The Cathedral Church Of Saint John The Divine Hosts The 26th Annual Blessing of Bicycles In Harlem

April 23, 2024

The Cathedral Church of Saint John the Divine in Harlem will hold its 26th annual Blessing of the Bicycles service on Saturday, May 4, 2024, at 9:00 am.

This event, preceding Bike New York’s TD Five Boro Bike Tour, welcomes cyclists worldwide.

Led by the Very Reverend Patrick Malloy, attendees will receive a blessing for a safe cycling season, with holy water sprinkled on each bicycle. A moment of silence will honor cyclists lost in the past year, followed by a celebratory bell ringing.

After the service, from 11:00 am to 2:30 pm, there will be a free helmet giveaway sponsored by Council Member Shaun Abreu. The NYC DOT will distribute helmets outside the Cathedral, with waivers required for adults and children under 18 years of age.


Join the celebration at the Cathedral Church of Saint John the Divine, located at 1047 Amsterdam Avenue at 112th Street in Harlem, NY. All are welcome to RSVP at www.stjohndivine.org for more details.

For further information, visit www.stjohndivine.org and follow @StJohnDivineNYC on Instagram and Facebook.

The Cathedral Church of Saint John the Divine


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Established in 1892, The Cathedral Church of Saint John the Divine in Harlem, NY, is the world’s largest Gothic cathedral. Serving as the mother church of the Episcopal Diocese of New York, it fosters worship, education, outreach, and cultural events.

Learn more at www.stjohndivine.org and follow @StJohnDivineNYC on Instagram and Facebook.

Bike New York

Bike New York, a 501c3 nonprofit, promotes cycling to transform lives and communities in New York. Their initiatives include the TD Five Boro Bike Tour, Learn to Ride classes, safety advocacy, and free bike maintenance.

Visit www.bike.nyc and follow @BikeNewYork on Instagram and Facebook for details.

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