Discerning God's call
The Missionaries of St Francis de Sales is an international Congregation of Religious approved by the Holy See , with its mother house in Annecy , at the tomb of St Francis de Sales and of our Founder , Fr Peter Mary Mermier in the crypts of the Basilica of the Visitation Sisters , Annecy, France . The Generalate House is in Rome.
The Congregation welcomes candidates to discern to join and live our way of life as approved by the Holy See .It consists in living in religious community of missionaries and following the spirit and spirituality of our Patron St Francis de Sales and the apostolic boldness of our Founder, Fr Peter Mary Mermier.
Welcome to commit yourself to live in fraternal communion of brothers in a community through the practice of the vows of poverty, chastity and obedience and give witness to unity and communion , a fruit of communion with God.
Welcome to engage in passionate commitment to missionary work anywhere you are sent and are needed , to live on the frontiers of Christ’s mission among the poor and proclaim the Joy of the Gospel.
Welcome to be a mystic of God’s love by living salesian spirituality and to be engaged in prophetic ministries that reflect our passionate love for and union with Jesus and for humanity. “ Love Jesus, Live Jesus and Give Jesus to the world “ as did St Francis de Sales and Fr Peter Mary Mermier ,is all that we ask for from each other and from you.
Hearty Congrats to all the newly Ordained Priests 2015
We rejoice and thank the Lord for these wonderful men who generously responded to God’s call to serve. Hearty Congrats dear Fathers!
- Fr. Ramesh Damala: is ordained on 14th April 2015
- Fr. Henry Peter: is ordained on 22nd April 2015
- Fr. Peter Thomas: is ordained on 27th April 2015
- Fr. Vineesh Thomas: is ordained a Priest on 29th April 2015
- Fr. Cyprian Dungdung: is ordained on 03rd May 2015
- Fr. Sandeep Tirkey: is ordained on 12th May 2015
South East Province:
- Fr. A. NAYAGA SEELAN: is ordained on 29th April, 2015.
- Fr. A. MARIA JOHN FRANKLIN: is ordained on 30th April, 2015.
- Fr. S. SANTHANAM: is ordained on 09th May, 2015.
Deacon Charles Linus Ouma Ondiek: will be ordained on July 23, 2015, by His Grace, Most Rev. Zaccheus Okoth Archbishop of Kisumu at Saint Mary’s Chiga Parish, Kenya.
Deacon Japhet Kirimi Mwebia: on July 18, 2015 by His Lordship Bishop Salesius Mugambi of Catholic Diocese of Meru, Kenya.
Dn Joseph Mary Kayanja : on July 4, 2015 in the Cathedral Church of Tororo Archdiocese, Uganda.