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Blessing of the Animals

October 8 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Free

BlessingAnimals (2) (Custom)On Sunday, October 8, at 3:00 p.m. the Lynchburg area Episcopal Clergy will gather to celebrate the Feast Day of St. Francis of Assisi. St. Francis loved all creatures great and small, and so do we! Bring your favorite creature (in pet carriers or on a leash, please) or a picture of your pet. Join us to have your animal friend blessed in the spirit of this patron saint. All animals are welcome!

Please do not forget dog or cat food or monetary donations for the Lynchburg Humane Society, which will have animals on-site available for adoption.

The event will be held in front of the Cemetery’s Chapel.

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Details

Date:
October 8
Time:
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Cost:
Free
Website:
http://www.gravegarden.org

Organizer

Old City Cemetery
Phone:
(434) 847-1465
Website:
http://www.gravegarden.org/

Venue

Outside of the Bicentennial Chapel
401 Taylor Street
Lynchburg, VA 24501
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Phone:
434-847-1465

All events are sponsored by the Southern Memorial Association.

Please contact us for more information about the Old City Cemetery or any of these events.

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401 Taylor Street
Lynchburg, Virginia 24501

Office: (434) 847-1465
Fax: (434) 856-2004

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