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News & Events Veneration of St. Anthony's Relic, Parish Feast and First Holy Communion
09 June 2018: The Gospad mission was in a festive mood to celebrate the Feast of St. Anthony, the Patron Saint.  » Read More

News & Events Francis and the Journey - Call to Inner Personal Journey
1 May 2019: The inaugural session of the preparatory course for the final vows 2019 titled with the theme “Francis and the Journey - Call to Inner Personal Journey” was held in  » Read More

News & Events FIRST PROFESSION AND ENTRY TO THE NOVITIATE - 2019
30 & 31 May 2019: Franciscan friars are called to lead a radical life according to the teachings of Christ. This is a life of challenges. St. Louis Friary  » Read More

News & Events A CALL ... To Heal ... To Forgive ... To Unite ...
05 May 2019: It was a colourful evening where the sun was about to set but for us the Franciscans in India a new sun arose from the parish of St. Mary’s Church Chippilithode  » Read More

News & Events HOMILY OF THE MINISTER GENERAL AT THE CONCLUSION OF THE MEETING WITH THE PRESIDENTS OF CONFERENCES
My dear brother Ministers and Presidents of the Conferences, brothers of our local fraternity, the starting point  » Read More

News & Events LETTER BY POPE FRANCIS FOR THE EVENT “ECONOMY OF FRANCESCO” IN ASSISI
Assisi, 16 May: Dear Friends, I am writing to invite you to take part in an initiative very close to my heart. An event that will allow me to encounter young men and women  » Read More

News & Events Stamp Exhibition
In order to encourage the Indian Cricket Team through the cricket stamps, Br. Tom John conducted an Exhibition from his rarest of rare collections.It was a One day event to show the the solidarity.The event Inaugurated by Bishop of Kozhikode Rev. Dr. Varghese  » Read More

News & Events MESSAGE FOR THE MONTH OF RAMADAN 2019
To our Muslim brothers and sisters throughout the World: As-salaamu ‘alaykum! Peace be upon you! On behalf of the Special Commission for Dialogue with Islam of the Order of Friars Minor, it gives me great...  » Read More

News & Events An Ecumenical Floral Tribute to the Victims of Sri Lanka Bomb Attack by Franciscan Family Chennai
We were all affected by the loss of innocent lives due to the bomb blasts in Sri Lanka on the Easter Sunday. The happiness and calmness of Easter was shattered...  » Read More

News & Events Indian Franciscans commit to promote triple dialogue - Press Release from AFFI
Pune, Feb 24, 2019: The annual assembly of the Association of Franciscan Families of India (AFFI) ended on Feb 22 with a yearlong plan to revive the charism of their founder,  » Read More

ST. FRANCIS OF ASSISI

ST. FRANCIS OF ASSISI

ST. FRANCIS

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