Our Lady of Good Counsel Catholic Church
620 Fifth St
Aurora, IL 60505

Phone: +1 (630) 851-1100    Fax: +1 (630) 851-4069

E-mail: olgc-aurora@RockfordDiocese.org

Electronic giving: Click at Online Giving  

Donación electronica: Clic donde dice Online Giving

Facebook @ourladyofgoodcounselauroraillinois

 


Fr. Timothy P. Mulcahey

Pastor

Welcome New Parishioners!

Through Baptism we become God’s children and brothers and sisters  of one another and with Christ. Through registration we become members of Our Lady of Good Counsel Church parish family of faith. We always welcome new members and hope that you will find our parish family a place where your faith will be nourished. We ask that you visit our parish office to fill out a registration form as soon as possible. As a parish family, we are committed to share our goods, talents and faith with one another.       

 

OUR DAILY AND WEEKEND MASSES ARE OPEN  / NUESTRAS MISAS DIARIAS Y FIN DE SEMANA ESTAN ABIERTAS  

At this time only a maximum of 10 peoples are allowed in the Church.

En este momento solamente 10 personas  pueden asistir a misa.

Attendance by Appointment. Click the link bellow to register.  

Asistencia por medio de cita. Clic en la parte inferior para asistir a misa.

Sign up for limited Mass Attendance

 

Sunday Mass Live stream at Facebook : www.facebook.com/ourladyofgoodcounselauroraillinois

YouTube: OLGC 2020 aurora il


 

 


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2020 DIOCESAN APPEAL – June 6 & 7, 2020

 

OUR LADY OF GOOD COUNSEL CHURCH WILL REOPEN MONDAY, MAY 25, 2020

Please read the information below

  • Weekday Masses Mon-Fri in English at 8 am. Church will open at 7:45 am. ATTENDANCE BY APPOINTMENT ONLY.
  • Saturday Masses (Sunday Vigil) in English at 4:30 pm and Spanish at 6 pm. ATTENDANCE BY APPOINTMENT ONLY.  Church will open at 3 pm for visits and confession then close during English Mass and open again at 5:45 for Spanish Mass.Sunday Masses. ALL ATTENDANCE BY APPOINTMENT ONLY. The church will open 15 minutes before the following Masses: 8am in English, 10 am in English and 1 pm in Spanish.
  • ADDITIONAL SPANISH MASSES – will be offered Monday-Friday at 6 pm for the purposes of first Communion to be given to a first communicant and his/her family.
  • Funeral Masses being celebrated Monday-Saturday in these days. Times will range from 10 am to 3 pm.
  • We will have adoration from 9 am until 5:30 pm. on Thursdays. Note the earlier end-time. This is to be able to disinfect the church before 6 pm Mass. ADMITTANCE FOR ADORATION GIVEN TO MAXIMUM 10 PERSONS AT A TIME. When more people are waiting to enter the church, an usher will make an announcement to those in the church asking for volunteers to leave so that people who are waiting can have a turn.
  • Tuesday Rosary – in English at 4 pm. Admittance given to the first 10 people who arrive.

AT THIS TIME ONLY A MAXIMUM OF 10 PERSONS ARE ALLOWED IN THE CHURCH AT ANY GIVEN TIME. This does not include clergy, ministers, singers, ushers, door persons.

ALL MASSES AND EVENTS NEED THE ASSISTANCE OF DOOR PERSONS AND VOLUNTEERS FOR DISINFECTING.

We will be having another training session for this tomorrow, Saturday, May 23. Anyone who is interested should please come to the church at 10 am.


Updates from Bishop Malloy – May 15, 2020 / Informacion reciente del obispo Malloy- 15 de mayo, 2020

Back in His Presence / De regreso en Su presencia

Letter to the Priest / Carta a los sacerdotes

      Click here for English Letter to Priests.15May2020.Reopen.ltr2.docx

      Clic aqui para español Carta a los Sacerdotes

 

Plan for the return to public Mass and worship / Plan para el regreso a la misa

      Click here for English Back in His Prescence

      Clic aqui para español De regreso en Su presencia

 

Training Procedures for volunteers / Procedimientos de entrenamiento para voluntarios

      Click here for English Training Proceedures

      Clic aqui para español Procedimientos de entrenamiento para voluntarios


RELIGIOUS EDUCATION UPDATE 

This week we are starting with the First Communions, originally scheduled for early May. We will be contacting you in the next few weeks to schedule your child’s ceremony, as dates become available. Please be patient.

We still don’t have a date for Confirmation. Once the Bishop’s office notifies us the new date we will let you know immediately. RE Office: 630-851-1100 ext. 14

 

MENSAJE DE EDUCACIÓN RELIGIOSA

Esta semana comenzamos con las Primeras Comuniones, programadas originalmente para principios de mayo. Estaremos poniéndonos en contacto con usted en las próximas semanas para programar la ceremonia de su hijo, conforme tengamos fechas disponibles. Agradecemos su paciencia con este proceso.

Todavía no tenemos fecha para la Confirmación. Una vez que recibamos la información de la oficina del obispo se la comunicaremos de inmediato. Oficina de Educación Religiosa: 630-851-1100 ext. 14


Did you know our Bulletin is  “NO CHARGE’ to our Parish, Thanks to the support of the Advertisers on the back of our bulletin.

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May 13, 2020 Statement Letter from Bishop Malloy.Reopen Churches.docx

13 de mayo, 2020 – Comunicado clic aqui Carta del obispo Malloy

Click in the link to read the Executive Summary Executive Summary.Multi-Phased Plan

Para leer el Resumen Ejecutivo clic aqui Resumen Ejecutivo del plan

COVID-19 Statement.09April2020.Dispensation.docx

Desea leer la carta clic aqui… .SPANISH.COVID-19 Statement.09April2020.docx

 

The Observer Catholic Newspaper will be accessible FREE OF CHARGE online at http://observertoo.rockforddiocese.org/ .


Ways to Watch Mass if you are staying home — 

  • Watch Mass daily on EWTN at 11am (check your cable provider for channel)
  • Watch Mass on Sunday morning at 9:30am via WGN-TV
  • Listen to Mass on The Catholic Channel on Sirius XM 129 or Relevant Radio station 930AM. You can also live stream Mass at noon from the Relevant Radio HERE
  • If you are computer savvy, join Bishop Barron for daily Mass at: wordonfire.org/daily-mass      

CHILDREN LITURGY OF THE WORD

Who: Children ages 4 to 8

When: 10 am Sunday Mass

Where: St. Francis Center  (children will be called during Mass)

On Sundays, during the 10 am Mass (English) &  1 pm Mass (Spanish), children between the ages of  4 to 8 can enjoy a young person’s version of what we do as adults. The priest will invite the kids to meet the volunteer  at the  front of the sanctuary, who will lead them to St. Francis Center. They will facilitate the Liturgy of the Word for the students, and then everyone will return to enjoy the rest of Mass with their families.

We are looking forward to seeing you on Sunday! Interested in being a volunteer? Please contact Sister Joan at 630-851-0206 for more information.

 

LITURGIA DE LA PALABRA PARA NIÑOS

Para: Niños de 4 y 8  años edad

Cuando: Durante las misas de 10 am (ingles) y

               1 pm (español)

Donde: Centro de St. Francis  (Los niños serán llamados durante la misa)

Las domingos, durante las misas de 10 am (ingles) y 1 pm (español) para los niños entre 4 y 8 años de edad puedan escuchar la liturgia apta para los niños. El sacerdote invitara a los niños que pasen al frente de altar donde el voluntario los llevara al Centro de St. Francis donde les facilitaran la liturgia de la palabra para los niños, y luego todos regresara para terminar de escuchar la sagrada misa con sus familias.

¡Esperamos verlos el domingo!  ¿Le gustaría ser voluntario? Para tener mas información contacte a la Sra. Lorena Montes 630-809-6122.


 RCIA (Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults)

Are you an adult who would like to know more about the Catholic faith? 

Do you need to receive the sacraments of Baptism, Confirmation, and Eucharist?

RCIA (Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults) preparation sessions begin the week of September 8, 2019.

The English class meets on Sundays at 11:15 AM in the basement of the parish center

(side entrance of the convent building behind the church). Please stop by if you’re interested.

A Spanish class can also be made available if you prefer.

For more information please contact us:

English: Matt Kruszewski, amkrusz@yahoo.com, 630-660-7641.
Spanish: Alma Velazquez, almalola@aol.com, 630-788-4428.

 

 RICA (Rito Iniciación Cristiana de Adultos)

 ¿Le hace falta algún sacramento, bautismo, confirmación y primera comunión?

Si usted es mayor de 18 años y aun no ha recibido estos sacramentos. Regístrese al programa RICA.

Las clases de preparación comienzan la semana del 8 de septiembre de 2019.

 En inglés son los domingos a las 11:15AM en el sótano del centro parroquial

(entrada lateral del edificio del convento detrás de la iglesia). Contactar:

Matt Kruszewski 630-660-7641 o amkrusz@yahoo.com  

Clases en español están disponibles. Para información contactar

Alma Velázquez, almalola@aol.com, 630-788-4428 o a la oficina de la parroquia.


 


 

 

Pope St. John Paul II Catholic Academy
601 Talma St.
Aurora, IL 60505

Phone: +1 (630) 851-4400     Fax: +1 (630) 851-8220

www.jp2aurora.org

SCHOOL NEWS

SCHOOL WILL BE CLOSED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE

LA ESCUELA ESTARA CERRADA HASTA EL PROXIMO AVISO

 


What our student’s are saying about our school,

“I love Pope St. John Paul II Catholic Academy because recess is so much fun. I just relax my head and play. Then I go to my next class and can learn more.” -3rd Grader, South Campus

“I love Pope St. John Paul II Catholic Academy because I love Tynker coding in technology class. I learned something new!” -1st Grader, North Campus

If you would like to see more pictures, please visit our Facebook page @PSJPIIAuroraIL

Pope Saint John Paul II Catholic Academy

Pope Saint John Paul II Catholic Academy is now accepting registrations for the 2019-2020 school year.

We offer full or half day PreK3 and PreK4, full day Kindergarten, and Grades 1 – 8.  We look forward to meeting you soon.

North Campus: 706 High Street, Aurora, 60505,   Phone 630-844-3781

South Campus: 601 Talma Street, Aurora, 60505, Phone 630-851-4400