Pet blessing directory

Worshippers holding a hamster and cat wait for a priest to bless their pets during a ceremony to commemorate the feast of St. Francis of Assisi outside a church named for him in Lima, Peru, Oct. 12. St. Francis is the patron saint of animals and the environment. (CNS photo/Enrique Castro-Mendivil, Reuters)
Worshippers holding a hamster and cat wait for a priest to bless their pets during a ceremony to commemorate the feast of St. Francis of Assisi outside a church named for him in Lima, Peru in 2014. St. Francis is the patron saint of animals and the environment. (CNS photo/Enrique Castro-Mendivil, Reuters)

If your work schedule or other weekend obligations have you missing the annual Blessing of Pets at your local parish, perhaps a neighboring one is offering the service this weekend or next weekend.

Oct. 1 (Saturday)

Talulah, French Bulldog belonging to Fernando and Linda Orellana of Chicago, waits for a blessing from Fr. Tony Birdsall, a retired priest of the Diocese of Green Bay, Wis. The pet blessing took place at Stella Maris Church in Egg Harbor, Wis. in 2014. (CNS photo/Sam Lucero, The Compass)
Talulah, French Bulldog belonging to Fernando and Linda Orellana of Chicago, waits for a blessing from Fr. Tony Birdsall, a retired priest of the Diocese of Green Bay, Wis. The pet blessing took place at Stella Maris Church in Egg Harbor, Wis. in 2014. (CNS photo/Sam Lucero, The Compass)

Oct. 2 (Sunday)

Oct. 8 (Saturday)

 

Oct. 9 (Sunday)

1 p.m. at Corpus Christi in Ahwatukee