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 the right corner is a car dealership and on the left is a gas station and McDonalds.

Turn Right onto Route 20. Go about 6.8 miles and turn Left on Cole Hill Road.

If you see Jeanie's Dream Motel on the Left, you have gone too far.

On Cole Hill Road, you will pass Fenton Road on the right, and the Convent is the First house on the Right at the crest of a long 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 you pass the Jordanville Postoffice and Kingdom Road on your right, Route 167 turns to the left, but you will continue Straight - you are now on Jordanville Road.

At the stop sign and blinking lights turn Left onto NY-28 South.

At the street lights and intersection of NY-28 and Route 20 (by McDonald's), 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 (past Fenton Road), at the crest of a long hill.

If you come to a T in the road on Rt 25, you've gone too far.