Deacon Ordination in Thailand

July 20, 2013 all bishop in Thailand plus some bishops from Asia who attended FABC Meeting attended the Deacon Ordination at Sampran, Thailand. There were 18 young people from different dioceses and congregations in Thailand being ordained. One of them was Br. Francis Xavier Rukcai OFM. Thanks God for this gift of the friar! Read more →

Br. George OFM, Member of Australia Province

Friar Desmond Lean was appointed the first “President” of the then new Franciscan Foundation of Thailand and he was on holiday here in Australia when he invited me to join him in this new venture at Lamlukka (Klong sipsong /12th waterway). It struck me as a new challenge after my being in Singapore for almost 17 years, so I went across to the Provincial in Sydney (Dan Neylon) and found him peeling onions for the evening meal there and asked his permission to go to Thailand to be with Des. Dan asked me to wait a couple of days for his decision and eventually he agreed to my going there. Read more →

St. Clare Hospice

St. Clare AIDS Hospice for terminally ill and the dying is a Franciscan response to the signs of the time. Seeing a great need to care for the poor …

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Little Flower of St. Clare Hospice : Khun Somsak

Khun Somsak (Piak) comes from Bangkok. He has seven sisters and Khun Somsak is the youngest child. He did his studies till tenth standard and then did not go for the further studies and remained at home. Since he was youngest and only boy in the family he was loved by all.

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Solemn profession of Br. Francis Xavier Rukcai OFM

News: Solemn profession of Br. Francis Xavier Rukcai OFM at Lamsai Parish on June 15, 2013 by Bishop Silvio, the bishop of Cantaburi Diocese, Thailand.

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