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Blessing of the Animals at Grace Church

Today was the Feast of St. Francis, and Grace Church celebrated with a blessing of the animals at the 5:00 p.m. service. Here the Rector, the Rev. Stephen Muncie, administers a blessing–holy water delivered via a dogwood sprig–to Wellington, a Cavalier King Charles Spaniel, held by proud owner Stacey Mankoff. More photos and text after […]

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Grace Church Blessing of Animals This Afternoon: Will There Be Another “Miracle”?

This afternoon at 5:00 Grace Church will hold its annual blessing of the animals, in honor of the feast of St. Francis of Assisi. At last year’s event, one of the Holbrooke chickens surprised the Rector, the Rev. Stephen Muncie, and others in attendance, by producing an egg while receiving the blessing. Video after the […]

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