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August 9, 2020
Seminarians Complete Day 4 of Biking For Vocations

Day 4 of #BikingForVocations2020 is complete, and our seminarian riders have now nearly completed their pilgrimage! Today the Perimeter men first rode to Our Lady of Guadalupe in Buckingham, then briefly stopped at Our Lady of Czestochowa National Shrine in Doylestown, before travelling to St. Ignatius of Antioch in Yardley. Meanwhile, the City/Suburban team pedaled to Corpus […]

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August 8, 2020
Biking With Bishops - Day 3 Recap

Day 3 of #BikingforVocations2020 is in the books! Today our City/Suburban men travelled to St. Bede the Venerable in Southampton and Nativity of Our Lord in Warminster. Meanwhile, the Perimeter men stopped at St. Philip Neri in Pennsburg on their way to St. Isidore in Quakertown. Bishop John McIntyre and Bishop Joseph Coffey joined the City/Suburban group […]

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August 8, 2020
Augustus deSimone's Bike Blessing

  I never had a road bike, but I would need one for the long distance riding we would be doing, so I started to scan the market. I soon realized that road bikes are on the higher end of the price scale in the bike world, but being an amateur rider, I didn’t want […]

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August 7, 2020
Mickey Fairorth Shares his Vocation Story

Mickey Fairorth shares his vocation story at St. Frances Cabrini in Fairless Hills!  To follow along with the seminarians, and to receive live video updates throughout the day, follow our Facebook page at Facebook.com/PhillyPriest/, our Instagram page @phillypriest, and our Twitter account @Philly_Priest.

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August 7, 2020
Spreading Vocation Awareness - Day #2

  Our seminarians had another successful day of #BikingForVocations2020! The men on the Perimeter Route travelled to St. Peter’s in Coatesville and St. Aloysius in Pottstown, while the City/Suburban men made their way to Father Judge High School and St. Frances Cabrini in Fairless Hills, stopping at Generation Life. In addition, Bishop John McIntyre joined […]

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August 6, 2020
Biking For Vocations Public Events - You're Invited!

 As our seminarians complete each day of Biking For Vocations, they will be participating each evening in ministry events that are open to the public. For a complete list of Public Events to be held during Biking For Vocations 2020, click HERE.  At each public event, masks are required to be worn, and social distancing […]

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August 6, 2020
A Fantastic First Day for Biking For Vocations

  Our Biking For Vocations riders had a great first day on the road! After leaving St. Charles Borromeo Seminary in the morning, the Perimeter Route men stopped at St. Cornelius parish in Chadd's Ford before ending their day at Sacred Heart parish in Oxford. Meanwhile, the men on the City/Suburban Route made their way to […]

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July 28, 2020
Two Simultaneous Routes

This year, #BikingforVocations2020, has two simultaneous routes, the Perimeter Route with bikers riding along the outer edges of the Archdiocese, and the City/Suburban Route, where bikers will ride through the city of Philadelphia and into the northeastern suburbs of the Archdiocese. Thank you to all who are hosting and supporting the bikers during their 5-day […]

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July 22, 2020
Training up for Biking for Vocations 2020!

Biking for Vocations 2020 kicks off on August 5th! The biking seminarians have been out training for this awesome 5-day pilgrimage! This year the seminarians and Fr. Cooke will be traversing the Archdiocese on two separate routes - to view the itinerary and all the news about this year's pilgrimage, visit https://heedthecall.org/bikingforvocations/   We thank […]

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April 27, 2020
Novena for Vocations, Day 3

“Every priest, every consecrated person, faithful to his or her vocation, radiates the joy of serving Christ and draws all Christians to respond to the universal call to holiness."

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