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Prayer for the Beatification of Br. Joseph Thamby, Servant of God
God our Father, your servant Brother Joseph Thamby gave witness to your son, Jesus Christ, by a radical living of the Gospel in his life and by proclaiming it to the poor with great missionary zeal and Franciscan simplicity. May his total commitment to Christ, filial devotion to the blessed virgin, untainted loyalty to the church and compassionate love for the poor be an inspiration for all of us in our work of evangelization. …
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Br. Joseph Thamby, a perpetual Franciscan Tertiary born in Pondichery to Savary Muthu and Annamalai made his home Pedavutapally in 1939. He was doing the work of evangelization through preaching and healing ministry. He built a hut close to the Church and lived there till the end of his life in prayer and austerity. He converted a good many people to Christianity. His simplicity and piety was so outstanding that he attracted much attention. He seemed to have possessed the power of healing and … [More]