The Roman Catholic Community of
Most Holy Trinity – St. Mary

Williamsburg, Brooklyn, New York

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BY SUBWAY
 
 The “L”, the “G” and the “J” & “M” trains
 
 BY M.T.A. BUS
 
 The "B60", The "B43", The "B48"
 
 BY TAXI OR CAR SERVICE

 BY AIR
 
 BY CAR
 
 From New Jersey and points South
 
 From Long Island and points East

 From Manhattan (downtown):
 
 From Manhattan (uptown):
 
 From Westchester and New England:
 
 From the Tapanzee Bridge and Upstate New York:


BY SUBWAY

Most Holy Trinity -- St. Mary is conveniently located near three subway lines: the "L", the "J" & "M" and the "G"

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We are located near the “Montrose Avenue” stop on the “L” train; use this train when traveling from 14th Street in Manhattan to the east, or from Bushwick, Brooklyn (near Ridgewood, Queens) to the west, and Canarsie, Brooklyn to the south-west.

–Walk up the stairs from the platform and exit the station on the stairway to the right of the token booth; walk straight down Montrose Avenue (you will see the steeples of the church before you). Cross over to the other side of Montrose; the church is located to the right of the friary (rectory) which is at 138 Montrose Avenue.

We are located near the “Broadway” stop on the “G” train; use this train when traveling from Smith–9th Street in Brooklyn to the south, or from Long Island City/Court Square in Queens to the north.

–Walk up the stairs from the platform and exit the station on the stairway to the extreme left of the token booth; walk straight down Union Avenue for one block (towards the Fire and Police stations that are on the other side of Union Avenue–don’t cross over to that side); turn right at Montrose Avenue. As you walk up Montrose you will see the church steeples to your right (you will actually be walking in a westerly direction). Walk three and a half blocks, staying on the same side of the street; the church is located west of Manhattan Avenue (just past the old brother’s residence which is tan in color).

We are located near the “Lorimer Street” stop on the “J” train (during non-rush hours) and the “M” train (at all times); use these trains when traveling from Downtown Manhattan to the south-west, or from Middle Village, Queens (on the “Mtrain) and Jamaica Center, Queens (on the “Jtrain) to the north-east.

–Walk down the stairs from the platform and exit the station on the stairway to the right of the token booth; do not cross to the other side of Broadway, but walk straight up Lorimer Street for two blocks (you will be walking in a northerly direction); turn right at Montrose Avenue (which is two blocks from the subway station exit). As you walk up Montrose you will see the church steeples to your right (you will actually be walking in a westerly direction). Walk two and a half blocks, staying on the same side of the street; the church is located west of Manhattan Avenue (just past the old brother’s residence which is tan in color).

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BY M.T.A. BUS

Most Holy Trinity --  St. Mary is conveniently located on three M.T.A. bus lines: the “B60”, the “B43” and the “B48”  Additional M.T.A. bus lines are nearby as well.

The "B60" bus passes directly in front of the church on Montrose Avenue when traveling toward Canarsie (in a south-eastern direction); it passes a block away on Meserole Street when traveling toward the Williamsburg Bus Plaza (in a western direction).  Get off the bus between Manhattan and Graham Avenues.

The "B43" bus passes on Graham Avenue in both directions when traveling toward Prospect-Lefferts Garden (in a southern direction) and toward Greenpoint (in a northern direction). The parish property is just east of the corner of Montrose and Graham Avenues (just past the Trinity SRO which is housed in the former convent building of the Dominican Sisters).  Get off the bus between Montrose and Johnson Avenues.

The "B48" bus passes on Lorimer Street in both directions when traveling toward Prospect-Lefferts Garden (in a southern direction) and toward Greenpoint (in a northern direction). Get off the bus between Boerum Street and Montrose Avenue.

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BY TAXI OR CAR SERVICE

Simply tell the driver you are going to 138 Montrose Avenue, between Graham and Manhattan Avenues, in Brooklyn.  Tell the driver that it is about one mile away from the entrance to the Williamsburg Bridge on the Brooklyn side.

New York City taxi drivers are required by law to take you to whatever your destination is within the five boroughs of the city.  If they refuse to take you into Brooklyn, get their license number and report them to the authorities.

BY AIR

Most Holy Trinity --  St. Mary is conveniently located near three major airports: New York, J.F.K., New York, LaGuardia and New Jersey's Newark Liberty.  The closest airport is LaGuardia and would be the most convenient airport for an arrival or departure.

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We are located at 138 Montrose Ave., Brooklyn, NY 11206

BY CAR

From points south of the Delaware Memorial Bridge, the New Jersey Turnpike (south of exit 10), Staten Island, the Verrazano Bridge and the south-eastern side of Brooklyn:

1. Travel north on the New Jersey Turnpike
2. Get off the turnpike at Exit 10 (88 miles from the Delaware Memorial Bridge) and follow signs for Perth Amboy and the Outerbridge Crossing
3. Take Route 440 East
4. Cross the Outerbridge Crossing
5. Once on Staten Island follow Route 440 to Interstate 278–follow signs for the Verrazano Bridge.
6. Cross the Verrazano Bridge and stay on Interstate 278 (look for signs that point to the “Brooklyn Queens Expressway” or “BQE” –you want to be on this; it is I -278)
7. Stay on the BQE (or I-278) for several miles. You will pass exits for the Brooklyn Bridge and the Manhattan Bridge (the highway will pass under the bridges on the Brooklyn side)
8. You will be passing downtown Brooklyn
9. After the Flushing Avenue exit (#30), stay to the right, go one more mile, and be ready to get off at the next exit
10. Exit at “Metropolitan Avenue” (exit #32)
11. Drive down the exit ramp and go straight for two and a half blocks; then turn right onto Metropolitan Avenue
12. Go one block and then turn right onto Union Avenue
13. Follow Union avenue for ten blocks and then turn left onto Montrose Avenue
14. The church building is three and a half blocks up on the right side of Montrose Avenue (you can’t miss the church steeples)

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From Long Island, most of Queens and the east side Brooklyn:

1. Take the Grand Central Parkway, West to the Jackie Robinson Parkway (formerly the “Interborough Parkway”)
2. Exit and bear right onto Bushwick Avenue (the sign for the exit on the Parkway will say Bushwick)
3. Travel approximately three and a half miles on Bushwick Avenue and make a left turn onto Johnson Avenue.
4. Go three blocks and turn right on Manhattan Avenue
5. Go one block and turn right on Montrose Avenue
6. The church building is located at 138 Montrose Avenue

From Manhattan (from the south and downtown):

1. Take the FDR Drive North to E. Houston Street
2. Exit and turn left at the top of the ramp onto Houston St.
3. Travel eleven blocks and make a left turn onto Essex Street
4. Travel three blocks and make a left turn onto Delancey Street; stay to the right and continue straight to the Williamsburg Bridge (stay on the outermost lane of the bridge)
5. Once over the bridge bear to the right as if going onto Roebling Street, but turn immediately to the left onto Broadway
6. Follow Broadway for six and a half blocks
7. Turn left onto Montrose Avenue
8. The church building is four and a half blocks up on the right side of Montrose Avenue (you can’t miss the church steeples)
9. The church building is located at 138 Montrose Avenue

From Manhattan (from the north and uptown):

1. Take the FDR Drive South to Grand Street
2. Once off the ramp turn right onto Grand Street
3. Travel seven blocks and make a right turn onto Norfolk Street
4. Travel two blocks and make a right turn onto Delancey Street; stay to the right and continue straight to the Williamsburg Bridge (stay on the outermost lane of the bridge)
5. Follow the directions immediately above (from downtown) for instructions about where to go once over the bridge.

From Westchester and New England:

1. [If coming from Hartford, CT] Take Interstate 91 South; at New Haven, CT, take Interstate 95 South (then continue as if coming from Boston in #2 below).
2. [If coming from Boston, MA] Follow Interstate 95 past New Haven and Bridgeport and all the way into New York State; exit Interstate 95 and take Interstate 278 toward the Triborough Bridge
3. Cross the Triborough Bridge into Queens and follow signs for the Brooklyn/Queens Expressway (do not take the extension of the bridge that goes into Manhattan)
4. Follow the Brooklyn/Queens Expressway (Interstate 278)
5. Exit at the Meeker/Morgan Exit, exit #34 (just after the Kosciusko Bridge)
6. Once down the ramp, go straight onto Meeker Street
7. Turn left at Graham Avenue (one block after the intersection where Humboldt Street is to the left and McGuinness Blvd. is to the right)
8. Follow Graham Avenue for fifteen blocks
9. Turn right on Johnson Avenue
10. Go one block and turn right on Manhattan Avenue
11. Go one block and turn right on Montrose Avenue
12. The church building is located at 138 Montrose Avenue

From the Tapanzee Bridge and Upstate New York:

1. Take Interstate 87 South (this is also Interstate 287 and the New York State Thruway)
2. Follow Interstate 87 toward New York City; exit at Interstate 278 West, and follow signs  toward the Triborough Bridge (don't confuse I  287 with I  278)
3. Cross the Triborough Bridge into Queens and follow signs for the Brooklyn/Queens Expressway (do not take the extension of the bridge that goes into Manhattan)
4. Follow the directions immediately above (from Westchester) for instructions about where to go once over the Triborough Bridge

Have a safe journey!


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