The Blessing of Animals

The commemoration of St. Francis of Assisi at the beginning of October has traditionally been when the blessing of animals usually takes place.  St. Francis is the patron saint of animals and the environment.  Below are some pictures from the service of blessing held at Zion on the afternoon of October 10th.  You can click on the images to see a larger version.

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Zion Lutheran Church - 426 West Main (office and mailing address is 415 West Austin Street), Fredericksburg, TX 78624 - 830.997.2195