Blessing of pets, stuffed animals held at St. Helena Church

Blessing of pets, stuffed animals held at St. Helena Church
Local residents brings her two dogs for the animal blessing.
Photo courtesy of St. Helena Church

St. Helena Church held a blessing of pets as well as a blessing of stuffed animals on Friday, October 4. This custom is conducted in remembrance of St. Francis of Assisi’s love for animals and nature.

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