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News & Events Mathew Follow Jesus in the Ministry of Priesthood
13 Janaury 2020, Hyderabad: Br. A. Mathew Joseph OFM received the Holy Order of Priesthood, on 13 January 2020, by Most. Rev. Thumma Bala DD, Archbishop of the Diocese of Hyderabad.  » Read More

News & Events Inter Religious Dialogue in Honour of 800 th Anniversary of Encounter between the Sultan and St. Francis of Assisi
Bengaluru, 12 January 2020: St. Francis of Assisi, in the time of Crusades, braved the church establishments of his time and took on a peace expedition to meet the Sultan al-Malik...  » Read More

News & Events Friar Nicholas rebuilds and renovates Our Lady of Lourdes Church, Bhatkal
The Renovated Our Lady of Lourdes Church, Bhatkal was blessed on 11 January 2020 at 10.30 AM. Rev. Fr. Simon Tellis, the Delegate Apostolic Administrator for the Diocese of Karwar blessed the Church  » Read More

News & Events Salvador joins the Army of the Saviour
Belgaum, 9 January 2020: Br. Salvador Anthon Drago OFM received the Holy Order of Priesthood, on 9 January 2020, by Most. Rev. Derek Fernandes DD, Bishop of the Diocese of Belgaum.  » Read More

News & Events Bipin is Ordained a Priest
5 January 2020: Br. Bipin Kishore Kandulna OFM received the Holy Order of Priesthood, on 5 January 2020, by Most. Rev. Kishore Kumar Kujur DD, Bishop of the Diocese of Rourkela. The celebration was held at St. John the Baptist Church, Ghoghea.  » Read More

News & Events Inauguration of St. Theresa’s Church, Kanakankalam
29 December 2019, Sultanpet: The Renovated St. Theresa’s Church, Kanakkankalam was blessed on 29 th December 2019. Most Rev. Dr. Peter Abir, Bishop of Sultanpet blessed the Church.  » Read More

News & Events Shanborlang becomes a Priest in the Order of Priesthood
29th December 2019, Nongstoin: Br. Shanborlang Wartde, OFM received the Holy Order of Priesthood, on 29th December 2019, by Most. Rev. Victor Lyngdoh, Bishop of Jowai Diocese.  » Read More

News & Events Become Humble Servants of the God who Humbled Self for the Sake of All
In this text from Second Isaiah, the return of the Covenant people from Babylonian exile to Jerusalem, the Holy City,is proclaimed as an imminent reality,  » Read More

News & Events Personal Recollections of St. Sebastian’s Church
10 November 2019, Chennai: If Madhavaram sounds unfamiliar in 2019, it was literally obscure when Mr. and Mrs. Vas installed themselves there  » Read More

News & Events MESSAGE OF THE MINISTER GENERAL FOR WORLD HIV/AIDS DAY 2019
My dear Brothers of the Order, May the Lord give you peace! Each year since 1988, the world community is invited to pause for a  » Read More

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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