OFM Franciscans - India

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News & Events Indian Franciscans commit to promote triple dialogue - Press Release from AFFI
Pune, Feb 24, 2019: The annual assembly of the Association of Franciscan Families of India (AFFI) ended on Feb 22 with a yearlong plan to revive the charism of their founder,  » Read More

News & Events Congratulations to Br Praveen on being elected as the President of AFFI
We extend our hearty congrats to Br Praveen, the President of AFFI and the other office bearers of AFFI on their recent election to the AFFI offices.The National team for the next three years  » Read More

News & Events Asian Young Friars Gathering, Manila, Philippines
The third day was continued in the respective parish to which we are sent. In the morning the parish priest took us around to show the activities that are being conducted for the faithful  » Read More

News & Events FCAO WITH GENERAL DEFINITORY
The FCAO meeting together with the General Definitory began on a very solemn way at 4pm on 9th February, 2019, at Ban Pho Wan Pastoral Centre (Ban Phu Wan means The Sower).  » Read More

News & Events 4th Asian Young Friars Gathering Province of San Pedro Bautista, PHILIPPINES February 8-17, 2019
The fourth Asian Young Friars Gathering - 2019 began on 8th February 2019 at Arnold Janssen Spirituality Centre at Quezon City, Manila at 8:30 am with the Prayer Service.  » Read More

News & Events Pastors’ Meets Report
A meeting of the Pastors of the Province of St. Thomas the Apostle, India, the Custody of the Mary, Mother of God, India and the Foundation of St. Francis of Assisi,North East India  » Read More

News & Events The Joy of the Foundation: Friar John’s ordination
It was a moment of joy for the Foundation of St. Francis of Assisi, North East India, as Br Johnvinzen Lyngdoh Tongkhar OFM walked towards the Altar to be ordained to,  » Read More

News & Events PRIESTLY ORDINATION OF BROTHER GOPU RAJASEKHAR
The Priestly Ordination of Brother Gopu Rajasekhar was held on 27th December 2018, at his own home-parish,  » Read More

News & Events “Friars in Dialogue”
Under Ten Pre-Chapter, 27th – 29th November 2018, PalamanerThis year 2019 is very significant and important for us friars as we celebrate the 8th centenary of our Holy Father Francis’ encounter with  » Read More

News & Events Christmas: An Expression of Dialogical Love
Let us all rejoice in the Lord, for our Saviour is born in the world. Today, true peace has come down to us from Heaven! (entrance antiphon for the Christmas midnight mass).  » Read More

ST. FRANCIS OF ASSISI

ST. FRANCIS OF ASSISI

ST. FRANCIS

ST. FRANCIS

FRIARS' BIRTHDAY (July)

Date

Name of the Friars

Events

Year

01

Anthony Alex Martis

Birth

1976

02

Pratap Reddy Salibindla

Henry Jose

Birth

Birth

1960

1992

03

+ Thomas the Apostle – Patron of the Province

Amaladass Manickam

Atma Jyothi, Mysore

Abhishek M.

Feast


Solemn Vows

Blessing

Birth



1982

1987

1995

04

Praveen Henry D’Souza

Ordination

2007

05

Martin Sangma

Birth

1992

06

Jugal Kishore Lakra

Birth

1976

07

+ Michael Haliday

Baikim Chandra Minj

Stephen Lamin Gashnga

Home

Birth

Birth

1976

1982

1983

08

Dominic C.J.

+ Bede Worham

Birth

Home

1959

1991

09

Mukti Prakash Ekka

Arun Junes

Solemn Vows

Ordination

2000

2006

12

Anto Leo

Birth

1988

13

Sidney J.M.

Arvind Kerketta

Birth

Birth

1941

1970

14

Michael Anand

Simon A.

Deepak Xalxo

Avinash Toppo

Birth

Birth

Birth

Birth

1977

1981

1992

1996

15

+ Bonaventure

Feast


20

+ Blaise Lobo

Home

1997

21

Lawrence of Brindisi

James N.

Feast

Birth


1966

22

+ Leonard Fernandes

Home

1980

27

+ Cornelius D’ Souza

Phyrnai Lyngdoh

Home

Birth

2009

1983

28

+ Alphonsa

Feast


30

Trevor D’ Souza

Entry

1985

31

Joseph Prasanna Kumar

Birth

1985