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News & Events Random Access Memory: Reminiscing the Regency Experience
It is said that life is not measured by the number of breaths we take, but by the moments take our breath away.  » Read More

News & Events The Great Tribal Quirk of Fate.
It started as a simple 4 month community experience opportunity for me landing me in the land of rich history, culture and languages. 11th of Jan 2022 after a long journey  » Read More

News & Events Speaking Tree - Arok Sundar
Early 60’s Madhavaram, ST. SEBATIAN’s Friary church was like Mary of the Angel, Assisi during the time of St. Francis of Assisi. Innumerable palmyra trees tall and one part of the  » Read More

News & Events SAYING A DEFINITE YES TO THE LORD
It was indeed a joyous occasion to see brothers making their final profession. This final profession was something very special as some of the brothers had to postpone their final profession  » Read More

News & Events ABIDING IN HIS LOVE: THE ENTRY OF THE NOVICES
Jesus said, “…. abide in me….” (Jn 15:5). Answering to His divine call and by the grace of God and with the blessings of St. Francis, our Seraphic Father,  » Read More

News & Events FRIAR STUDENTS MEET - FRISM-2022 CELEBRATING THE FULLNESS OF LIFE
It was a very good feeling to see all the brothers under  » Read More

News & Events Solemn Profession at North Guwahati
The solemn profession of Br. Nichol John Pariong and mine (Br. Marius) was held on 8th May at St. Anthony’s Friary, North Guwahati. The celebration began with the Holy Eucharist at 10:00 am. Br. Wilson  » Read More

News & Events Ordination of Br. Nidheesh
Many have called, but he responded well! I mean from his parish many boys were called in different times to become Franciscans, but he batted well till the end of the match to win the cup of joy! Fr. Nidheesh John Molekunnel  » Read More

News & Events Abhishek-Indian Chaplaincy in Holy Land, Malayalam Community. Feast of St. Anthony of Padua Celebrated at Tel-aviv on 17th June 2022.
Grace is a celebration of life with the communion of togetherness. The feast of St. Anthony of Padua was celebrated  » Read More

News & Events 2022 – Albinus Ekka - The Feast of St. Anthony of Padua – 28 June
After a gap of two years, it was an auspicious and memorable occasion for all of us in St. Anthony's Friary Bangalore to celebrate the feast of the patron Saint of our house,  » Read More

ST. FRANCIS OF ASSISI

ST. FRANCIS OF ASSISI

ST. FRANCIS

ST. FRANCIS

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