OFM Franciscans - India

News & Events

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

News & Events Chapel Inaguration in Kherkabar, Salbari
25 July 2018, Salbari: A newly built village chapel was blessed on 22nd July by our Provincial Friar Praveen D' Souza OFM in the presence of the friars working in the Foundation. We are grateful to the General Secretariat of the Franciscan Missions.  » Read More

News & Events Grace of Minor Orders
14 July 2018, Bengaluru: Our Brothers Emmanuel Christopher, Anand Suresh Minj and Salvador Drego received the Order of Lector on 14th July 2018. The lector is appointed for a function proper to him, that of reading the word of God in the liturgical assembly.  » Read More

News & Events Animation Seminar for Brothers in Middle Adulthood (Senior)
The OGF Council organized for the Brothers in Middle Adulthood (Senior) a three day seminar in order to retrospect into the lifeproject as well as to enhance the religious commitment on the theme of “Brothers’ generative energy.  » Read More

News & Events Ordination to Diaconate
Brothers John Vinzen Lyngdoh and Rajasekhar Gopu were ordained Deacons this morning during the Eucharistic Celebration at 10.30 AM. Father Bishop Peter Machado was the main celebrant who presided over the Eucharist, preached an inspiring and touching homily and ordained the brothers as deacons.  » Read More

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

ST. FRANCIS OF ASSISI

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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