- Dec 7, 2019
Educator and riding instructor Curt Stacy has a therapeutic horseback riding program for children with disabilities.
A therapy dog helps sick and injured children in the hospital.
A program, dubbed “Read a Tale, Wag a Tail,” was inspired by research that shows that reading aloud improves students’ oral reading fluency, strengthens reading comprehension skills and boosts self-confidence.
A woman in the West Bank is caring for abused animals in the Palestinian territory.
Indian priest Father Joe D’Souza says non-Christians like the blessing of the animals associated with the feast of St. Francis of Assisi. “They tell me that this blessing represents a bit the beauty of the Catholic Church, which not only allows animals into a sacred place, but also blesses them,” he said. “This love for other creatures is a way of saying that they too are created by God.”