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Blessing of the Pets
Date(s) & Time(s)::
October 3, 2012 at 5:30 PM until 6:30 PM
Location: St. Andrew's Episcopal Church, 402 W. Mill St., Carbondale, IL (Across from the SIU Clock Tower)
St. Andrew's Episcopal Church will host its annual Blessing of Pets for St. Francis Day in the Front Entrance of the church. Traditionally, the Feast of St. Francis of Assisi is a day which is remembered for St. Francis’ reverence for all living things. St. Francis called animals, “brother and sister” in his Canticle of the Creatures. He is the patron saint of animals and the environment. The public is invited to bring their pets to receive a special blessing.Return to event list.
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