OFM Franciscans - India

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News & Events The tale of the Tau
At least once in your life you’ll be asked about the meaning of the cross, usually made of wood, which is shaped like a “T” and is often worn by Franciscan friars. With the help of the portal, St. Francis Patron of Italy, we sought to understand the meaning of the Tau.  » Read More

News & Events Brothers in India Celebrate the SPUTY Pre-Chapter
The SPUTY (Solemn Profession Under Ten Years) brothers of the Province of St. Thomas the Apostle, Custody of Mary Mother of God and Foundation of St Francis of Assisi gathered at what is known as Cradle of OFM Franciscans - India,  » Read More

News & Events Cyclone that hit Coastal and Delta Districts in Tamilnadu
Gaja cyclone has destroyed the future, people have built over by many years of their hard work.People of the Delta districts in Tamilnadu have lost the belongings at home and their source of income in the fields: Cultivation.  » Read More

News & Events THE ONES WHO ARE MOST REMEMBERED AND WHOSE VIRTUES WILL NEVER BE FORGOTTEN | HOMILY FOR THE FEAST OF ALL SAINTS OF THE SERAPHIC ORDER
The Custody of the Holy Land is hosting the 4th International Conference ...  » Read More

News & Events I AM DYING TO LIVE, an Art Exhibition of the Paintings of Br Sandesh Manuel
I Always painted and was fascinated right from my early days by shades and colours. After I was almost thirty and did an inventory of my childhood.  » Read More

News & Events Brothers Ministering in Nongjri
Our Mission Parish in Nongjri in the Foundation of St. Francis of Assisi in the state of Meghalaya. Brs. Stephen Lamin and Brayan are ministering there. Br. Singarayar the President of the Foundation is blessing the construction projects.  » Read More

News & Events Ordinations
Br. RAJASEKHAR GOPU OFM will be ordained to the Sacred Order of Priesthood, on 27 December 2018 by Most. Rev. Bishop Bhagyaiah Chinnabathini DD, Bishop of Guntur. The celebration of Ordination will be held at St. Paul the Hermit Church.  » Read More

News & Events Day 6 - Novena to St Francis
Hymn Word of God, come down on earth, Alleluia, Touch our hearts and bring to birth, Alleluia, Faith and hope and lasting love, Alleluia, Word of God, come down on earth! Speak to us, eternal Word, Alleluia, You who brought all things to life, Alleluia  » Read More

News & Events Day 5 - Novena to St Francis
Hymn Come build my church Come build my church it’s falling to ruin That’s what the father tells me to do Give stones and mortars let build together The lowly house of God. To every town and village and valley Preach what the Good Lord had done for us  » Read More

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

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FRIARS' BIRTHDAY (March)

Date

Name of the Friars

Events

Year

03

Bipin Kishore Kandulna

Birth

1990

04

Joy Prakash

Davis Kallookaran

Alphonse Moras

Simon Pinto

+ Alexis v. Leeuwen

Birth

Ordination

Ordination

Ordination

Home

1948

1978

1978

1978

1999

05

+ Bal Raj Madanu

Felix A

Home

Birth

2017

1998

09

Augustine Pinto

+ Gerald Scarisbrick

Sujit Ganji

Ordination

Home

Birth

1967

1980

1988

12

Abraham Vadana

Gerald Lobo

Paul K.L.

St.Thomas Province – INDIA

Avinash Kujur

Nichol John

Ordination

Ordination

Ordination

Erection

Birth

Birth

1977

1977

1977

1985

1995

1992

13

Eugene A.

Samson

Tommy T.J.

Birth

Solemn Vows

Solemn Vows

1984

1985

1985

14

Jayapal Dwarakonda

Flame,Dindigul

Birth

Blessing

1979

2009

16

Joseph Raj

Birth

1987

17

Basil Tirkey

Birth

1984

18

Johnvinzen Lyngdoh

Birth

1987

19

James N.

Chinnappan M. Devaraj

Ordination

Ordination

1994

1994

20

+ Sylvester Dias

Felix Gassam

Trevor D’ Souza

Home

Ordination

Ordination

1979

1993

1993

21

+ Joseph Dias

Home

2002

22

Bobby V.T.

Birth

1963

23

James Kallarackan

Charles Mathew Kolanchery

Joy Prakash Kuzhiparambil

Bhatkal Friary – In Perpetum

+ Oswald Dijkstra

Ordination

Ordination

Ordination

Acceptance

Home

1974

1974

1974

1989

2006

24




25

Lawrence Simon

Arok Sundar Sebastian

Dharma L. Bernard

Charles Bernard

Amaldas Belevendran

Ordination

Ordination

Ordination

Ordination

Ordination

1979

1979

1979

1993

1995

26

Santosh Ekka

Birth

1978

27

Babu Jose Pamplany

Birth

1966

28

Ajit Kumar Dung Dung

Birth

1977

30

Paul Kallan

Birth

1961

31

Sagaya Soosairaj A.

Ordination

1997