Convent of the Mother of God Quick to Hear
Russian Orthodox Church Outside Russia
Richfield Springs, New York

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Directions From Major Routes

From I-90

Upon exiting Interstate 90 and paying the toll, at the first lights turn Left onto Route 28 South.

At the next light take the Right curve onto Route 5S.

At the next light, about 1/5 mile, turn left onto Route 28 South. Go through the village of Mohawk and procede up the mountain. After about 10 minutes you will come to street lights. On one corner is a car dealership and on the other is a Sunoco gas station and McDonalds.

Turn right onto Route 20. Go about 6.8 miles and turn left on Cole Hill Rd. If you see route 51, you have gone too far.

Stay on Cole Hill Rd, and the convent is the first house on the right at the top of the hill.



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Train and Plane

The nearest airports are Albany International Airport (ALB) and Syracuse Hancock Airport (SYR). Travelers flying into these airports are responsible for arranging transportation to our convent.

The nearest Amtrak train station is in Utica. Taxi fare from Utica to the Convent, Quick to Hear is approximately $60. 

By bus:
An Adirondack Trailways bus stops in Richfield Springs, a short ride from our community.

The nearest Greyhound terminal is in Utica, which is the same place as the train station. 

From Holy Trinity Monastery:

From the monastery parking lot turn left.

At the stop sign continue straight, you are now on Route 167.

Once past the Jordanville postoffice, Route 167 will turn to the left, you continue straight - you are now on Jordanville Rd

At the stop sign turn left onto NY-28 south.

At the street lights and the intersection of NY-28 and Route 20, turn Right on Route. 20 and proceed approximately 6.8 miles, taking a Left onto Cole Hill

Road. The convent is the first house on the Right side of the road, after Fenton Road, at the crest of a long hill.