Cathedral of St. John the Divine Blog

St. John in the News: The Blessing of the Bikes REBECCA MERRILL MAY 9, 2017

This past Saturday, we hosted the 19th Annual Blessing of the Bikes. We host the event every year, usually before the five-borough bike tour, to kick off the riding season.

Bikes being blessed
The Rev. Canon Patrick Malloy sprays holy water as he walks past the cyclists. Credit: Gregg Vigliotti/New York Daily News

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St. John in the News: The Sebastians REBECCA MERRILL MAY 1, 2017

Last Monday night, The Sebastians, musical ensemble specializing in music of the baroque and classical eras, performed all of Bach's Sonatas and Partitas for Solo Violin. Six musicians performed simultaniously throughout the Cathedral in an event that could only be executed in the Cathedral's massive space.


Beth Wenstrom performs. Credit: Michelle V. Agins/The New York Times

Read more about it from the New York Times.