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Prince of Peace celebrating Feast Day of St. Francis


September 26, 2017

Prince of Peace Parish will celebrate the Feast Day of St. Francis with a Blessing of the Animals on Sunday, Oct. 8, 12:30 p.m. at St. Peters parking lot, 28th and Sarah streets.

Wednesday, Oct. is the Feast of St. Francis of Assisi, the Patron Saint of Animals. St. Francis wrote a Canticle of the Creatures, an ode to God’s living things: “All praise to you, Oh Lord, for all these brother and sister creatures.”

Everything from dogs, cats, hamsters and more are welcome to join in the procession of animals. Pets should be on a leash or in a cage.


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