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Rev. Fr. Robin Victor D’souza, OFM Cap.
Procurator & Program Coordinator
Rev. Fr. Robin Minin Lopes, OFM Cap.
Fr. Joseph Dolphy Pais
Fr. Maxim Robert Nazareth
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YEAR OF MERCY AT FISI
Franciscan Institute of Spirituality in India,
Bangalore inaugurated the Jubilee Year of Mercy
with the Association of the Franciscan Families
in India(AFFI), Karnataka Region (KAFFI). Rev.
Br. Michael Fernandes, General Counsellor, OFM
Cap. inaugurated the seminar with the hoisting
of the Papal Flag at 9 am. The programme
continued in the auditorium with Rev. Br.
Michael OFM Cap. as the Chief Guest. Rev. Br.
Dolphy Pais, Provincial Minister, Holy Trinity
Capuchin Province, Karnataka; Rev. Sr. Apoline
Cordiero UFS., Secretary of AFFI, and Rev. Br.
Denis Veigas, OFM Cap. Director of FISI &
Co-ordinator of KAFFI were on the dais. Br.
Henry D’Souza, OFM Cap welcomed the gathering.
“Francesco-2”: Laudato Si-Save our World (SOW);
“Francesco-3” :(FISI Annual 2015) &
“Francesco-4” :(Jubilee Year of Mercy-FISI
Document) as well as “FISI-Brochure 2016-17” of
DFS course were released. Rev. Sr. Apoline
Cordiero delivered the Keynote Address. Br.
Denis Veigas, the resource person of the day
spoke on the theology, importance, significance
and practical way of living the Year of Mercy as
called forth by Pope Francis. Br. Dolphy Pais
chaired the discussion and practical conclusions
of the Jubilee Year of Mercy. Br. Dolphy then
opened the Door of Mercy of FISI. Rev. Br.
Michael Fernandes solemnized the Eucharist and
preached the homily on how to become merciful
like the Father. The seminar ended with lunch
during which Br. Patrick Crasta, OFM Cap
proposed the vote of thanks. There were about 60
participants from various Franciscan
Congregations from India.