About the Archdiocese

 
 
 
 

Archdiocese of Boston

 
 

66 Brooks Drive, Braintree, MA 02184-3839
Telephone: 617-254-0100
Snow Phone Line – (617) 746-5991

Pastoral Center Information: 

 Office/Staff Directory 
Directions  
Bethany Chapel
Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament
Pastoral Center Gift Shop  

It is the goal of the Pastoral Center to remain open during inclement weather unless travel conditions make it hazardous to get to work. In the event the offices are closed or there is a delay in opening, an announcement will be sent out via the IRIS system. In addition, notice will be recorded on the Snow Phone Line –  (617) 746‐5991 – no later than 5:45 am.

 
 
 
 
 
 

Directions to the Pastoral Center

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Directions 
Note: Forbes Road connects directly to Brooks Drive. For best map directions for your GPS system, you may want to put in 262 Forbes Road, Braintree MA 02184 (which is Logan Express) and continue further down Forbes Road a quarter mile to the Pastoral Center.

From Boston or From Points North/Northeast (e.g. Lynn, Peabody, Gloucester, Newburyport, Lawrence) – ROUTE 93, ROUTE 1 

Take most convenient route to Interstate 93 South. Follow I-93S to Exit 6 (Route 37, Braintree, Holbrook). Bear right off the exit and at the second set of lights (at the Hyatt, across from South Shore Plaza) turn right onto Forbes Road. Continue on Forbes Road for approximately one mile, passing the Logan Express on the left. Forbes Road will become Brooks Drive. The Pastoral Center is on the right at 66 Brooks Drive.  The main entrance is on the opposite side of the building near the 3 flags.  There is plenty of visitor parking available in front of the main entrance.

From Points Northwest – ROUTE 3, 128 (e.g. Burlington, Waltham, Lowell) 

Take most convenient route to Interstate 95 South (Route 128S). Follow I-95 South to I-93 North and take Exit 6 (Route 37, W. Quincy, Braintree). Bear right off of the exit and at the first set of lights (at the Hyatt, across from South Shore Plaza) turn right onto Forbes Road. Continue on Forbes Road for approximately one mile, passing the Logan Express on the left. Forbes Road will become Brooks Drive. The Pastoral Center is on the right at 66 Brooks Drive. The main entrance is on the opposite side of the building near the 3 flags.  There is plenty of visitor parking available in front of the main entrance.

From Points West – ROUTE 90 (e.g. Natick, Framingham, Marlboro) 

Take the Massachusetts Turnpike (Route 90 East) to exit 14 (Interstate 95/Route 128). Follow I-95 South to I-93 North and take Exit 6 (Route 37, W. Quincy, Braintree). Bear right off of the exit and at the first set of lights (at the Hyatt, across from South Shore Plaza) turn right onto Forbes Road. Continue on Forbes Road for approximately one mile, passing the Logan Express on the left. Forbes Road will become Brooks Drive. The Pastoral Center is on the right at 66 Brooks Drive.  The main entrance is on the opposite side of the building near the 3 flags.  There is plenty of visitor parking available in front of the main entrance.

From Points Southwest – ROUTE 24 (e.g. Brockton) 

Take Route 24 North to Interstate 93 North. Follow I-93 North and take Exit 6 (Route 37, W. Quincy, Braintree). Bear right off of the exit and at the first set of lights (at the Hyatt, across from South Shore Plaza) turn right onto Forbes Road. Continue on Forbes Road for approximately one mile, passing the Logan Express on the left. Forbes Road will become Brooks Drive. The Pastoral Center is on the right at 66 Brooks Drive. The main entrance is on the opposite side of the building near the 3 flags.  There is plenty of visitor parking available in front of the main entrance.

From Points Southwest – ROUTE 95 (e.g. Foxboro, Wrentham) 

Take Interstate 95 North to Interstate 93 North. Follow I-93 North and take Exit 6 (Route 37, W. Quincy, Braintree). Bear right off of the exit and at the first set of lights (at the Hyatt, across from South Shore Plaza) turn right onto Forbes Road. Continue on Forbes Road for approximately one mile, passing the Logan Express on the left. Forbes Road will become Brooks Drive. The Pastoral Center is on the right at 66 Brooks Drive. The main entrance is on the opposite side of the building near the 3 flags.  There is plenty of visitor parking available in front of the main entrance.

From Points Southeast – ROUTE 3 (e.g. Marshfield, Plymouth) 

Take Route 3 North to Interstate 93 South. Proceed on I-93 South to Exit 6 (Route 37, Braintree, Holbrook). Bear right off the exit and at the second set of lights (at the Hyatt, across from South Shore Plaza) turn right onto Forbes Road. Continue on Forbes Road for approximately one mile, passing the Logan Express on the left. Forbes Road will become Brooks Drive. The Pastoral Center is on the right at 66 Brooks Drive. The main entrance is on the opposite side of the building near the 3 flags.  There is plenty of visitor parking available in front of the main entrance.

Public Transportation

To reach the Pastoral Center via public transportation, take the Red Line to the Quincy Adams stop.  From there, it will be necessary to take a taxi to 66 Brooks Drive, Braintree, MA 02184.