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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Apr
7
to Aug 30

2019-2020 Religious Education Class Registration

Registration for families currently enrolled and returning for the new year begins on Sunday, April 7, 12:00noon to 1:00pm in the Heritage House for the Summer Intensive Program. Registration forms will be available at that time. Summer Intensive Program dates are July 15 through July 26. Registration will continue Monday through Friday, April 8th to 12. Registration for families new to the Religious Education Program begins on Monday, June 3. Please contact the RE Office with any concerns or questions.

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Apr
8
to Jul 23

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 4pm session to assist in crossing Main Street and Prospect Avenue.

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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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Nov
3
to Nov 17

Special Needs Program

Special Needs Program meets in the school cafeteria on Saturday, November 3: Blessing of the Bread and Saturday, November 17: Advent Lesson. 10:00am to 12:00noon. For additional information, please contact Dr. Linda Dix in the Religious Education Office.

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Sep
17
to Sep 18

Fall Classes

Monday and Tuesday classes, grades 1 - 8, begin on September 17 and 18.  Class Assignments will be mailed to parents in early September.  Special Needs Program will begin on Saturday, October 13, 10am in the school cafeteria.  

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