OFM Franciscans - India

News & Events

News & Events Reception of the Postulants
The Postulancy for the year 2017-2018 is commenced on 3 July 2017. There are 14 Postulants for this year. Br. Praveen Henry D Souza, the Minister Provincial will officiated the Ceremony of the Reception of the Postulants.Br Thaddeus Baxla, Guardian and Master of the Postulancy.  » Read More

News & Events Winning Children and Youth for Ecology
On environmental day hundreds and thousands of plants are distributed and panted all over India. In a casual way I spoke to the children in the neighbourhood who had come to play cricket about environmental day and how they could contribute.  » Read More

News & Events Entry into Novitiate
30 May, Palmaner: Eight young men, having undergone the Franciscan Formation in the past few years made a daring decision to enter the Novitiate of the Order of the Friars Minor in the Province of the St. Thomas the Apostle, India situated in Palmaner, Andhrapradesh.In a traditional liturgical.  » Read More

News & Events Solemn Profession
2 June, Bengaluru: Br. Emmanuel Christopher who hails from RT nagar, Bengaluru made his Solemn Profession in the hands of Br Praveen Henry D Souza, the Minister Provincial in St. Anthony’s Friary Church, Bengaluru.Br. Emmanuel Christopher, having spent five years as simple professed friar.  » Read More

News & Events Simple Profession
31 May, Palmaner: Ten young men, having lived a year of Novitate under the accompaniment of the Holy Spirit and the guidance of Br Charles A, Guardian and Novice Master and the formators,surrendered themselves to Jesus Christ in the footprints of St Francis of Assisi.  » Read More

News & Events Solemn Profession in the Custody of Mary Mother of God
13 May, Malom Naotoli: Brs. Salvador Drego and Anand Suresh Minj took another important step in their life journey as friars minor committing themselves to Gospel Way of Life for Life in the footsteps of St Francis of Assisi.Having completed the years.  » Read More

News & Events Solemn Profession
Br. Salvador Drego and Br. Anand Suresh Minj will be making their Solemn Profession on 13th May 2018 at St. Anthony’s Church, Malom –Naotoli.Br. Carlos Dias, the Custos will preside over the celebration.Br. Emmanuel Christopher will be making his Solemn Profession.  » Read More

News & Events Minister General and Definitor General visit India
Br. Michael Perry, the Minister General and Br. Lino Greg Redoblado, Definitor General for Asia and Oceania arrived in Mumbai on 23rd April 2018. Br. Praveen Henry D’ Souza, Minister Provincial of Province of St. Thomas the Apostle.  » Read More

News & Events Minister General and Definitor General Arrive in Mumbai
OFM Franciscans India welcome Br Michael Anthony Perry our Minister General and Br Lino Greg Our Definitor General who arrived this morning at Our Lady of Good Counsel Friary, Sion, Mumbai.We wish our brothers a fruitful visit in India.  » Read More

News & Events Plenary Council – 2018 - “Listen, Discern, Go Forth”
The Plenary Council will be held from the morning of 27th April 2018 to the evening of 30th April 2018. Br. Michael Perry, the Minister General and Br. Lino Greg Redoblado, the Definitor General will participate in the Plenary Council.  » Read More

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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