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St. George's Pet Blessing

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St. George's Episcopal Church gave the community something to bark about today.

The 7th annual Blessing of the Animals welcomed pets of all kinds at one-of-a-kind service and blessing. The annual event happens early October all over the country to celebrate St. Francis' Day. 

"Close to the day of St. Francis' day which is October 4th to be able to have services of blessings of animals and pets that family members have come to love and cherish in their lives because of the love that St Francis had for all creatures, so that's the time of the year that we like to extend a blessing to all the neighborhood animals that would like to come and share a blessing here at St George's ," says Pastor, Michael Horn. 

This year St. George's partnered with The Central Dakota Humane Society to collect donations during the service. 

 

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