Biking for Vocations

A biking pilgrimage throughout the Archdiocese of Philadelphia to bring awareness of vocations. 

Follow along with the journey here. Check out the itinerary to see when the group may be at a parish near you! 
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Pilgrimage Updates

August 12, 2019
Day 5 - The Seminarians Return to St. Charles!

On Monday afternoon, August 12th, the seminarians finally pedaled back down the driveway where Biking For Vocations started, at St. Charles Borromeo Seminary. A large (and loud!) crowd of cowbell-toting supporters lined the street as the young men rode by, excited to see them safely returned home after a 150-mile pilgrimage that saw them visit […]

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August 11, 2019
Day 4 - Biking For Vocations Departs From St. Agnes!

It's Day 4 for Biking For Vocations, and this morning our seminarians celebrated Mass at St. Agnes church in Sellersville, before hopping on their bikes and riding past a throng of cheering supporters (with cowbells!) on their way to Our Lady of Guadalupe in Doylestown. Then, after a afternoon rest, they will ride to St. […]

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August 10, 2019
Biking For Vocations Day 3 - The Midway Point!

It's Day 3 of the Biking For Vocations pilgrimage, and our seminarians have a busy day, including morning Mass at St. Eleanor's in Collegeville, a mid-day rest at to St. Rose of Lima in North Wales, and an evening Holy Hour at St. Agnes in Sellersville! Please continue to pray for those on this journey, […]

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August 9, 2019
Tucker Brown Recaps Day 2 of Biking For Vocations

Tucker Brown, one of the seminarians on the Biking For Vocations pilgrimage, recaps a long and exciting Day 2 of the trip, during which the bikers started their day at St. Joseph in Downingtown, travelled to St. Teresa of Avila in Norristown, and ended up at St. Eleanor in Collegeville.

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August 8, 2019
And They're Off! Our Seminarians Depart St. Charles Seminary on Their Biking For Vocations Pilgrimage

Biking for Vocations has begun! Our seminarians left St. Charles Seminary on Thursday morning, August 8th, beginning a five-day pilgrimage across the Archdiocese of Philadelphia! Many family and friends were on-hand to cheer (and ring their cowbells!) as the bikers departed, following a special blessing from the Vocations Director, Fr. Stephen DeLacy.

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August 7, 2019
John Peter Zappe Trained for Biking for Vocations in the Mountains of Switzerland!

As we prepare for the kick off of Biking for Vocations on August 8th, seminarian John Peter Zappe invites us to join him in prayer following his July trip to Switzerland, where he was training for this pilgrimage! Thank you for your prayers!

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Pilgrimage Itinerary

Aug 8

Morning
St. Charles Borromeo Seminary
100 E. Wynnewood Road
Wynnewood
Mid-Day
St. Maximilian Kolbe
15 E. Pleasant Grove Road 
West Chester
Evening
St. Joseph
322 Manor Avenue 
Downingtown

Aug 9

Morning
St. Joseph
322 Manor Avenue 
Downingtown

Aug 10

Morning
St. Eleanor
647 Locust Street 
Collegeville
Mid-Day
St. Rose of Lima
428 S. Main Street
North Wales
Evening
St. Agnes
445 N. Main Street
Sellersville

Aug 11

Morning
St. Agnes
445 N. Main Street
Sellersville
Mid-Day
Our Lady of Guadalupe 
5194 Cold Spring Creamery Road
Doylestown

Evening
St. Andrew
81 Swamp Road 
Newtown

Aug 12

Morning
St. Andrew
81 Swamp Road 
Newtown

Mid-Day
St. Catherine of Siena
321 Witmer Road 
Horsham
Evening
St. Charles Borromeo Seminary
100 E. Wynnewood Road
Wynnewood

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