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Rose, Daisy, and Madison attend the Blessing of the Animals service at the National Cathedral Sunday with their owner Ken Schneider. The service falls on the feast day for St. Francis of Assisi, the patron saint of animals. (WTOPMarlena Chertock)
Rose, Daisy, and Madison attend the Blessing of the Animals service at the National Cathedral Sunday with their owner Ken Schneider. The service falls on the feast day for St. Francis of Assisi, the patron saint of animals. (WTOP/Marlena Chertock)
Roxy and Farley attended the Blessing of the Animals service at the National Cathedral Sunday with their owners Scott and Penny Collins. The service falls on the feast day for St. Francis of Assisi, the patron saint of animals. (WTOPChristine Lien)
Roxy and Farley attended the Blessing of the Animals service at the National Cathedral Sunday with their owners Scott and Penny Collins. The service falls on the feast day for St. Francis of Assisi, the patron saint of animals. (WTOP/Christine Lien)
Pastoral care nurse Mary Baylor blesses a retriever outside the National Cathedral Sunday. The Blessing of the Animals service falls on the feast day for St. Francis of Assisi, the patron saint of animals. (WTOPMarlena Chertock)
Pastoral care nurse Mary Baylor blesses a retriever outside the National Cathedral Sunday. The Blessing of the Animals service falls on the feast day for St. Francis of Assisi, the patron saint of animals. (WTOP/Marlena Chertock)
George waits in line for the Blessing of the Animals service at the National Cathedral Sunday with his owner Mary Leary. The service falls on the feast day for St. Francis of Assisi, the patron saint of animals. (WTOPChristine Lien)
George waits in line for the Blessing of the Animals service at the National Cathedral Sunday with his owner Mary Leary. The service falls on the feast day for St. Francis of Assisi, the patron saint of animals. (WTOP/Christine Lien)
Frosty, a great dane, waits to be blessed Sunday at the National Cathedral. The Blessing of the Animals service falls on the feast day for St. Francis of Assisi, the patron saint of animals.(WTOPMarlena Chertock)
Frosty, a great dane, waits to be blessed Sunday at the National Cathedral. The Blessing of the Animals service falls on the feast day for St. Francis of Assisi, the patron saint of animals.(WTOP/Marlena Chertock)
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Stephanie Gorman and her dog Morty pose for a picture during the Blessing of the Animals service at the National Cathedral Sunday. The service marks the feast day of St. Francis of Assisi, the patron saint of animals. The Cathedral welcomes all faiths to worship there and all pets and owners were invited to Sundays service. (WTOPMarlena Chertock)
Stephanie Gorman and her dog Morty pose for a picture during the Blessing of the Animals service at the National Cathedral Sunday. The service marks the feast day of St. Francis of Assisi, the patron saint of animals. The Cathedral welcomes all faiths to worship there and all pets and owners were invited to Sunday's service. (WTOP/Marlena Chertock)
Benji, a shih tzu, waits to be blessed outside the National Cathedral Sunday. The Blessing of the Animals service falls on the feast day for St. Francis of Assisi, the patron saint of animals.(WTOPChristine Lien)
Benji, a shih tzu, waits to be blessed outside the National Cathedral Sunday. The Blessing of the Animals service falls on the feast day for St. Francis of Assisi, the patron saint of animals.(WTOP/Christine Lien)
Rita and Maggie greet a newcomer while they wait to receive a blessing at the National Cathedral Sunday. The Blessing of the Animals service falls on the feast day for St. Francis of Assisi, the patron saint of animals. (WTOPChristine Lien)
Rita and Maggie greet a newcomer while they wait to receive a blessing at the National Cathedral Sunday. The Blessing of the Animals service falls on the feast day for St. Francis of Assisi, the patron saint of animals. (WTOP/Christine Lien)
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