Blessing of the Animals: All are invited to bring their pets for blessings as part of the 10:30 a.m. outdoor service. This is an annual event at St. Patrick’s in observance of the spirit of its patronage by St. Francis of Assisi. Individual animals will be blessed as each human being is blessed in God’s name by Father Phil Craig. Dogs are required to be kept on a leash while cats or other smaller animals should be contained in carriers. Please bring blankets or lawn chairs for sitting. St. Patrick’s Episcopal Church, 164 Fairview Road, Mooresville. 704-663-5659. www.welcomestpat.org. 10:30-11:30 a.m. Oct. 1. Laura Mueller Charlotte Observer file photo
Blessing of the Animals: All are invited to bring their pets for blessings as part of the 10:30 a.m. outdoor service. This is an annual event at St. Patrick’s in observance of the spirit of its patronage by St. Francis of Assisi. Individual animals will be blessed as each human being is blessed in God’s name by Father Phil Craig. Dogs are required to be kept on a leash while cats or other smaller animals should be contained in carriers. Please bring blankets or lawn chairs for sitting. St. Patrick’s Episcopal Church, 164 Fairview Road, Mooresville. 704-663-5659. www.welcomestpat.org. 10:30-11:30 a.m. Oct. 1. Laura Mueller Charlotte Observer file photo

Happening nearby Lake Norman: Sept. 27-Oct. 3, 2017

September 24, 2017 9:12 PM