Parishes, schools welcome pets for St. Francis blessing

MADISON – Father Albeen Vatti led a pet blessing at St. Anthony School on Tuesday, Oct. 9. Students who could not bring a pet were invited to bring a photo of their pet for a blessing. (Photos by Msgr. Michael Flannery)

PEARL – Father Lincoln Dall, pastor of St. Jude Parish, blesses the pets who gathered with their families on the lawn for Mass and blessing on Thursday, Oct. 4. (Photos by Rhonda Bowden)