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Friday, November 22, 2019  Spokane, Washington  Est. May 19, 1883


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Cats, dogs and cockroaches get special blessings at Spokane churches

From the pews in the back of St. Mark’s Lutheran Church, the pastor’s voice sounded a bit muffled – drowned out by a chorus of panting dogs.

Religion Notebook: Blessing of animals invites pets, owners

Our pets are part of our families, and St. Mark’s Lutheran Church, 316 E. 24th Ave., will offer its 23rd annual Blessing of the Animals ceremony Sunday during the 10:45 …

Church briefs: Greek dinner time at Holy Trinity

This weekend marks the 76th Annual Greek Festival at Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church, 1703 N. Washington St. The dinner will be held today, Friday and Saturday and will include …

Religion Notebook: Pet blessings planned

Traditionally, the Feast Day of St. Francis of Assisi is held on Oct. 4. To observe the day, many area churches are offering special Blessing of the Animals ceremonies for …