Barnegat Leader

Wright Presbyterian Church Blesses the Animals Oct. 4

By Eric Englund | Sep 20, 2019

Barnegat — The Wright Memorial Presbyterian Church in Barnegat Township is holding a blessing of the animals on Friday, Oct. 4 at 6 p.m.

The event will feature an animals parade and refreshments. Parking will not be available in the church parking lot; participants will have to park their cars on Brook Street or East Bay Avenue.

Oct. 4 is the traditional date for blessings of the animals as it coincides with the Feast of St. Francis, who loved all creatures and followed God’s example of kindness, mercy, compassion and love for all creation.

For more information, call the church office at 609-698-3358.  —E.E.

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