Our Lady of Good Counsel
& St. Vincent dePaul
436 South 2nd Street
Bangor, PA 18013
(610) 588-5445
Organizations

Group Name Description Leader Name Leader Contact Info
Altar Servers Boys and girls grades 3 through 12 and adults are invited to participate in this ministry. Training is required and will be provided. Sue Bina (OLGC) (610) 588-5445
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Religious Ed Program Instruction for parish children who attend public school. Classes include sacramental preparation for Reconciliation, Holy Communion and Confirmation. Classes meet weekly. Deacon Ron Pasquino (610) 588-5445
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Cemetery Maintenance Dedicated to beautifying the cemetery grounds. Andre Champagne (610) 588-5445
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Church/Hall Upkeep Maintaining an inviting atmosphere for parishioners. Kathy Baldwin (OLGC)/Jeanette Chiusano (St. Vincent) (610) 588-5445
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Decorating Beautify the church before holidays and assist in cleanup afterwards. Marge DeNardo (OLGC)/Danielle Duddy(St. Vincent) (610) 588-5445
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Eucharistic Ministers Ministering the body and blood of Christ at liturgical celebrations. John Sikra (OLGC)/Joan Magnusen (St. Vincent) (610) 588-5445
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Finance Council Meets quarterly to assist the pastor on financial matter. Parishioners (610) 588-5445
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Funerals/Servers Individuals who would assist the pastor as servers at funeral liturgies. Pastor (610) 588-5445
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Green Team Maintaining and dedicated to the upkeep of church grounds and landscaping. Harry and Heidi Bates (610) 588-5445
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Holy Name Society The Holy Name Society promotes reverence for the Sacred Name of Jesus Christ, obedience and loyalty to the Magisterium of the Catholic Church, and the personal sanctification and holiness of its members. Men meet at OLGC Rectory on the 3rd Tuesday of the month; HNS holds yearly fundraisers such as Lenten Fish Fry and Christmas Ticket Raffle. Stephen Toth (610) 588-5445
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First Friday Calls Eucharistic Ministers bring the holy Eucharist to individuals in our parish community who are sick, homebound or residing in nursing homes on the 1st Friday of the month. John Sikra (610) 588-5445
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Knights of Columbus The Knights of Columbus was chartered in 1882 in Connecticut as a fraternal benefit society. The Order today is true to its founding principles of charity, unity, and fraternity. Fred Curcio (610) 588-5445
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Lectors Parishioners that serve as readers at liturgical celebrations. Deacon Ron Pasquino (610) 588-5445
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Building Maintenance Overseeing and maintaining parish buildings for a more suitable place for ones growth in the faith. Joe Tripoli (610) 588-5445
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Martha & Mary Society This women’s ministry is made up of several different missions. Come join the fun with the group that fits your passion best: Communication/Technology, Community Outreach, Hospitality, Fundraising, Social and Spiritual. Women meet at OLGC Social Hall on the 3rd Tuesday of the month. President: Lorraine Deshler

Treasurer: Sheree Engler

Communications Chair: Nancy Predale

Community Outreach Chair: Elaine Strony

Hospitality Chair: Debbie Pasquino

Fundraising Chair: Carol Foley

Social Chair: Marge DeNardo

Spiritual Chair: Liz Tripoli
(610) 588-5445
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Mommy & Me Playgroup Women and children gather to create and build friendships. Grandmas & Grandbabies are welcome too! Group meets once a month. Rene Caflin (610) 588-5445
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Pastoral Parish Council Representatives of both churches who serve in an advisory capacity to the pastor in the faith based direction of the parish. Joseph Tripoli (610) 588-5445
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Parish Nurse Healing the wounds of all the faithful. Sheree Engler (610) 588-5445
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Prayer Shawl This ministry meets the 1st Tuesday of the month following the 8:00 AM mass. Shawls knitted are blessed by the pastor and are given to anyone in need. Beginners are welcome to join this ministry to learn how to knit and to enjoy a social setting. Marge DeNardo (610) 588-5445
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Rosary Welcoming everyone of all ages to participate in praying the rosary Thursday nights at 7:00 PM and an occasional Saturday morning. Consult the bulletin for scheduling changes and updates. Fred Castner (610) 588-5445
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Choir/Music Adult choir, cantors and instrumentalists are all part of the music ministry; cantors lead the singing of the congregation. Choir rehearsals are held on Tuesday evenings. All are welcome to join this ministry. Try-outs are not required. David Vilcek (610) 588-5445
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