Annual Blessing of Pets

October 4 is the Feast of Saint Francis of Assisi,

the Patron Saint of Animals and Ecology


All trails lead to Mount Saint Francis

for pets of all religious backgrounds and their owners

for the Annual Blessing of Pets

by the Franciscan Friars

Sunday, October 4

3:30 p.m.


Come and visit the grounds beginning at 3:00 p.m.

Pets must be leashed or in a crate.

The blessing will take place on West side of Retreat Centre near the Statue of Saint Francis.


More details: 403-932-2012 or

41160 Retreat Road, Cochrane, AB