Diocese of Rochester parishes will offer 2021 pet blessings - Catholic Courier
Two pet carriers are near a yellow Labrador retriever on a leash. The dog is standing between two people.

James and Elaine Bennett wait for their dog, Scout, to be blessed by Father Jeffrey Tunnicliff at the 2020 pet blessing at St. Mary Church in Geneseo. (Courier file photo)

Diocese of Rochester parishes will offer 2021 pet blessings

Pet blessings are being offered at a number of diocesan parishes to honor the Oct. 4 feast day of St. Francis of Assisi, patron saint of animals.

Here is a listing of blessings, based on information provided in parish bulletins.

Saturday, Oct. 2

Church of the Resurrection, 63 Mason Road, Fairport, 10 a.m.

St. Anthony Church, 312 Locke Road, Groton, 10 a.m.

St. Anne Church, 1600 Mt. Hope Avenue, Rochester, 10 a.m.

St. John the Evangelist Church, 2400 W. Ridge Road, Greece, 10 a.m.

St. Anne Church, 1600 Mt. Hope Avenue, Rochester, 10 a.m.

St. Mark Church, 54 Kuhn Road, Greece, noon

Holy Trinity Church, 1460 Ridge Road, Webster, noon

Sunday, Oct. 3

St. Pius Tenth Church, 3010 Chili Avenue, Chili, 11 a.m.

Holy Cross Church, 4492 Lake Avenue, Rochester, noon

St. Joseph Church, 43 Gebhardt Road, Penfield, 12:15 p.m.

Holy Spirit Church, 1355 Hatch Road, Webster, 12:15 p.m.

All Saints Church, 347 Ridge Road, Lansing, 12:30 p.m.

Our Mother of Sorrows Church, 5000 Mt. Read Blvd., Greece, 1 p.m.

St. Rita Church, 1008 Maple Drive, Webster, 1 p.m.

St. Mary of the Assumption Church, 99 Main St., Scottsville, 1 p.m.

St. John the Evangelist Church, 55 Martha St., Spencerport, 2 p.m.

St. Francis and St. Clare Parish, at St. Mary’s Ministry Center, 35 Center St., Waterloo, 2 p.m.

Holy Cross Church, 375 George Road, Freeville, 4 p.m.

Monday, Oct. 4

St. Benedict Parish, at St. Mary Church, 95 N. Main Street, Canandaigua, 9:30 a.m.

St. Luke the Evangelist Parish Center, 13 North Street, Geneseo, 5 p.m.

Ss. Mary & Martha Parish, at St. Francis of Assisi Church, 299 Clark St., Auburn, 5 p.m.

Ss. Peter and Paul Church, 556 St. Joseph Blvd., Elmira, 5:30 p.m.

St. Mary Our Mother Church, 816 W. Broad St., Horseheads, 6 p.m.

Saturday, Oct. 9

St. Stanislaus Kostka Church, 34 St. Stanislaus St., Rochester, noon

St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Church, 3747 Brick Schoolhouse Road, Hamlin, 2 p.m.

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