GRIFFITH | St. Mary Church sponsors its 34th annual Feast of St. Francis pet blessing at noon Saturday in the church courtyard, 525 N. Broad St., Griffith.
The Rev. Theodore Mens will bless all pets with holy water. All pets must be securely leashed or contained.
The blessing is combined with the pet food and supply drive. The Humane Society of the Calumet Area and Griffith Animal Shelter are in need of supplies.
Items needed include Purina dry dog/puppy and cat/kitten food, unflavored dog biscuits, large absorbent cloth towels, laundry detergent, bleach, non-clumping cat litter, plastic litter pans and monetary donations.
For more information, contact the church at (219) 924-4163.