Mass / Liturgy Schedule

4:30 p.m.  English

8 a.m. English 
10 a.m. English
1 p.m. Español

Monday: 8 a.m. Liturgy of the Word with Communion Service                       

Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday

& Friday: 8 a.m. Mass in Church

Jueves:  6 p.m. Misa en la Iglesia                                         
8:20 a.m. School Mass in Church (When School is in session)

Sacrament of Penance/Confesiones:
Saturday: 3 p.m.- 4 p.m. in Church

Rosary in English:
4 p.m. Tuesday & Thursday in Church

Eucharistic Adoration
Every Thursday in Church                     8:30a.m.-6 p.m.

Adoración al Santísimo:
Todos los Jueves en la Iglesia                     8:30a.m.-6 p.m.



Welcome to Our Lady of Good Counsel Catholic Church

620 Fifth St

Aurora, IL 60505

Phone: 630-851-1100      Fax: 630-851-4069




Fr. Timothy P. Mulcahey

             Parochial Administrator



Welcome New Parishioners

Through Baptism we become God's children and brothers and sisters  of one another and with Christ. Through registration we become members of Our Lady of Good Counsel Church parish family of faith. We always welcome new members and hope that you will find our parish family a place where your faith will be nourished. We ask that you visit our parish office to fill out a registration form as soon as possible. As a parish family, we are committed to share our goods, talents and faith with one another.                    





On behalf of the staff of

Our Lady of Good Counsel Church,

best wishes for a Merry Christmas

and a Happy New Year.

Thank you all for your generous support

 to our parish and may God continue to

bless you in the 2018.







 Reconciliation for Confirmation kids

Saturday, January 20 at 10 a.m. 


Confirmation Rehearsal

Wednesday, January 24, 2018

at 6:30 p.m.


Confirmation Day

Mass on Saturday, January 27, 2018

at 10 a.m.



Confesiones para los jovenes de confirmacion

Sabado, 20 de enero, a las 10 a.m.


Practica para los de confirmacion

Miercoles 24 de enero a la 6:30 p.m.


Misa de Confirmacion

Sabado, 27 de enero, 2018

a las 10 a.m.











 Friday, January 19, 2018

2nd Week in Ordinary Time

Mark 3:13-19

Friends, today’s Gospel recounts Jesus selecting and appointing the Apostles.

Bible scholar and theologian N.T. Wright has explained why Jesus commissioned twelve disciples as Apostles. Wright tells us that when a first-century Jew spoke of the arrival of God’s kingdom, he was taken to mean something very specific. He was announcing that the Temple was going to be restored, that the proper worship of Yahweh would obtain, that the enemies of Israel would be dealt with, and that, above all, the tribes of the Lord would be gathered and through them the tribes of the world.

Recall the great vision from the second chapter of Isaiah: "The mountain of the Lord’s house shall be established as the highest mountain…All nations shall stream toward it." This is why Jesus chose twelve disciples, evocative of the twelve tribes. They would be the prototype and the catalyst for the gathering of Israel and hence the gathering of everyone. They would be the fundamental community and sign of unity.



Viernes, 19 de enero de 2018

2da Semana del Tiempo Ordinario

Marcos 3:13-19

Amigos, el Evangelio de hoy nos cuenta cómo Jesús seleccionó y nombró a los Apóstoles.

El biblista y teólogo N.T. Wright ha explicado por qué Jesús comisionó a doce discípulos como apóstoles. Wright nos dice que cuando un judío del primer siglo hablaba de la llegada del reino de Dios, consideraba algo muy específico. Estaba anunciando que el Templo iba a ser restaurado, que se conseguiría una adoración apropiada para Yahveh, que el problema de los enemigos de Israel sería resuelto, y sobre todo que las tribus del Señor serían unidas y por medio de ellas todas las tribus del mundo.

Recordemos la gran visión del segundo capítulo de Isaías: "El monte de la casa del Señor se establecerá como la montaña más alta...Todas las naciones correrán hacia él". Por eso, Jesús eligió a doce discípulos, evocando a las doce tribus. Serían entonces prototipo y catalizador para unir a Israel y, por medio de ellos, unir a todos. Serían una comunidad fundamental y signo de unidad.








Download Our New Parish App!

Our new Our Lady of Good Counsel app is now available to download for iPhone and Android smart phones. Stay connected with our parish throughout the week with instant notifications, an easy-to-access event calendar, and the ability to quickly reply to or share messages via Facebook or Twitter. Also enjoy a bunch of additional features like prayers, daily readings, and helpful reminders to silence your phone before Mass or Confession, and much more.

Help foster a stronger parish life at Our Lady of Good Counsel and better engage the New Evangelization.

Download our app today at or search your phone's app store for myparish.




¡Descargue nuestro nuevo App de la parroquia!

Esta nueva aplicación ya está disponible para ser descargada en sus teléfonos IPhone y Android. Manténgase conectado con nuestra parroquia durante toda la semana con notificaciones instantáneas, un calendario de eventos de fácil acceso y la capacidad de responder rápidamente o compartir mensajes a través de Facebook o Twitter. También disfrute de funciones  adicionales, como oraciones, lecturas diarias, recordatorios para silenciar su teléfono antes de la misa o la confesión, y mucho más.

Ayude a fomentar una parroquial más dinámica en Nuestra Señora del Buen Consejo y lograr una mejor participación de la Nueva Evangelización.


Descargue nuestro nuevo App vaya a o busque en la las aplicaciones de su teléfono en myparish.

Here's the link for Englins & Spanish:





Oprima abajo el enlace para ingles o español:










Did you know that Our Lady of Good Counsel Church has a unique AmazonSmile link that makes it easier for people to find and support us?

Our Lady of Good Counsel’s unique link is:

What does our unique link do?
When customers click on our organization's unique link, they skip the process to search for a charity to support among over 1 million eligible charities. Instead, they're taken and are automatically asked if they want to support Our Lady of Good Counsel Church.

Do you have to click on my charity's AmazonSmile link every time you shop?
No. Once customers select Our Lady of Good Counsel, we will receive 0.5% of the price of all your eligible purchases, regardless of whether you use our unique AmazonSmile link to return to the site. However, we ask that you bookmark and use your link so you don't accidentally shop at instead Only purchases made at are eligible for donations.

If you have any questions about this program please call the parish office.





Vocation Corner

MY Yoke is Easy

The most common reaction that we experience when we lose control of a situation is to have fear.  The bigger the situation, the bigger the fear!  This very same concept applies to allowing God to have control over our lives as well.  Jesus knows this however, which is why He calms us and gives up peace by saying “Come to me, all you who are weary and burdened, and I will give you rest.  Take my yoke upon you and learn from me, for I am gentle and humble in heart, and you will find rest for your souls.  For my yoke is easy and my burden is light.”  This passage is very comforting if we think about what a yoke is.  At first glance this might not make sense because a yoke is the tool of burden that oxen wear in order to plow a field. . . it means hard work!  But it takes on a different light when we come to realize that most yokes are made not for one but for two oxen who will pull the load side by side. 

          So, when Jesus tells us that the way to find peace and rest is to carry HIS yoke, He isn’t simply asking us to do hard work for Him.  Rather, He is asking us to work WITH Him, alongside Him.  When we accept this fact and embrace the work that He invites us to, it is then that we will truly find rest for our souls.

Fr. Romke






















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