Animal blessings

All creatures great and small have been invited to St Mary’s Church, Astbury, on Sunday at 2.30pm for the annual animal blessing service.
Everyone is welcome to take their non-human friends to the church and have them prayed for and blessed. All animals will be welcome from horses and hamsters to dogs and cats, snakes and spiders, rabbits and rats.
A church spokesman said: It is hoped that the service will cause as much hilarity as it did last year, when it proved to be a great success.”
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