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News & Events Salvador joins the Army of the Saviour
Belgaum, 9 January 2020: Br. Salvador Anthon Drago OFM received the Holy Order of Priesthood, on 9 January 2020, by Most. Rev. Derek Fernandes DD, Bishop of the Diocese of Belgaum.  » Read More

News & Events Bipin is Ordained a Priest
5 January 2020: Br. Bipin Kishore Kandulna OFM received the Holy Order of Priesthood, on 5 January 2020, by Most. Rev. Kishore Kumar Kujur DD, Bishop of the Diocese of Rourkela. The celebration was held at St. John the Baptist Church, Ghoghea.  » Read More

News & Events Inauguration of St. Theresa’s Church, Kanakankalam
29 December 2019, Sultanpet: The Renovated St. Theresa’s Church, Kanakkankalam was blessed on 29 th December 2019. Most Rev. Dr. Peter Abir, Bishop of Sultanpet blessed the Church.  » Read More

News & Events Shanborlang becomes a Priest in the Order of Priesthood
29th December 2019, Nongstoin: Br. Shanborlang Wartde, OFM received the Holy Order of Priesthood, on 29th December 2019, by Most. Rev. Victor Lyngdoh, Bishop of Jowai Diocese.  » Read More

News & Events Become Humble Servants of the God who Humbled Self for the Sake of All
In this text from Second Isaiah, the return of the Covenant people from Babylonian exile to Jerusalem, the Holy City,is proclaimed as an imminent reality,  » Read More

News & Events Personal Recollections of St. Sebastian’s Church
10 November 2019, Chennai: If Madhavaram sounds unfamiliar in 2019, it was literally obscure when Mr. and Mrs. Vas installed themselves there  » Read More

News & Events MESSAGE OF THE MINISTER GENERAL FOR WORLD HIV/AIDS DAY 2019
My dear Brothers of the Order, May the Lord give you peace! Each year since 1988, the world community is invited to pause for a  » Read More

News & Events The New Provincial Definitory
In the House of Assisivanam, Peravoor, Kerala on the 20th day of the month of November in the year 2019, the Friars, 70 in number, assembled as voting Members of the Chapter under the presidency  » Read More

News & Events …a sign of Providence, a symbol of Faith and an emblem of Hope!
10 November 2019, Chennai: It was on 28th February 1953 that Friars set foot in St. Sebastian’s Church, Madhavaram. It is 66 years since Friars began their pastoral  » Read More

News & Events Nesakkaram Celebrates the 800th Anniversary of St. Francis Meeting the Sultan
Nesakkaram-SEEDS, a Franciscan NGO serving in Chennai celebrated on 21 September 2019 the 800th anniversary of  » Read More

ST. FRANCIS OF ASSISI

ST. FRANCIS OF ASSISI

ST. FRANCIS

ST. FRANCIS

FRIARS' BIRTHDAY (April)

Date

Name of the Friars

Events

Year

01

Gabriel Mathias

Carlos Dias

Birth

Ordination

1950

1989

03

+ Sylvester McGoldrick

Home

1992

04

Vineet Kerketta

Birth

1995

05

+ Achilles Meersman

Salim Joseph

Nicolas Marak

Home Ordination

Birth

1982

1994

1994

07

Rajasekhar Reddy Gopu

Punitha Anthoniar Illam

Birth

Foundation

1985

1992

08

John Chrysostom

Birth

1965

09

+ Prasad Cheely

Ordination

1998

10

Jugal Kishore Lakra

Ordination

2005

11

Paul Kallan

Ordination

1996

12

+ Liguory Mimpen

Home

2016

13

Francis Agnelo Rozario

Ordination

1997

14

Matthew Kootumkal

Cajetan S. Lourenco

Shalom Friary, Hyderabad

Cajetan S. Lourenco

+ John Peter

Bhaskar Reddy

Birth

Birth

Foundation

Ordination

Home

Ordination

1963

1965

1975

1996

2005

2005

15

Ignatius Baa

Joseph Raj M.

Ordination

Ordination

2005

2007

16

Richard D’Silva

Shanborlang Wartde

Francis Kaviyil

Babu Jose Pamplany

Birth

Birth

Ordination

Ordination

1933

1989

1994

1994

17

Peter Saleth Nathan J.

Ushar Kachhua

Joy (George) Sebastian

Jacob Tani

Birth

Birth

Ordination

Birth

1978

1992

2010

1993

18

St.Francis Friary, Kochi

Prasad Papabathuni

Joy K.D.

Erection

Ordination

Ordination

1951

1998

1998

19

Parish at Chippilithode

Vilas Baptist Correia

Prashanth Wilson Fernandes

Erection

Ordination

Ordination

1997

2008

2012

20

Johnson M.V.

Tojy M.

Regi Matthew

Ajit Kumar Dung Dung

Tony Marshall

Nelson Toppo

Ordination

Ordination

Ordination

Ordination

Ordination

Birth

1999

2004

2006

2008

2009

1992

21

Abraham Vadana

Davis Kallookaran

Alphonse Moras

Gerald Lobo

Simon Pinto

Paul K.L.

+ Angelo James Anthony

New Church at Salbari

Entry

Entry

Entry

Entry

Entry

Entry

Home

Blessing

1972

1972

1972

1972

1972

1972

2002

2013

22

+ Owen McLaughlin

Home

1974

23

Anthony Roobandass A.

Singarayar A.

Tom John

Thomas A.

Birth

Ordination

Ordination

Ordination

1978

1997

2002

2003

24

Johnny Anthony

Benjamin Jojo

John Sekar

Birth

Ordination

Ordination

1961

2005

2010

25

Pratap Reddy Salibindla

Thomas Joseph

Johnny Anthony

Sandesh Manuel

Varghese Lakra

Ordination

Ordination

Ordination

Ordination

Ordination

1991

1992

1992

2009

2010

26

Thaddeus Baxla

Pradeep Kalliath

Birth

Ordination

1968

2007

27

+ Paul Fernandes

Home

2004

29

Arok Sundar Sebastian

Dharma L. Bernard

Arun Prakash

Lourdu Augustine

Balaswamy Gundiga

Peter Saleth Nathan J.

Vijay Minj

Entry

Entry

Birth

Ordination

Ordination

Ordination

Ordination

1973

1973

1974

2006

2008

2012

2012

30

Parish at Nanasera

Anthony Alex Martis

Vijay Amirtharaj A.

Nesavanam,Chennai

New Church at Reddypalem

Erection

Ordination

Ordination

Blessing

Blessing

1995

2008

2008

2008

2013