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Blessing of Bicycles is Saturday at Ascension & St. Agnes

by Prince Of Petworth May 4, 2017 at 11:30 am 0

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From an email:

“To show support for the cycling community, Ascension and St. Agnes (1217 Massachusetts Ave NW) hosts DC’s Annual Blessing of Bicycles on Saturday, May 6th @ 11am. The DC Blessing of Bicycles is an annual tradition where priests from across the region say a prayer over all the assembled bikes, asking for protection and joy for cyclists as they ride.

The Blessing will be followed by a few words from representatives of other dimensions of the bicycling community in DC: District Department of Transportation, Washington Area Bicyclist Association, National Museum of Women in the Arts, etc.

The event includes a wide variety of food, music, pop-up tuning stations, prizes, and more. WABA will also be coordinating two community rides immediately following the event (one shorter, one longer).

All donations benefit the fund for church wheelchair accessibility: “WHEELS TO WHEELS”. Happy National Bike Month!

Register here.”

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