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June 2018 - Good Counsel

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New baby! New job! New Apartment! New Life!

Posted by | Jun 27, 2018 | No Comments

Talk about a success story!

A beautiful young woman named Georgeth arrived at Good Counsel Malta House last summer and was about three months pregnant at the time.  She had her baby boy, Draeden, shortly afterward in the fall. Draeden captured the heart of everyone he met with his beautiful smile.

During her stay at Malta House, Georgeth studied for and earned her Certified Nursing Assistant (“CNA”) license.  While working as a CNA, Georgeth also participated in Life Skills classes and received Mentoring for a positive self-image.  Good Counsel Case Managers offered services regarding personal finance and budgeting. Read More

South Jersey BIG 50/50 Raffle A Rousing Success!

Posted by | Jun 27, 2018 | No Comments

Thank you to all who purchased a BIG 50-50 Raffle ticket!

This was the first BIG 50-50 Raffle and because of you, it was quite the success.  Proceeds from the raffle will enable Good Counsel South Jersey to continue the blessed work of saving babies and helping women at the Riverside Home.

Tickets were purchased at $50.00 a piece and the winners were drawn on Tuesday, June 11, 2018 by Father Dan Gowan, Temporary Administrator, Jesus, The Good Shepherd Parish, Beverly, New Jersey accompanied by Mary Ann Lorimer, Good Counsel South Jersey, Fund Development.

Father Dan selected the three lucky 50/50 winners in the first-time raffle.  And the winners are… Read More

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Happy Birthday Father Benedict!

Posted by | Jun 21, 2018 | No Comments

Father Benedict Groeschel, C.F.R., served as Good Counsel’s Chairman of the Board of Directors from March 10, 1985 until his death on October 3, 2014, the feast of St. Francis of Assisi.  Since Father Benedict would have turned 85 this July, we will gather on Thursday, July 26, 2018 to celebrate his life by giving thanks for Father Benedict in remembrance of his life, his work, and his legacy.

Please join us in a humble birthday celebration for the life of Father Benedict at Most Blessed Sacrament Friary, 375 13th Avenue, Newark, New Jersey 07103.  Parking entrance is located on 8th Street. Read More

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Urgent Summer Need!

Posted by | Jun 4, 2018 | No Comments

Our Need is Still Great in the Summer

Dear Friend,

Melissa awakened to the painful realization—she was repeating her own mother’s story: alone and pregnant with no support system, nowhere to turn…

Raised by a teenage mother in a filthy apartment in a bad area, she’d grown up witnessing things no child should see.  Ashamed… terrified… here she was, barely scraping by, with the clock winding down to the birth of her own child. Read More

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