OFM Franciscans - India

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News & Events PRIESTLY ORDINATION OF BROTHER GOPU RAJASEKHAR
The Priestly Ordination of Brother Gopu Rajasekhar was held on 27th December 2018, at his own home-parish,  » Read More

News & Events “Friars in Dialogue”
Under Ten Pre-Chapter, 27th – 29th November 2018, PalamanerThis year 2019 is very significant and important for us friars as we celebrate the 8th centenary of our Holy Father Francis’ encounter with  » Read More

News & Events Christmas: An Expression of Dialogical Love
Let us all rejoice in the Lord, for our Saviour is born in the world. Today, true peace has come down to us from Heaven! (entrance antiphon for the Christmas midnight mass).  » Read More

News & Events The tale of the Tau
At least once in your life you’ll be asked about the meaning of the cross, usually made of wood, which is shaped like a “T” and is often worn by Franciscan friars. With the help of the portal, St. Francis Patron of Italy, we sought to understand the meaning of the Tau.  » Read More

News & Events Brothers in India Celebrate the SPUTY Pre-Chapter
The SPUTY (Solemn Profession Under Ten Years) brothers of the Province of St. Thomas the Apostle, Custody of Mary Mother of God and Foundation of St Francis of Assisi gathered at what is known as Cradle of OFM Franciscans - India,  » Read More

News & Events Cyclone that hit Coastal and Delta Districts in Tamilnadu
Gaja cyclone has destroyed the future, people have built over by many years of their hard work.People of the Delta districts in Tamilnadu have lost the belongings at home and their source of income in the fields: Cultivation.  » Read More

News & Events THE ONES WHO ARE MOST REMEMBERED AND WHOSE VIRTUES WILL NEVER BE FORGOTTEN | HOMILY FOR THE FEAST OF ALL SAINTS OF THE SERAPHIC ORDER
The Custody of the Holy Land is hosting the 4th International Conference ...  » Read More

News & Events I AM DYING TO LIVE, an Art Exhibition of the Paintings of Br Sandesh Manuel
I Always painted and was fascinated right from my early days by shades and colours. After I was almost thirty and did an inventory of my childhood.  » Read More

News & Events Brothers Ministering in Nongjri
Our Mission Parish in Nongjri in the Foundation of St. Francis of Assisi in the state of Meghalaya. Brs. Stephen Lamin and Brayan are ministering there. Br. Singarayar the President of the Foundation is blessing the construction projects.  » Read More

News & Events Ordinations
Br. RAJASEKHAR GOPU OFM will be ordained to the Sacred Order of Priesthood, on 27 December 2018 by Most. Rev. Bishop Bhagyaiah Chinnabathini DD, Bishop of Guntur. The celebration of Ordination will be held at St. Paul the Hermit Church.  » Read More

ST. FRANCIS OF ASSISI

ST. FRANCIS OF ASSISI

ST. FRANCIS

ST. FRANCIS

FRIARS' BIRTHDAY (April)

Date

Name of the Friars

Events

Year

01

Gabriel Mathias

Carlos Dias

Birth

Ordination

1950

1989

03

+ Sylvester McGoldrick

Home

1992

04

Vineet Kerketta

Birth

1995

05

+ Achilles Meersman

Salim Joseph

Nicolas Marak

Home Ordination

Birth

1982

1994

1994

07

Rajasekhar Reddy Gopu

Punitha Anthoniar Illam

Birth

Foundation

1985

1992

08

John Chrysostom

Birth

1965

09

+ Prasad Cheely

Ordination

1998

10

Jugal Kishore Lakra

Ordination

2005

11

Paul Kallan

Ordination

1996

12

+ Liguory Mimpen

Home

2016

13

Francis Agnelo Rozario

Ordination

1997

14

Matthew Kootumkal

Cajetan S. Lourenco

Shalom Friary, Hyderabad

Cajetan S. Lourenco

+ John Peter

Bhaskar Reddy

Birth

Birth

Foundation

Ordination

Home

Ordination

1963

1965

1975

1996

2005

2005

15

Ignatius Baa

Joseph Raj M.

Ordination

Ordination

2005

2007

16

Richard D’Silva

Shanborlang Wartde

Francis Kaviyil

Babu Jose Pamplany

Birth

Birth

Ordination

Ordination

1933

1989

1994

1994

17

Peter Saleth Nathan J.

Ushar Kachhua

Joy (George) Sebastian

Jacob Tani

Birth

Birth

Ordination

Birth

1978

1992

2010

1993

18

St.Francis Friary, Kochi

Prasad Papabathuni

Joy K.D.

Erection

Ordination

Ordination

1951

1998

1998

19

Parish at Chippilithode

Vilas Baptist Correia

Prashanth Wilson Fernandes

Erection

Ordination

Ordination

1997

2008

2012

20

Johnson M.V.

Tojy M.

Regi Matthew

Ajit Kumar Dung Dung

Tony Marshall

Nelson Toppo

Ordination

Ordination

Ordination

Ordination

Ordination

Birth

1999

2004

2006

2008

2009

1992

21

Abraham Vadana

Davis Kallookaran

Alphonse Moras

Gerald Lobo

Simon Pinto

Paul K.L.

+ Angelo James Anthony

New Church at Salbari

Entry

Entry

Entry

Entry

Entry

Entry

Home

Blessing

1972

1972

1972

1972

1972

1972

2002

2013

22

+ Owen McLaughlin

Home

1974

23

Anthony Roobandass A.

Singarayar A.

Tom John

Thomas A.

Birth

Ordination

Ordination

Ordination

1978

1997

2002

2003

24

Johnny Anthony

Benjamin Jojo

John Sekar

Birth

Ordination

Ordination

1961

2005

2010

25

Pratap Reddy Salibindla

Thomas Joseph

Johnny Anthony

Sandesh Manuel

Varghese Lakra

Ordination

Ordination

Ordination

Ordination

Ordination

1991

1992

1992

2009

2010

26

Thaddeus Baxla

Pradeep Kalliath

Birth

Ordination

1968

2007

27

+ Paul Fernandes

Home

2004

29

Arok Sundar Sebastian

Dharma L. Bernard

Arun Prakash

Lourdu Augustine

Balaswamy Gundiga

Peter Saleth Nathan J.

Vijay Minj

Entry

Entry

Birth

Ordination

Ordination

Ordination

Ordination

1973

1973

1974

2006

2008

2012

2012

30

Parish at Nanasera

Anthony Alex Martis

Vijay Amirtharaj A.

Nesavanam,Chennai

New Church at Reddypalem

Erection

Ordination

Ordination

Blessing

Blessing

1995

2008

2008

2008

2013