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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

News & Events THE COMMISSION FOR ECUMENICAL AND INTERRELIGIOUS DIALOGUE
The Commission for Ecumenical and Interreligious Dialogue  The Order’s Commission for Ecumenical and Interreligious Dialogue gathered at the General Curia from 13-17 February 2017.  » Read More

News & Events GRATEFUL FELICITATION FOR FR. ELIAS OFM AS HE COMPLETES HIS TERM AT CCBI YOUTH COMMISSION
Grateful Felicitation for Fr. Elias ofm as he completes his term at CCBI Youth Commission Br. Elias ofm, after having served the Conference of the Catholic Bishops of India for a period of 5 years  » Read More

News & Events WELCOME TO BR. STEPHEN JAE IN KIM
Welcome to Br. Stephen Jae in Kim Br. Stephen, Jae in Kimarrived in India on 2nd February 2017 for an Exposure Programme in India.  » Read More

ST. FRANCIS OF ASSISI

ST. FRANCIS OF ASSISI

ST. FRANCIS

ST. FRANCIS

FRIARS' BIRTHDAY (November)

Date

Name of the Friars

Events

Year

01

Charles Mathew Kolanchery

Deepak Kumar

Birth

Birth

1947

1994

02

Joseph Raj M.

Birth

1975

04

Charles Bernard

Birth

1963

05

Lawrence Simon

Bala Marneni

+ Thomas Thannikary

+ Bernard D’ Silva

Birth

Birth

Home

Home

1949

1962

1996

2010

06

Singarayar A.

Salvador D’Souza

Clinton J.

Birth

Birth

Birth

1970

1979

1992

07

Hemant Xess

Birth

1975

09

Saji P. Mathew

Birth

1975

10

Augustine Pinto

+ Wilbert Smit

Birth

Home

1936

2003

11

Fulgence Ekka

Basil S. Lobo

Birth

Birth

1964

1971

14

+ Mark O’Rourke

Salvador Drego

Kalyan Kumar

Home

Birth

Birth

1974

1984

1994

15

+ Anthony Almeida

Home

1970

17

Elizabeth of Hungary

Vinoth Kumar T.

Feast

Birth


1993

18

Blessed Salome

Feast


19

Agnes of Assisi

Thomas Joseph

+ Kamal Ekka

Feast

Birth

Home


1962

2008

20

Irudayaraj Fernando

+ Bonaventure Davis

+ Bishop Ambrose Y.

+ Jesu Irudayam

Birth

Home

Home

Home

1966

1971

1997

2009

21

Silash Panna

Birth

1990

23

+ John C. O’Dowda

Home

1982

24

Rajesh Praveen Kumar

Birth

1994

25

Gregory Fernandes

Carlos Dias

Tojy M.

Birth

Birth

Birth

1930

1959

1970

26

Balthazar Pinto

Birth

1960

27

Johnson M. V.

Abraham Vadana

Birth

Solemn Vows

1969

1976

29

All Saints of the Seraphic Order

Dependent Custody

Foundation,North East.

Amaladass Manickam

Feast


Erection

Erection

Ordination



2008

2008

1985

30

Prasad Papabathuni

Birth

1970