Mangaluru: Members of the Order Franciscan Secular, under the guidance of the association president, Br. Melwyn Pinto, organised the “Way of the Cross” on Sunday, April 7.
Every year, during the Lenten season, members of the association visit orphanages or homes for the aged and donate some basic necessities to the institution. This year, they visited the newly inaugurated orphanage of the White Doves in Maroli, Kulshekar and provided refreshments to the around 200 inmates.
About Order Franciscan Secular
The Order Franciscan Secular is a religious lay association guided by Capuchin Fathers of St. Anne’s Friary, Jail Road, Mangaluru. The association is comprised of around 17 members. Fr. Manohar is the spiritual director of the association who is assisted by Fr. Maxim Nazareth.
Members pray, discuss various activities, visit the sick, elderly and needy people and donate things and counsel them.