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St.  Anthony

Anthony was born in a wealthy family who wanted him to become a noble, but these were not his wishes.  His family arranged sound education for him at the local cathedral school.  Against the wishes of his family, Ferdinand entered the Augustinian Abbey of St. Vincent on the outskirts of Lisbon.  The Canons Regular of St. Augustine, of which he was now a member, were famous for their dedication to scholarly pursuits.  Ferdinand studied Scripture and the Latin classics.  Ferdinand was constantly visited by friends and relatives, bringing embarrassing gifts and news from their social world which disturbed him.  His studies were suffering and there he found no peace.  He persuaded his superiors to transfer him to the Augustinian Santa Cruz Monastery (Abbey of the Holy Cross) in Coimbra, then the capital of Portugal, and continued his studies.

After his ordination, Ferdinand was placed in charge of hospitality in his abbey.  In this role, in 1219, he came in contact with five Franciscans who were on their way to Morocco to preach to the Muslims there.  Ferdinand was strongly attracted to the simple Gospel lifestyle of the Franciscan friars.  In February 1220, news arrived that the five Franciscans had been martyred in Morocco.  Ferdinand meditated on the heroism of these Franciscans.  He wanted to obey God’s call to leave everything and follow Him.  Ferdinand obtained permission from his superiors to join the Franciscan order.  In the summer of 1220, he was invested with the Franciscan habit and began to learn the teachings of their founder, Francis of Assisi.  He took the new name of Anthony when he joined the Order of Friars Minor in honor of Saint Anthony the Great, to whom the Franciscan hermitage where he was living was dedicated.

Parish ID Head of the Family
16-0001 SEVERINE NAZARETH
16-0002 PETER D'COSTA
16-0003 JACKSON DOMNIC  
16-0006 DIANA D'SOUZA  
16-0008 MONTHU LOBO
16-0009 SANTAN D'SOUZA
16-0011 JOSEPH SIMON BHUNDOO
16-0012 ANGELINA JOSEPH
16-0013 FREDRICK NAZARETH
16-0014 JOACHIM D'CRUZ
16-0015 JOHN MENEZES
16-0016 ALBERT PINTO
16-0017 RICHARD FERNANDES  
16-0018 SANJAY MONDKAR
16-0019 FEDRICK D'CRUZ
16-0020 LIBANIA D'SOUZA
16-0022 JAMES FERNANDES
16-0023 MARCELINO D'SOUZA
16-0025 ANGELINE SERRAO
16-0027 LAWRENCE D'SOUZA
16-0028 LEENA MONIZ
16-0029 BRUNO RODRICKS
16-0031 JOHN D'SOUZA
16-0032 MICHAEL ANTHONY
16-0033 PATRICK ANTHONY
16-0034 GREGORY LEWIS
16-0035 SEBASTIAN D'SOUZA
16-0036 JAYA ANTHONY
16-0038 EMIDIO FERNANDES
16-0039 WILLIAM CARDOZA
16-0040 PETER CARDOZA
16-0042 ROLAND RODRIGUES
16-0043 HILARY SEQUEIRA
16-0044 ANTHONY VAZ
16-0045 ISIDORA DIAS
16-0046 DOMINIC D'SOUZA
16-0047 ANINA D'SOUZA
16-0049 RICHARD PINTO
16-0050 MARIA  FERNANDES
16-0051 PHILIP FERNANDES
16-0052 PRECILLA D'SOUZA
16-0053 FELIX D'MELLO
16-0056 PLACID FERNANDES
16-0057 SAPAN PAUL
16-0058 EUGENE PINTO
16-0059 OLAVO PEREIRA
16-0062 GEORGE TAYLOR
16-0063 JOYCE SAJAN
16-0065 EUCTACE D'COSTA
16-0066 JOAQUIM THORAS  
16-0068 MARIA MENDONCA
16-0069 PETER D'COSTA
16-0070 ANGELO MANUEL
16-0071 DANIEL CHETTIYAR
16-0072 IGNATIUS LOBO
16-0073 LEO MENAZES
16-0074 STEPHEN JACINTO
16-0075 JESUDASAN FERNANDO
16-0076 VALERIAN MIRANDA
16-0077 LEO D'SOUZA
16-0078 PANDIAN PAUL
16-0079 BAPTIST D'SOUZA
16-0080 ANIL ALOUSYES
16-0084 JOSHUA DYER
16-0086 VALERIAN PEREIRA  
16-0087 ROSARIO D'COSTA
16-0088 VALERIAN PINTO
16-0089 VALERIAN PEREIRA
16-0090 SHARON ALPHONSO
16-0092 JOHN D'SOUZA
16-0094 ROSELINE BOTLA
16-0095 GLADIS D'SOUZA
16-0096 ANTHONY VIEGAS
16-0097 JOHN D'SOUZA
16-0098 PASQUAL REBELLO
16-0099 SHARON JOSEPH
16-0100 PETER D'COSTA
16-0101 ALEX MENDES
16-0103 CHRISTOPHER DREGO
16-0104 HILDA MENEZES
16-0105 AROKIA MARY MUTHU
16-0106 THEOFILO D'SOUZA
16-0107 JOYCE MHATRE
16-0109 NERY MELWYN NAZARETH
16-0110 AGNES KUMAR
16-0111 JOSEPH SHARMA
16-0114 MELWIN MENDONCA
16-0115 CELESTINE D'SOUZA
16-0116 TONY THOMAS
16-0117 WENZIL M. FERNANDES
16-0121 THERASA CHETTIAR
16-0122 JOSEPH BOTHELO
16-0123 MARIANO D'SOUZA
16-0124 MEROLON LOBO
16-0127 ARUN D'SOUZA
16-0128 VALERIAN PEREIRA
16-0131 LUCY D'SOUZA
16-0132 ANTHONY D'COSTA
16-0133 GREGORY PICARDO
16-0134 WILLIAM KADAM
16-0135 BENJAMIN D'SOUZA
16-0136 PHILIP FRANCIS
16-0137 NELSON SOARES
16-0138 CAVIN LOBO
16-0139 CYRIL D'MELLO
16-0140 ROCKY MENDONCA
16-0141 ALLAN  ARTHUR
16-0142 M. SELVAM JOSEPH CHETTIAR  
16-0143 ALBERT CARDOZA
16-0144 OSWALD FURTADO
16-0145 VINCENT D'SILVA
16-0146 FRANCIS D'SOUZA
16-0147 HENRY MORAS
16-0148 CHARLES ANDREWS
16-0149 ABRAHAM RODRIGUES
16-0150 DON D'SOUZA
16-0151 SUBHASH NORONHA
16-0152 S. MATHIYALAGAN
16-0153 PADMABAI TAYADE
16-0155 KULRANJAN SWAMI
16-0156 ESPERANCE SIMOES
16-0157 CABRINO RODRIGUES
16-0158 DENIS CASTELINO
16-0159 SUCHIT PETER
16-0161 ALBERT REGO
16-0162 ALBERT DHARMAI
16-0163 RAJENDRAN  JOSEPH
16-0164 VALERIAN D'SOUZA
16-0165 PRECILLA D'SOUZA
16-0166 CELESTINA MABEN
16-0167 RONALD CARDOZA
16-0168 NELSON MENDONCA
16-0169 PETER FERNANDES
16-0170 SOPHIYA FERNANDES
16-0171 IVAN D'SILVA
16-0172 ELINA DIAS
16-0173 LOUIS MASCARENHAS
16-0174 XAVIER VAZ
16-0175 CONSTANCIO FERNANDES
16-0176 AMBROSE NADAR
16-0178 CLAUD SARAO
16-0179 VARGHESE CHANNAYIL
16-0180 BOBBY KURIEN
16-0181 VICTOR D'SOUZA
16-0182 ALBERT MORAES
16-0183 JOHN QUADROS
16-0184 WALTER A D'COSTA
16-0185 P.PREMKUMAR FERNANDO
16-0186 BIJU DAVIS
16-0187 PRIYA SEQUEIRA
16-0189 LLEWELYN D'COSTA
16-0190 ANTHONY BRANCO
16-0191 SHOBHA PEREIRA
16-0192 SILVESTER MONIS
   

 

 
     
 
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