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Blessing of the Animals (Pet Blessing) Saturday, September 28, Public Invited

Lucelle O’Flaherty with her beloved Kay K and Pastor Grace Han at the 2018 Blessing of the Animals. (Photo: Zebra Archive)

ALEXANDRIA, VA – Every year, Trinity United Methodist Church hosts their Annual Blessing of the Animals in their courtyard under the oaks on Cameron Mills Road and opens the ceremony and service to the whole community.

Saturday September 28, 2019 at  9 AM

Trinity United Methodist Church

2911 Cameron Mills Road

Alexandria, VA 22302

In memory of St. Francis of Assisi, this free event provides that each pet will be individually blessed by Pastor Grace Han, receives a Certificate of Blessing with the pet’s name calligraphed by artist, Ellan Moore, and a complimentary photo.

FOR MORE, SEE PHOTOS: Blessing of the Animals at Trinity United Methodist Church of Alexandria

All are welcome with no exceptions. Bring your bird, your cat, your dog, whatever pet you want blessed. There is free parking on the street or adjacent parking lots. For more information or questions, call or text Lucelle O’Flaherty at 703-408-4008.

Mary Wadland

Mary Wadland is the Publisher and Editor in Chief of The Zebra Press, founded by her in 2010. Originally from Delray Beach, Florida, Mary is a Phi Beta Kappa graduate of Hollins College in Roanoke, VA and has lived and worked in the Alexandria publishing community since 1987.

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