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.