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Annual “Blessing of the Pets” at Grace Cathedral (SF)

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Sunday, October 3, 2021 - 8:30 am to 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Advance registration requested

Grace Cathedral | 1100 California Street. San Francisco, CA

Event Details

Celebrate the Feast of St. Francis with the blessings of your pets on the plaza following the 8:30 am, 11 am and 6 pm services on October 3.

Though he was born into wealth, St. Francis rejected and gave up this life upon a pilgrimage to Rome, becoming a friar and living a life of poverty. In fact, the Franciscans — a religious order of his founding — concentrate on caring for the poor. Today, St. Francis is mostly associated with animals, due to his love of the environment and all creatures, with one account claiming he even preached to the birds.

Join us online for a livestream broadcast. The stream will appear below beginning at 10:45 am.

To join us in person, please register in advance. Limited capacity is available for in-person attendance.

Advance registration is recommended. For those not preregistered, names and emails will be collected at the door for contact tracing. Masks must be worn and social distancing protocols followed.


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Cost: FREE*
*Advance registration requested
Categories: *Top Pick*, In Person
Address: 1100 California Street. San Francisco, CA