Church to hold Blessing of Animals
From Staff Reports
Sept. 23, 2012 at 11 p.m.
St. Matthew's Episcopal Church will hold its annual Blessing of the Animals, officiated by Rev. Patsy Barham, at 2 p.m. Sunday in honor of St. Francis of Assisi.
The interdenominational event is free and open to all people and animals.
Animals will receive a St. Francis tag and a certificate of blessing and must be leashed, contained, or caged to participate.
Special awards will be given for the largest, smallest, and most unusual animal.
Call (903) 657-3154 for information.