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      Blessing of the Animals (St. Francis Day) in Asheville

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      October 6, 2019

      Sunday   4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

      60 Church St
      Asheville, North Carolina 28801

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      Blessing of the Animals (St. Francis Day)

      Dogs and cats, horses and hamsters, rabbits and lizards.

      Bring your four-legged and winged friends, be they scaly or furry, big or small, feathery or fuzzy for Trinity’s annual Blessing of the Animals in celebration of the Feast of St. Francis of Assisi.

      Held outside in the Chapel Courtyard, our priests will be present with holy water and short prayers to bless your beloved -- and even your problematic -- pets. Though we don’t promise perfect behavior post-blessing, this service is always full of joy, laughter, barks, meows, and the holy reminder of the gift of an animal’s companionship.

      St. Francis loved all of God’s creation and blessed all of God’s creatures. This brief service in the Chapel Courtyard will offer God’s blessings on our beloved animal companions, using prayers and music from the tradition of St. Francis.

      This year we will be collecting pet food and supplies for Brother Wolf.

      Categories: Religion & Spirituality

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