Category Archives: bike for life and peace

‘Biking priest’ arrives in Iligan after two-week journey from Baclaran

ILIGAN CITY (MindaNews / 29 March) – Fr. Amado “Picx” Picardal, accompanied by veteran triathlete Franklin Penalosa, arrived at the Redemptorist Church here early afternoon today, Maundy Thursday, after more than two weeks of biking 1,500 kilometers since leaving his congregation’s church in Baclaran, Metro Manila. Picardal, who has done several long journeys on his […]

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Bike for Life and Peace

Redemptorist priest Amado Picardal (in orange) receives blessing from fellow priests during the send-off Wednesday, 14 March 2018 at the Baclaran church in Metro Manila. Picardal left Baclaran for a 16-day “Bike for Life and Peace” from Baclaran to Iligan City in Mindanao. Photo courtesy of CHRISTOPHER P. FIEDALAN             READ […]

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Priest bikes “for life and peace;” appeals for resumption of peace talks and end to EJKs and martial law

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 14 March) —  A Mindanawon priest who biked “for life and peace” from Mindanao to Luzon four times since 2000 and walked from Mindanao to Aparri in 2011, embarked on another “Bike for Life and Peace” Wednesday from Baclaran in Metro Manila to Iligan City in Mindanao, his last long-distance bike […]

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PEACETALK: Stop the killing  start the healing. Resume Peace Talks. End Martial Law in Mindanao.

(Pre-departure statement of Redemptorist priest Amado L. Picardal on March 14, 2018, start of his 16-day “Bike for Life and Peace” journey from Baclaran in Metro Manila to Iligan City in Mindanao). Today, here at the Shrine of Our Mother Perpetual Help,  I start my 1,500 km Bike for Life & Peace across Southern Luzon, […]

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