Minister Jane Kropa of Fleetwood, and volunteer musician Keith Brintzenhoff of Kutztown lead the pet owners in a song, during the "Blessing of the Pets" service at the Huffs Union Church on Sunday afternoon . Local pet owners brought their pets to be blessed by the minister at the service. The traditional blessing of animals celebrates the life of St. Francis of Assisi, whose Feast Day is Thursday. St. Francis is known for his love of all creatures.
DOUGLAS KILPATRICK / SPECIAL TO THE MORNING CALL
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