The 4th annual Blessing of the Bikes Spirit Ride is Saturday, April 26, at the Grotto of the Redemption in West Bend.
Motorcyclists from all over are encouraged to start their riding season out with a reminder that life and freedom can be enjoyed safely and responsibly.
A blessing for the motorcycle drivers, riders and bikes will be given at 1 p.m. in the parking area south of the Grotto. Wallet sized prayer cards containing the Motorcyclists Prayer will be handed out to those participating.
The museum and gift shop will be open and guided tours of the Grotto will be available.
Dean Monroe and Mike Watland of Spencer are coordinating the event. They can be contacted at 712-262-6150 or 712-262-4298 with any questions. In case of inclement weather, the blessing will be held Saturday, May 3.