Blessing of the Animals and the Feast of Saint Francis

Sun Oct 2, 2022
10:00am to 12:30pm ET
Cathedral Church of St. John the Divine

The Cathedral of St. John the Divine welcomes families to a day of music, prayer, joy, blessings, and fun in honor of Saint Francis, the patron saint of animals and the environment.

While this year's service will not include a procession of animals, all attendees are invited to bring their pets and animal companions to be blessed by Cathedral clergy outside on the Pulpit Green following the service. Stay for an afternoon of fun activities and info about environmental initiatives and climate justice! Request tickets/passes online in advance. Please note, there is a limit of four passes per person, to accommodate as many guests as possible for this special service.

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