Province Parishes to Bless Animals at 30+ Locations

HNP Communications Around the Province

NEW YORK – In honor of the feast of St. Francis on October 4, many of the Province’s parishes — from Florida to Massachusetts — are holding animal blessing services over the coming weeks.

The first is on Sept. 29 at East Rutherford, N.J.; the season closes with several services on Oct. 7.  A list of 32 locations offering pet blessings appears on the link below.

A  description of St. Francis of Assisi (1181-1226) can be found in the Sept. 30 bulletin of St. Bonaventure Church,  Allegany, N.Y., using the lnk to the parish’s Web site below.