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Pet owners wait in line with their cats and dogs during a pet blessing ceremony to celebrate the Feast of St. Francis of Assisi, the Catholic patron saint of animals, at New Song Church in Henderson on Saturday, Oct. 5, 2013. In the U.S., St. Francis of Assisi's feast day is celebrated on Oct. 4.

Yasmina Chavez

Pet owners wait in line with their cats and dogs during a pet blessing ceremony to celebrate the Feast of St. Francis of Assisi, the Catholic patron saint of animals, at New Song Church in Henderson on Saturday, Oct. 5, 2013. In the U.S., St. Francis of Assisi's feast day is celebrated on Oct. 4.