Three services Sunday will bless animals: all creatures great and small

Three area churches will have Blessing of the Animals services this Sunday.

One is 4 p.m. Sunday at Trinity Episcopal Church, 1130 First Ave., in the courtyard. Call 706-322-5569.

A second is 6 p.m. Sunday at Christ the King Catholic Church, 6721 Ga. 354 in Pine Mountain (near the main entrance to Callaway Gardens). The Rev. Ronnie Madden, along with Sis. Mildred Morrissey and Anne Kelly of the Franciscan Missionaries of Mary, will bless the animals. Call 706-663-0090.

A third is after the 12:30 Mass on Sunday at St. Anne Catholic Church, 2000 Kay Circle. Call 706-561-8678.

The services are in honor of St. Francis of Assisi.

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