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Blessing of the Animals – St Mary of the Angels
October 1 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am SAST
“All praise to you, Oh Lord, for all these brother and sister creatures.” St Francis of Assisi.
In celebration of the Feast of St Francis of Assisi on 4 October, Our Parish at St Mary of the Angels, Athlone will be having a Blessing of the Animals.
St Francis is well known for his love of all creatures.
For many people, pets are their only family and true companion. A bond between a person and a pet is a relationship like no other.
When we treat our animals like our brothers and sisters, we draw ourselves into the wonder of a deeper, common relationship with our Creator.