Pet Blessing
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Bring one’s pets to the church at 10:45 a.m. for a pond-side pet blessing in celebration of the feast day of St. Francis of Assisi, the patron saint of animals and the environment. Dogs, cats, and other mobile animals should be on a leash or in a carrier. For pets that are difficult to transport, a picture may be brought for a long-distance blessing. Pets may also attend the regular Sunday morning Eucharist at 9:30 a.m. with their human companions. Pets can pose for a picture with a St. Francis cutout.