OFM Franciscans - India

News & Events

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

News & Events Sacerdotal Silver Jubilee of Brs. Trevor D Souza and Felix Gassam
Brs. Trevor D Souza and Felix Gassam celebrated on 20 March 2018, the Silver Jubilee of the Ordination to Priesthood. It was on this day 25 years ago, Brs. Trevor and Felix  » Read More

News & Events St.Anthony's Friary Church - Annual Lenten Retreat - 2018
St.Anthony's Friary Church Annual Lenten Retreat - 2018 "Fight the Good Fight"(1 Tim 6:12) The Battle though Lent to Pascha Lent invites us to a time of prayer Reflection and Conversion.  » Read More

News & Events Guardians' and Formators' Training Programme
Guardians' and Formators' Training Programme,Br. Casare and Br. Sinisa animated a Training Programme for the Guardians and Formators at Assisivanam, Peravoor.  » Read More

News & Events Feast at St. Mary's Church, Chipplithode
OFM Franciscans, India Serving in St. Mary's Church, Chippilithode, Kozhikode. Kerala., celebrating the Feasts of of St.Sebastian, St. Mary and St.Jude. Congratulations to Br Thomas Joseph Parish Priest.  » Read More

News & Events Philatelic Exhibition
Br. Tom John OFM, Franciscan India, is conducting a Philatelic Exhibition at St.Joseph's School Kalpetta from Jan 25-28, 2018.Time 9.am to 5 pm. The Exhibition was inagurated by the post master of Kalpetta Mr. Sudhakaran.  » Read More

News & Events Guests from Germany
The Guests from Ahmsen, Germany led by Brs. Vijay Amirtharajand Baikim Minjvisited India and some of our friaries in India.  » Read More

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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