Dog Goes to Church and “Prays” with Children

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When a priest in Bolivia was giving a church service to ask for the health  of children suffering with Cancer, his sermon was interrupted by a street dog who strolled into church. Instead of kicking the dog out, the priest and service attendees welcomed him to their celebration. The four-legged Catholic might have not prayed in the usual posture, but he sure joined in and asked for the children’s health.

Photo credit: Grupo Caridad/Facebook
Photo credit: Grupo Caridad/Facebook

The images of the “praying” dog were posted on Facebook by Grupo Caridad. They show a dog very relaxed in the middle of the sermon. The hairy devotee was stretched out in the middle of the church and at one point was belly-up with all four legs in the air.

Photo credit: Grupo Caridad/Facebook
Photo credit: Grupo Caridad/Facebook

We can’t really say the dog was praying. He was more of a cute interruption to the sacred service than anything else, but the priest didn’t mind him at all. The dog brought smiles to everyone inside the church and the priest even asked to let the dog be, “he is one of God’s creatures and is happy.”

39 thoughts on “Dog Goes to Church and “Prays” with Children”

  1. I have to agree gods house is open to all his creatures he told us this in the bible so why are they refused entry. I visited st David’s cathedral in Wales this week and sat in the pew with my small dog on my lap to contemplate, we were very quiet. I was aproched by the reverent or at lest some one pretending to be with God and was asked to leave gods house because I had a dog with me. I asked the reason why after all my dog is owned by God, and is visiting his maker.. The answer was of the usual type ” I am only following orders of the dean” and if I did not like it I should take it up with the dean I replied that I did not need to as I had gods permission. He left saying he had to go home.

    History is littered with people how just follow orders some times you have to turn the other cheek.

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  2. It’s a shame there are people that post negative comments on here about god if you don’t believe that’s ok with me it means you actual do believe in nothing so at least you are a believer. I pray for you and hope that one day you do find God and find the love that comes with him and then may be you will realise unkind comments are only affecting you my friend. X

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