Blessing of the bikes
The Rev. Ranjit Mathews, of St. James Episcopal Church, sprinkles holy water during the annual "Bike Blessing at the Beach" at Ocean Beach Park on Sunday, April 14, 2019, in New London. More than 1,000 participants rode in the event, sponsored by the New London Motorcycle Club, which donates funds from the event to local charities. (Sarah Gordon/The Day)
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