The Novena

The Novena

2019 Pastoral Theme:

"Fear not, let Christ gaze at you"

We are pleased to invite you to save these dates on your calendar and be sure not to miss this special week.

The Novena to Saint Anne is from July 17 to July 25. The Feast Day of Saint Anne is July 26.


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Experience once again all the homelies of the Novena and of the Feast Day of Saint Anne:

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 Fr. James Douglas

Fr. James Douglas

Fr. James Soosaimuthu Douglas was ordained in Trincomalee, in Sri Lanka.


  • B.Ph, B.Th (Kandy, Sri Lanka)
  • MA in Christian Studies (Colombo, Sri lanka)
  • STL with specialization in Biblical Theology (Rome, Italy)


  • Associate pastor and Pastor (Sri Lanka)
  • Administrator of Our Lady of Perpetual Help Shrine, Batticaloa, Sri Lanka
  • Director - Diocesan Catholic Youth Association & Diocesan Laity Commission (2012-2014)
  • Rector – St. Joseph Vaz Minor Seminary & Pontifical Mission Societies, Trincomalee (2015 -2016)