2008-10-01 / Briefly Noted
Our Lady of Loretto to Celebrate Blessing of Animals
On Sunday afternoon, October 5, the Parish of Our Lady of Loretto will celebrate the annual Blessing of Animals in honor of St. Francis of Assisi. October 4 is the Feast Day of St. Francis, the 13th century Catholic friar and founder of the Franciscan Order. Besides being the founder of the Franciscans, St.