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News & Events Novena to St Francis of Assisi - Day 4
Hymn: Prayer before the Crucifix Glorious God, from heaven’s height, See my heart, how drab and dark. Show your lantern, shed your light, Touch my darkness with your spark. Give your faith to lead me right,  » Read More

News & Events Novena to St Francis of Assisi - Day 3
Hymn My brothers, my sisters , come, listen to me, My children, the voice of your father now hear, Give ear and attend to my voice carefully, You blessed of God and to me very dear.dd  » Read More

News & Events Novena to St Francis of Assisi - Day 2
Hymn All creatures of our God and King, Lift up your voice and with us sing, Alleluia! Alleluia! Thou burning sun with golden beam, Thou silver moon with softer gleam! O praise Him, O praise Him! Alleluia! Alleluia! Allelu-u-ia!  » Read More

News & Events Novena to St Francis of Assisi - Day 1
OUR VOCATION 1st -25th September Hymn Almighty, eternal God, humbly we bring Our prayer and our pleading to you: O make us to do for your sake everything We know that you want us to do. And make us to want in our hearts and our minds  » Read More

News & Events Feast of St Clare
St. Clare of Assisi! What draws me personally to St. Clare? It is her valiant and determined personality. As I was reading the life of St. Clare again, I was once again inspired by her grit and determination.The family had plans for St. Clare. However, God has other plans for St. Clare.  » Read More

News & Events SAAOC MINISTERS MEETING 2018
San Damiano Spirituality Centre, Singapore – August 6-9, 2018. We, the ministers from Australia, India, Indonesia, Malaysia-Singapore-Brunei, New Zealand, Pakistan, Papua New Guinea, Timor Leste, and West Papua gathered with the General Definitor.  » Read More

News & Events The Feast St Anne, Ponda Goa
29 July 2018, Ponda: St Anne’s Church in Ponda has been standing tall since the mid 19th century, providing devotees a place to venerate the grandmother of Jesus Christ. This church, along with three other churches in Goa, is now solely dedicated to St Anne, the mother of Mary.  » Read More

News & Events FEAST OF ST. CLARE 2018: LETTER OF THE MINISTER GENERAL
Discernment: purification of the gaze, of the heart, and of the will. Dearest sisters,May the Lord give us his Peace! Last year I offered you some reflections based on the words that guided our preparation as Friars Minor.  » Read More

News & Events FRANCISCANS IN FAMILY PASTORAL
Prakruthi Mithra Eco-spiritual Centre situated in Waynad, Kerala is in the valley of all absorbing and majestic looking Chembra Mountains.It is surrounded by ever green, cooling and at the same time heart- warming tea plantation– an ideal spot to sing.  » Read More

News & Events Blessing and Inauguration of Aspirancy in the Foundation
25 July 2018, Salbari: We share with you the good news of long awaited dream come true, that is, the Formation House (Aspirancy) in the Foundation. Friar Praveen D' Souza OFM,Our provincial blessed and inaugurated the Aspirancy block in St. Clare of Assisi.  » Read More

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FRIARS' BIRTHDAY (January)

Date

Name of the Friars

Events

Year

03

St.Antonine Morton

Austin Francis

Home

Ordination

1970

2004

04

Sandesh Manuel

St.Rudolph D ’ Silva

St. Daniel Sigamony

Birth

Home

Home

1980

2005

2016

06

Thomas M.J.

Carlos Dias

Joseph Stephen M

Shanti Vanam, Raipur

Kurnool Missions

Basil S. Lobo

Birth

Solemn Vows

Birth

Arrival

Foundation

Ordination

1972

1986

1984

1997

2002

2008

07

Christopher (Christy)

Birth

1983

08

St.Ernest Reilly

St.Bernard Silveira

Home

Home

1981

2004

09

St.Anthony Rickards

Francis Arockiasamy

Justin Savio A

Home

Ordination

Birth

1989

2016

1998

10

Francis Xavier

Ordination

2004

11

Jerome Kispotta

Birth

1961

12

Nicholas D' Souza

St.Gerwin van Leeuwen

Ordination

Home

1973

2002

13

Praveen Roshan Toppo

Ordination

2015

15

Francis Kaviyil

St.Francis Serrao

Phyrnai Lyngdoh

Birth

Home

Ordination

1966

1990

2017

16

Prashanth Wilson Fernandes

Jeddu Praveen Chinna Reddy

Joseph Prasanna Kumar

Birth

Ordination

Ordination

1984

2015

2015

17

Nesakkaram – Chennai

Basil Tirkey

Foundation

Ordination

1991

2016

18

Felix Gassam

Felix Vijay

Ejekial Lakra

Birth

Ordination

Birth

1965

2015

1995

19

Albinus Ekka

Birth

1993

20

Tomy Palackal

Ordination

2011

21

Parish at Malom-Noatoli

Erection

1996

22

Prem Kumar D’ Souza

Nathaniel Tirkey

Prem Kumar D’ Souza

Birth

Birth

Ordination

1982

1988

2013

23

St.Peter D’ Souza

Eugene A.

Home

Ordination

1991

2015

24

Tomy Palackal

Arun Junes A.

Kulandaisamy M.

Christopher (Christy)

S.Vows

S.Vows

S.Vows

Ordination

2004

2004

2004

2015

25

Dominic C.J.

Jayapal Dwarakonda

Ordination

Ordination

1992

2013

26

Assisi Sadan - Umred

Blessing

1996

27

Chinnappan M. Devaraj

St.Dunstan Rickards

Roshan Lobo

Shaju Paliyathil

Shaju Paliyathil

Birth

Home

Birth

S.Vows

Ordination

1967

1940

1992

2002

2004

28

TrevorD ’ Souza

Birth

1960

29

Christopher (Christy)

Thomas Kiren A.

Anthony Roobandass A.

Solemn Vows

Birth

Ordination

2013

1993

2011

30

Bryan Carneiro

Ordination

2013

31

Scaria Varanath

Jeddu Praveen Chinna Reddy

Birth

Birth

1949

1985

Date

Name of the Friars

Events

Year

03

+ Antonine Morton

Austin Francis

Home

Ordination

1970

2004

04

Sandesh Manuel

+ Rudolph D ’ Silva

+ Daniel Sigamony

Birth

Home

Home

1980

2005

2016

06

Thomas M.J.

Carlos Dias

Joseph Stephen M

Shanti Vanam, Raipur

Kurnool Missions

Basil S. Lobo

Birth

Solemn Vows

Birth

Arrival

Foundation

Ordination

1972

1986

1984

1997

2002

2008

07

Christopher (Christy)

Birth

1983

08

+ Ernest Reilly

+ Bernard Silveira

Home

Home

1981

2004

09

+ Anthony Rickards

Francis Arockiasamy

Justin Savio A

Home

Ordination

Birth

1989

2016

1998

10

Francis Xavier

Ordination

2004

11

Jerome Kispotta

Birth

1961

12

Nicholas D' Souza

+ Gerwin van Leeuwen

Ordination

Home

1973

2002

13

Praveen Roshan Toppo

Ordination

2015

15

Francis Kaviyil

+ Francis Serrao

Phyrnai Lyngdoh

Birth

Home

Ordination

1966

1990

2017

16

Prashanth Wilson Fernandes

Jeddu Praveen Chinna Reddy

Joseph Prasanna Kumar

Birth

Ordination

Ordination

1984

2015

2015

17

Nesakkaram – Chennai

Basil Tirkey

Foundation

Ordination

1991

2016

18

Felix Gassam

Felix Vijay

Ejekial Lakra

Birth

Ordination

Birth

1965

2015

1995

19

Albinus Ekka

Birth

1993

20

Tomy Palackal

Ordination

2011

21

Parish at Malom-Noatoli

Erection

1996

22

Prem Kumar D’ Souza

Nathaniel Tirkey

Prem Kumar D’ Souza

Birth

Birth

Ordination

1982

1988

2013

23

+ Peter D’ Souza

Eugene A.

Home

Ordination

1991

2015

24

Tomy Palackal

Arun Junes A.

Kulandaisamy M.

Christopher (Christy)

S.Vows

S.Vows

S.Vows

Ordination

2004

2004

2004

2015

25

Dominic C.J.

Jayapal Dwarakonda

Ordination

Ordination

1992

2013

26

Assisi Sadan - Umred

Blessing

1996

27

Chinnappan M. Devaraj

+ Dunstan Rickards

Roshan Lobo

Shaju Paliyathil

Shaju Paliyathil

Birth

Home

Birth

S.Vows

Ordination

1967

1940

1992

2002

2004

28

TrevorD ’ Souza

Birth

1960

29

Christopher (Christy)

Thomas Kiren A.

Anthony Roobandass A.

Solemn Vows

Birth

Ordination

2013

1993

2011

30

Bryan Carneiro

Ordination

2013

31

Scaria Varanath

Jeddu Praveen Chinna Reddy

Birth

Birth

1949

1985