October 4th is the feast of St. Francis of Assisi. He is the patron of ecology and of animals. On Saturday, October 4th at 12 noon, we will have the blessing of pets on the lawn of the parking lot by the Church and by the statue of St. Francis. October 4th has also been designated as World Day of Prayer for Peace by Pope Francis. So at our blessing of pets will continue to pray for peace in the Middle East, in the World, in our Nation and in our Homes. For now, we continue our walk with the Lord.