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News & Events Become Humble Servants of the God who Humbled Self for the Sake of All
In this text from Second Isaiah, the return of the Covenant people from Babylonian exile to Jerusalem, the Holy City,is proclaimed as an imminent reality,  » Read More

News & Events Personal Recollections of St. Sebastian’s Church
10 November 2019, Chennai: If Madhavaram sounds unfamiliar in 2019, it was literally obscure when Mr. and Mrs. Vas installed themselves there  » Read More

News & Events MESSAGE OF THE MINISTER GENERAL FOR WORLD HIV/AIDS DAY 2019
My dear Brothers of the Order, May the Lord give you peace! Each year since 1988, the world community is invited to pause for a  » Read More

News & Events The New Provincial Definitory
In the House of Assisivanam, Peravoor, Kerala on the 20th day of the month of November in the year 2019, the Friars, 70 in number, assembled as voting Members of the Chapter under the presidency  » Read More

News & Events …a sign of Providence, a symbol of Faith and an emblem of Hope!
10 November 2019, Chennai: It was on 28th February 1953 that Friars set foot in St. Sebastian’s Church, Madhavaram. It is 66 years since Friars began their pastoral  » Read More

News & Events Nesakkaram Celebrates the 800th Anniversary of St. Francis Meeting the Sultan
Nesakkaram-SEEDS, a Franciscan NGO serving in Chennai celebrated on 21 September 2019 the 800th anniversary of  » Read More

News & Events SOUTH ASIAN FRANCISCANS COMMITTED TO INTERRELIGIOUS HARMONY, CARE OF CREATION AND FOR THE MARGINALISED
Around 60 Major Superiors from,  » Read More

News & Events Franciscans Celebrate the Peace Encounter between St. Francis and Sultan
27 July Bengaluru: Leaders across various religions assembled together for an inter-religious event on Dialogue  » Read More

News & Events Inter-Religious Event on Dialogue, Peace and Harmony
Bengaluru, 24 July, 2019: The year 2019 commemorates 800th anniversary of encounter between St. Francis of Assisi, a medieval Saint from Italy and Sultan  » Read More

News & Events A Confluence of Love, Peace and Joy in Dindigul
A journey of less than 15 minutes from the Dindigul Junction through the rural countryside opens up a path to a different world.  » Read More

ST. FRANCIS OF ASSISI

ST. FRANCIS OF ASSISI

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ST. FRANCIS

FRIARS' BIRTHDAY (August)

Date

Name of the Friars

Events

Year

01

Richard D’ Silva

Balaswamy Gundiga

Entry

Birth

1952

1978

02

Portiuncula

Feast


03

Julius Arul Rayan

Birth

1974

04

+ Bernard Henrietta

Praveen Roshan Toppo

Ravi Bara

Home

Birth

Birth

1981

1982

1995

06

Benedict Gomes

Augustine Tirkey

Birth

Birth

1977

1989

08

+ Marianus Kadasani

T.S.Leo Max

Home

Birth

2004

1995

11

+ Clare of Assisi

+ Sanctes Molenkamp

Feast

Home


1990

14

Jesu Maharaja

Pasala Showri Raju

Birth

Birth

1975

1987

15

Arok Sundar Sebastian

Charles Bernard

Felix Gassam

Francis Kaviyil

Chinnappan M. Devaraj

Amaldas Belevendran

Bobby V.T.

Birth

Solemn Vows

Solemn Vows

Solemn Vows

Solemn Vows

Solemn Vows

Ordination

1951

1990

1990

1992

1992

1992

2000

18

Jamesmon P.C.

Ordination

2001

19

John Chrysostom

Ordination

1995

21

Vijay Amirtharaj A.

Birth

1979

22

Bhaskar Reddy

Birth

1973

23

Stephen Arun S.

Birth

1994

25

King Louis IX

Arun Devasia Nattalil

Akshay Showry Raj

Feast

Birth

Birth


1991

1994

27

Joseph Kishan

Birth

1995

28

Fidelis D’ Lima

Birth

1939

30

Arockia Raj R.

Birth

1959

31

+ Christopher Coelho

Home

2007