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20th Annual Blessing of the Bicycles

May 5 @ 9:30 am - 10:15 am

| Free

Hundreds of cyclists of all religious backgrounds will kick off the biking season at the 20th annual Blessing of the Bicycles celebration on Saturday, May 5, 2018 at 9:30 a.m. inside the Cathedral of St. John the Divine, located at 1047 Amsterdam Avenue (at 112th Street), Manhattan.

This unique service is open to everyone who gets around town on a bike, scooter, skates, unicycle, or other form of human-powered vehicle. The Reverend Patrick Malloy, Canon for Liturgy and the Arts at the Cathedral, will officiate the ceremony, during which he will offer a blessing to jumpstart a safe cycling season and sprinkle Holy Water on each bicycle. After the blessing, there will be a moment of silence to remember the cyclists lost in the past year. Everyone will then ring their bicycle bells in celebration of the cycling season to come.

Details

Date:
May 5
Time:
9:30 am - 10:15 am
Cost:
Free
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Website:
http://www.stjohndivine.org/visit/calendar/events/liturgy-worship/19553/the-blessing-of-the-bicycles-4

Venue

Cathedral of St. John the Divine
1047 Amsterdam Avenue at 112th Street
New York, New York 10025

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