Four years ago, when I was speaking in Italy, I had the great opportunity to go to Assisi and visit the small church that St. Francis built. Below is a prayer I wrote while there which I have slightly.
St. Francis of Assisi continues to capture the imagination of Catholics like few other saints: Thousands of Franciscans serve those in need, churches mark his Oct. 4 feast day with animal blessings.
It was the annual Blessing of the Animals in honor of St. Francis of Assisi, the 12th-century friar who abandoned a life of luxury to live in poverty. According to Catholic historians, St. Francis.
NEW PALTZ >> St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church, 163 Main St., will celebrate the ministry of St. Francis of Assisi with its annual Blessing of the Animals on at the 8 and 10:30 a.m. services Oct. 2. All.
More than two dozen animals, including goats, rabbits and at least one lizard, were anointed. Such blessings are made in honor of St. Francis of Assisi, the patron saint of animals. Report an error.
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All are welcome to bring properly restrained animals to be blessed. The event is held in conjunction with the Feast of St. Francis of Assisi, which is celebrated. During the week, Centering Prayer.
Dogs, cats, kittens and one rabbit — all rescue animals — were assembled outside St. Patrick’s Cathedral for the annual Blessing of the Animals marking the start of the Feast of St. Francis of Assisi,
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St. Francis is the patron saint of animals, and to celebrate St. Francis’ works. Dave Pleier says a quick prayer outside of Saint Francis of Assisi Church on Oct. 4 before blessing a number of pets.
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the pope said at a ceremony in the Saint Francis. the tiny chapel where the animal-loving Francis died in 1226, dignitaries watched a film which looked back over the past 25 years to celebrate the.
Priests blessed parishioners’ animal friends — mostly dogs, but also birds and guinea pigs — in the name of Saint Francis of Assisi, patron saint of animals, on the same weekend as his Oct. 4 feast.
Every year, the cathedral hosts a special celebration in honor of the Feast of Saint Francis of Assisi on the first Sunday of October – the Blessing of the Animals. In honor of St. Francis, patron.
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The blessing of animals has become an annual custom in the Church, as a way to remember the love that St. Francis of Assisi had for Creation. “At this time of year, let’s thank God for Creation,” said.
(WDBJ7) –Prayers were offered up for man’s best friend on Wednesday, as part of St. Francis of Assisi Day. October 4th marks a celebration. "We really enjoy our faith and our animals are part of.
“The event today is meant to commemorate St. Francis of Assisi the patron saint of. The pet enthusiasts had a few prayers together and sang a song prior to the blessing. “We’ll bless each animal.
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The blessing happens every Oct. 4 in honor of the feast of St. Francis of Assisi. Church members bring in animals for faith leaders to bless to commemorate the life of St. Francis, who is the Catholic.
Also known as the Peace Prayer, this text is a widely known and popular prayer among Christians. The prayer is often attributed to Francis Bernadone who was born in Assisi, Italy in 1181. text of.