Farewell Faithful Servant

On April 14th Sister Elsy sent me an email advising me of the death of His Excellency Bishop Stephen Athipozhiyil. She wrote “We are at the eve of celebrating the feast of Passover. To love one another is… Read More

Kerala Flood Relief Fund

We have set up a special fund to aid those in need from the after effects of the devastating floods in Kerala in August 2018. Many of our sponsored families lost homes and means of livelihood and are… Read More

December’s Child- Sponsored!

  Divya has been sponsored. Thank you so much! There are more families in need – please read about them.  Divya is 11 years old and attends sixth grade. If she lived in the USA, she might be looking forward to… Read More

Celebrating the Feast of St. Francis in Alleppey

Sr. Helen has shared with us how staff and sponsored families celebrated the Feast of St. Francis. Click on the title of this post to view video.

Can you help this family?

Sometimes even our sponsors fall upon hard times and are unable to support their Indian family regularly. Such is the case with the Stephen Thankamma family. This family is in desperate need of help. The original applicant and… Read More

Welcome, Sr. Helen!

We are happy to welcome Sr. Helen Lawrence as the new director of our offices in Alleppey.  We have asked Sr. Helen to introduce herself to you: WITH GRATITUDE With heart full of gratitude to FFA USA for… Read More

Nurturing Dreams for the Future

The FFA has had innumerable successful projects over the years.  One example is The Children’s Welfare  Fund which was introduced by Sr. Daphne and has been in full swing since 2012. Each beneficiary family contributes Rs. 365 ($6.08) yearly… Read More

Self Development Seminars

The Franciscan Family Apostolate (FFA) has always tried to venture into new waters to uplift people in any way possible. In our searching, Sister Daphne came up with the idea to have one day family workshops for all… Read More

Welcoming Message from Sr. Daphne

Good wishes to all those who visit our web page! I am the fifth Canossian sister who has been in charge of the Franciscan Family Apostolate (FFA) in Alleppey. The FFA mainly reaches out to less fortunate fisher… Read More