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OFM Franciscan India - Letter of the Minister General to the Poor Sisters for the Solemnity of Saint Clare, 2022

Letter of the Minister General to the Poor Sisters for the Solemnity of Saint Clare, 2022

The solemnity of our mother, St Clare, returns in this year marked not only by the pandemic but also by the war in Ukraine and other forms of conflict. There are also social tensions and climatic

OFM Franciscan India - Celebration Of St. Anthony’s Feast In Bannur And Our Lady Of Lourdes Church, Bhatka

Celebration Of St. Anthony’s Feast In Bannur And Our Lady Of Lourdes Church, Bhatka

We arrived in the parish just two days before the feast. Father Prashant welcomed us when we arrived. It was Saturday and he had kept the mass in the evening for us at 5:00 pm. We had the Eucharistic celebration and,

OFM Franciscan India - The Lord Gave Me Brothers!

The Lord Gave Me Brothers!

The solemn profession of our two brothers Albinus Ekka and Avinash Kujur was held in St. Francis Friary Basen, Chhattisgarh. Around 20 friars, some Parishioners and the family members of both the brothers were present for the celebration of the solemn profession.

Minister General

Minister General - Br. Micheal Anthony Perry OFM Franciscan - India

Br.Massimo Fusarelli

Minister Provincial

Minister Provincial - Br. Praveen Henry D Souza OFM Franciscan - India

Br. Praveen Henry D Souza

Foundation

St.Francis Of Assisi Foundation

Foundation Administration

Br. Wilson Paul , President

Br. Stephen Lamin , Councillor

Br. Bryan Carneiro , Councillor

Custody

Custodial Administration

The Custos:
Br. Tony D Souza

The Councillors:
Br. Anil Xalxo
Br. Basil Lobo
Br. Thaddeus Baxla
Br. Francis Rozario

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FRIARS' BIRTHDAY (December)

Date

Name of the Friars

Events

Year

02

St. Louis Friary – Palmaner

Fidelis D’ Lima

Foundation

Ordination

1949

1964

05

Abraham Vadana

Shaji Nicholas Vadachery

+ Valentine Crasta

Birth

Birth

Home

1946

1969

2011

06

Baptist D’ Souza

Birth

1975

07

+ Anthony’s Church - Bannur

Erection

1999

09

Anil Kerketta

Birth

1980

11

Richard D’Silva

+ Agnel D’ Mello

Ordination

Home

1960

2013

13

Vincent Soosai

Varghese Sebastian

Scaria Varanath

Thomas M.M.

Dayanand

Anand Suresh Minj

Nideesh M. John

Birth

Ordination

Ordination

Ordination

Ordination

Birth

Birth

1970

1975

1975

1975

1975

1987

1993

14

+ Titus Myppan

Home

2012

15

Gregory Fernandes

Ordination

1963

16

Paul K.L.

Assisi Sadan - Nagpur

Birth

Foundation

1952

1993

17

Sidney Mascarenhas

Varghese Lakra

Ordination

Birth

1967

1977

18

Ajit Kerketta

Birth

1976

19

James Kallarackan

Friary Chapel – Palmaner

Birth

Blessing

1942

1967

21

Parish Church - Palmaner

Blessing

1964

22

Francis Agnelo Rozario

Birth

1966

24

Emmanuel Christopher

Birth

1992

25

Mukti P. Ekka

+ Celestine Reardon

+ Ambrose Staskunas

Birth

Home

Home

1973

1976

1986

26

Tony D’ Souza

+ Paschal Fernando

Birth

Home

1962

1994

27

Irudayaraj Fernando

Sahaya Dhas J.

Ordination

Ordination

2002

2013

28

Madhu Sudhan Reddy

Ordination

2015

29

Thumma Ranjith Kumar Reddy

Ordination

2015

30

+ Gratian McEvoy

Wilson Paul Nattalil

Stephen Lamin Gashnga

+ Kuriyan Joseph

Home

Ordination

Ordination

Home

1992

2003

2012

2015

31

Sleeva Reddy

Birth

1968

Exchange

TAU

Together

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