By Susan Klemond

Clockwise from right: School communities like Cristo Rey St. Martin College Prep find joy and comfort in the presence of furry friends. Bishop Daniel Jenky, shown with his chihuahuas, and Father William Krizner, shown with his bearded collies, and their parish communities enjoy the companionship of their dogs.

Canines’ care follows in St. Francis’ footsteps, showing the blessings of faithful companions.

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