Capuchins in Northern Tamil Nadu

We Capuchins live in fraternities as St. Francis of Assisi our Founder envisioned, in both contemplation and active service to the humanity. We identify ourselves with the poor and the marginalized, strive for peace and work for the integrity of creation. 

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You can support us in our mission and ministries in Tamil Nadu...

You can be part of our family in two ways. Either you could offer your sons to the order to this Capuchin way of life or you could be our benefactor to support us from outside. In any case, you are sure to be blessed by the Lord for your generosity. Perhaps, you might be willing to offer your child for our order, but that may not be possible due to various reasons. That need not disappoint you. You could adopt one of our student brothers as your spiritual son, who would support you with his prayers, who would take part in your family events and be a spiritual stren 

Want to be a Capuchin?

Capuchin life is a joyful life lived in simplicity, fraternity, prayer and service. It involves Contemplation and Active Service to Humanity.

Young man! do you feel called by God to dedicate your life for the vision and mission of Jesus Christ in the footprints of St. Francis of Assisi?

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We, the Capuchin Friars of Amala Annai Province as lesser brothers follow the simple, humble, and crucified Jesus Christ, walking in the footsteps of our Brother Francis of Assisi, living in fraternity, in solidarity with the poor, and striving for the integrity of creation.

Hence we commit ourselves:

To God through passionate Contemplation

To bear witness to the Gospel in Fraternity and in Minority.

To work for a just and peaceful society and the integral liberation of all, in a preferential option for the poor and the marginalized. 

To live in harmony with Mother Nature and safeguard her rights.


Br. A. Antony Samy OFM Cap

Provincial Minister

Br. Newton

Vicar Provincial

Br. Thainis A

II Councillor

Br. Antony Dass

III Councillor

Br. Sundar Raj

IV Councillor

Our Territorial Presence

News from the Province

Capuchin History 

It is a moment of proud for tamilnadu capuchins in the CCMSI level. The Capuchins in India -book authored by Br. Thainis will be released on 13.102023

Congratulations dear Fr. Thainis!

Requiem Mass

The Requiem Mass for the repose of the soul of Fr. Benjamin will be offered on 20th July 2023 at 11.30 am at Amalashram.

Birthdays & Feast Days