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News & Events SOLEMN PROFESSION
Solemn Profession  Br. Arun ND & Br. Roshan Lobo made thier Solemn Profession in the Order of Friars Minor in the hands of Br. Praveen Henry  » Read More

News & Events STATEMENT OF THE FIRST LAY BROTHERS GATHERING IN ASIA
STATEMENT OF THE FIRST LAY BROTHERS GATHERING IN ASIA  Posted on May 5, 2017  » Read More

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

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