OFM Franciscans - India

News & Events

News & Events Grace of Minor Orders
14 July 2018, Bengaluru: Our Brothers Emmanuel Christopher, Anand Suresh Minj and Salvador Drego received the Order of Lector on 14th July 2018. The lector is appointed for a function proper to him, that of reading the word of God in the liturgical assembly.  » Read More

News & Events Animation Seminar for Brothers in Middle Adulthood (Senior)
The OGF Council organized for the Brothers in Middle Adulthood (Senior) a three day seminar in order to retrospect into the lifeproject as well as to enhance the religious commitment on the theme of “Brothers’ generative energy.  » Read More

News & Events Ordination to Diaconate
Brothers John Vinzen Lyngdoh and Rajasekhar Gopu were ordained Deacons this morning during the Eucharistic Celebration at 10.30 AM. Father Bishop Peter Machado was the main celebrant who presided over the Eucharist, preached an inspiring and touching homily and ordained the brothers as deacons.  » Read More

News & Events Reception of the Postulants
The Postulancy for the year 2017-2018 is commenced on 3 July 2017. There are 14 Postulants for this year. Br. Praveen Henry D Souza, the Minister Provincial will officiated the Ceremony of the Reception of the Postulants.Br Thaddeus Baxla, Guardian and Master of the Postulancy.  » Read More

News & Events Winning Children and Youth for Ecology
On environmental day hundreds and thousands of plants are distributed and panted all over India. In a casual way I spoke to the children in the neighbourhood who had come to play cricket about environmental day and how they could contribute.  » Read More

News & Events Entry into Novitiate
30 May, Palmaner: Eight young men, having undergone the Franciscan Formation in the past few years made a daring decision to enter the Novitiate of the Order of the Friars Minor in the Province of the St. Thomas the Apostle, India situated in Palmaner, Andhrapradesh.In a traditional liturgical.  » Read More

News & Events Solemn Profession
2 June, Bengaluru: Br. Emmanuel Christopher who hails from RT nagar, Bengaluru made his Solemn Profession in the hands of Br Praveen Henry D Souza, the Minister Provincial in St. Anthony’s Friary Church, Bengaluru.Br. Emmanuel Christopher, having spent five years as simple professed friar.  » Read More

News & Events Simple Profession
31 May, Palmaner: Ten young men, having lived a year of Novitate under the accompaniment of the Holy Spirit and the guidance of Br Charles A, Guardian and Novice Master and the formators,surrendered themselves to Jesus Christ in the footprints of St Francis of Assisi.  » Read More

News & Events Solemn Profession in the Custody of Mary Mother of God
13 May, Malom Naotoli: Brs. Salvador Drego and Anand Suresh Minj took another important step in their life journey as friars minor committing themselves to Gospel Way of Life for Life in the footsteps of St Francis of Assisi.Having completed the years.  » Read More

News & Events Solemn Profession
Br. Salvador Drego and Br. Anand Suresh Minj will be making their Solemn Profession on 13th May 2018 at St. Anthony’s Church, Malom –Naotoli.Br. Carlos Dias, the Custos will preside over the celebration.Br. Emmanuel Christopher will be making his Solemn Profession.  » 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