I too would like to celebrate, but I need to let you know that Good Counsel is facing a $250,000 shortfall and I am asking if you can make a gift right now to help us end the year in a good financial state. No gift is too small and every gift helps!
December 2015 - Good Counsel
It is for mothers like Martine that I cannot cut back our care for moms and babies – especially with more coming through our doors every week. This is why I’m asking you – with a huge sense of urgency – please give one final gift before the end of 2015!
Santa and his helpers, the Ladies of Charity, came to town and a merry time was had by all. All of the moms and children at our Staten Island home received gifts. Everyone will be warm and cozy when the weather turns cold with their new hats, gloves, and scarves and cuddly blankets for the children. The Ladies of Charity have been long time friends and supporters of Good Counsel. At the recent Cardinal’s Christmas Luncheon on December 9th, current President of the Ladies of Charity, Nancy C. Waters, said… Read More
All that Jesus does is for our benefit, and as Mary said so eloquently, “He has mercy on those who fear him in every generation.” God’s mercy goes beyond self-created numbers that only 144,000 will be saved. He does not care what your skin color is, where you were born, or what accent you may speak with. What is most important is your heart.
On Sunday, December 20th, Christopher Bell, co-founder and President of Good Counsel Homes was a guest on Good News with Msgr. Jim and Karen. Msgr. Jim and Karen “explore the unique ways that people are giving back in our church and in our community. In the midst of hard times and ‘bad’ news, it’s important to highlight those who are doing their best to make the world a better place.”
Good Counsel President and co-founder, Christopher Bell, joins Father Andrew Apostoli, CFR, for the December 20th show where they will discuss how those who wish to promote a culture of life can use Pope Francis’s encyclical as an evangelical tool to engage others, particularly non-believers, and most especially those who believe the planet is being polluted by too many people.
Every significant journey has its peaks and valleys, a time when the road is rough and when it is smooth. Today, as we enter the third week of Advent, we have a chance to experience Joy. This is the Jubilee Year of Mercy and Pope Francis is encouraging all Christians to be credible, joyful witnesses to mercy, professing and living it.