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

Facebook @ourladyofgoodcounselauroraillinois


Monday – Friday / Lunes – Viernes – 8 AM – English

Wednesday / Miércoles – 8:15 AM – English

Thursday / Jueves: 6:00 PM – Español


Tuesday  & Thursday: 4:00 PM – English

2nd & 4th Thursday: 4:45 PM – Español


Thursday/ Jueves – 8:30 AM – 6:00 PM

1st. Friday of the month / Primer viernes del mes : 8:30 AM – 9:00 PM

Stations of the Cross / Viacrucis

                       Friday, February 19 & 26 / Viernes 19 y 26 de febrero                             

 Friday, March 5, 12, 19 & 26 / Viernes 5, 12, 19 y 26 de marzo

 2:30 PM – School Children English (Ingles)

 5:30 PM – English (Ingles)

7:00 PM – Español (Spanish)


Stations of the Cross for 5:30 PM on Friday, February 19th, March 5th, March 19th.

ST. Faustina Way of the Cross

 Stations of the Cross  5:30 PM on Friday, February 26th, March 12th, March 26th.

St. Clare of Assisi Meditations On The Way of the Cross


 Via-Crucis para los viernes de febrero 19th, marzo 5 y 19 a las 7:00 PM



Via-Crucis para los viernes de febrero 26, marzo 12 y 26  a las 7:00 PM.

El Camino de la Cruz por San Alfonso Maria Liguori

A Lenten Journey with St. Joseph

with  Fr. Jerry Leake

March 15, 22 & 29

7:00 p.m.


Limited to 25 people in church

First come first served

These talks will be live streamed on Facebook as well.


Be ready this Lent come to confession

Prepárate para la Cuaresma, ven a confesarte

Wednesday, March 24th, 2021 / Miércoles 24 de marzo

 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM

12:00 PM  (Noon) – 3:00 PM

  5:00 PM – 8:00 PM

Information explaining the acceptability of the vaccine from a moral position. Accepting the vaccine does no necessarily imply acceptance of all the procedures used in its development.


Observer.COVIDvaccine (1)

Job Opening:

 Director of Religious Education

 Our Lady of Good Counsel Church is seeking a full-time Director of Religious Education. Position will oversee the faith formation program for the youth of the parish and

be responsible for recruiting and training the catechist volunteers. Candidate must be an active, participating Catholic. Bilingual Spanish preferred.

Director of Religious Education Job Description

Oportunidad de empleo:

 Director (a) de Educación Religiosa

La Iglesia de Nuestra Señora del Buen Consejo, esta buscando un Director o Directora de Educación Religiosa de tiempo completo. La posición supervisará el programa de formación en la fe para los jóvenes de la parroquia y ser responsable de reclutar y capacitar a los voluntarios catequistas. El candidato debe ser bilingüe, ser católico activo y participante.

Director of Religious Education Job Description


Sign Up!

Volunteers click below to sign up /Voluntarios oprima abajo

February Sign up for Volunteers

Volunteer Sign Up for March 2021




Giving a New gift. Select Church Improvement Campaign


REGISTER FOR                                     REGISTRESE A

   OLGC FLOCKNOTE                               FLOCKNOTE DE OLGC

It’s simple!                                                ¡Es sencillo!

           Text to: 84576                                   Envié un texto a: 84576

Then in text box below type                  En  el cuadro del texto, escriba

our unique code: olgc620                      nuestro código: olgc620

You will then be invited to join!                ¡Y serás invitado a unirte!




However here are some guidelines that MUST be STRICTLY followed.

Pero estas son las pautas que DEBEN seguirse ESTRICTAMENTE.

  1. Everyone must wear a mask / Todos deben usar cubre bocas.
  2. Arrive 15 minutes before Mass / Llegar 15 minutos antes de que empiece la misa.
  3. 195 parishioners per Mass / 195 feligreses por misa de acuerdo.
  4. Families can sit together in the pews / Las familias pueden sentarse juntas.
  5. You must keep your distance (6 feet apart) / Mantener 6 pies de distancia.

Please DO NOT come to Church if… / NO venga a la Iglesia si….

…you have a cough / Si usted tiene tos.

…you have a temperature /Si  usted tiene temperatura.

…you are not feeling well / Si usted no se siente bien

Are encouraged to stay home/ Se recomienda que permanezcan en casa.

…The elderly / Las personas mayores.

…Those with medical conditions / Con condiciones delicadas

Host will only be given on the hand / La hostia solo se dará en la mano.

Donations / Diezmo

Place it in the offering box in the center aisle of the Church

Depositarlo en la caja marcada  “Colecta” que se encuentra en el pasillo central de la iglesia.

Use Online Giving / Dar en línea.

Thank You! /¡Gracias!


Thank you for your continued generosity to the church. You can return the pledge envelope you received in the mail to the parish office or make a gift online at: www.rockforddiocese.org/donate.

Gracias por su generosidad a la iglesia. Ustedes pueden regresar el sobre de compromiso que recibió por correo a la oficina parroquial o hacer su donacion en línea entrando a: www.rockforddiocese.org/donar.



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

Click here to see our Advertisers Bulletin sponsors


Back in His Presence / De regreso en Su presencia

From Bishop David Malloy / Del obispo David Malloy

May 15, 2020 / 15 de mayo, 2020

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


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/ .


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

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




Pope St. John Paul II Catholic Academy is now enrolling for the 2021-2022 school year. We offer full-day 4-year-old preschool through 8th grade. Please call North Campus at (630) 844-3781 or South Campus at (630) 851-4400, visit our website at www.jp2aurora.org or our Facebook, Instagram or Twitter pages for more information.


Pope St. John Paul II Fundraisers:

Tiny Saints Fundraiser :JPII Online Fund.

Butter Braids Fundraiser


Pope St. John Paul II Catholic Academy PreK-8th Grade:

  • Daily, in-person learning, 8am-3pm
  • Before and After School Care
  • Hot Breakfast and Lunch programs
  • Safe-environment
  • Small class sizes
  • 1:1 technology

Please contact our Head of School, Sr. Ann Brummel at (630)844-3781, for more information.

Pope St. John Paul II Catholic Academy, South Campus is in need of an administrative assistant for the 2020-2021 school year.

Candidate should be computer literate, bilingual, organized and willing to work with children, teachers and parents. Professional telephone skills are a must.

Hours are 7:30 a.m. -3:30 p.m. Monday – Friday.

If interested, email Sr. Kathleen Gallagher at:

kgallagher@jp2aurora.org or call 630-851-4400.


La Academia Católica Papa San Juan Pablo II Prescolar a 8º grado:

  • Aprendizaje diario en persona, de 8 a.m. a 3 p.m.
  • Cuidado de niños antes y después de clases
  • Programas de desayuño y almuerzo caliente.
  • Ambiente seguro
  • Clases pequeñas
  • Tecnología 1 a 1

Póngase en contacto con nuestra directora de la escuela, Hna. Ann Brummel al (630) 844-3781, para obtener más información.