The Take and Eat weekend meals ministry is one of more than 40 ministries, agencies and programs receiving support from the Springfield Diocese’s Annual Catholic Appeal. ¬†Pictured here are volunteers from Our Lady of the Valley Parish in Easthampton, who prepare and deliver home-cooked meals to about 72 homebound people in Westhampton, Southampton and Easthampton twice a month. (Photos by Fred LeBlanc)¬†