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Annual ‘Bless the beasts’ celebrates all ‘creation’

The Rev. Charlane Line, center, blesses Riley, held by Ginni DeThomas, during a “Blessing of the Animals” on Saturday at Peace Lutheran Church, near downtown Grass Valley. Also pictured are Don DeThomas, Margot Schulze and Gigi. The event commemorated the Feast of St. Francis of Assisi, who believed “all of creation mirrors the Divine.”
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The Rev. Charlane Line, center, blesses Riley, held by Ginni DeThomas, during a “Blessing of the Animals” on Saturday at Peace Lutheran Church, near downtown Grass Valley. Also pictured are Don DeThomas, Margot Schulze and Gigi. The event commemorated the Feast of St. Francis of Assisi, who believed “all of creation mirrors the Divine.”


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