Blessing of the Animals celebration slated
St. Thomas Church and First Christian Church of Ennis will host a Blessing of the Animals in celebration of the Feast of St. Francis of Assisi at 10 a.m. at 901 Park St. The Ellis County SPCA will be on-hand offering microchips for animals for $20, and Tails of Hope Rescue will also be at the event. Bring animal friends on leashes or in crates. All species welcome. For more information, call 972-875-2423.