St. Cecilia’s Church
120 Kearny Ave,
Kearny, NJ 07032
Other buildings behind the church:
St. Cecilia Parish Center
119 Chestnut St.
St. Cecilia School
118 Chestnut St.
From the East (Jersey City and its environs)
Go north to the Pulaski Skyway Junction and follow the signs to Hwy-7/ Harrison
and Kearny. Continue west to the 508/506 fork in the road, take the left fork to
508 – Newark Turnpike. At the 280 crossover, the road becomes Harrison Avenue.
Go West on Harrison Avenue to F.E. Rogers Blvd. At that intersection make a right.
This will turn into Kearny Avenue as you pass over small bridge over a set of
train tracks. this is the Harrison/Kearny towns line. The church is at the 5th
light on your right hand side.
From the West (Newark, Irvington, The Oranges, etc.)
Get on 280 East and exit at the Harrison exit. Take your first left turn at the
bottom of the exit ramp. proceed to Frank Rogers Blvd. Make a left onto Frank E.
Rogers Blvd, this will become Kearny Avenue. You will drive over a small bridge
that covers a set of rail road tracks. This is the town line. the church will
be the 5th light ahead on your right hand side.
From the South: (Elizabeth, Hillside, etc.)
Take the turnpike to exit 15 W– Harrison/Kearny. Directly after the toll booth
take the first right exit onto Harrison Avenue. Proceed west on Harrison Avenue
to FrankE. Rogers Blvd. Right onto Frank E. Rogers Blvd. and the church will be at
the 5th light ahead on your right hand side.
From the North: (Rutherford, Hackensack, Bergen County, etc.)
Take Route 17 to Route 3 West, at the Meadowlands Complex. Proceed west on Route
3 to the Ridge Road exit. Go left (south) on Ridge Road (Route 17 local) through
Lyndhurst and North Arlington – finally into Kearny. At the Kearny town line
Ridge Road becomes Kearny Avenue. The church is the second Catholic Church on
your left. (The first church is St. Stephen’s).