Pet Blessings

Many congregations recognize the Feast of St. Francis by offering some form of blessing of the animals. Here's a collection of resources from across the Episcopal Church.

Pet Blessing Resources by Carol Barnwell, community partnership ideas along with a sample liturgy and certificate. Both the liturgy and the certificate are available in English and Spanish.

ECF Vital Posts:

Brides and Pet Blessings

Do All Dogs Go to Heaven?

Pet Evangelism

Episcopal Relief and Development:

Abundant Life Garden Project: St. Francis Day Blessing of the Animals

The Episcopal Church:

St. Francis Day Resources

Prayers Suitable for Use in Church or Other Gatherings for Beloved Animals

This Text This Week:

St. Francis Day/ Blessing of Animals

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