Father Benedict Groeschel, CFR, served as Good Counsel’s Chairman of the Board of Directors from its beginning until his death on October 3, 2014 which was the feast of St. Francis of Assisi. On July 23, the date of his birth, we will celebrate life by giving thanks for Father Benedict and all that he accomplished for the poorest of the poor and the mothers and babies of Good Counsel.
Following are the details if you would like to join us in a humble birthday celebration for the life of Father Benedict.
Thursday, July 23, 2015
Most Blessed Sacrament Friary
375 13th Avenue
Newark, NJ 07103
Parking entrance on 8th Street
11:00 AM Mass – Rev. Marius Koch, CFR, Main Celebrant
12:00 Noon – Light lunch
12:45 PM – Reflection on Father Benedict by Father Marius
RSVP by July 17th by calling 201-795-0637 or via email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
If you are unable to join us, please join us in prayer on that day. Be sure to follow us on Twitter and Like us on Facebook to be part of the day with us. Join us online and follow the hashtag #FatherBenedict for live updates.
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