Pet blessings in honor of St. Francis

Parishes in the Diocese of Charleston honored the feast day of St. Francis of Assisi with animal blessings. Above, Franciscan Father Patrick Tuttle celebrates the day at St. Anthony of Padua in Greenville.

See the upcoming edition of The Miscellany on Oct. 10 for more photos and other news and events, and check out our video below with more photos:

Father Gary Linsky celebrates the feast of St. Francis of Assisi with pet blessings at the Basilica of St. Peter in Columbia.
Miscellany/Juanita Bustamante: Father Raymond Carlo gets some snuggles from a pup at the pet blessing held at St. John the Beloved in Summerville.