination

Ordination

Home

1948

1978

1978

1978

1999

05

+ Bal Raj Madanu

Felix A

Home

Birth

2017

1998

09

Augustine Pinto

+ Gerald Scarisbrick

Sujit Ganji

Ordination

Home

Birth

1967

1980

1988

12

Abraham Vadana

Gerald Lobo

Paul K.L.

St.Thomas Province – INDIA

Avinash Kujur

Nichol John

Ordination

Ordination

Ordination

Erection

Birth

Birth

1977

1977

1977

1985

1995

1992

13

Eugene A.

Samson

Tommy T.J.

Birth

Solemn Vows

Solemn Vows

1984

1985

1985

14

Jayapal Dwarakonda

Flame,Dindigul

Birth

Blessing

1979

2009

16

Joseph Raj

Birth

1987

17

Basil Tirkey

Birth

1984

18

Johnvinzen Lyngdoh

Birth

1987

19

James N.

Chinnappan M. Devaraj

Ordination

Ordination

1994

1994

20

+ Sylvester Dias

Felix Gassam

Trevor D’ Souza

Home

Ordination

Ordination

1979

1993

1993

21

+ Joseph Dias

Home

2002

22

Bobby V.T.

Birth

1963

23

James Kallarackan

Charles Mathew Kolanchery

Joy Prakash Kuzhiparambil

Bhatkal Friary – In Perpetum

+ Oswald Dijkstra

Ordination

Ordination

Ordination

Acceptance

Home

1974

1974

1974

1989

2006

24




25

Lawrence Simon

Arok Sundar Sebastian

Dharma L. Bernard

Charles Bernard

Amaldas Belevendran

Ordination

Ordination

Ordination

Ordination

Ordination

1979

1979

1979

1993

1995

26

Santosh Ekka

Birth

1978

27

Babu Jose Pamplany

Birth

1966

28

Ajit Kumar Dung Dung

Birth

1977

30

Paul Kallan

Birth

1961

31

Sagaya Soosairaj A.

Ordination

1997