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Some celebrations held around the Archdiocese, including a Mass in the Adelaide Hills where pets were blessed.

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The Adelaide Hills parish community and St Catherine’s School families gathered with their beloved pets to celebrate an Ecology Sunday Mass led by Fr Fred Farrugia on October 22. Afterwards there was a special blessing of pets - which included dogs, a rabbit and even a stick insect - followed by a delicious barbecue and market stalls.


There was a blessing of pets following the Ecology Mass at St Catherine's School on October 22.


Pets - including a stick insect called Avocado - were blessed following the ecology Mass.


Celebrating significant wedding anniversaries at St Martin de Porres Church, Hallett Cove, were Rosa and Michael Magaletta (60 years), Christine and John Clegg (50) and Marita and Jun Macalalad (45). They are pictured with Deacon Tim Grauel and Fr Prathap Katta.


Peter and Bernadette Herreen celebrated 55 years of marriage at St Joseph’s Church, Brighton.


Angus Matheson was baptised by Fr Chris Kowalczyk in St Francis of Assisi Church, Moonta, on July 9. He is pictured with godfather Brodie Matheson, godmother Olivia Steck and parents Joshua and Lauren Matheson of Moonta Bay.