(skip this header)

Darien News

Tuesday, September 16, 2014

dariennewsonline.com Businesses

« Back to Article

Darien's Blessing of the Animals

Published 4:40 pm, Tuesday, October 2, 2012

nextprevious

  • The Reverend Dale Rosenberger of the First Congregational Church, blesses Thea Kline's cats - Jack Sparrow and Jack Bauer!  Though the kitties could not make it in person, Thea had substitutes.  September 30, 2012, Darien, Conn. Photo: Jeanna Petersen Shepard
    The Reverend Dale Rosenberger of the First Congregational Church, blesses Thea Kline's cats - Jack Sparrow and Jack Bauer! Though the kitties could not make it in person, Thea had substitutes. September 30, 2012, Darien, Conn. Photo: Jeanna Petersen Shepard

 

Larger | Smaller
Email This
Font

More Information

Fact box
Page 1 of 1

The First Congregational Church of Darien held its annual Blessing of the Animals Sunday, Sept. 30. The event was held in conjunction with the feast of Saint Francis of Assisi. Known as the Patron Saint of Animals, it's been said that all animals came to him because he would do them no harm.