Bishop's School hosts Blessing of the Pets

The Reverend Mainwaring blesses sixth grader Megan Behrs fish. Courtesy
The Reverend Mainwaring blesses sixth grader Megan Behrs fish. Courtesy

At the annual Blessing of the Animals held at Bishop's on Oct. 3, students on all grade levels were invited to bring their pets to campus for a blessing. The Rev. Brian Fidler, Bishop's Chaplain, officiated with the help of The Rev. Simon Mainwaring, Rector of St. Andrew's by the Sea Episcopal Church in Pacific Beach.

Animals blessed at the event that honor St. Francis of Assisi included dogs, two tortoises, one chicken and one fish.

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The Reverend Mainwaring blesses sixth grader Megan Behrs fish. Courtesy
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Eight grader Edward Cramer, gets his tortoise blessed.
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Shannon Buss, seventh grade, gets her dog blessed.
   
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