Month: August 2009

St. Luke, 138th St., Mott Haven

The address of St. Luke’s parish address is 623 East 138th St., Bronx NY 10454, telephone number 718-665-6677. The school address is 608 East 139th Street, telephone 718-585-0380. An informative website is here. There would appear to be one or two sections per grade level.  In February, 2015, the school’s Facebook page was informative and […]

St. Jerome, Alexander Avenue, Mott Haven

The above view shows St. Jerome’s church at Alexander Avenue and busy East 138th Street in Mott Haven, The Bronx. Not everyone arrives by town car. Stairs from the Third Avenue station of the #6 subway train are to the right of the photographer. The above view looks north on Alexander Avenue from East 137th […]

St Mary Protectress, Washington Ave., Tremont

St. Mary Protectress church stands on the west side of Washington Avenue about two blocks south of the Cross-Bronx Expressway. See page 254 for the 1943 creation of the Ukrainian parish of St Mary Protectress, 1745 Washington Avenue, Bronx NY 10457, telephone 718-731-9392. This is an Eastern Rite parish in the jurisdiction of the Eparchy […]

St. Joseph, Bathgate Ave., Tremont

St. Joseph’s school remains open, but as of August 1, 2015, St. Joseph’s church on Bathgate Avenue is closed, and the parish is merged with that of St. Simon Stock.  The photos below were taken in 2009.  For a photo of the church interior and some other parish photos, please click on this link.  Then […]

St. Gabriel, Arlington Ave. and West 235 St., Riverdale

Above is the view from Arlington Avenue. The church entrance is seen ahead. Access to this door is from three directions: a short driveway from West 235 Street, a often-closed gate on Nethlerland Avenue, and the stairway from Arlington Avenue. The stairway is to the right of the photographer’s position. Above is a sign at […]

Aquinas High School, East 182 St.

Aquinas High School, a leading Catholic high School for girls, is located at 685 East 182nd Street, Bronx NY 10457, where both Belmont Avenue and Grote Street meet 182nd Street. The telephone is718-367-2113. The school website is linked here. Aquinas High School is not a parish or archdiocesan high school. Rather, as with numerous Catholic […]