Saint Paul's Anglican Church, Monte-Carlo

The Blessing of the Animals 2012

Click on images for the higher resolution version:

Click here for Father Walter's sermon on Blessing of the Animals Sunday.

Children ready to help with the Blessing of the Animals

Father Walter introduces the Blessing of the Animals and the children stand ready to help as the procession makes its way through the church to visit and bless all of the animals present.

Blessing the Animals

The children brought their own animal friends (both living and of the velveteen variety) for the Blessing of the Animals.

Blessing Benji

Harriet holds Benji Groote to receive his Blessing.

Benjamin Hodge receives a blessing

Benjamin Hodge receiving a blessing.

Lucie McKee

Finally, Lucie McKee receives her blessing.