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Blessing of the Animals

10:00 AM – 11:00 AM

St. Mary's Memorial Garden/Parish Hall
Washington Avenue Across from Tattle Tales
Colonial Beach, VA 22443
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 For all the Pets We Love


     If you have men who will exclude any of God's creatures from the shelter of compassion and pity, you will have men who deal, likewise, with their fellow men.  All creatures have the same source as we have.  Like us, they derive the life of thought, love, and will from the Creator.  Not to hurt our humble brethren is our first duty to them; but to stop there is a complete misapprehension of the intentions of Providence.  We have a higher mission.  God wishes that we should succor them whenever they require it.  St. Francis of Assisi   

     Pets are welcome to receive their blessing on Saturday, October 7, 2017 at 10:00am.