St Johns Camberwell

All creatures
great and small

Blessing of the pets

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ST FRANCIS DAY 
BLESSING OF THE PETS!

THIS SUNDAY 2 OCTOBER AT 12.00NOON

Celebrate Saint Francis, the Patron Saint of the environment and all things small and furry, at a special ‘Blessing of the Pets’ at 12.00noon this Sunday 2 October.

The custom honours St. Francis of Assisi and his love for all creatures. Francis loved the larks flying about his hilltop town, and he and his brothers, when staying in a small hovel, even once allowed themselves to be displaced by a donkey.
 
 The bond between us and our pets is like no other relationship. So no wonder people enjoy the opportunity to take their pets to church for a blessing, where the bonds of creation are remembered and celebrated.
JOIN THE PROCESSION OF ANIMALS!
Dog, cats, guinea pigs, rabbits and reptiles!
You and your animals are all very welcome!