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News & Events Feast of St. Sebastian, Madhavaram, Chennai – Lowering the Flag
Madhavaram, 10 April 2018: There were number of Eucharist Celebrations held on 10th April 2018 throughout the day during which the devotees from various parishes in Chennai participated.  » Read More

News & Events Walk with the Lord
The Easter Event, namely the Resurrection, is so huge and unique that it is impossible to fully grasp it with our human mind. I remember the story told of St Augustine, who was walking on the sea shore trying to understand the mysteries of God.  » Read More

News & Events Inauguration of Chapel - Jaypur Jamgai, Malom Naotoli
OFM Franciscans India Congratulate to Brs. Alphonse Moras, Fabianus Toppo, Robin Lakra on the blessing of a village Chapel in Jaipur village of Malom Noatoli Parish in the Custody of Mary Mother of God.  » Read More

News & Events Easter at Prakruthi Mithra with Migrant Workers
Prakruthi Mithra in Chundale is situated at the valley facing the majestic Chembra hills. This magnificent hill is always beckoning us with its outpouring benevolence of cool breeze, ever flowing refreshing water and greenery.  » Read More

News & Events Silver Jubilee of Rev. Fr. Charles Bernard ofm
Silver Jubilee of Rev. Fr. Charles Bernard of Nesakkaram celebrated with its staff, children and Madhavaram Friars the Sacerdotal Silver Jubilee of Rev. Fr. Charles Bernard at Nesavanam Street Children Rehabilitation Center.  » Read More

News & Events International Women’s Day-Nesakkaram
The observance of International Women’s Day was held by Nesakkaram SEEDS with its SHG members on 7th March 2018 at Valluvarkottam by-lanes. There were 1340 women who came to participate in this function.  » Read More

News & Events Fr. Jesu Memorial Children Parliament Ministers Kalai Mela
Fr. Jesu Memorial Children Parliament Ministers Kalai Mela was held on 25th February 2018 at Rosary School, Santhome. This year, only the Children Parliament Ministers were called for this event.  » Read More

News & Events Remembering + Br Gregory Fernandes
It was way back in 1970 that I, armed with a PUC passed certificate from Mysore University, landed in our Juniorate in Palmaner. We were 23 pledging seekers of a way of life that was unknown to us. It must be credited to Fr. Gregory  » Read More

News & Events Prakruthi Mithra Honey - Franciscans Promoting Ecology
Prakruthi Mithra at Chundale is encouraging people in Bee keeping. We distributed Bee boxes with hives to six families. Each Family receiving two sets of beehives. During this harvest season each family has harvested 8 Kg of Honey.  » Read More

News & Events Br. Jesu Raja, the Newly Ordained Recollects the Vocation Story
BWhile in 10th standard, I wrote a letter to the Salesians expressing my desire to join them but I did not get any reply from them. While in holidays at home, I had a chance to attend the vocation camp  » Read More

ST. FRANCIS OF ASSISI

ST. FRANCIS OF ASSISI

ST. FRANCIS

ST. FRANCIS

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