Blessing of animals provider set for Saturday

ELLWOOD CITY – Holy Redeemer Catholic Church is keeping its annual blessing of the animals this Saturday.

People today are invited to deliver their animals to the church parking great deal on Fourth Avenue at noon. The Rev. Mark Thomas, pastor, will deliver a quick assistance with scripture adopted by the blessing. The blessing of the animals is also the blessing of the human and animal romantic relationship and creation, he mentioned.

The Rev. Mark Thomas, pastor of Holy Redeemer Catholic Church in Ellwood City, (center) at a previous blessing of the animals ceremony.

All pets ought to be on a leash or in a cage or container.

Residents gathered with their pets at a previous blessing of the animals service at Holy Redeemer Catholic Church in Ellwood CIty.

“We are blessed as God has specified us these animals as companions. It is a time when we can thank God for these companions,” Thomas explained. “When I see men and women with their animals it is so inspiring simply because it is two fully unique species in a romantic relationship, in group collectively. Imagine what humans could to if we had been all that invested in every other.”