Monks of New Skete

Cambridge, New York

Monks of New Skete

Founded 1966

Diocese: Stavropegial Institutions

Deanery: Stavropegial Chapels


273 New Skete Lane
PO Box 128
Cambridge, New York 12816-0128



Office: 518-677-3928

Fax: 518-677-2373

Parish Contacts


From NY City and points south
Take the Triboro Bridge to the Bruckner Expressway to Hutchinson Parkway to Rt 684 and 22 north; OR Henry Hudson Parkway to Saw Mill Parkway to Taconic Parkway to 295 east and then 22 north into Cambridge.  Then follow local directions ** below.

From the north
Take the NY State Adirondack Northway, Rt 87, south to exit 14 and east on Rt 29 to Schuylerville and Greenwich, then Rt 372 from Greenwich to Cambridge.  Follow local directions ** below.

From the west
Take Rt 90 east to 87 north and at exit 7 take Rt 7 to Rt 22 north into Cambridge.  Follow Local Directions ** below.

From Vermont
Take Rt 7A to Rt 313 at Arlington and west to Cambridge, then left (east) away from Cambridge on E Main.  See local directions ** below.

From Boston
Take the Mass. Pike to exit 83 in New York State (just after Mass exit 1) for 22 north into Cambridge.  Follow local directions below.

From New Hampshire
Take Rt 9 west to Bennington, then right on 7 to Rt 67A to Rt 22 north, into Cambridge.  Follow local directions ** below.

** Local Directions
In Cambridge, from Rt 22, at the traffic light, head east out of the village on E Main St (Ash Grove Rd).  Nuns are a half mile on the left.  Monks are about 3 miles to Chestnut Hill Rd, turn right for a half mile to New Skete Ln on left, and go a quarter mile up the dirt road.

Schedule of Services

The following services are held at the monks’ monastery, 273 New Skete Lane, Cambridge, New York

9:00 AM Matins
10:00 AM Divine Liturgy

Sunday Morning—Holy Wisdom Church
(followed by coffee hour, all are welcome.)

7:15 am Matins
Tuesday through Friday—Transfiguration Temple (small church)
(except on Feast Days)

8:00 AM Matins
Saturday—Transfiguration Temple (small church)

5:00 PM Vespers/strong>
Tuesday through Saturday—Holy Wisdom Church

Please visit the website for the schedule for Feast Days and retreat dates.

For a schedule of group tours, individual retreat or book, or to attend a conference please visit