Pet blessings will be offered in the Archdiocese of Baltimore

By Catholic Review Staff
In celebration of St. Francis of Assisi’s feast day Oct. 4, the following parishes in the Archdiocese of Baltimore are holding pet blessings to honor the patron saint of animals and the environment.
Sept. 29
Our Lady of Grace, Parkton, 1 p.m.
Sept. 30
St. Ursula School, Parkville, Neifield Avenue entrance, 6 p.m.
Oct. 2
Church of the Annunciation, Rosedale, 6:30 p.m.
Church of the Holy Apostles, Gambrills, 6:30 p.m.  
Oct. 4
Church of the Immaculate Conception, Towson, after 8:30 a.m. Mass
Shrine of St. Peter and Paul, Cumberland, 10 a.m.
Mother Seton School, Emmitsburg, 1:30 p.m.
St. Athanasius, Curtis Bay, 4 p.m.
Basilica of the National Shrine of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary, Baltimore, 6 p.m.
Oct. 5
St. Ann, Hagerstown, 10 a.m.
St. Francis de Sales, Abingdon, 10 a.m.
Church of the Resurrection, Ellicott City, 10:30 a.m.
St. Peter the Apostle, Libertytown, 11 a.m.
St. Casimir, Canton, noon
St. Andrew by the Bay, Annapolis, 3 p.m.
St. John the Evangelist, Severna Park, 10:30 a.m.
Our Lady of Hope Parish, Dundalk, 10 a.m.
Oct. 6
Ss. Philip and James Church and University Parish, Baltimore, after 11 a.m. Mass
Shrine of the Sacred Heart, Mount Washington, after 11:30 a.m. Mass
St. Brigid and Canton-area parishes, O’Donnell Square, noon
St. Francis of Assisi, Fulton, 12:45 p.m.
St. Anthony Shrine, Emmitsburg, 1 p.m.
St. Margaret, Bel Air, 1 p.m.
St. Clement Mary Hofbauer, Rosedale, 1:30 p.m.
Catholic Community of St. Francis Xavier, Hunt Valley, 2:30 p.m.
St. Elizabeth Ann Seton, Crofton, 12:00 p.m.
St. Luke, Edgemere, 11:30 a.m.
St. John the Evangelist, Columbia at Wilde Lake Interfaith Center Plaza, 2:30 p.m.
Oct. 12
St. Clare, Essex, 3 p.m.

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