October 30, 2017 Back to School Blessing October 30, 2017/ St. Mark's Episcopal Church/ St. Mark's Episcopal Church in Honolulu On Sunday, August 12, we blessed all students, teachers, and staff returning to school this fall at the morning masses. Students, teachers, and staff were invited to bring their backpacks, satchels, or briefcases for the blessing. The Children's Ministry on a Sunday morning Children's Ministry Featured St. Francis Evensong & Pet Blessing October 7Every year on the Sunday closest to St. Francis Day, we gather for the Blessing of the Animals. All furry, feathery and scaly friends, and their caregivers, are invited to Choral Evensong. Sunday Childcare Sundays During High MassWe offer childcare for infants and toddlers during the Sunday High Mass for families that desire it. Baptismal Catechesis One Lord, One Faith, One BaptismFamilies may have their newborns baptized at St. Mark's, and parents and sponsors meet with the clergy for instruction prior to the Baptism.