Creatures great and small, blessed

AllSaintsBlessing2 PHOTO: Courtesy of All Saints’ Church The Rev. Viki Pretti blesses one of the many four-footed creatures at church on Oct. 3. Congregations celebrated Creation Care Sunday on Oct. 3, giving thanks for the good earth, its creatures and bounty.  Many offered a Blessing of the Animals in honor of the feast of St. Francis.  In attendance at All Saints’ Church in West Newbury were 12 dogs, two cats, three horses and a whole bunch of people.