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  • Increased Offertory Campaign

    Dear Parishioners,

    Many of you were in attendance last week at mass where you were asked to formally write down your renewed commitment to our parish on the campaign envelopes.

    I would like to take a moment to thank the 80 parish families that agreed to increase their weekly offertory in support of our parish. Our Increased Offertory Campaign, Beyond Sunday Morning, asks us to take our Faith into practice outside our time at Mass.

    Your commitment, when sustained, will allow us to thoughtfully plan our yearly budget, invest in our ministries, and address areas of key importance in our beloved Church and on our parish campus.

    If you were not here last weekend, we ask that you please respond to needs of our parish by joining these 80 families.

    You are welcome to fill out the envelope located in the vestibule of the Church or in the Parish Office. Please include your most recent contact information and your new, intended increase, and place it in the collection basket.

    As you do this may God continue to Bless you and your family.

    Fr. Ambrose Madu

  • From Our Pastor

    My dear Parishioners,

    In this trying moment in our world, Church, family and community, I hope you are persevering in faith, hope and prayer. I am writing once again to thank all of you who have returned their weekly steward envelopes and those who use the on line giving. 
    Your love and assistance will truly be keeping Our Lady of Good Counsel afloat until we are out of this Coronavirus crisis.

    Let me encourage you with the words of St. Paul to the Philippians: “Finally, brethren, whatever is true,  whatever is honorable, whatever is right, whatever is pure, whatever is lovely, whatever is of good repute, if there is any excellence and if anything worthy of praise, let your mind dwell on these things” (Philippians 4: 8).

     May God guide and bless us. Amen.  

    Fr. Ambrose

  • About Our Parish

    Our Lady of Good Counsel is a parish church and school founded in 1898 by the Augustinian friars. The original building, which stands today as the school, was dedicated in 1899. Our current church was dedicated in 1968 and is famous for its architecture; the design took second prize in 1964’s Liturgical Week Architectural Exhibition in St. Louis, Missouri, received an Architectural Award of Merit from The Liturgical Arts Guild of Southern New Jersey, and tied for first place in the 7th Annual Building Competition sponsored by the Staten Island Chamber of Commerce.


    There are approximately 1500 families registered with the parish. Geographically we are located in Tompkinsville, but our community spans a broad spectrum of social, ethnic, and economic strata, representative of the population of Staten Island’s North Shore, with outreach and support programs that impact both the Island as a whole and off-Island as well.

  • Loss & Grief Support Group 

    In the beautiful words of the Servant Song: “We are here to help each other walk the mile and bear the load.” To that end, a Loss & Grief Support Group has formed in our parish. 

    Click here for more information.

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  • office opening and Church opening

    Dear brothers and sisters,

    Good news! And thanks be to God.

    From Monday, June 22nd, OLGC is going to run normal office hours:
    Monday – Friday: 9am – 5pm
    Saturday and Sunday: 9am – 2pm
    The office is open for all parishioners who want to book Masses, set up Weddings, Funerals and Memorial Masses, Baptisms, Sweet 16 etc.

    May God bless you and keep you in his peace, Amen.

    Fr. Ambrose.

  • horario regular

    Queridos hermanos y hermanas,

    ¡Buenas noticias! Y gracias a Dios.
    Desde el lunes 22 de junio, la parroquia resumirá el horario normal de la oficina:
    Lunes - viernes: 9am - 5pm
    Sábado y domingo: 9 a.m. a 2 p.m.
    La oficina está abierta para todos los feligreses que quieran reservar misas, organizar bodas, funerales, bautizos, misas conmemorativas, quinceañera, etc.

    Que Dios los bendiga y los mantenga en paz.

    El padre Ambrosio

  • a message from cardinal dolan

    As we embark on this new decade, together in faith, I invite us to remember the mission to which we are all called. It is the task of every generation to take the faith that we’ve received and share it with others. This is what the Lord calls us to do: to teach, to serve, and to sanctify the world, by proclaiming the truth and making disciples of all nations. This work is most effectively accomplished through the ministry of the Church – in our parishes, our schools, our religious orders, our seminaries, and the many charitable services that are designed to respond to the evolving needs of our communities. This is the work that the Cardinal’s Annual Stewardship Appeal makes possible through your generous donations.
    The works that are represented in the Cardinal’s Appeal make tangible the mission of the Church in our communities at a time when – some might say – the world is most in need of such a witness. The Cardinal’s Appeal is our faith at work in the world, attesting to who we are and the values we represent. I am grateful to you because I know that your gift not only changes lives, but it opens hearts to the person of Jesus Christ, as only acts of service performed in His holy name can. I thank you for your continued support of the Cardinal’s Annual Stewardship Appeal.

  • un mensaje del cardenal dolan

    Mientras nos embarcamos en esta nueva década, juntos en fe, los invito a recordar la misión a la que todos estamos llamados. Es la tarea de cada generación, tomar la fe que hemos recibido y compartirla con los demás. Esto es lo que el Señor nos llama a hacer: enseñar, servir y santificar al mundo, proclamando la verdad y haciendo discípulos de todas las naciones. Este trabajo se realiza de manera más efectiva a través del ministerio de la Iglesia: en nuestras parroquias, nuestras escuelas, nuestras órdenes religiosas, nuestros seminarios y los numerosos servicios de caridad diseñados para responder a las necesidades cambiantes de nuestras comunidades. Este es el trabajo que hace posible la Campaña Anual de Administración del Cardenal a través de sus generosas donaciones.

    Las obras que están representadas en la Campaña del Cardenal hacen tangible la misión de la Iglesia en nuestras comunidades en un momento en que, algunos podrían decir, el mundo necesita más ese testigo. La Campaña del Cardenal es nuestra fe en el trabajo en el mundo, que atestigua quiénes somos y los valores que representamos. Estoy agradecido porque sé que tu don no solo cambia vidas, sino que abre corazones a la persona de Jesucristo, ya que solo los actos de servicio realizados en su santo nombre pueden hacerlo. Le agradezco su continuo apoyo a la Campaña Anual de Administración del Cardenal.

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