Homeless Mutt Becomes Newest Member of Franciscan Monastery

Playing Monastery Makes New Dog An Honorary Friar To Encourage More Pet Adoptions

Call him friar pup.

A stray schnauzer mutt has been taken in by a monastery in Bolivia, where he received not only a new home but a Franciscan habit as well.

Read: Soldier Drapes American Flag Over Former Military Dog Partner's Body After He Is Put Down

His life is all about playing and running," Friar Jorge Fernandez told The Dodo website. "Here all of the brothers love him very much. He is a creature of God."

The silver-and-black dog had been living on the street before a local animal rescue organization called Proyecto Narices Frias (Cold Nose Project) picked him up and made him available for adoption to the monastery. 

Read: Couple Postpones Their Wedding Day to Focus on Finding Missing Dog

The brothers posed for photos of the animal, clad in a tiny brown habit with a rope belt, and one friar posted them to Facebook, where they were liked more than 2,000 times.

Watch: 5-Year-Old Going Blind Gets Blessed by Pope on Visual Bucket List