New York Cardinal Dolan, "Today I had the honor of blessing the beloved animals from the living Nativity in Radio City's "Christmas Spectacular! I've been doing this for ten years and it’s always a … More
The live nativity is used in great ways. I know a Protestant pastor that got around laws where (statuesque) nativities are not permitted by using a (probably this same group) live nativity. Every year, he presents them in New York City and in front of the U. S. Supreme Court. More people ought to do the same.
Blessing animals? Why not! Those creatures of God need God's blessing just the same! We are fortunate, we can turn to God ourselves and ask Him to bless and protect us, but those animals cannot!