Celebrating the Feast of St. Francis with pet blessings and more

Celebrating the Feast of St. Francis with pet blessings and more

St. Francis statue

The Feast of St. Francis of Assisi is on October 4

SOLEMN NOVENA in HONOR of ST. FRANCIS of ASSISI

We invite you to join us in praying the Solemn Novena to St. Francis with us for nine days, September 25 – October 3, culminating on his feast day, October 4.

Each day you will receive the prayers in your inbox for that day.  They will be in both written and follow-along video format. Fr. Murray Bodo, OFM, Franciscan priest, and author reads the prayers for each day. Sign up now!

Events around the province:

Priest blessing dogsDISTRICT OF COLUMBIA
Franciscan Monastery to the Holy Land
1400 Quincy Street N.E., Washington, D.C. 20017
Thursday, October 3: Transitus at 7:00 pm
Friday, October 4: Feast Day Masses at 6:00, 7:00 and 10:30 am
Saturday, October 5: Pet blessings from 10:00 to noon, weather permitting https://myfranciscan.org/

INDIANA
Holy Family Parish
3027 Pearl St., Oldenburg, IN 47036
Sunday, October 6: Annual parish festival with pet blessings throughout the day, 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Friday, October 4: Feast Day Mass at 8:00 am
http://holyfamilychurcholdenburgin.com/

MICHIGAN
Church of the Transfiguration
25231 Code Road, Southfield, MI 48033
Saturday, September 21: Season of Creation Prayer and Planting at 10:00 am
Monday, September 30: St. Francis and his worldview presentation by Fr. Jeff Scheeler, OFM, at 7:00 pm
Thursday, October 3: Transitus at 7:00 at the Felician Sisters Motherhouse in Livonia, 36800 Schoolcraft Road
Friday, October 4: Feast Day Mass at noon
Saturday, October 5: Pet Blessing at 11:00 am
http://www.transfigsfld.org/

OHIO
St. Anthony Shrine
5000 Colerain Ave., Cincinnati, OH 45223
Friday, October 4: Feast Day Mass at 7:30 am
https://www.stanthony.org/

St. Clement Church and School
4536 Vine St, St. Bernard, OH 45217
Friday, October 4: Feast Day Mass at 7:00 am.
Pet blessings at St. Clement Elementary school, 9:30 am
St. Francis Feast Celebration at Church 4:00 – 7:00 pm, Pet blessings, Spaghetti dinner, music, make a bird feeder
http://www.stclementcincinnati.org/
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/stclementcincinnati/

St. Francis Seraph Church
1615 Vine Street, Cincinnati, OH 45202
Friday, October 4: Feast Day Mass in the Chapel 8:00 am
Sunday, October 6: Pet blessing and free Pet Health clinic for the poor after the 10:00 am Mass
http://www.sfsparish.org/news/

St. Francis Seraph Ministries
1615 Republic Street, Cincinnati, OH 45202
Sunday, October 6: REFLECTIONS Photography Reception from 1:00 – 3:00 pm
https://www.sfsministries.org/

St. Monica/ St. George Parish/Newman Center
328 W. McMillan St., Cincinnati, OH 45219
Thursday, October 3: Transitus at 7:00 PM
Friday, October 4: Feast Day Mass at 8:00 am
https://saintmonicasaintgeorge.com/front-page-2/

PENNSYLVANIA
St. Francis Retreat House
3918 Chipman Road, Easton, PA 18045
Friday, October 4: Feast Day Mass at 8:00 am
Sunday, October 6: Pet Blessing at 2:00 pm
https://stfrancisretreathouse.wordpress.com


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