Oct. 5: Blessing of the Animals

Server Matthias Buchheister, right, a fourth grader at Mother Seton School, watched as Holy water droplets fall on Iglett the corn snake. The school hosted the annual Blessing of the Animals where a variety of animals received blessings in honor of the patron saint of animals St. Francis of Assisi on his feast day.

( Kenneth K. Lam, The Baltimore Sun / October 5, 2012 )

Server Matthias Buchheister, right, a fourth grader at Mother Seton School, watched as Holy water droplets fall on Iglett the corn snake. The school hosted the annual Blessing of the Animals where a variety of animals received blessings in honor of the patron saint of animals St. Francis of Assisi on his feast day.

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