Franciscan Friars of the Renewal

Vocation Visitors

 

Location for all vocation visitors unless told otherwise:

 

St. Joseph Friary

523 West 142nd St.

New York, NY 10031

(212) 281-4355

(212) 234-9089

 

From the West: George Washington Bridge (upper or lower deck) take the Henry Hudson south. Then take exit 12: 125th Street.  Take a left at the second stop sign at the bottom of the off ramp onto 132nd Street.  Go two blocks, left onto Broadway. Right onto 142nd Street, the friary is half way up the block on your left.

 

From the North: 87 (Major Deegan) Expressway south, take exit 5 Yankee Stadium/ Macombs Dam Bridge.  Right at the light at the top of the off-ramp, go over the Macombs Dam Bridge. Veer right at the light at the end of the bridge; proceed straight for several lights, left onto Broadway. Left onto 142nd Street, the friary is half way up the block on your left.

 

From La Guardia Airport: Take the M60 Bus ($2.50 in quarters only, ask for "a transfer card" when you board). After crossing the Triboro/RFK Bridge the M60 travels west on 125th Street. Get off after crossing over 3rd Ave. Transfer to the M100 or M101 Bus (use free transfer card).

The bus will continue west on 125th Street then it will turn right onto Amsterdam Ave (going North). Get off on Amsterdam Ave. between 140th & 141st Streets. Cross Amsterdam and turn left onto 142nd Street, walk one and a half blocks. The friary will be on the right side of the street, if you make it to Broadway, you've gone a half of a block too far.

 

From JFK Airport: Take the Air-train ($5) to the subway A line / Howard Beach Station.

Take the A Line subway train ($2.50) to 145th Street Station (uptown Manhattan). You will exit at the intersection of St. Nicholas and 145th Street; walk west on 145th Street (going uphill).  Left onto Broadway (going South), Left onto 142nd Street, and the friary is half way up the block on your left.