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Animal Blessing Service

Today was the annual animal blessing service at St Paul’s, Alverthorpe. This is always a challenge for us Churchwardens as a menagerie of animals (predominantly dogs but with a fair smattering of smaller furries) are taken into the pews where they get terribly excited and can make quite a lot of noise. 312 more words

Prayer of St. Basil for any animal blessing

Many of you have recently had animal blessing services in your parishes (as well as some synagogues). I just came across this lovely prayer that you may appreciate: 106 more words

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