Family Newsletter of Our Lady of Good Counsel

“Let all we do be done in love.”  ( Cor. 16:14)

Happy Advent!   Our Lady of Good Counsel Parish is busily planning  Advent and Christmas activities this season for the entire family.  Please join us for all or some of the events listed on the parish and RE website.

Formal classes will conclude on December 3 and 4 and then our family catechesis begins for the entire month of December to include our Advent Mass and breakfast on December 8, Caroling at Lutheran Care on December 12, and the Tableaux Mass at 10:30 on Christmas morning!  We look forward to your presence among us throughout the season of Advent and Christmas. 

New toys will be collected throughout the month of December for those in need through Catholic Charities.  They can be dropped off at Heritage House and we will transport them to Delanco once a week until Christmas. 

Please check the Advent packet as listed in its entirety for additional family outreach activities that will greatly assist those in need throughout the area and the developing world.

Classes will resume on Monday and Tuesday, January 7 and 8. Our annual MLK Day of Service will held on Monday, January 21 here in Heritage House at 1:15 PM.   Details and registration is listed on the RE website. From our home to yours, Merry Christmas and Happy, Healthy New Year! 

“What is more precious than to be in the hand of God this season.  God is Life and Light, and those who are in God’s hands, are light and light!”  ( St. John of Damascus)  May the light of God’s love fill you and yours with peace during this very special time of the year.                     


Dr. Linda M. Dix

Director of Religious Education       


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