Cathedral Church of St. John the Divine

Crowd Of People, And Animals, Gathers For Blessing At St. John The DivineThousands of people lined up for hours outside of the Cathedral of St. John the Divine, many of them trying to get a glimpse of the animals that were being blessed.
Morningside Heights Church Holds Annual 'Blessing Of The Animals' ServiceA llama, a mini horse, falcons, dogs and even a camel were offered blessings at the Morningside Heights church to celebrate the feast of St. Francis of Assisi, the patron saint of animals and the environment.