Aug
1
to Sep 30

Grade 7, 8, and High School Service Opportunities

Confirmands and High School students are invited to serve in various parish ministries. Help is needed in setting up the Summer Intensive Program and classroom materials. Parents are asked to contact the RE Office to register their child as a volunteer. Looking ahead: Fall opportunities include assisting at Family Masses / Breakfasts, Noah’s Ark Ministry, Gathering Sunday, and in Religious Education classes.

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May
1
to May 15

Arrival and Dismissal Safety

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.

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Apr
4
to Apr 7

Summer Intensive Program Registration - Arrival Time and Campus Activity!

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.

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Mar
13
to Mar 31

The passing of Steve Lucasi, Director of Sacred Music

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.

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Mar
8
6:30 PM18:30

Stations and Pizza with the Pastor

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 dixl@olgcnj.org

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Feb
24
3:30 PM15:30

Confirmand / Sponsor Practice

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.

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Feb
12
1:00 PM13:00

RE Classes for Tuesday February 12 - 4pm and 7pm are cancelled

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.

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Feb
11
4:00 PM16:00

RE Classes are cancelled for Monday, February 11 - 4pm and 7pm sessions

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.

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Dec
16
7:00 PM19:00

Lessons and Carols

Please join us as we celebrate our annual Lessons and Carols, Sunday, December 16, 7:00pm in the Church. Scripture Readings and Christmas Carols. Special presentations by the Junior Choir, Youth Choir, Praise Band, String Ensemble and the Adult Choir.

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Dec
2
to Dec 14

Toy Drive

Religious Education students are asked to bring in new, unwrapped toys to class during the week of December 3rd. Toys may also be brought to Heritage House by December 14. All donations will be distributed to children in need through Catholic Charities.

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Nov
12
to Nov 13

Thanksgiving Prayer Service / Food Drive

Prayer Service held in the Church, 4:15pm to 4:45pm, with Fr. Jack presiding. Students report to / are dismissed from the school building. Children are asked to bring canned food donations to class throughout the month of November for local feed families in need. Thank you in advance for your kindness and generosity!

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