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Greg Vott (left), a clergyman and friend of Winnetka Community House Executive Director Bob Thomas, chats with locals attending WCH’s first-ever pet blessing Oct. 3. PHOTOS BY JACQUELINE GLOSNIAK/22ND CENTURY MEDIA
Local businesses donated raffle prizes for guests to enter for a chance to win for their pets.
Jacqueline Glosniak, Editor
3:24 pm CDT October 9, 2017
Once a week — maybe more — many religious people flock to their places of worship for prayer, reflection and spiritual fellowship with family and friends. And, though pet owners consider their beloved animals true members of their family, pets are not allowed in religious services for several reasons – the most obvious being that pets are not human beings. So, what’s a pet to do when they need some divine intervention?