St. Martin-in-the-Fields Episcopal Church, 2587 Baseline Road, will host its fourth annual pet blessing in honor of St. Francis of Assisi, the patron saint of animals, on Saturday, Oct. 3.
The event will begin at 1 p.m. with a brief service followed by individual blessings. Donations of dry or canned dog or cat food will be accepted to benefit the Episcopal Diocese of Western New York's pet food pantry.
All pets are welcome.
Pearl meets Father Earle. Pearl, owned by Denise Dunbar (pictured at right), greets The Rev. Earle King during a blessing held Oct. 4, 2014. (Photo by Larry Austin)