OSF Saint Paul hosting special pet blessing

MENDOTA – In celebration of St. Francis of Assisi, who was known for his love of animals, OSF HealthCare Saint Paul Medical Center will be hosting a special blessing just for pets.

The Blessing of Animals will take place on Wednesday, Oct. 4, between noon-1 p.m. in the OSF Saint Paul Serenity Garden. The garden and parking lot are located on the hospital's west side.

Please bring your pet on a leash or in a carrier. Deacon George Schramm will bless each of your animals.