St. Joseph Parish in Bastrop Blesses Pets

The annual “Blessing of the Pets” was held at St. Joseph Parish in Bastrop on Saturday, October 4. Fr. Lijo Thomas offered a prayer; pets were then gently sprinkled with holy water. The “Blessing of the Pets” was held behind the church at the statue of St. Francis of Assisi. The parish welcomed all faiths via the local newspaper and local community television channel.

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