OFM Franciscans - India

News & Events

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

News & Events CONTINENTAL CONGRESS FOR FORMATORS IN JAKARTA - DAY 5
Friars (OFM) of the Province of St. Thomas the Apostle, India take charge of the Parish of Kanakankulam in the Diocese of Sultanpet.  » Read More

News & Events MISSION BEGINS AT KANAKANKULAM IN THE DIOCESE OF SULTANPET
Friars (OFM) of the Province of St. Thomas the Apostle, India take charge of the Parish of Kanakankulam in the Diocese of Sultanpet.  » Read More

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

ST. FRANCIS OF ASSISI

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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