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Blessing of the Animals for the Feast of St. Francis of Assisi 2015

Publish Date: September 29, 2015

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St. Francis founded the men's Franciscan Order, the women’s Order of St. Clare, and the lay Third Order of Saint Francis. He is known as the patron saint of animals and the environment and with Saint Catherine of Siena is one of the two patron saints of Italy.

Many parishes in our diocese will be celebrating the Feast of St. Francis of Assisi (Feast Day: October 4th) by offering a Blessing of the Animals. Please see times for some of these locations below.

Please Note: All animals brought to the Blessing of the Animals must be crated, leashed, or otherwise restrained.

All Saints Catholic Church, Dallas
Saturday, October 3rd, IMMEDIATELY following the 9:00AM Mass (Approx. 9:30 AM) - In the courtyard

Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church, Dallas
Sunday, October 4th, 4:30 PM - In the parking lot

Christ the King Catholic Church, Dallas
Saturday, October 3rd, 9:00 AM - South side of church on Colgate Drive

Holy Trinity Catholic Church, Dallas
Saturday, October 3rd, 9:00 AM - In the courtyard outside of the Community Life Center

Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, Corsicana
Sunday, October 4th, 4:00 PM - At Church Plaza

Mary Immaculate Catholic Church, Farmers Branch
Saturday, October 3rd, 9:00 AM - In the Church Courtyard

Prince of Peace Catholic Community, Plano
Saturday, October 3rd, 9:00 AM - By the Bell Tower

Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Rowlett
Saturday, October 3rd, 1:00 PM - In the courtyard

St. Anthony Catholic Church, Wylie
Saturday, October 3rd, 10:00 AM - On the front lawn

St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Catholic Church, Plano
Saturday, October 3rd, 2:30 PM - In front of the church

St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church, Frisco
Saturday, October 3rd, 10:00 AM - Center Courtyard (between Chapel & Parish Center)

St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church, Lancaster
Saturday, October 3rd, IMMEDIATELY following the 10:00 AM Mass (Approx. 10:45 AM) - Outside of the front doors

St. Joseph Catholic Church, Richardson
Sunday, October 4th, 4:00 PM - In the Bell Tower Courtyard

St. Luke Catholic Church, Irving
Monday, October 5th, 9:00 AM - In the courtyard

St. Mark the Evangelist Catholic Church, Plano
Saturday, October 3rd, 2:00 PM - In front of the school cafeteria

St. Monica Catholic Church, Dallas
Saturday, October 3rd, 9:00 AM - By the Mary statue

St. Patrick Catholic Church, Dallas
Saturday, October 3rd, 10:00 AM - In front of the Marian Garden

St. Philip the Apostle Catholic Church, Dallas
Saturday, October 3rd, 10:00 AM - In the front plaza

St.Thomas Aquinas Catholic Church, Dallas

Upper School campus [3741 Abrams Road]: Friday, October 2nd, 9:30 AM - Back parking lot

Lower School campus [6255 Mockingbird Lane]: Monday, October 5th, IMMEDIATELY following the 9:30 AM Mass (Approx. 10:30 AM) - In parking lot

 


 

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