St. Francis Pet Blessings will be celebrated on the first and second weekends of October throughout the Episcopal Diocese of Louisiana. Below you will find a listing of Pet Blessing Ceremonies. All are free and open to the public.

For additions or corrections email Karen Mackey

Sep 29 @ 2:30 pm St. Paul's Episcopal Church
On Friday, September 29, St. Paul’s will host the Annual Pet Blessing! Please bring your pets (appropriately restrained) for a special blessing in honor of the Feast Day of St. Francis of Assisi. Bring your[...]
Sep 30 @ 9:30 am St. Philip's Episcopal Church
It has for almost 800 years been a tradition in the church to bless pets in honor of St. Francis of Assisi. Francis believed in the sacredness of all life, and we know how much[...]
Sep 30 @ 10:30 am St. Anna's Episcopal Church
Feast Of St Francis September 30, 2017 10:30 AM at St Anna’s sponsored by Agee’s Pet Crematorium. We will host the Louisiana SPCA and adoptions. The blessing of New Orleans mounted Police and their horses.[...]
Oct 1 @ 10:00 am St. Mark's Episcopal Church
Pets are a special part of our lives. Every year at St. Mark’s, we take the opportunity to bless our four-legged companions in honor of St. Francis. Please join us on Sunday, October 1st at[...]
Oct 1 @ 4:00 pm St. Alban's Chapel
Blessing of the Pets will take place (weather permitting) at the outside altar THIS Sunday, October 1 (4:30). Backsliding and unrepentant pets, and their care givers, are encouraged to attend!
Oct 1 @ 4:00 pm Trinity Episcopal Church
Trinity Church New Orleans Blessing of the Animals – Please bring your pets to the circle driveway on Sunday, October 2 at 4:00 pm for the blessing of the animals in honor of St. Francis.  Bring[...]
Oct 3 @ 6:30 pm Maple Street Park
Blessing of the Animals- Maple Street Park on Tuesday, October 3 at 6:30 p.m.
Oct 5 @ 8:30 am St. Luke's Episcopal Church
October 5: Blessing of the Animals: At 8:30 am, bring your favorite animal friend to the front lawn for a blessing. This is a sweet morning at St. Luke’s!
Oct 7 @ 10:00 am All Saints Episcopal Church
Oct 7 @ 10:00 am St. Augustine's
Everyone is invited to bring their pet(s) to the Blessing of the Animals on Saturday October 8rd at 10:00 A.M. in the courtyard.  Pets should be leashed or crated, and up to date on their vaccinations.
Oct 7 @ 10:30 am St. George's Episcopal Church
On Saturday, 7 October at 10:30 AM, St. George’s will keep the Feast of St. Francis of Assisi by offering the Blessing of Animals. All creatures great and small are welcomed to attend. The service[...]
Oct 8 @ 1:00 pm Trinity Episcopal Church
Trinity Episcopal Church will celebrate the life and work of St. Francis on Sunday, 8 October, with a blessing of the animals under the trees in the courtyard at 1pm. We will have a Morning Prayer-style liturgy[...]
Oct 8 @ 4:00 pm Grace Episcopal Church
The Feast of St. Francis and Blessing of the Animals Sunday, October 8 4:00pm Join us in front of the Church with your pets: dogs, cats, horses, rabbits, snakes, birds, etc. for a blessing. Be[...]
Oct 8 @ 6:00 pm
Sunday, October 8 – Annual Saint Francis Animal Blessing Music from Real Presence Trio begins at 5:00 pm. Service begins at 6:00 pm. Bring your pet, bring your friend, bring your friend’s pet. Special guest: Visiting[...]
Oct 14 @ 3:00 pm Christ Episcopal Church
Rescheduled from Saturday, October 7 due to Hurricane Nate.   Drive-By Pet Blessings in Slidell The church that brings you Ashes to Go – Christ Episcopal Church at 1534 Seventh Street in Slidell, is offering[...]
Oct 15 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm Bogue Falaya Wayside Park
REscheduled from Sunday, October 8 due to Hurricane Nate   Come, sit, stay…and play. That is the invitation being extended to all animal lovers by Christ Episcopal Church, Covington, to attend its annual Animal Blessing[...]
Oct 15 @ 4:30 pm St. Martin's Episcopal Church
We love our pets! Get them blessed at St. Martin’s Church; please bring them on a leash or in a crate. REscheduled from Sunday, October 8 at 4:30 pm due to Hurricane Nate.

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