Acknowledgement: Photos by Tony Oon Aik Guan and JAG.
(7 October 2018)
The BLESSING OF PETS was held on the grounds of the church of Our Mother of Perpetual Help (Ipoh, Malaysia) on Sunday, 7 October at 2.00pm.
The special ceremony called the Blessing of Pets was conducted by Rev. Frs. Joseph Stephen and Paul Michael Kee. This ceremony is a custom in remembrance of Saint Francis of Assisi’s love for all creatures.
Some 30 parishioners with their pets attended the ceremony. The pets were mainly dogs and cats, but there was even a pair of Terrapins.
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