Join the Franciscan Friars, various animals and their owners for our annual Blessing of the Animals. The blessing is in honor of St. Francis of Assisi patron saint of animals and the environment. Each animal will receive a certificate of blessing and a selfie with a Franciscan Friar. We ask that you bring a donation of pet food. Pet food will be distributed to pet owners in need of assistance by the St. Vincent de Paul Society.
Date: Sunday, October 2, 2022
Time: Bring your socialized animal anytime between 1:00 – 2:30 PM
Location: Outdoor Plaza, St. Mary’s Basilica at 231 N. 3rd Street, Phoenix, AZ 85004
Flyer: Blessing of the Animals
Please download and share this flyer with family, friends, and co-workers
Donation: Please bring a donation of pet food or make a monetary donation.
Pet food will be distributed to pet owners in need of assistance by the St. Vincent de Paul Society.
Sponsored by: Care of Creation Ministry