Seven dogs, two cats, one hamster and one turtle were joined by 24 humans who “pawsed” to celebrate that special bond between people and pets on Saturday October 3rd at the annual Blessing of the Animals service. The service honors St. Francis, lover of souls and all living things.
Frosty and John
Echo Receives a Blessing
In celebration of St. Francis, patron Saint of animals and all living things, twelve dogs, two cats, a chicken, a turtle and an armload of stuffed animals were blessed on October 4th. Their human companions seemed to enjoy the ceremony as well.