WEEK 1 – SAINT ANNE’S NOVENA – FR. JOHN KAMAS, SSS
Fr. John Kamas, SSS is a priest of the Congregation of the Blessed Sacrament, an international Order of priests brothers, sisters and lay associates that was founded in 1856 in Paris by St. Peter Julian Eymard. Father was ordained by the Servant of God, Terence Cardinal Cooke, in the Church of St. Jean Baptiste on May 31st 1975, and has been privileged to serve as pastor there from 1987 until 2000, and returned to that role in 2013.
Over the years, in his role as pastor, Father John has conducted 18 Annual Novenas to St. Anne at St. Jean’s. He attests that each year the grace of the Holy Spirit is particularly active during those special days. He has witnessed conversions, healings of body and spirit, and is continually inspired by the tremendous faith of the faithful who attend the Novena.