courtesy of Barbara Lengers/ Our Lady of Grace Catholic Church
Father Jeffrey Kirby, pastor of Our Lady of Grace Catholic Church, left, blesses Leo, the horse Brittany Casteel is holding, during the church’s Blessing of the Animals in October. The blessing is held in honor of the feast day of St. Francis of Assisi, patron saint of animals. Looking on are Liz Dulski from Mitey Riders in Waxhaw, where Brittany rides Leo, and Brittany’s grandfather, Bob Johnson, right.

Faith hosts mobile pantry Nov. 14
Faith Presbyterian Church, 7520 Charlotte Highway, Indian Land, will sponsor a Second Harvest Mobile Food Pantry on Nov. 14.
The truck will be in the parking lot of the new Faith Presbyterian Church building at the intersection of U.S. 521 and Van Wyck Road.
Registration begins at 8:30 a.m., and the distribution of food about 9 a.m.