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Tricia A. Christ, Author at Good Counsel

Journey Through Lent with Good Counsel

Posted by | Feb 18, 2017 | No Comments

Please join us as we strive to give our hearts to Jesus during this Lenten Season.

Beginning on Ash Wednesday, March 1st, Good Counsel will offer a free Lenten devotional series entitled, Come Back to Me with All Your Heart.

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Each day you will receive an email that contains a free daily devotion, spiritual reflection, or short prayer to accompany you as you prepare for Our Lord’s Easter Resurrection. Read More

Baby Girl in the Bronx Brings Joy!

Posted by | Feb 7, 2017 | No Comments

Happy Birthday Semiah!

On Sunday, January 29, 2017, a baby girl was born to her mother, Joi (pronounced “Joy”).  Semiah, the 1,042nd baby born into the Good Counsel family, arrived at 8:02 p.m. and weighed 7 pounds, 1 ounce and was 19 inches long.  Delivered by emergency C-Section, she and her mom are now at home in the Bronx home and getting to know one another.  They are doing very well at the moment and we humbly ask for your prayers for this new little family. Read More

A Basket Bonanza for Babies!

Posted by | Jan 23, 2017 | No Comments

An evening you don’t want to miss – dining, dancing, lots of prizes – all proceeds to benefit our mothers and babies!

Good Counsel Homes of South Jersey invites you to the Annual Dinner Dance, Buffet & Basket Bonanza on February 4, 2017, at Infant Jesus Parish, (St. Margaret’s Gym) in Woodbury Heights.  Doors open at 6:00 p.m. Botto’s Italian Line Restaurant will offer a delicious all-you-can-eat buffet.  Enjoy the music of John Childress while you dine.  Beautiful gift baskets will be yours for the winning and the always popular 50/50 raffle will be up for grabs. Read More

Say Hello to Good Counsel’s First Baby of 2017!

Posted by | Jan 16, 2017 | 3 Comments

Hope for the New Year.

On Wednesday, January 11, 2017, a beautiful baby girl was born and her mom named her Raelynn Hope.  She is a petite 5 pounds, 12 ounces, and 18 ½ inches long.  Raelynn Hope and her mom, Brianna, are residents of our newest home, Mary’s Shelter Gulf Coast.  They are doing very well at the moment and we humbly ask for your prayers for this new little family. Raelynn Hope is the first baby of 2017, but she’s also the 1,039th baby born at Good Counsel! Read More

59 Babies in 2016!

Posted by | Jan 4, 2017 | No Comments

1,026… 1,030… 1,038!

On December 30, 2016, our Daystar Home excitedly announced the birth of a beautiful baby girl!  Letitia weighed in at a happy and healthy 8 pounds, 6 ounces.  She was 19 ¼ inches long.

Letitia is our 1,038 baby born at Good Counsel, but even more exciting is she was the 59th baby born at Good Counsel in 2016!  59 babies!  That’s a baby a week plus a few extra blessings! Read More

Monica Morales & Good Counsel Mom Making it Happen

Posted by | Jan 3, 2017 | No Comments

Today, January 3, 2017, Monica Morales was back to make things happen for Good Counsel homes!  Last time Monica decided to make things happen, Major World donated a much-needed brand new van to our Bronx home to help our moms and babies get to appointments and school safely.  This time, Ms. Morales worked with the College of Staten Island to ensure one mom’s next best step would be smooth sailing! Read More

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Good Counsel Bronx Home Highlighted in WSJ

Posted by | Dec 20, 2016 | No Comments

Recently, Bill McGurn, Columnist for the Wall Street Journal, visited our Bronx home to find out what goes on at our very special “inn.”  Case Manager Tameika Davis shepherded Mr. McGurn through the home offering an up-close look at how a Good Counsel home works, how our mothers, babies, and children live, and how our residents and dedicated staff work and grow together living out an enlightening and timeless Christmas story each and every day.  Good Counsel was featured in Mr. McGurn’s weekly “Main Street” column in the WSJ. Read More

Babies, Babies & More Babies!

Posted by | Dec 13, 2016 | No Comments

1,025… 1,031… 1,033!

Just a few months ago we celebrated the birth of our 1,000th baby at Good Counsel – and the miracles keep coming!  At press time, we have been blessed with 1,033 babies! That’s 1,033 lives saved because of you!

Welcome Baby Joshua!  Joshua arrived on Tuesday, December 12th.  He weighed 6 lbs., 3 oz. and was 19 1/4 inches long.  He and mom are doing well! Read More

We Need Your Help Now to Feed 100 Mothers & Babies

Posted by | Dec 1, 2016 | No Comments

Thanksgiving is over, but the Christmas season is in full swing!

Thank you to everyone who contributed to stuff the turkey! Our moms and babies thank you!

Sadly, our turkey did not get fully stuffed!  So far, we’ve raised $3,483 – less than half of our $8,400 goal.  However, we do have until the end of 2016 to meet our goal of $8,400 which will feed the 100 (and more each day) mothers and children in our six homes through the month of December. Read More

Postabortion Healing Retreats for Women

Posted by | Nov 29, 2016 | No Comments

Living with the pain of abortion can be overwhelming.  Feelings of anxiety, panic, grief, guilt and shame can often seem insurmountable, but there is a way out of the pain. You do not have to suffer alone!  Countless women have reached healing.  Listed below are upcoming retreats for postabortive women both locally and nationally. Read More

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