Blessing of the pets

CLARKSDALE – St. Elizabeth held their blessing of the pets on Thursday, Oct. 6. (Photo by Catelin Britt)

NATCHEZ – Father Aaron Williams blesses pets in the St. Mary Basilica prayer garden on Oct. 2. (Photo by Regina Mardis)

CLINTON – Greta Nalker holds Valentine the snake while Father Lincoln Dall and Hunter Yentzen pet him after Blessing of the Pets at Holy Savior. (Photo by Lacey Nalker)

SOUTHAVEN – Matthew made sure that both of his pups received a blessing from Father Timothy Gray, SCJ at Sacred Heart. (Photos by Laura Grisham)
Lucy seems more interested in posing for a picture than her blessing from Father Gray at Sacred Heart.

VICKSBURG – Father Rusty Vincent blesses Jennifer Nelson’s cat “Merle;” while Syd Johnston with his dog wait in the background at St. Paul parish.(Photo by Connie Hosemann)