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News & Events

News & Events Congratulations to Br Praveen on being elected as the President of AFFI
We extend our hearty congrats to Br Praveen, the President of AFFI and the other office bearers of AFFI on their recent election to the AFFI offices.The National team for the next three years  » Read More

News & Events Asian Young Friars Gathering, Manila, Philippines
The third day was continued in the respective parish to which we are sent. In the morning the parish priest took us around to show the activities that are being conducted for the faithful  » Read More

News & Events FCAO WITH GENERAL DEFINITORY
The FCAO meeting together with the General Definitory began on a very solemn way at 4pm on 9th February, 2019, at Ban Pho Wan Pastoral Centre (Ban Phu Wan means The Sower).  » Read More

News & Events 4th Asian Young Friars Gathering Province of San Pedro Bautista, PHILIPPINES February 8-17, 2019
The fourth Asian Young Friars Gathering - 2019 began on 8th February 2019 at Arnold Janssen Spirituality Centre at Quezon City, Manila at 8:30 am with the Prayer Service.  » Read More

News & Events Pastors’ Meets Report
A meeting of the Pastors of the Province of St. Thomas the Apostle, India, the Custody of the Mary, Mother of God, India and the Foundation of St. Francis of Assisi,North East India  » Read More

News & Events The Joy of the Foundation: Friar John’s ordination
It was a moment of joy for the Foundation of St. Francis of Assisi, North East India, as Br Johnvinzen Lyngdoh Tongkhar OFM walked towards the Altar to be ordained to,  » Read More

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

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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