Details regarding registration for the new year of Religious Education classes are found on the Registration and Resources page. Class assignments for those registered have been mailed home in early September. The RE Office is happy to mail / email registration forms to parents!
Confirmands and High School students are invited to serve in various parish ministries. Parents are asked to contact the RE Office to register their child as a volunteer. Fall opportunities include assisting at Grade 2 Family Mass / Breakfast, Noah’s Ark Ministry, Gathering Sunday, and in Religious Education classes.
Grade 2 families are asked to arrive at church at 8:45am, where Mrs. Robinson will review First Reconciliation and First Eucharist details. Fr. Chris leads us in Mass. Breakfast will follow in the cafeteria. Retreat tote bags will be distributed in class. Summer Program totes will be available in cafeteria. Parents are asked to RSVP to the RE Office.
Catechist Transition Meeting, Tuesday evening, August 27 at 7:00 PM in the chapel. We will welcome our new pastor, Father Chris, and listen to his dreams and vision for our parish, congratulate our new parish catechetical leader, Mrs. Cynthia Robinson, and share Dr Dix’s plans for family nights with our RCIA children on Tuesday evenings. Together, we continue to work to help build our parish dreams. Have a great rest of the summer and we all look forward to our commissioning evening and meeting on August 27 at 7:00 PM in our chapel.
Calling all catechists, school teachers, parishioners and parents: John Collins, Trainer and Consultant, Sadlier Religion Publications, returns to OLGC and presents: Opening the Door of Faith: Engaging Our Families. The fee for OLGC parishioners is paid by the parish. RSVP is requested.
Parents are to drive slowly and cautiously in an effort to be careful of children and adults entering and exiting the school building. Please park in designated spaces only. With increased enrollment, we recommend parents park in the Rite Aid parking lot or along Prospect Avenue. Crossing guards are provided during the Summer Intensive Program and 4pms session to assist in crossing Main Street and Prospect Avenue.
There will be no Religious Education classes during Holy Week and Easter Week. Classes resume on Monday and Tuesday, May 29 and 30. Families are invited to attend Family Reconciliation on Tuesday, April 16, 7pm in the Main Church, Holy Thursday Mass, 7pm, Good Friday Service, 3pm, Living Stations, 7pm, and the Vigil, 7pm.
Registration is held Sunday, April 7, 12:00 noon to 1:00pm in Heritage House for families with children currently attending RE classes and returning for the new year. Thank you in advance for respecting the arrival time of after 11:30am, and the parishioners involved in the various ministries on campus Sunday morning - especially in Heritage House and Mass in Church. Religious Education Staff will be available at 12:00 noon for registration.
Students attend Stations of the Cross prayer service during class time. Stations are led by Deacon Dave. Children report to and are dismissed from the school building. Parents, students from the Summer Intensive, and Home Study Program are all invited to attend.
It is with a heavy heart and deep sadness that we announce the death of our beloved Sacred Music Director, Mr. Stephen Lucasi. Steve passed away suddenly on Friday afternoon. We extend our deepest condolences to his wife, Barbara, and his entire family.
Visitation will be held on Saturday, March 16, 2019 from 10:00am to 11:45am followed by his Mass of Christian Burial at 12:00pm all at Our Lady of Good Counsel. Interment will be private.
Father Damian is planning a Memorial for Steve. Dates and details to be announced. All are invited to attend.
A Donation has been made by the Religious Education Ministry staff to Food for the Poor, as requested by the Steve’s family. Dr. Dix will bring this donation in person upon her mission trip to Kingston Jamaica.
Please view the Tribute to Steve Lucasi, as we celebrated his 30 years of ministry to Our Lady of Good Counsel this past January.
Join us for pizza, pasta, salad, and soft drinks on Friday, March 8, 6:30pm in the cafeteria for our annual “Pizza and Stations with the Pastor”. Grade 7, 8, and high school students are welcomed to assist. Please RSVP to Dr. Linda Dix for our planning: 856-235-7136 or email@example.com
Grade 8 Confirmands, both Religious Education and Good Counsel School students, and their sponsors, attend a practice at St. Isaac Jogues, Marlton, on Sunday, February 24th. Students are sponsors are asked to be in their designated classrooms / assigned seats by 3:30pm. Confirmand procession begins at 3:45pm. The practice will run from 4:00pm to 4:30pm. Letters with details and assigned classrooms and seating is forthcoming.
Grade 8 Religious Education students attend a class time practice at OLGC Church, Tuesday evening, February 12, 7:00pm to 7:30pm. Students report directly to Church at 7:00pm, and sit with their class for the practice. Parent pick-up is at 7:30pm from the Church.
Religious Education classes for Tuesday February 12 are cancelled due to concern with icy weather conditions. This includes 4:00pm RE classes, 7:00pm Initiation session, and 7:00pm Confirmation practice in Church. There are no classes next week as we celebrate the Presidents’ Day holiday. Grade 8 meets on Thursday, February 21 for Reconciliation. All other grades meet on Monday and Tuesday February 25 and 26.
Due to weather conditions today, Monday, February 11, both 4:00pm and 7:00pm sessions are cancelled. All OLGC after school activities are also cancelled. A determination will be made tomorrow regarding Tuesday, February 12 4:00pm classes, 7:00pm Initiation classes, and 7:00pm Confirmation practice. Please check for emails and Honeywell Instant Alerts. Thank you.