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Open to the public.
All and the animals they love are welcome!
Arrival begins at 2:00 PM, allowing plenty of time to enjoy the grounds, have a photo taken with one of the brothers and learn about New Skete.
Dog training question and answer session with Brother Christopher.
Blessing of the Animals Service is at 3:30 PM.
Light refreshments of the season to follow.
All animals must be on a leash or in a secure pen at all times for the safety of participants and other animals.
When not able to bring an animal, bring a photo of the animal or an endangered species in the wild.
Take the autumn beauty of Two Top Mountain, the holy splendor of a gold domed church, add the heartfelt spiritual connection between human beings and God’s creatures, and you have an unspoiled setting for the Animal Blessing in celebration of the Feast of Saint Francis of Assisi.
“All and the animals they love are welcome!”
Please join us for our annual blessing of the animals in celebration of the Feast of Saint Francis.