Happy Birthday Father Benedict Groeschel!

Posted by | July 23, 2019 | News | No Comments
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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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