Altar servers assist the Priest during all Masses, Funerals, Weddings and Special Liturgies.  Students must be in 5th grade or older to participate.

For more information, please contact Kevin Madison at kmadison@olgc.org or 215-357-1300, extension 279.

The classes are designed to prepare new parents and godparents for the Baptism of a child, giving them a thorough understanding of the sacrament. Meetings are held on the third Tuesday at 7PM in the Fitzgerald Room in the Trinity Center.

For more information, please contact Bernadette Clune at 215-357-1300 and dial 0.

Daily and Sunday Mass – Assist the Priest in the distribution of the Body and Blood of Christ at daily and Sunday Mass. Ministers will also be asked to distribute ashes on Ash Wednesday.

For more information, please contact Lorraine Rice at stahlrice@verizon.net or 215-322-2785.

You can view the current schedules of Communion Ministers by clicking here.

Homebound – Visits and distributes the Body of Christ to those Parishioners who are unable to attend Mass due to age or illness.

For more information, please contact JoFran Garson at jofran111@aol.com.

Christmas and Easter Decorations – Individuals decorate the Church for Christmas and Easter.

For more information, please contact Mary Luberda at mluberda@olgc.org or 215-357-1300, extension 105.

Purificators – are washed and ironed on a regular basis.

For more information, please contact Marietta Ginieczki at mdginieczki@comcast.net.

Volunteers meet with family members to prepare the Mass of Christian Burial for loved ones, including readings and music for the Mass. Prearrangement Packets are available on the Parish website for Parishioners who wish to leave instructions for their funerals.

You can view the Prearrangement Packets by clicking here.

For more information, please contact Pat Lingman at patlingman@verizon.net.

Lectors proclaim the Word of God and the Prayer of the Faithful during daily and Sunday Mass.

For more information, please contact Lorraine Rice at stahlrice@verizon.net or 215-322-2785.

You can view the current schedules of Lectors by clicking here.

Adult Choir – This group of women and men provide beautiful liturgical and sacred music throughout the year. Practice is Tuesday evenings at 7PM.

La Schola Choir – Comprised of young women, high school age and beyond. La Schola sings monthly at the 4:30 Mass and at our annual Christmas concert. Any young adult is welcome.

Children’s OLGC Choir – Comprised of school children in grades 3-8. Practice is at lunchtime. Children sing for all school liturgies, at the annual Christmas concert, and at Christmas Eve Mass.

OLGC PREP Choir – Children sing at the annual Christmas concert and at Christmas Eve Mass. All children in grades 3-8 are eligible.

For more information about any of our choirs, please contact Joan Kozlowski at 215-357-1300, extension 206.

Each Wednesday a Communion Service is celebrated in one of the three Nursing facilities within the Parish boundaries as well as distributing the Eucharist on Sundays.

1st Wednesday – Manor Care – Ken Penko – 215-674-0429

2nd Wednesday – Luther Park – Al Zielinski – 215-355-3654

4th Wednesday – Southampton Estates – Al & Ethel Avello – 215-322-7251

For more information, please contact John Saracino at 215-322-2466.

In the spirit of service and hospitality ushers great and welcome parishioners and assist with the collection of Saturday/Sunday envelopes. They also guide parishioners for reception of Holy Communion and distribute the Church bulletin after Mass.

For more information, please contact Ed Kent at edwardkent@verizon.net or 215-322-2020, extension 106.

The Catholic Charities Appeal is the Archdiocese of Philadelphia’s single most important fundraiser initiative. Every year, the Catholic Charities Appeal is a channel of hope for hundreds of thousands of people through countless organizations and ministries in the Archdiocese, and a positive source for good in all facets of the Church in Philadelphia.

For more information, please contact Tim Kelly at timothyp.kelly@verizon.net or visit the official website at https://www.catholiccharitiesappeal.org/.

Finance Council assists and advises the Pastor in making fiscally responsible recommendations for Parish function and needs.

For more information, please contact Steve Lewis at 215-357-1300, extension 102.

Parish Pastoral Council is to foster full participation of the entire parish in the life and mission of the parish and to advise the Pastor in those pastoral matters presented to the committee by the Pastor.

For more information, please contact Mary Luberda at mluberda@olgc.org or 215-357-1300, extension 105.

In weekly class instruction, opportunities of prayer, scripture study, doctrine, retreats and celebrations appropriate to one’s learning level foster the faith passed on to the students by their parents. For children in grades 1–8 classes meet September through June. Two sessions are available, 4:15 PM – 5:30 PM and 6:15 PM – 7:45 PM.

For more information, please contact Mariana Rossi at 215-357-1300, extension 107, contact Kristal Alexander at 215-357-1300, extension 134, e-mail olgcprep@yahoo.com, or visit the PREP website at http://olgc.org/prep/.

This committee raises the awareness of the God given right to life by sponsoring events throughout the year and by participating at Prayer Vigils at the Planned Parenthood Clinic at 610 Louis Drive, Warminster.

For more information, please contact Judy Holewinski at 215-355-6767 or Jack Martin at 267-684-6042.

This program brings new members into the Church and welcomes fully initiated Catholics who would like a better understanding of the Church’s fundamental teachings. Meetings are Wednesday evenings from September through May at 6:30 PM in the Fitzgerald Room in the Trinity Center.

For more information, please contact Kevin Madison at kmadison@olgc.org or 215-357-1300, extension 279.

Saint Charles Borromeo Seminary is a rich resource of priestly formation and theological instruction for religious and lay men and women throughout the United States. Your gift during the Seminary Appeal provides a lasting testament to your values and supports our future clergy. With your support, all those attending St. Charles can serve the Church and Her people for generations to come.

For more information, please contact Kevin Madison at kmadison@olgc.org or 215-357-1300, extension 279, or visit the official website at https://www.stcharlesseminaryappeal.org/.

Each year this Bible Study addresses different books of the Bible. Group meets Thursday morning at 9:45 AM or Thursday evening at 6:45 PM.

For more information, please contact Fran Flanagan at franflanagan28@gmail.com or 215-357-4355, or visit the Adult Bible Study page by clicking here.

The rosary is prayed at 8:30 AM prior to the 9:00 AM Mass from Monday through Friday and on Saturday after the 8:00 AM Mass. The rosary is also prayed every Monday evening at 6:30 PM with the Knights of Columbus.

Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament provides time for individual prayer. Exposition is on Mondays from 9:30 AM to 7:30 PM and First Fridays from 11:00 AM to 2:00 PM.

For more information, please contact Jack Martin at jackndmartin@gmail.com or 215-322-2785.

Devotional Rosary based on Elizabeth Kindellmann’s revelation from Our Lord and Blessed Mother. Group gathers in the Upper Church every Tuesday at 1:00 PM. All are welcome.

For more information about the Flame of Love Rosary Devotion, please visit www.flameoflove.us.

Parish Devotion
Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament provides time for individual prayer. Exposition is on Mondays from 9:30 AM to 7:30 PM and First Fridays from 11:00 AM to 2:00 PM.

For more information, please contact Jack Martin at jackmartin@comcast.com or 267-684-6042.

Meetings are held on the third Saturday each month from September through June for ongoing spiritual formation.

For more information, please contact Floss Heckle at fmheckler@comcast.net or 215-512-4501.

This is a private, non-profit, interfaith organization that provides free home cooked meals to people of any age who are isolated and homebound. Volunteers are needed to cook meals at home, visit homebound clients, or drive supplies upon request.

For more information, please contact Suzanne Kuhn at SuzanneRKuhn@msn.com or 215-355-5846.

Offers free geriatric care management services to older adults and their caregivers within the Parish. Senior Care Partners is part of the Catholic Healthcare Services. Geriatric Care Managers evaluate, plan, coordinate, advocate and support seniors and their families with care options.

For more information, please contact Kelly Amenhauser at 215-357-1300, extension 160.

The mission is to help feed the poor in our area. Collection of non perishable food is placed in bins in the entrance area of the church and sent to Jesus Focus and St. John Bosco food cupboards. Checks are also accepted (made payable to OLGC Food Club) which will then be given to Jesus Focus and St. John Bosco food cupboards. Parishioners can also volunteer their time at the cupboards in Southampton.

For more information, please contact Steve Hall at albert.hall6@verizon.net.

Registered Nurses and other Health Care professionals volunteer their time and talents to promote health within the entire parish and establish programs to meet those needs. Meetings are held on the 4th Thursday of each month at 7:00 PM in the Trinity Center.

For more information, please contact Audrey Kreider at d.kreider9434@comcast.net or 215-357-1300, extension 273, or visit the Health and Wellness Ministry page by clicking here.

Membership is open to men 18 years of age or older who are practicing Catholics and accept the teachings of the Catholic Church on matters of faith and morals.

For more information, please visit www.olgckofc.org, visit facebook.com/olgckofc, or contact Tim Kelly at 215-357-1300, extension 106 or olgckofc@gmail.com.

Membership is open to practicing Catholic women 18 years of age or older within and outside the Parish. Applicant accepts the teaching authority of the Catholic Church on matters of faith and morals. Meetings are held on the third Tuesday at 7PM in the Trinity Center.

For more information, please visit the Knights of Columbus Ladies Auxiliary page by clicking here, call 215-357-1300, extension 234, or e-mail KofCLadies15658@gmail.com.

The annual Parish Carnival is held the third week in June. The Committee plans the Carnival for the enjoyment of our Parishioners and is the major fundraiser for our Parish.

For more information, please contact Steve Lewis at 215-357-1300, extension 102, or visit the Parish Carnival page by clicking here.

Our Lady of Good Counsel, in cooperation with the Red Cross and for the benefit or our Parishioners and the Penn-Jersey Region, conduct blood drives three times a year. Dates and times are published in the parish bulletin.

For more information, please contact Peg Junod at trolleyman@verizon.net.

OLGC parish participates in a program to supply home cooked casseroles, each feeding 6-10 people, at Saint John’s Hospice on a monthly basis.

For more information, please contact Suzanne Kuhn at SuzanneRKuhn@msn.com or 215-355-5846.

Gift certificates are offered from area retailers to the parish at a discounted cost. Parishioners pay full price and receive a percentage of the purchase price toward ANY Catholic school tuition (through college), toward PREP tuition, or donate their percentage back to the parish.

For more information, please contact Mary Riccaboni at 215-357-1300, extension 132, or visit the Scrip program page by clicking here.

Youth are called upon to a loyal and active participation in parish life. They are invited to be good stewards of the Gospel through sharing their unique and God-given gifts. Service projects include collecting school supplies for parishes in Philadelphia, making PB&J sandwiches for after school snacks in needy Philadelphia parishes, making Halloween bags for CHOP children, Turkey Drive, Christmas caroling, hosting Senior Bingo, and assisting various ministries. Meetings are Sunday evenings.

For more information, please e-mail olgcyouthministry@yahoo.com.

To provide an environment for parents and children to share new experiences and develop memories through activities and community service projects.

For more information, please visit www.scouts144.com or call 215-901-4472.

Develops our youth into mature Catholic individuals through sports programs that allow them to grow in their relationship with God and to better understand themselves and their faith. CYO programs are available to those students attending OLGC School, or students in the OLGC Parish attending PREP. Various programs are offered for students in Kindergarten through High School.

For more information, please visit the CYO website at http://olgc.org/cyo/ or contact Noreen Nolan at olgccyo@gmail.com or 215-275-6989.

To provide boys in first through fifth grade new challenges, discover and master new skills, gain self-confidence and develop strong friendships. Scout dens are held twice a month and pack meetings are held once a month.

For more information, please e-mail 144cubscouts@gmail.com.

Provide social gatherings after 10:00 AM Mass from October to May and to provide hospitality at special parish events.

For more information, please contact Florence Hearn at mommommicky@aol.com.

Senior group provides activities, guest speakers, entertainment and both day and extended trips. Meetings are on the first and third Fridays in the Trinity Center at 10:30 AM.

For more information, please contact Betty Kautz at bettykautz@yahoo.com.

Support Group meets on the third Monday of each month at 1:00 PM to 2:30 PM in the Fitzgerald Room of the Trinity Center.