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Blessing of the Animals

Photo of the Day | published on 10/02/17

Jeffrey Bruno | Aleteia | Trenton Monitor

Photo of the Day: October 2, 2017

A young girl and her dog react as Father John Ruffo, OFM Conventual, pastor of Saint Catherine of Siena Parish in Seaside Park, New Jersey, blesses them with holy water on Sunday, October 1, 2017, at the annual Blessing of the Animals in celebration of the Feast of Saint Francis of Assisi, which is on October 4.

Photograph by Jeffrey Bruno for Aleteia via the Trenton Monitor

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