Christians celebrate the feast of St. Francis of Assisi, patron saint of animals and the environment, on Oct, 4 by having their pets blessed. In East Hampton, there are many blessings to choose from, so gather up your dogs, cats, rabbits, hamsters, scaled friends and feathered friends and head to your local church over the next few weekends.
1. is the first to hold one this weekend. The Rev. Dennis C. Brunelle will on Sunday at 10 a.m.
2. The Rev. Dr. Katrina Foster said to bring your barking, meowing, slithering family members to be at on Sunday at 1 p.m. Each pet will even get a St. Francis of Assisi Certificate of Blessing.
3. The will hold a for pets on Oct. 9 at 2 p.m.
4. If you are willing to travel a little further west, Rev. Foster will be holding a for animals at the in Bridgehampton on Saturday at 10 a.m.
5. The Rev. Alison Cornish and Worship Associates Pat Gorman, Steve Flores and Sue Penny will lead the at in Bridgehampton on Sunday at 10:30 a.m.