Pet Blessings

Bring your pets to the annual Pet Blessing in honour of St. Francis of Assisi and his love of animals. There will be special prayers and individual blessing of the pets. Please ensure your pet is on a leash or in a cage. The blessing takes place in the garden of St. Francis of Assisi Parish with the entrance at 1020 Semlin Drive in Vancouver. Saturday, Oct. 1 at 11 a.m. All are welcome! Learn more at

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