September 22, 2017

PAWS Pet Blessing 2017

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  • Pet blessings were first organized by Philippine Animal Welfare Society (PAWS) President, Nita Hontiveros-Lichauco in 1995 to make people more aware of St. Francis of Assisi.   Now, the annual PAWS Pet Blessing which falls on the first Sunday of October has grown into a huge celebration by animal lovers and animal welfare advocates.

    /IMAGE Paws on Facebook

    In celebration of the upcoming World Animal Day and the feast of St. Francis of Assisi, PAWS and SM Skydome will hold a grand Pet Blessing at the SM Skydome, SM North Edsa on October 1, 2017 (Sunday) at 5:00 pm. Philippine Animal Welfare Society (PAWS) invites all pet owners and animal lovers to celebrate this special day by having their companion animals individually blessed by volunteer priests.

    /IMAGE Paws on Facebook

    On this day, a special Mass will be held for all the animals in celebration of the feast day of St. Francis of Assisi, a patron saint of animals and the ecology where cats, dogs and other pets can participate in the mass with their human guardians or owners. There will also be a pet pledge from all the furrents during a candle lighting ceremony at the end of the mass.

    DETAILS:
    What: PAWS Pet Blessing 2017
    When: October 1, 2017 (5:00 PM)
    Where: SM Skydome, SM North Edsa, Quezon City


    Written By: Patricia Antoinette M. Nacianceno
    Image Source: Facebook; Video from: YouTube

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