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News & Events Easter at Prakruthi Mithra with Migrant Workers
Prakruthi Mithra in Chundale is situated at the valley facing the majestic Chembra hills. This magnificent hill is always beckoning us with its outpouring benevolence of cool breeze, ever flowing refreshing water and greenery.  » Read More

News & Events Silver Jubilee of Rev. Fr. Charles Bernard ofm
Silver Jubilee of Rev. Fr. Charles Bernard of Nesakkaram celebrated with its staff, children and Madhavaram Friars the Sacerdotal Silver Jubilee of Rev. Fr. Charles Bernard at Nesavanam Street Children Rehabilitation Center.  » Read More

News & Events International Women’s Day-Nesakkaram
The observance of International Women’s Day was held by Nesakkaram SEEDS with its SHG members on 7th March 2018 at Valluvarkottam by-lanes. There were 1340 women who came to participate in this function.  » Read More

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

ST. FRANCIS OF ASSISI

ST. FRANCIS OF ASSISI

ST. FRANCIS

ST. FRANCIS

FRIARS' BIRTHDAY (March)

Date

Name of the Friars

Events

Year

03

Bipin Kishore Kandulna

Birth

1990

04

Joy Prakash

Davis Kallookaran

Alphonse Moras

Simon Pinto

+ Alexis v. Leeuwen

Birth

Ordination

Ordination

Ordination

Home

1948

1978

1978

1978

1999

05

+ Bal Raj Madanu

Felix A

Home

Birth

2017

1998

09

Augustine Pinto

+ Gerald Scarisbrick

Sujit Ganji

Ordination

Home

Birth

1967

1980

1988

12

Abraham Vadana

Gerald Lobo

Paul K.L.

St.Thomas Province – INDIA

Avinash Kujur

Nichol John

Ordination

Ordination

Ordination

Erection

Birth

Birth

1977

1977

1977

1985

1995

1992

13

Eugene A.

Samson

Tommy T.J.

Birth

Solemn Vows

Solemn Vows

1984

1985

1985

14

Jayapal Dwarakonda

Flame,Dindigul

Birth

Blessing

1979

2009

16

Joseph Raj

Birth

1987

17

Basil Tirkey

Birth

1984

18

Johnvinzen Lyngdoh

Birth

1987

19

James N.

Chinnappan M. Devaraj

Ordination

Ordination

1994

1994

20

+ Sylvester Dias

Felix Gassam

Trevor D’ Souza

Home

Ordination

Ordination

1979

1993

1993

21

+ Joseph Dias

Home

2002

22

Bobby V.T.

Birth

1963

23

James Kallarackan

Charles Mathew Kolanchery

Joy Prakash Kuzhiparambil

Bhatkal Friary – In Perpetum

+ Oswald Dijkstra

Ordination

Ordination

Ordination

Acceptance

Home

1974

1974

1974

1989

2006

24




25

Lawrence Simon

Arok Sundar Sebastian

Dharma L. Bernard

Charles Bernard

Amaldas Belevendran

Ordination

Ordination

Ordination

Ordination

Ordination

1979

1979

1979

1993

1995

26

Santosh Ekka

Birth

1978

27

Babu Jose Pamplany

Birth

1966

28

Ajit Kumar Dung Dung

Birth

1977

30

Paul Kallan

Birth

1961

31

Sagaya Soosairaj A.

Ordination

1997