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Blessing of the Animals

  • Aired: 10/06/2016
  • 04:50
  • Rating: NR
This week many Christians observed the Feast of St. Francis, a day that recalls the life of the 13th century saint revered for his devotion to prayer, suffering and love for every part of creation.  In his honor many churches observe the day with a blessing of the animals..  At the Franciscan monastery in Washington, we spoke with Father Jim Gardiner and Catholic historian Father Michael Cusato.
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A annual service celebrates St. Francis, patron saint of creation, nature, and animals.
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