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Rectory

GPS address: 110 Nelson Avenue, Staten Island, NY 10308

From Brooklyn & Long Island:
  • VERRAZZANO-NARROWS BRIDGE (I-278 West): Take the Lower Level.
  • Take Exit 15S (Lily Pond Avenue / Fr. Capodanno Boulevard).
  • Follow Exit Ramp around to Lily Pond Avenue, which becomes Fr. Capodanno Boulevard.
  • Take Fr. Capodanno Boulevard to Midland Avenue (2.7 miles).
  • Make Right onto Midland Avenue.
  • Take Midland Avenue to Hylan Blvd (0.8 mile).
  • Make Left onto Hylan Boulevard.
  • Take Hylan Boulevard to Nelson Avenue (3.4 miles).
  • Make Right onto Nelson Avenue.
  • Take Nelson Avenue to the Yellow Blinking Light.
  • Make Left into the main Parking Lot of St. Clare Church.

From New Jersey:
  • GOETHALS BRIDGE: Take the Staten Island Expressway (I-278 East) to Richmond Avenue South exit. Proceed on Richmond Avenue south (past the SI Mall on your left) to Amboy Road. Make left onto Amboy Road and proceed to Nelson Avenue. Take right-turn lane onto Nelson Avenue and proceed to the Yellow Blinking Light. (Church parking lot is on right side of street.)

  • BAYONNE BRIDGE: Take the Martin Luther King Expressway (NY 440 South, formerly the Willowbrook Expressway) to last exit Victory Boulevard. Make right onto Victory Boulevard and proceed to Richmond Avenue. Make left onto Richmond Avenue and proceed on Richmond Avenue south (past the SI Mall on your left) to Amboy Road. Make left onto Amboy Road and proceed to Nelson Avenue. Take right-turn lane onto Nelson Avenue and proceed to the Yellow Blinking Light. (Church parking lot is on right side of street.)

  • OUTERBRIDGE CROSSING: Take the Korean War Veterans Parkway (formerly the Richmond Parkway) to last exit Arthur Kill Road. Make right at end of exit ramp and proceed under the overpass to Richmond Avenue. Make right onto Richmond Avenue and proceed on Richmond Avenue south to Amboy Road. Make left onto Amboy Road and proceed to Nelson Avenue. Take right-turn lane onto Nelson Avenue and proceed to the Yellow Blinking Light. (Church parking lot is on right side of street)

By public transportation:
  • On weekdays, the local bus S-54 stops directly in front of the church on Nelson Avenue.

  • Within a half-mile walk from the church, trains and buses are available 24/7. At the north end of Nelson Avenue, across Amboy Road, the Staten Island Railway stops at Great Kills station. South of the church, along Hylan Boulevard at the intersection of Nelson Avenue, full-time service is provided by the S-78 local bus, the S-79 Select bus to and from Brooklyn, and the SIM-1 Express bus to and from Manhattan.

  • Weekday commuter hours include additional Express buses SIM-5, SIM-6, SIM-7, SIM-9, SIM-10 at Nelson Avenue and Hylan Boulevard. The SIM-5 and SIM-6 also stop at the corner of Nelson Avenue and Monticello Terrace.

Church property map (not drawn to scale; click to enlarge):



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