OFM Franciscans - India

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News & Events Stamp Exhibition
In order to encourage the Indian Cricket Team through the cricket stamps, Br. Tom John conducted an Exhibition from his rarest of rare collections.It was a One day event to show the the solidarity.The event Inaugurated by Bishop of Kozhikode Rev. Dr. Varghese  » Read More

News & Events MESSAGE FOR THE MONTH OF RAMADAN 2019
To our Muslim brothers and sisters throughout the World: As-salaamu ‘alaykum! Peace be upon you! On behalf of the Special Commission for Dialogue with Islam of the Order of Friars Minor, it gives me great...  » Read More

News & Events An Ecumenical Floral Tribute to the Victims of Sri Lanka Bomb Attack by Franciscan Family Chennai
We were all affected by the loss of innocent lives due to the bomb blasts in Sri Lanka on the Easter Sunday. The happiness and calmness of Easter was shattered...  » Read More

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

ST. FRANCIS OF ASSISI

ST. FRANCIS OF ASSISI

ST. FRANCIS

ST. FRANCIS

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