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Blessing Of The Animals (2016)

October 2 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Oreo 2 with dates(1)Do you have a special pet in your life, be it furry, feathered, slimy, or scaly? Then bring it to Historic St. Luke’s Church for our annual Blessing of the Animals on Sunday, Oct. 2, from 1-5 p.m. At this yearly event, in honor of St. Francis of Assisi, the Rev. Connie Gilman from Christ Episcopal Church in Smithfield will conduct special blessings from 2-4 p.m. in our National Historic Landmark.

 

Smithfield Animal Hospital, proud sponsor of Blessing Of The Animals 2016

Smithfield Animal Hospital, proud sponsor of Blessing Of The Animals 2016

Other activities on our grounds will include a reading of the book “Lilli of St. Luke’s” by local author Fran Olsen, a pet vendor village, and a photo booth to capture the day with your beloved pet.

 

Vendor tables, as well as sponsorships, are currently available. This event is free and open to the public, but donations will be utilized to purchase a bronze plaque for our Lilli the dog statue, located by our Welcome Center.
The Oaks Veterinary Clinic, proud sponsor of Blessing Of The Animals 2016

The Oaks Veterinary Clinic, proud sponsor of Blessing Of The Animals 2016

For more information, contact Assistant Development Coordinator Kristen Marchant at (757) 357-3367 or kmarchant@historicstlukes.org.

Details

Date:
October 2
Time:
1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Venue

HSL
14477 Benn's Church Blvd.
Smithfield, 23430 United States
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Phone:
757-357-3367

This is a demo store for testing purposes — no orders shall be fulfilled.