St. Gregory’s Episcopal Church Celebrates “Blessing of Animals”

Rev. Susan Saucedo Sica with "Honey"

PARSIPPANY — Furry, fluffy, feathered, or fuzzy – all are welcome to join the congregation of St. Gregory’s Episcopal Church on Sunday, October 7 at 5:00 p.m. for the annual blessing of Animals Liturgy celebrating the life of St. Francis who is remembered as having a deep appreciation for all of creation and a special bond with animals.

All God’s creatures are welcome however, for safety concerns, participants are asked to bring their pets leashed or caged.  Following the liturgy, refreshments are provided as an opportunity for people and pets socialize.

To support the Mt. Pleasant Animal Shelter donations of dog or cat food, paper towels and cleaning supplies are requested.  (For more information about Mt. Pleasant Animal Shelter click here).

St. Gregory’s is a progressive, inclusive and affirming, community of faith joyfully sharing the love and Gospel of Jesus Christ with all God’s Children, we are located at 480 South Beverwyck Road.  Please call the church at (973) 887-5879 or email for additional information.