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Blessing of the Animals - Hispanic Christian

Description A procession of animals, everything from dogs and cats to hamsters and even horses, is led to churches for a special ceremony called the Blessing of Pets. This custom is conducted in remembrance of St. Francis of Assisiís love for all creatures. Conducted on various dates.
Date Sun, January 17, 2010
Repeat Type Yearly
Priority 5-Medium
Access Public
Category Religious Holiday*
Created by Public Access
Updated Tue, May 4, 2010 5:49pm GMT
Participants Religious Holidays
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