"Welcoming, charitable, and empowered
to live the Gospel"

Our Mother of Good Counsel,
located in Bryn Mawr, PA,
just 20 minutes west of Philadelphia,
welcomes all!

The Scandal, the Coverup, Reconciliation, and Reparations

Dear Friends,

Back on October 7, Dr. Patricia Kelly led about 60 parishioners in a difficult but meaningful conversation about the scandal and coverup. I believe it helped us express the pain, confusion and frustration that we are feeling. It helped us to listen to and try to support each other. This crisis affects us deeply and in many different ways. We will be dealing with this for a long time.  My hope is that it makes us a more compassionate, a more caring church. 

I am grateful to a Shelley Preston and John Kelly who have organized a second gathering with Dr. Kelly scheduled for Sunday, Dec. 2 from 2 PM until 4 PM in our Social Center.  I hope many will be able to attend.  

We continue to pray for the victim-survivors, for each other and for the entire Catholic Church during this difficult time.

Today, Archbishop Chaput published a letter and an announcement concerning the direction the Archdiocese is taking to provide support for those who suffered sexual abuse at the hands of its clergy and lay employees. 

The archdiocese has asked me to distribute these documents to parish members.  Please take a look at them.

Peace,
Fr. Liam

Archbishop Letter

Archbishop Announcement

Prayer at OMGC

Here at Our Mother of Good Counsel, each Monday through Saturday morning, we celebrate Morning Prayer in common following the 8:00am Mass. Everyone is invited (around 8:30am) to join us in the daily chapel for this beautiful way to begin the day!

Parish Reminders

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