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Pictures Tres Tombs Sant Antoni 

Tres Tombs Sant Antoni Barcelona

Pictures "Cavalcada dels Tres Tombs de Sant Antoni" parade that takes place in the Sant Antoni barrio of Barcelona's Eixample district as part of the "Festa Mayor de Sant Antoni" in January. The parade is on St. Anthony's day - San Antonio de Abad - the patron saint of pets, and on this day dogs, rabbits, cats, birds and even fish are be brought along for a blessing outside the Barcelona church “la Escola Pia de Sant Antoni.” Scoll down the page to see the pictures of pets being blessed in Barcelona.

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The Tres Tombs parade in Barcelona is led by the mounted police band
"Banda de Música de la Sección Montada de la Guardia Urbana

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The Tres Tombs procession leader inspects the troops on a segway. 
 

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The parade animals and participants are blessed and annointed with holy water as they pass the church “la Escola Pia de Sant Antoni” on
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After the Tres Tombs parade has passed the crowds are eager to have their pets blessed.

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Maybe it helps if your terrier can make the sign of the cross ;-)

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All creatures great and small are welcome

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Even a goldfish gets a blessing  :-)

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Happiness is a blessed pet!

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That was fun!

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Short link for this page
http://bit.ly/petblessing

 
 
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