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    Our Lady of Good Counsel Catholic Church is a welcoming faith community of over 3000 families located in suburban Vienna, Virginia. A part of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Arlington, it is administered by the Oblates of St. Francis de Sales.

  • 2015 Youth Ministry

    "Do not wish to be anything except what you are, and strive to be that well."

    – St. Francis de Sales
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    "If we patiently accept through love all that God allows to happen, then we will begin to taste even here on earth something of the delights the saints experience in heaven."

    – St. Jane Frances de Chantal
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    Please consider enrolling your child in Our Lady of Good Counsel K-8 School, where each child can experience an atmosphere of Salesian Spirituality every day. "Be who you are and be that perfectly well."

    - St. Francis de Sales
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    "All of us can attain to Christian virtue and holiness, no matter in what condition of life we live and no matter what our life work may be."

    - St. Francis de Sales
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    "Nothing is as strong as gentleness, and nothing is so gentle as true strength."

    – St. Francis de Sales
  • Pope Francis' Encyclical on the Environment

    “Modern society will find no solution to the ecological problem unless it takes a serious look at its lifestyle. In many parts of the world, society is given to instant gratification and consumerism while remaining indifferent to the damage which these cause.” (Pope John Paul II, 1990 World Day of Peace Message). Click to read Pope Francis' Encyclical.

  • Holy Hour of Adoration Thursday, July 2 at 7:00pm

    Join us for Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament with readings, scripture rosary and benediction. We will pray for and remember those who have been persecuted for being a Christian and for the Freedom for all people to Bare Witness to their faith.

  • Sacramental Preparation for Children of Rising 1st & 7th graders!!

    Registration information.

  • Special Needs Assessment Survey

    For families with children with special needs. Info provided to help us create a respite program.

  • Earn our school money while shopping!

    Send in your Giant, Safeway, or HarrisTeeter card numbers. Shop through our Amazon link or purchase gift cards.

  • NEW Stock Donation Guidelines for OLGC

    Beginning in 2015, donations of securities must be made through the Diocese of Arlington.

  • Congratulations to our 8th Graders

    Our Eight Grade Class has brought honor to themselves, their families and our school throughout the year. We would especially like to congratulate them for their individual accomplishments.

  • Honorable Mention Awards to OLGC students

    Congratulations to Chloe M. (gr 8) & Abby S. (gr 7) for receiving Honorable Mention Awards for the 21st Annual Youth Apostles “Be Pro-Life Because …” Essay Contest. There were 253 entries from 10 Catholic schools in the Diocese of Arlington as well as a school in Pennsylvania. Congratulations girls! We are very proud of your accomplishments!

  • School of the Year & Outstanding School Energy Efficiency Project

    Congratulations! On behalf of the National Energy Education Development (NEED) Project Board of Directors and staff, I congratulate you and your students on an outstanding energy education project: Wildcat Energy Project.

  • xSTEM 2015 Symposium for Middle School Students

    OLGC Students from 6th and 7th Grade, accompanied by Mrs. Briody traveled to Washington DC to join in on the STEM Symposium where they heard some incredible speakers discuss Science, Technology, Innovation, and hopes and plans for the future, as well as the need for young creative minds to enter the Engineering Fields.

  • R.I.P. John Fahey

    Mass of Chrisitan burial at OLGC on June 19 at 11am

  • R.I.P. Patricia Foresman

    Funeral Service at Money & King on June 15 at 11am

Thursday 07/02

Holy Hour

Saturday 07/04

Mass for Peace and Jusitce

8:00am - 9:00am
Sunday 07/05

Blood Drive

St Joseph Center
8:00am - 1:00pm


1:00pm - 2:00pm
Sunday 07/19


1:00pm - 2:00pm
Friday 07/24

Parish Volunteer Mass & Reception

Church & DeSales Hall
7:30pm - 9:00pm

Volunteer Mass

Monday 07/27

Baptism Class

St Joseph Center Brisson Room
7:30pm - 9:00pm
Sunday 08/02


1:00pm - 2:00pm
Sunday 08/16


1:00pm - 2:00pm
Monday 08/31

Baptism Class

St Joseph Center Brisson Room
7:30pm - 9:00pm
Sunday 09/20

Fall Fest Parish Picnic

12:00pm - 5:00pm

  • Office Hrs

    Mon-Fri 9am - 12pm; 12:45pm - 4:30pm
    Saturday 9:00am – 3:00pm
    Sunday 9:00am – 2:00pm

  • Confession

    3:30pm Saturday; Vigil of Holy Days & 1st Fridays at 4:30pm

  • Saturday

    Vigil Mass - 5:00pm

  • Sunday

    7:00 am, 8:00 am,
    9:30 am (Contemporary Choir)
    11:15 am (Traditional Choir)
    1:00 pm (Spanish)
    5:30 pm (Evening Ensemble)

  • Weekdays

    8:00 am Monday - Saturday in the chapel Chapel Open: 7:00 am - 7:00 pm