Blessing of the Animals at St. Theresa today
The Rev. Michael O’Reilly will conduct a Blessing of the Animals service at 5 p.m. today at St. Theresa Catholic Church, 1041 Lyons Ave. Everyone in the community is invited to bring their pets of any type. Dogs, cats, fish, rabbits, birds and even iguanas are welcome.
The event is in conjunction with St. Francis of Assisi Feast Day. St. Francis was the patron saint of animals. All animals must be restrained, with dogs on leashes and cats in carriers. For more information, call the church at (530) 544-3533.