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Catholic News Herald

Serving Christ and Connecting Catholics in Western North Carolina

101216 Pet blessingsHUNTERSVILLE — St. Mark Church celebrated the Feast of St. Francis of last week today with the Blessing of the Animals.

Braving the rain from Hurricane Matthew Oct. 8, parishioners came to the church with their dogs, cats and even their birds! Deacon Ron Sherwood blessed the animals after the 9 a.m. morning Mass.

— Photo provided by Amy Burger