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St. Lawrence Retreat Center is located in Beacon, New York, just one and one-half hours north of New York City. The Center is accessible by public transportation with staff offering pick-up at Stewart International Airport, Newburgh, NY and the Beacon, NY train station. If you have any difficulties on the way, please call Cathy on her cell – 845 541-4624
(after 3:00 PM on the day of arrival).
From points East of the Hudson River:
Interstate 84 West to Exit 12 for Route 52 East. Make left at light at end of ramp and onto Route 52 East. Ride straight approximately 3 miles into City of Beacon. Continue straight pass lights at both former Beacon High School and again at Main Street. You will now be on Teller Avenue. Continue straight to the stop sign. Be in right lane. Make a right then a quick left crossing over Route 9D and on to Sargent Avenue. The friary is the last driveway on Sargent on the left.
From points West of the Hudson River:
Interstate 84 East cross the Newburgh Beacon Bridge. First exit after toll (Exit 11) and make right at light at end of ramp. Ride Route 9D South into the City of Beacon. Count four lights and make a right (a mini mall will be on your left) onto South Avenue.
Ride up South Avenue and make the first left onto Sargent Avenue. The friary will be the first driveway on the right. (You will be on South Avenue for approximately three-quarters of a mile.)
From New Jersey or from upstate New York:
New York State thruway North to Exit 17 for Newburgh, NY. After tollbooth make the first right following signs to Interstate 84 East. Follow above directions from points West of the Hudson River.
Pick up the Palisades Interstate Parkway from the George Washington Bridge; travel North to the end. Halfway around the circle and over the Bear Mountain Bridge; Left once over the bridge onto Route 9D North, approximately 16 miles into Beacon.
Make first left which follows the BPOE and the Beacon Business District signs onto Sargent Avenue. Retreat Center is the last driveway on Sargent Avenue.
For further information, please write, call or E-mail
Contemplative Outreach of Orange County Coordinator
PO Box 208
Cornwall, NY 12518-0208