Blessing of the Animals

Healthy Pets

JACKSON, Miss. (WJTV) – Sunday (10/6/19) was the annual pet blessing day at the St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church.

Families brought their pets to receive a blessing from the priest.
The Jackson Zoo even brought several lizards to be blessed.
The day was made in honor of Saint Francis of Assisi. He believed all creatures deserved equal love and respect.

People also donated to local animal shelters.

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