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Blessing of the Animals Scheduled at Loyola University New Orleans

Loyola press release - September 10, 1999

(New Orleans)—Loyola University New Orleans will have its 9th annual Blessing of the Animals on Saturday, October 2 at 11 a.m in the horseshoe of the university’s main campus located at 6363 St. Charles Ave. The blessing will take place at an outdoor mass sponsored by Campus Ministry. The Mass celebrates the feast of St. Francis of Assisi, patron saint of animals.

The Mass is free and open to the public. For more information, contact Sylvia Young in the Campus Ministry Office at 865-3226.