OFM Franciscans - India

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News & Events BIBLE SUNDAY AT ST. JOHN DE BRITTO CHURCH, MADURAI
St. John De Britto Parish Chruch in Madurai, celebrating Bible Sunday led by Br. Vinoth Robin OFM, Parish Priest.  » Read More

News & Events PARISH FEASTT
Flag hosting to celebrate the Feast of St. Theresa of Child Jesus at Kanakankalam Parish in Palakad diocese led by Br. Arok Sundar OFM and Br. Peter Saleth Nathan OFM.  » Read More

News & Events BR. JAN TER MAAT
Br. Jan Ter Maat (38 Years) a member of the Province of the Holy Martyrs of Gorcum, the Netherlands arrived in India on 21 September 2017.  » Read More

News & Events THE SENIOR FRIARS MEET IN THE PROVINCE OF ST. THOMAS THE APOSTLE
The Senior Friars Meet in the Province of St. Thomas the Apostle, India was well participated by the Senior Friars  » Read More

News & Events FRANCISCAN COLORS
To speak of the color of the habits worn by Franciscans (men and women inspired by the charism of Francis of Assisi) is not an easy task.  » Read More

News & Events CONGRATULATIONS BR. JOHNSON
We Congratulate Br. Johnson who has been re-elected as the SAAOC Secretary for Mission and Evangelization and also elected as the Delegate for the Plenary Council of the Order (PCO) to be held in Nairobi in June 2018  » Read More

News & Events DAY 4 – FCAO MEETING – UPDATES BY BR. PRAVEEN HENRY D’SOUZA, THE MINISTER PROVINCIAL
This day was a very memorable day. The Conferences kept this day aside for a day of Outing. The Minister Provincial of Indonesia had reserved the Safari for this day.  » Read More

News & Events DAY 3 – FCAO MEETING – UPDATES BY BR. PRAVEEN HENRY D’ SOUZA, THE MINISTER PROVINCIAL
We began our day little late. We had mass at 7 am followed by breakfast. Friar Gonza (he actually has a very long name and this is one of the names, simplest)  » Read More

News & Events WOMEN-SANGAMAN-2017
Upcoming Women-Sangaman-2017 on 15 July 2017 in Chennai Organized by Nesakkaram, an NGO mananged and run by OFM friars India.  » Read More

News & Events DAY 2 – FCAO MEETING – UPDATES BY BR. PRAVEEN HENRY D’ SOUZA, THE MINISTER PROVINCIAL
It's Indonesia and the day begins much earlier here. We had the second day beginning at 6am with Mass and Prayer.  » Read More

ST. FRANCIS OF ASSISI

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ST. FRANCIS

FRIARS' BIRTHDAY (November)

Date

Name of the Friars

Events

Year

01

Charles Mathew Kolanchery

Deepak Kumar

Birth

Birth

1947

1994

02

Joseph Raj M.

Birth

1975

04

Charles Bernard

Birth

1963

05

Lawrence Simon

Bala Marneni

+ Thomas Thannikary

+ Bernard D’ Silva

Birth

Birth

Home

Home

1949

1962

1996

2010

06

Singarayar A.

Salvador D’Souza

Clinton J.

Birth

Birth

Birth

1970

1979

1992

07

Hemant Xess

Birth

1975

09

Saji P. Mathew

Birth

1975

10

Augustine Pinto

+ Wilbert Smit

Birth

Home

1936

2003

11

Fulgence Ekka

Basil S. Lobo

Birth

Birth

1964

1971

14

+ Mark O’Rourke

Salvador Drego

Kalyan Kumar

Home

Birth

Birth

1974

1984

1994

15

+ Anthony Almeida

Home

1970

17

Elizabeth of Hungary

Vinoth Kumar T.

Feast

Birth


1993

18

Blessed Salome

Feast


19

Agnes of Assisi

Thomas Joseph

+ Kamal Ekka

Feast

Birth

Home


1962

2008

20

Irudayaraj Fernando

+ Bonaventure Davis

+ Bishop Ambrose Y.

+ Jesu Irudayam

Birth

Home

Home

Home

1966

1971

1997

2009

21

Silash Panna

Birth

1990

23

+ John C. O’Dowda

Home

1982

24

Rajesh Praveen Kumar

Birth

1994

25

Gregory Fernandes

Carlos Dias

Tojy M.

Birth

Birth

Birth

1930

1959

1970

26

Balthazar Pinto

Birth

1960

27

Johnson M. V.

Abraham Vadana

Birth

Solemn Vows

1969

1976

29

All Saints of the Seraphic Order

Dependent Custody

Foundation,North East.

Amaladass Manickam

Feast


Erection

Erection

Ordination



2008

2008

1985

30

Prasad Papabathuni

Birth

1970