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July 2019 - Good Counsel

Please Welcome the Beautiful Amethyst!

Posted by | Jul 27, 2019 | No Comments

Baby News!

Please join us in welcoming Amethyst to the Good Counsel Family! Amethyst was born on July 19, 2019, at 12:30 am.  She was a petite 5 pounds, 8 ounces, and 19 1/2 inches long.  She is doing very well along with her brave mother, who said, “Yes,” to life!  Thank you for making it possible for Good Counsel to be there when Amethyst’s mom needed shelter, food, and support. Read More

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Happy Birthday Father Benedict Groeschel!

Posted by | Jul 23, 2019 | No Comments

Good Counsel homes is forever grateful for our dear friend and co-founder, Father Benedict Groeschel, who would have turned 86 today, July 23, 2019.

Today, we remember Father with prayer and thanksgiving.  We invite you to please join us on August 17, 2019, 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.  The celebration will begin with Mass at 11:00 a.m. with Fr. Terry Messer, C.F.R. as the Main Celebrant.  A luncheon will follow at 12:00 noon.  Fr. Terry Messer will then offer a reflection on Fr. Benedict at 12:45 p.m.

This is a free event. Please RSVP by Monday, August 12th by calling 201-795-0637 or via email to silvana_cowden@goodcounselhomes.org.  You can find more details and information after the video.

Please enjoy this wonderful video of Father Benedict telling the story of how he became a priest and why he supports Good Counsel homes. We pray he is looking down on us and likes what he sees!  Happy Birthday Father. We miss you.

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Not One, but Two New Baby Boys!

Posted by | Jul 2, 2019 | No Comments

Baby News!

Please join us in welcoming the two newest members of the Good Counsel Family! A bouncing baby boy was born on June 18, 2019.  He weighed 5 lbs, 11 oz, and was 19 1/2 inches long.  The second baby boy named Jayce was born on June 26, 2019, at 2:30 am.  He weighed 6 lbs., 3 oz., and was also 19 1/2 inches long.  Both babies and their moms are doing great! Read More

Congratulations to the Class of 2019!

Posted by | Jul 2, 2019 | No Comments

It’s been an exciting time at Good Counsel over the last couple of months because it’s graduation season!  Whether it is completing a GED, graduating from high school, or obtaining a specialized certification, the educational success of a Good Counsel mom has far-reaching impact.  Because of you, moms at Good Counsel can work toward generational success.  They become role models for their children and help to break the cycle of homelessness and poverty. Read More

Come & Celebrate Father Benedict Groeschel’s Birthday

Posted by | Jul 2, 2019 | 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 86 this July, we will gather on Saturday, August 17, 2019 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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