Blessing of Bikes and Charitable Ride with Bishop Gruss

Join Bishop Gruss on a charity ride across the Diocese to raise money for Think Adoption Not Abortion, an organization which encourages adoption through billboard advertisements. 

(Blessing of the bike video below from this event)

WHEN: Saturday, Aug. 13 from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.
WHERE: Begins in Saginaw and ends in Chesaning

Detailed Schedule

8 a.m. - Mass with Bishop Gruss at the Cathedral of Mary of the Assumption, 615 Hoyt Ave., Saginaw
9 a.m. - Bishop Gruss to pray a blessing over participants and their motorcycles (all times listed below are estimates)
11 a.m. -  Break at Knights of Columbus (Council #1546), 1038 S. Van Dyke Rd., Bad Axe
12:40 p.m. - Lunch at Knights of Columbus (Council #414), 225 S. Linn St., Bay City
3 p.m. - Break at Knights of Columbus (Council #1297), 302 S. Kinney Ave., Mount Pleasant
4:30 p.m.- Dinner and prizes at Knights of Columbus (#Council 2943), 9101 Deitering Rd. Chesaning

Cost is $20 per bike and $10 per passenger. Proceeds go to Think Adoption Not Abortion. Those who wish to participate by car may follow the line of motorcycles. For additional information or to register, contact Kirk Dupuie at (989) 280-2141 or


Blessing of the bikes pdf image

Click the image to download the flyer.

Additional information about Knights on Bikes is available by clicking here.