Sunday, October 3, 2010

Lucy's Blessing

Tomorrow is the feast day for St. Francis of Assisi, and every year a local church holds a blessing of the animals. Mama took Lucy because of her special medical issues.

The priest had a nice doggie crowd present. There was another dog with just one eye like Lucy, another dog with a broken jaw like Lucy, two blind dogs, and one 3-legged dog.

Dogs without medical needs included a flirtatious pug, a poodle who was shaking because she thought she was going to the v-e-t, and a salt and pepper colored terrier who gleefully read and sang along with the service!
It was a beautiful autumn day, and afterward she got a little treat and walk in a city park she'd never visited before. A big day for a sweet little girl!

Post-Script (added Monday): Lucy's blessing made the front page of our local paper!


The 3 Goobers said...

Hi, that's pretty cool. We got blessed as well, here in Florida. It was nice but my brother Augie Dog still hunts lizards so I think he needs an extra blessing.

Ruv and blessings to you,

The3Goobers of

LailaSmith01 said...

Wow that's really sweet to have our dogs blessed. Nice post! :)
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