OFM Franciscans - India

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News & Events Simple Profession
31 May, Palmaner: Ten young men, having lived a year of Novitate under the accompaniment of the Holy Spirit and the guidance of Br Charles A, Guardian and Novice Master and the formators,surrendered themselves to Jesus Christ in the footprints of St Francis of Assisi.  » Read More

News & Events Solemn Profession in the Custody of Mary Mother of God
13 May, Malom Naotoli: Brs. Salvador Drego and Anand Suresh Minj took another important step in their life journey as friars minor committing themselves to Gospel Way of Life for Life in the footsteps of St Francis of Assisi.Having completed the years.  » Read More

News & Events Solemn Profession
Br. Salvador Drego and Br. Anand Suresh Minj will be making their Solemn Profession on 13th May 2018 at St. Anthony’s Church, Malom –Naotoli.Br. Carlos Dias, the Custos will preside over the celebration.Br. Emmanuel Christopher will be making his Solemn Profession.  » Read More

News & Events Minister General and Definitor General visit India
Br. Michael Perry, the Minister General and Br. Lino Greg Redoblado, Definitor General for Asia and Oceania arrived in Mumbai on 23rd April 2018. Br. Praveen Henry D’ Souza, Minister Provincial of Province of St. Thomas the Apostle.  » Read More

News & Events Minister General and Definitor General Arrive in Mumbai
OFM Franciscans India welcome Br Michael Anthony Perry our Minister General and Br Lino Greg Our Definitor General who arrived this morning at Our Lady of Good Counsel Friary, Sion, Mumbai.We wish our brothers a fruitful visit in India.  » Read More

News & Events Plenary Council – 2018 - “Listen, Discern, Go Forth”
The Plenary Council will be held from the morning of 27th April 2018 to the evening of 30th April 2018. Br. Michael Perry, the Minister General and Br. Lino Greg Redoblado, the Definitor General will participate in the Plenary Council.  » Read More

News & Events Hearty Welcome! Brs. Michael Perry and Lino Greg Redoblado!
We extend a warm welcome to Br. Michael Perry, our Minister General and Br. Lino Greg Redoblado, Definitor General for Asiaand Oceania We wish them a pleasant stay and fruitful visit in the Province.  » Read More

News & Events College Day and Graduation Ceremony, IIPR, Bengaluru.
Indian Institute of Psychology and Research (IIPR) is a premier educational institution in Bangalore that offers postgraduate and undergraduate courses with Psychology as one of the subjects.  » Read More

News & Events Franciscan Martyrs of Thane Remembered in Sion, Mumbai
Sion, Mumbai, April 9: There was a special Mass in honour of Franciscan Friars in the Middle Ages Peter of Siena, Thomas of Tolentino, James of Padua and others on 9th of April at 7.00 pm in Our Lady of Good Counsel Church.  » Read More

News & Events Feast of St. Sebastian, Madhavaram, Chennai
Madhavaram, 9 April 2018: The Feast of St. Sebastian, the Patron of Parish in Madhavaram was celebrated with the spirit of prayer and devotion. Br. Simon, ofm the Parish Priest along with his team and the community with the generous.  » Read More

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FRIARS' BIRTHDAY (April)

Date

Name of the Friars

Events

Year

01

Gabriel Mathias

Carlos Dias

Birth

Ordination

1950

1989

03

+ Sylvester McGoldrick

Home

1992

04

Vineet Kerketta

Birth

1995

05

+ Achilles Meersman

Salim Joseph

Nicolas Marak

Home Ordination

Birth

1982

1994

1994

07

Rajasekhar Reddy Gopu

Punitha Anthoniar Illam

Birth

Foundation

1985

1992

08

John Chrysostom

Birth

1965

09

+ Prasad Cheely

Ordination

1998

10

Jugal Kishore Lakra

Ordination

2005

11

Paul Kallan

Ordination

1996

12

+ Liguory Mimpen

Home

2016

13

Francis Agnelo Rozario

Ordination

1997

14

Matthew Kootumkal

Cajetan S. Lourenco

Shalom Friary, Hyderabad

Cajetan S. Lourenco

+ John Peter

Bhaskar Reddy

Birth

Birth

Foundation

Ordination

Home

Ordination

1963

1965

1975

1996

2005

2005

15

Ignatius Baa

Joseph Raj M.

Ordination

Ordination

2005

2007

16

Richard D’Silva

Shanborlang Wartde

Francis Kaviyil

Babu Jose Pamplany

Birth

Birth

Ordination

Ordination

1933

1989

1994

1994

17

Peter Saleth Nathan J.

Ushar Kachhua

Joy (George) Sebastian

Jacob Tani

Birth

Birth

Ordination

Birth

1978

1992

2010

1993

18

St.Francis Friary, Kochi

Prasad Papabathuni

Joy K.D.

Erection

Ordination

Ordination

1951

1998

1998

19

Parish at Chippilithode

Vilas Baptist Correia

Prashanth Wilson Fernandes

Erection

Ordination

Ordination

1997

2008

2012

20

Johnson M.V.

Tojy M.

Regi Matthew

Ajit Kumar Dung Dung

Tony Marshall

Nelson Toppo

Ordination

Ordination

Ordination

Ordination

Ordination

Birth

1999

2004

2006

2008

2009

1992

21

Abraham Vadana

Davis Kallookaran

Alphonse Moras

Gerald Lobo

Simon Pinto

Paul K.L.

+ Angelo James Anthony

New Church at Salbari

Entry

Entry

Entry

Entry

Entry

Entry

Home

Blessing

1972

1972

1972

1972

1972

1972

2002

2013

22

+ Owen McLaughlin

Home

1974

23

Anthony Roobandass A.

Singarayar A.

Tom John

Thomas A.

Birth

Ordination

Ordination

Ordination

1978

1997

2002

2003

24

Johnny Anthony

Benjamin Jojo

John Sekar

Birth

Ordination

Ordination

1961

2005

2010

25

Pratap Reddy Salibindla

Thomas Joseph

Johnny Anthony

Sandesh Manuel

Varghese Lakra

Ordination

Ordination

Ordination

Ordination

Ordination

1991

1992

1992

2009

2010

26

Thaddeus Baxla

Pradeep Kalliath

Birth

Ordination

1968

2007

27

+ Paul Fernandes

Home

2004

29

Arok Sundar Sebastian

Dharma L. Bernard

Arun Prakash

Lourdu Augustine

Balaswamy Gundiga

Peter Saleth Nathan J.

Vijay Minj

Entry

Entry

Birth

Ordination

Ordination

Ordination

Ordination

1973

1973

1974

2006

2008

2012

2012

30

Parish at Nanasera

Anthony Alex Martis

Vijay Amirtharaj A.

Nesavanam,Chennai

New Church at Reddypalem

Erection

Ordination

Ordination

Blessing

Blessing

1995

2008

2008

2008

2013