Catholic Transcript Magazine of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Hartford Connecticut

Saturday, June 23, 2018

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Father Charles E. Jacobs, administrator of Holy Trinity Parish in Hartford, blesses Siberian husky Aira, 11-year-old pet of Eleonora Simonaitis, on Oct. 1 on the parish grounds.

Parishioners who attended also donated dog and cat food, animal treats and plush toys for the Connecticut Humane Society’s Pet Food Pantry.

The blessing of animals and pets typically is celebrated near Oct. 4, the feast of St. Francis of Assisi. (Photo by Shelley Wolf)