OFM Franciscans - India

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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

News & Events Day 6 - Novena to St Francis
Hymn Word of God, come down on earth, Alleluia, Touch our hearts and bring to birth, Alleluia, Faith and hope and lasting love, Alleluia, Word of God, come down on earth! Speak to us, eternal Word, Alleluia, You who brought all things to life, Alleluia  » Read More

News & Events Day 5 - Novena to St Francis
Hymn Come build my church Come build my church it’s falling to ruin That’s what the father tells me to do Give stones and mortars let build together The lowly house of God. To every town and village and valley Preach what the Good Lord had done for us  » Read More

News & Events Novena to St Francis of Assisi - Day 4
Hymn: Prayer before the Crucifix Glorious God, from heaven’s height, See my heart, how drab and dark. Show your lantern, shed your light, Touch my darkness with your spark. Give your faith to lead me right,  » Read More

News & Events Novena to St Francis of Assisi - Day 3
Hymn My brothers, my sisters , come, listen to me, My children, the voice of your father now hear, Give ear and attend to my voice carefully, You blessed of God and to me very dear.dd  » Read More

News & Events Novena to St Francis of Assisi - Day 2
Hymn All creatures of our God and King, Lift up your voice and with us sing, Alleluia! Alleluia! Thou burning sun with golden beam, Thou silver moon with softer gleam! O praise Him, O praise Him! Alleluia! Alleluia! Allelu-u-ia!  » Read More

News & Events Novena to St Francis of Assisi - Day 1
OUR VOCATION 1st -25th September Hymn Almighty, eternal God, humbly we bring Our prayer and our pleading to you: O make us to do for your sake everything We know that you want us to do. And make us to want in our hearts and our minds  » Read More

News & Events Feast of St Clare
St. Clare of Assisi! What draws me personally to St. Clare? It is her valiant and determined personality. As I was reading the life of St. Clare again, I was once again inspired by her grit and determination.The family had plans for St. Clare. However, God has other plans for St. Clare.  » Read More

News & Events SAAOC MINISTERS MEETING 2018
San Damiano Spirituality Centre, Singapore – August 6-9, 2018. We, the ministers from Australia, India, Indonesia, Malaysia-Singapore-Brunei, New Zealand, Pakistan, Papua New Guinea, Timor Leste, and West Papua gathered with the General Definitor.  » Read More

News & Events The Feast St Anne, Ponda Goa
29 July 2018, Ponda: St Anne’s Church in Ponda has been standing tall since the mid 19th century, providing devotees a place to venerate the grandmother of Jesus Christ. This church, along with three other churches in Goa, is now solely dedicated to St Anne, the mother of Mary.  » Read More

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ST. FRANCIS

FRIARS' BIRTHDAY (July)

Date

Name of the Friars

Events

Year

01

Anthony Alex Martis

Birth

1976

02

Pratap Reddy Salibindla

Henry Jose

Birth

Birth

1960

1992

03

+ Thomas the Apostle – Patron of the Province

Amaladass Manickam

Atma Jyothi, Mysore

Abhishek M.

Feast


Solemn Vows

Blessing

Birth



1982

1987

1995

04

Praveen Henry D’Souza

Ordination

2007

05

Martin Sangma

Birth

1992

06

Jugal Kishore Lakra

Birth

1976

07

+ Michael Haliday

Baikim Chandra Minj

Stephen Lamin Gashnga

Home

Birth

Birth

1976

1982

1983

08

Dominic C.J.

+ Bede Worham

Birth

Home

1959

1991

09

Mukti Prakash Ekka

Arun Junes

Solemn Vows

Ordination

2000

2006

12

Anto Leo

Birth

1988

13

Sidney J.M.

Arvind Kerketta

Birth

Birth

1941

1970

14

Michael Anand

Simon A.

Deepak Xalxo

Avinash Toppo

Birth

Birth

Birth

Birth

1977

1981

1992

1996

15

+ Bonaventure

Feast


20

+ Blaise Lobo

Home

1997

21

Lawrence of Brindisi

James N.

Feast

Birth


1966

22

+ Leonard Fernandes

Home

1980

27

+ Cornelius D’ Souza

Phyrnai Lyngdoh

Home

Birth

2009

1983

28

+ Alphonsa

Feast


30

Trevor D’ Souza

Entry

1985

31

Joseph Prasanna Kumar

Birth

1985