Celebrating The Feast of St. Francis & The Blessing of The Animals at The Cathedral of St. John the Divine, October 1st

 

 

 

Blessing of the Animals, St. John the Divine, October, 2017

Celebrate The Feast of St. Francis and Blessing of the Animals with the Cathedral of St. John the Divine on October 1st. Organ prelude will begin at 10:20am, and the service will begin at 10:30am on Sunday, October 1st.

The afternoon fair and pet blessings will be held ~ rain or shine ~ beginning immediately after the service.

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A Virtual Blessing of the Animals at The Cathedral of St. John the Divine

 

 

 

The Blessing of the Animals, St. John the Divine, October, 2017

The Feast of Saint Francis is Sunday, October 3rd and with it, The Cathedral of St. John the Divine will hold the annual Blessing of the Animals from 10am to 4pm. The Cathedral invites the public to a day of music, prayer, joy, blessings and fun in honor of Saint Francis, the patron saint of animals and the environment. While we cannot gather in person this year for the Service or the Outdoor Fair, we’re excited to offer an online extravaganza that will include pet blessings, children’s activities, and a behind-the-scenes look at the history of one of our most beloved days of the year!

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