Reverend Paul Bowie (right) performed pet blessings at Mission's All Saint' Anglican Church on Sunday afternoon.

Mission pets receive blessing

Local pet owners came to All Saints Anglican Church on Second Avenue on Sunday for the annual ceremony.

Pet owners came to Mission’s All Saint’ Anglican Church on Sunday afternoon to take part in the annual St. Francis of Assisi Blessing of the Animals.

Reverend Paul Bowie performed the blessings after a brief service that included prayers, hymns and a remembrance for pets that have passed away.