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PHOTOS: East Rutherford Church Blesses Pets

Fr. Doss blesses East Rutherford pets.
Fr. Doss blesses East Rutherford pets. Photo Credit: Diana Belkowski
A young cancer survivor brought her hamster to St. Joseph's Church in East Rutherford.
A young cancer survivor brought her hamster to St. Joseph's Church in East Rutherford. Photo Credit: Diana Belkowski
Pet owners line up outside of the church.
Pet owners line up outside of the church. Photo Credit: Diana Belkowski
Friar Doss after blessing community pets.
Friar Doss after blessing community pets. Photo Credit: Diana Belkowski

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. — Community members brought their furry friends to St. Joseph's Church in East Rutherford for the St. Francis Blessing of the Animals.

Fr. Ariakadoss Raji — "Fr. Doss" — blessed hamsters, dogs, cats and more on Sunday, Oct. 2.

The annual event occurs every October at the church, located at 120 Hoboken Road, East Rutherford.

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