Blessing of the Animals at St. Edmund, special Saturday ceremony
ARCADIAN PHOTO BY PRISCILLA MCDANIELTamra Lauderdale of Arcadia brought Lilly to the Blessing of the Animals on Saturday.
ARCADIAN PHOTO BY PRISCILLA MCDANIELFather James McConnell administered the Blessing of the Animals to about a dozen pets at St. Edmund in Arcadia.
ARCADIAN PHOTO BY PRISCILLA MCDANIELAbout a dozen dogs and Mr. Fuzz the cat received a blessing Saturday.
By CRAIG GARRETT
“Wait for me while I go to preach to my sisters the birds.”
—Saint Francis of Assisi