Friday, 5 November 2010

Animal blessing

Christians everywhere celebrate the feast of St. Francis of Assisi on October 4 by having their pets blessed in the spirit of this patron saint of animals.
The parish of Saint Rita in Paris holds this mass every first sunday of November and this year several animals were present: cats and dogs of course but also camels, zebras, lamas, tortoises, fish, rabbits, snakes, ...

3 comments:

Winchester whisperer said...

Hurrah for St Rita!

Welshcakes Limoncello said...

I'll second WW.

Rob said...

I think its good that they allow the animals in church because they are Gods creatures just as we are.