OFM Franciscans - India

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News & Events INDIAN FRANCISCANS RESPOND TO THE CURRENT CHALLENGES WITH THEIR HISTORICAL ROOTS
The Indian Franciscan Major Superiors, ninety seven of them from all over India gathered together in the Orlong Hada hill,  » Read More

News & Events Franciscan Youth Pledge to be Instruments of Peace
“We, the Franciscan youth pledge that we shall be instruments of peace in our families, parishes and the society”- so took the oath more than 300 youth coming from across different states of India on the occasion  » Read More

News & Events Holy Land Commissariat Now in India
25 January 2020, Bengaluru: The Commissariat of the Holy Land was inaugurated in St. Anthony’s Friary, Bengaluru on 25 January 2020. Most. Rev. Dr. Peter Machado, the Archbishop of Bengaluru,  » Read More

News & Events Arun is Ordained to the Order of Priesthood
23 January 2020, Poroor: Br. Arun (Joseph) Nattalil Devasia OFM received the Holy Order of Priesthood on 23 January 2020, by Most. Rev. Jose Porunnedom, Bishop of Mananthavady.The celebration of Holy  » Read More

News & Events Refreshing to ‘Regent…’
23 January 2020, Bengaluru: The Regents in the Province of St. Thomas the Apostle Brothers Adarsh Yesudass, Alphonse Velankanni, Rajesh Praveen Kumar, Nicholas Marak, Thomas Kiren and Albinus Lakra arrived by 21 st Morning...  » Read More

News & Events Br. Ushar, Ushered to Serve the Lord as a Priest
19 January 2020, Bengaluru: Br. Ushar Kachhua OFM, received the Holy Order of Priesthood, on 19 January 2020, by Most. Rev. Kishore Kumar Kujur DD, Bishop of the Diocese of Rourkela. ...  » Read More

News & Events Br. Roshan Surrenders Himself as the Priest of the Lord Jesus
15 January 2020, Bannur: Br. Roshan Lobo OFM received the Holy Order of Priesthood, on 15 January 2020, by Most. Rev. Peter Paul Saldanha, Bishop of the Diocese of Mangalore.  » Read More

News & Events Mathew Follow Jesus in the Ministry of Priesthood
13 Janaury 2020, Hyderabad: Br. A. Mathew Joseph OFM received the Holy Order of Priesthood, on 13 January 2020, by Most. Rev. Thumma Bala DD, Archbishop of the Diocese of Hyderabad.  » Read More

News & Events Inter Religious Dialogue in Honour of 800 th Anniversary of Encounter between the Sultan and St. Francis of Assisi
Bengaluru, 12 January 2020: St. Francis of Assisi, in the time of Crusades, braved the church establishments of his time and took on a peace expedition to meet the Sultan al-Malik...  » Read More

News & Events Friar Nicholas rebuilds and renovates Our Lady of Lourdes Church, Bhatkal
The Renovated Our Lady of Lourdes Church, Bhatkal was blessed on 11 January 2020 at 10.30 AM. Rev. Fr. Simon Tellis, the Delegate Apostolic Administrator for the Diocese of Karwar blessed the Church  » Read More

ST. FRANCIS OF ASSISI

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ST. FRANCIS

FRIARS' BIRTHDAY (January)

Date

Name of the Friars

Events

Year

03

St.Antonine Morton

Austin Francis

Home

Ordination

1970

2004

04

Sandesh Manuel

St.Rudolph D ’ Silva

St. Daniel Sigamony

Birth

Home

Home

1980

2005

2016

06

Thomas M.J.

Carlos Dias

Joseph Stephen M

Shanti Vanam, Raipur

Kurnool Missions

Basil S. Lobo

Birth

Solemn Vows

Birth

Arrival

Foundation

Ordination

1972

1986

1984

1997

2002

2008

07

Christopher (Christy)

Birth

1983

08

St.Ernest Reilly

St.Bernard Silveira

Home

Home

1981

2004

09

St.Anthony Rickards

Francis Arockiasamy

Justin Savio A

Home

Ordination

Birth

1989

2016

1998

10

Francis Xavier

Ordination

2004

11

Jerome Kispotta

Birth

1961

12

Nicholas D' Souza

St.Gerwin van Leeuwen

Ordination

Home

1973

2002

13

Praveen Roshan Toppo

Ordination

2015

15

Francis Kaviyil

St.Francis Serrao

Phyrnai Lyngdoh

Birth

Home

Ordination

1966

1990

2017

16

Prashanth Wilson Fernandes

Jeddu Praveen Chinna Reddy

Joseph Prasanna Kumar

Birth

Ordination

Ordination

1984

2015

2015

17

Nesakkaram – Chennai

Basil Tirkey

Foundation

Ordination

1991

2016

18

Felix Gassam

Felix Vijay

Ejekial Lakra

Birth

Ordination

Birth

1965

2015

1995

19

Albinus Ekka

Birth

1993

20

Tomy Palackal

Ordination

2011

21

Parish at Malom-Noatoli

Erection

1996

22

Prem Kumar D’ Souza

Nathaniel Tirkey

Prem Kumar D’ Souza

Birth

Birth

Ordination

1982

1988

2013

23

St.Peter D’ Souza

Eugene A.

Home

Ordination

1991

2015

24

Tomy Palackal

Arun Junes A.

Kulandaisamy M.

Christopher (Christy)

S.Vows

S.Vows

S.Vows

Ordination

2004

2004

2004

2015

25

Dominic C.J.

Jayapal Dwarakonda

Ordination

Ordination

1992

2013

26

Assisi Sadan - Umred

Blessing

1996

27

Chinnappan M. Devaraj

St.Dunstan Rickards

Roshan Lobo

Shaju Paliyathil

Shaju Paliyathil

Birth

Home

Birth

S.Vows

Ordination

1967

1940

1992

2002

2004

28

TrevorD ’ Souza

Birth

1960

29

Christopher (Christy)

Thomas Kiren A.

Anthony Roobandass A.

Solemn Vows

Birth

Ordination

2013

1993

2011

30

Bryan Carneiro

Ordination

2013

31

Scaria Varanath

Jeddu Praveen Chinna Reddy

Birth

Birth

1949

1985

Date

Name of the Friars

Events

Year

03

+ Antonine Morton

Austin Francis

Home

Ordination

1970

2004

04

Sandesh Manuel

+ Rudolph D ’ Silva

+ Daniel Sigamony

Birth

Home

Home

1980

2005

2016

06

Thomas M.J.

Carlos Dias

Joseph Stephen M

Shanti Vanam, Raipur

Kurnool Missions

Basil S. Lobo

Birth

Solemn Vows

Birth

Arrival

Foundation

Ordination

1972

1986

1984

1997

2002

2008

07

Christopher (Christy)

Birth

1983

08

+ Ernest Reilly

+ Bernard Silveira

Home

Home

1981

2004

09

+ Anthony Rickards

Francis Arockiasamy

Justin Savio A

Home

Ordination

Birth

1989

2016

1998

10

Francis Xavier

Ordination

2004

11

Jerome Kispotta

Birth

1961

12

Nicholas D' Souza

+ Gerwin van Leeuwen

Ordination

Home

1973

2002

13

Praveen Roshan Toppo

Ordination

2015

15

Francis Kaviyil

+ Francis Serrao

Phyrnai Lyngdoh

Birth

Home

Ordination

1966

1990

2017

16

Prashanth Wilson Fernandes

Jeddu Praveen Chinna Reddy

Joseph Prasanna Kumar

Birth

Ordination

Ordination

1984

2015

2015

17

Nesakkaram – Chennai

Basil Tirkey

Foundation

Ordination

1991

2016

18

Felix Gassam

Felix Vijay

Ejekial Lakra

Birth

Ordination

Birth

1965

2015

1995

19

Albinus Ekka

Birth

1993

20

Tomy Palackal

Ordination

2011

21

Parish at Malom-Noatoli

Erection

1996

22

Prem Kumar D’ Souza

Nathaniel Tirkey

Prem Kumar D’ Souza

Birth

Birth

Ordination

1982

1988

2013

23

+ Peter D’ Souza

Eugene A.

Home

Ordination

1991

2015

24

Tomy Palackal

Arun Junes A.

Kulandaisamy M.

Christopher (Christy)

S.Vows

S.Vows

S.Vows

Ordination

2004

2004

2004

2015

25

Dominic C.J.

Jayapal Dwarakonda

Ordination

Ordination

1992

2013

26

Assisi Sadan - Umred

Blessing

1996

27

Chinnappan M. Devaraj

+ Dunstan Rickards

Roshan Lobo

Shaju Paliyathil

Shaju Paliyathil

Birth

Home

Birth

S.Vows

Ordination

1967

1940

1992

2002

2004

28

TrevorD ’ Souza

Birth

1960

29

Christopher (Christy)

Thomas Kiren A.

Anthony Roobandass A.

Solemn Vows

Birth

Ordination

2013

1993

2011

30

Bryan Carneiro

Ordination

2013

31

Scaria Varanath

Jeddu Praveen Chinna Reddy

Birth

Birth

1949

1985