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Directions to the Sacred Grounds

From all points south of New York City

Our Lady of the Roses

CARS For charter bus route click here

Take Interstate 95 North, New Jersey Turnpike (toll Rd.), to Exit 13, I-278, Verrazano Narrows Bridge.

Follow I-278 East all the way into New York (toll bridges along route).

After crossing the Verrazano Narrows Bridge, remain on I-278 East which becomes the Brooklyn' Queens Expressway (B.Q.E.).

Take Exit 42, Grand Central Parkway / La Guardia Airport / Astoria Blvd. East. 

Take the Grand Central Parkway East to Exit 9E, Whitestone Bridge / NY 25A East, Northern Blvd. 

Keep to the right and take Exit 25A East, Northern Blvd./Citi Field. 

At the bottom of the exit ramp keep to the right. You will see signs for "the Queens Museum" and "Queens Theatre in the Park."  Keep to the right.

You will come to an intersection.  Turn right.










Citi Field will be directly to your left. Continue straight ahead for 1/4 mile. 



Continue under the overpass and go straight ahead a short distance and proceed half-way around the rotary. . . . 

Make a right turn and continue under the overpass to the stop sign. 

Arthur Ashe Stadium is on your left (home of the U.S. Open Tennis Games). Continue straight ahead 1/4 mile. 

You will pass the Queens Museum. Watch out for the speed bumps. Continue ahead under the final overpass.

At the stop sign turn left through the white pegs. 

Continue to the end of the roadway. The New York State Pavilion is directly in front of you. 

Continue ahead and make a right turn after the light post (on the island) and continue down the road to the Vatican Pavilion (see arrow).

The stone monument (the Excedra) marks the spot of the Vatican Pavilion site and where the Blessed Virgin Mary and Jesus Christ have appeared since 1975.

When you arrive, look for the St. Michael's World Apostolate banner and join us in prayer at Our Lady's sacred grounds.

See our Rosary Vigil and Sunday Holy Hour calendar for the dates and times when we are present at the sacred grounds.


Last update: Tuesday, May 26, 2009