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Blessing Of The Animals

St. Francis plans multiple celebrations Sunday

St. Francis plans multiple celebrations Sunday

St. Francis in the Foothills United Methodist Church will celebrate Sunday the 831st birthday of St. Francis of Assisi, the 45th birthday of the congregation (founded in 1967) and the 32nd anniversary of the Rev. David Wilkinson’s appointment as pastor.

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Public invited to Blessing of the Animals

Public invited to Blessing of the Animals

People and their pets are invited to a Blessing of the Animals service at 4 p.m. Sunday at St. Mark’s United Methodist Church.

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Critters, people share loving bond at Blessing

Critters, people share loving bond at Blessing

The Rev. Ruth Hooper visits with Sue and Richard Kuns, who took their little dog to the Blessing of the Animals service at St. Philip's in the Hills Episcopal Church on Sunday. People took their cats and dogs, among other creatures, to the ceremony, a tradition that began more than 30 years …

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Critters, people share loving bond at Blessing

Critters, people share loving bond at Blessing

Joanie Bruce attended the blessing ceremony with her desert tortoise, Rockette. It's unclear what Rockette thought about it all.

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Blessing of Animals service is Sunday

Blessing of Animals service is Sunday

St. Philip's popular annual service celebrates the loving relationship shared by people and their pets.

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Blessing of Animals service is Sunday

Blessing of Animals service is Sunday

The community is invited to join parishioners at St. Philip's church at 9 a.m. Sunday to celebrate one of Tucson's longest-running Blessing of the Animals services.

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