Sunday, October 7, 2018

The Feast of St. Francis, Blessings of the Animals/J2A Car Wash/Emmaus House Sandwiches

It was a busy Sunday morning at St. Martin's.

The Feast of St. Francis
The Blessing of Animals
Around 20 dogs also attended the 10:30 worship service
The J2A Car Wash
Children's Ministries preparing sandwiches for Emmaus House



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With everyone working together, it all went off without a hitch.
Even the dogs seem to enjoy the worship service in relative peace.


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Blessing of the Animals


Annually now, on or around October 4, Christians worldwide celebrate the Feast of Saint Francis with a blessing of animals and prayers for creation.[7]

Annual Blessing of the Animals at St. Martin's


All the animals were brought to the altar rail for the blessings by Fr. Allan and Mother Amy.


Video Slide Show


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Photo Albums


Blessing of the Animals

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Pets Attending the 10:30 Worship Service

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J2A Car Wash


Raising Money for Next Summer's J2A Spiritual Pilgrimage.

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Children’s Ministries Prepares Sandwiches and Placemats

All Pre-K through 5th grade children and youth along with parents gathered together for a joint service project. Where they made sandwiches for Emmaus House and placemats for Holy Comforter.


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