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The Blessing of the Animals, 2016


On Sunday, October 2nd at 4:00 P.M. we celebrated our ninth annual service of the Blessing of the Animals in honor of Saint Francis of Assisi. All creatures are welcome at the liturgy, which is an expression of God’s love for all Creation and of his call to us to care for it.


St Francis and the Wolf of Gubbio

Carl Weidemeyer-Worpswede, Saint Francis instructs the Wolf, woodcut, 1911