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St. Gregory’s Episcopal Church Celebrates the Feast of Saint Francis with a “Blessing of Animals”

PARSIPPANY — Furry, fluffy, feathered, or fuzzy – all are welcome to join the congregation of St. Gregory’s Episcopal Church on Sunday, October 6 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, located at 480 South Beverwyck Road.  Please call the church at (973) 887-5879 or saintgregoryschurch@gmail.com for additional information.

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Frank L. Cahill
Frank L. Cahill
Publisher of Parsippany Focus since 1989 and Morris Focus since 2019, both covering a wide range of events. Mr. Cahill serves as the Executive Board Member of the Parsippany Area Chamber of Commerce, President of Kiwanis Club of Tri-Town and Chairman of Parsippany-Troy Hills Economic Development Advisory Board.
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