We cordially invite everyone to take part in the 5th "Faithful in the Faith on the Bike" bicycle pilgrimage, which will take place on Friday through Sunday, July 17 - 19, 2020. This will be our 5th interstate bicycle pilgrimage. The pilgrimage will last three days.
On the 1st day (Friday) the CT group will travel approximately 50 miles - travel time 10 hours.
The NY group will travel approximately 34 miles - journey time 8 hours.
On the 2nd day (Saturday), we will travel 56 miles in 11 hours.
On the 3rd day (Sunday), we will travel 32 miles in 6 hours.
Journey times listed incorporate rests and a lunch break.
We ride slowly, we relax often and pray often. Therefore we invite everyone to journey with us who has a bike, and is in good physical health and has a willingness to spend time with us in prayer. You have an option to choose where you want to start (location) and how many days you want to ride. Overnight accomadations are provided for each participant. Required are a sleeping bag and a foam pad.
Everyone must ride in a bicycle helmet and have a spare inner tube for their bike. Each participant in the pilgrimage takes full responsibility for himself and other pilgrimage participants. On the route food will be provided,
breakfast lunch and dinner, drinks are also included. Lunch will be provided on the route and we will eat it in the park.
The cost of the pilgrimage - $ 150 for pilgrims who set off from Stamford CT and Brooklyn NY.
Pilgrims who set off from Wallington NJ cost - $ 100.
Pilgrims who set off from Three Bridges NJ cost - $ 50.
Clerics and Volunteers - free of charge.
Each participant is responsible for their own luggage. We highly recommend the following: 1 carry-on baggage and 1 main baggage.
The carry-on luggage should be a small backpack or bicycle bag in which you should have a rain poncho, spare inner tube and pertinent items (eg. cell phone, ID, sunscreen, favorite snacks) needed for the road. The main luggage is a backpack with a sleeping bag, foam pad and change of clothes (limited to a minimum) and toiletries. Please do not take items "which may be useful" - do not take a large luggage!!! A transportation vehicle will accompany us throughout the pilgrimage, which will help you if a need arises. We are looking for volunteers who would like to help and can use their own private cars/pick-ups and or vans with hooks or racks attached for bicycles.
Each participant on the day of pilgrimage (16 July 2020) must be 18 years old !!!!
Every pilgrim ensures his own return from American Częstochowa to his place of residence !!!!
Call Monika Tel: 203 613-2376