Friday, October fourth the Catholic Church celebrated the Feast of St. Francis of Assisi. Holy Spirit Catholic Church had a Blessing of the Pets Friday afternoon. Pictured is Montgomery Catholic Preparatory School first grader, Sarah Caroline Katz, with a dog named Jackson after the blessing. Sarah Caroline is the daughter of Denise and Jay Katz of Montgomery.
A Blessing of the Animals
Blessed are you, Lord God, maker of all living creatures.
On the fifth and sixth days of creation, you called forth fish in the sea, birds in the air and animals on the
land. You inspired St. Francis to call of them his brothers and sisters. We ask you to bless the animals and all living creatures. By the power of your love, enable them to live according to your plan. May we always praise you for all your beauty in creation. Blessed are you, Lord our God, in all your creatures! Amen.
On April 13th, Montgomery’s Downtown Optimist Club, in cooperation with