A pet blessing in conjunction with the Feast of St. Francis of Assisi will be held in the St. Alphonsus Prayer Garden Friday, Oct. 4, immediately following the 8:30 a.m. mass (approximately 9:10 a.m.).
Father Dennis Stafford will conduct the blessing. School families as well as any member of the parish or community is welcome to bring their pet for this special blessing. All pets must be leashed or in appropriate cages.
The Prayer Garden is directly across from St. Alphonsus Church, 6211 344th Ave., New Munster.