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News & Events Feast of St. Sebastian, Madhavaram, Chennai – Lowering the Flag
Madhavaram, 10 April 2018: There were number of Eucharist Celebrations held on 10th April 2018 throughout the day during which the devotees from various parishes in Chennai participated.  » Read More

News & Events Walk with the Lord
The Easter Event, namely the Resurrection, is so huge and unique that it is impossible to fully grasp it with our human mind. I remember the story told of St Augustine, who was walking on the sea shore trying to understand the mysteries of God.  » Read More

News & Events Inauguration of Chapel - Jaypur Jamgai, Malom Naotoli
OFM Franciscans India Congratulate to Brs. Alphonse Moras, Fabianus Toppo, Robin Lakra on the blessing of a village Chapel in Jaipur village of Malom Noatoli Parish in the Custody of Mary Mother of God.  » Read More

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

ST. FRANCIS OF ASSISI

ST. FRANCIS OF ASSISI

ST. FRANCIS

ST. FRANCIS

FRIARS' BIRTHDAY (September)

Date

Name of the Friars

Events

Year

02

+ Matthew Walsh

Jayaseelan P.R.

Home

Ordination

1969

2001

04

+ Kentigern Stuart

Home

1995

08

Arokiam John

Tom John

Arockiasamy P.

Niranjan Toppo

Birth

Solemn Vows

Solemn Vows

Birth

1976

1999

1999

1993

09

Salun Kispotta

Birth

1995

10

Athanasius Xaxa

Birth

1959

11

+ Paulinus van Halderen

Home

1999

13

Bangalore Friary

+ Vincent Roy

John Sekar

Blessing

Home

Birth

1952

1959

1982

14

Anthony Pushparaj

Birth

1976

15

+ Fidelis Magee

Home

1979

17

Stigmata of Francis

Varghese Sebastian

Richard D’ Silva

Assisi Illam Dindigul

Feast

Birth

Solemn Vows

Blessing


1947

1956

2010

18

Joseph of Cupertino

Feast


19

Mesia Elias Moses M.

Birth

1973

20

Tom John

Birth

1961

23

Padre Pio

+ John Forest Hogan

A.J.Mathew Joseph

Feast

Home

Birth


1962

1989

24

Shalom Friary –Hyderabad

Blessing

1995

25

Sagaya Soosairaj

Birth

1968

26

+ Fabian D’ Souza

Home

2010

27

+ Conrad Gomes

Home

1993

28

Nicholas D’ Souza

Lourdu Augustine

Pradeep Anthony L.

Birth

Birth

Birth

1945

1976

1992

29

Sushil Beck

Salim Baxla

Birth

Birth

1973

1974