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Blessing of the Bikes-4/21/13

“And God said, Let the waters bring forth abundantly the moving creature that hath life…”The Fifth Day
(Genesis 1:20ff)

Moving on bicycles of course.

Don’t forget to get blessed at the annual Blessing of the Bikes, this Sunday (4/21/13) at Saint John the Devine.

All denominations welcome…track, road, hybrid…yes even recumbent.

Here is more from DNAinfo:

Hundreds Of Riders Set To Have Their Bikes Blessed At St. John The Divine Updated
By: Emily Frost
April 19th, 2013

UPPER WEST SIDE — Some 300 cyclists from across the city and beyond will convene Saturday morning at the Cathedral of St. John the Divine to have their bikes blessed by a Cathedral minister.
“We find that some people take it very seriously, some people think it’s all a big joke and some people are deeply offended,” said founder Glen Goldstein, 53.
The Rev. Julia Whitworth, who will sprinkle each bike with holy water inside the cathedral Saturday at 9 a.m., said she was excited for the biking community to turn out for the ceremony.

Read more: here.

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