Our Lady of Good Counsel at 620 S. Fifth St., Aurora, IL 60505 US - Home
Welcome to Our Lady of Good Counsel Catholic
Church & School!
"40 Days for Life"
September 24th-November 2nd
at Planned Prenthood
from 7 a.m.-7 p.m.
We are at the halfway point! Have you participate in the 40 Days for Life campaign yet? If not... there is plenty of time. And here's some motivation. Halfway through these 40 days of prayer and fasting, we are aware of 199 babies hose mothers chose life at the very last moment!.
BINGO AT OLGC SCHOOL
Door open at 5 p.m.
Early birt star at 6:45 p.m.
Regular Bingo stars at 7 p.m.
Weekly Bingo Specials
1st Wednesday- Buy one set of Early Birds get 1 free no limit no sharing
3rd Wednesday- Wear OLGC Spirit wear or colors -blue and yellow get $2 off regular bingo card
4th Wednesday- OLGC parishioners (registered) get $2 off first set of
regular bingo cards.
5th Wednesday-All birthdays of that month get a free 9 setup along with
bonus games id required.
Catholic Youth Summit
Sunday, October 28, 2014
at Boylan Central Catholic High School
from 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
For further information visit: www.rockfordiocese.org
Thank you to Dennis & Stacey Barsema!
Dennis and Stacey Barsema established the Barsema Scholarship Endowment in the Catholic Foundation for the People of the Diocese of Rockford on November 30, 2000. The Barsemas routinely distribute some of the earnings from their endowment to needy, Catholic schools in the Aurora area.
Our Lady of Good Counsel was very blessed to be selected to
receive a check for $40, 279 from the Barsema family. It was presented to Our Lady of Good Counsel School on Friday, September 12, 2014. Bishop David Malloy, Msgr. Glenn L. Nelson, Vicar General,
Michael Kagan, Diocesan Superintendent of Catholic Schools, and
Father Etheredge, Superintendent/Principal Aurora Central HS, were in attendance. OLGC School faces difficult financial challenges and was selected to receive these funds. We are very grateful to this generous couple and their support of Catholic education.
Saturday : 4:30 p.m. English
Sunday: 8 a.m., 10 a.m. English & 1 p.m. Español
Monday: Word Communion Services in the OLG Chapel 8:20 a.m.
Tuesday, Thursday & Friday : 8 a.m. in the OLG Chapel
Wednesday: 8:20 a.m. School Mass in Church
Sacrament of Penance / Confesiones: 3 p.m.- 4 p.m. in Church
Rosary in English: 4 p.m. in weekdays in Church and on Thursday in the OLG Chapel
Rosario en Español: 1º y 4º jueves a las 7 p.m. en la Capilla OLG
Eucharistic Adoration: Every Thursday in the OLG Chapel
from 12 p.m.-8 p.m.
Adoración al Santísimo: Todos los jueves de cada mes en la Capilla OLGC
12 p.m.- 8 p.m.
Sacrament of Baptism & Baptismal Classes
Parents of children to be baptized should be registered, active members of OLGC.
Godparents need to be married by the Catholic Church and be register in a Catholic Church.
Parents and godparents are required to attend a baptismal session prior to the baptism.
Please call the Parish Center at least 4 to 6 months early to make arrangements or for information.
Sacrament of Matrimony
Couples intending marriage should be registered, active members of OLGC and call the Parish Center at least 6 months preceding their intended marriage date for the pre-marital preparation program. Please call 851-1100 for information.
Anointing of the Sick and Communion to Shut-Ins
Please call the Parish Center 630-851-1100630-851-1100, if you or a loved one is admitted to the hospital and would like a visit.
Argentine Cardinal Bergoglio elected Pope Francis
Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio of Buenos Aires, Argentina has been elected Pope.
The new Pontiff, who chose the name Pope Francis, is the first Latin American every to become Roman Pontiff, and the first Jesuit.
The Argentine cardinal was elected on the 5th ballot of the conclave, ...
In the Know with Father Joe
Dear Fr. Joe: What is a mortal sin? If I commit one, do I automatically go to hell?
California Catholic Lobby Day
Each year California Catholics gather in Sacramento to speak with their elected officials about issues of concern to the Church. This effort is ...
First Positive Conclusions Regarding The Holy See Report For The Convention Against Torture