08 May 2016
Province of Brescia, Brescia, Castel Mella and Cigole (Italy)

First Motorpilgrimage of the Blessed Virgin Mary 2016


The Catholic Templars have supported the Parish of San Martino in Cigole in organizing the Motorpilgrimage of the Blessed Virgin Mary on the occasion of the opening of the Marian Month of May 2016.
50 motorcycles and 80 riders and passengers participated, with private and various groups and motorbike clubs, starting from the Old Cathedral of Brescia, passing through Castel Mella with its meeting with the group of local historical motorcycles and passing through the historic city circuit and arrival final in Cigole.
A reliquary was brought containing the relics of San Filastrio, Father of the Church and VIII Bishop of Brescia, and Sant'Apollonio, V Bishop of Brescia. Suggestive the moment of prayer with the relic of San Filastrio, temporarily placed in the ancient crypt dedicated to him in the Old Cathedral of Brescia.