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    Our Lady of Good Counsel Catholic Church is a welcoming faith community of over 3,500 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.

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    "St. Francis de Sales loved the little virtues: humility, gentleness, simplicity and hospitality..."

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

    – St. Francis de Sales
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    I am firmly resolved to desire no other heart than that which shall be given me by this Mother of hearts, this Mother of holy love.

    - St. Francis de Sales
  • OLGC School students

    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
  • OLGC School has openings in Kindergarten & Grades 1, 3-5

    It one of the first in the Diocese to be awarded the National Blue Ribbon of Excellence. It is intended to "make your child's faith a living, conscious, and active one through the light of instruction." APPLY TODAY

  • Sacramental Prep for Grades 1 & 7: Register NOW

    If your child is not already registered in OLGC School or CCF and in need of sacramental preparation for Reconciliation & Eucharist (GRADE 1) OR for Confirmation (GRADE 7), please either APPLY to the School 703.938.3600 or REGISTER for CCF 703.896.7415. REGISTER TODAY!

  • Children's Faith Formation Registration Now Open

    Children between the ages of 3 to 8th grade NOT attending a Catholic school - should register for Faith Formation sessions! Faith Formation plays an essential role in assisting the children of our parish to grow in their Catholic identity, in their knowledge of the faith, and in their relationship with Christ and with one another. Register ASAP since space is limited at each session and deadline is August 1st.

  • Save the Date: Annual Golf Classic Fri. Sept. 29, Westfields Golf Club

    This event provides a great opportunity for good fellowship in the fresh air, having fun with new and old friends, while getting some physical activity and supporting the OLGC Tuition Assistance Programl at the same time.

  • Transitions

    In the life of many parish communities, this is a season of transition. For us at OLGC, we have some transitions this spring as well. I would like to announce them and use categories to help explain the nature of those changes. Pardon the length of this announcement, but I hope this method will help give a framework for them and answer some questions you may have.

  • R.I.P. Joanne Clark

    Visitation at OLGC at 9am, Saturday July 22. Mass of Christian Burial at 9:30am.

  • R.I.P. Agnes Price

    Memorial Mass July 26 at 10am

  • R.I.P. Esther McIntosh

    Burial at Arlington National Cemetery on Friday August 4 at 8:45am.

  • R.I.P. Federigo Arcangeli

    Mass of Christian burial at OLGC on Monday, July 3, at 11am

  • R.I.P. Frances Casolaro

    Visitation at Money & King on Monday June 26 from 4pm to 8pm Mass of Christian Burial on Tuesday June 27 at 10am

  • R.I.P. Tony Ostroski

    Mass of Christian burial on Wednesday, June 28 at 10am

  • R.I.P. Amon Cantor

    Mass of Christian Burial at OLGC on Monday, June 26, at 10am

  • R.I.P. Federico Archangeli

    Mass of Christian burial on July 3 at 11am

  • R.I.P. Mary Long

    Mass of Christian Burial on Saturday, June 3, at 10am

Monday 07/24

8am Mass Coffee Hour

DeSales Hall
8:30am - 9:30am
Wednesday 08/02

SVDP Mtg

Youth Room
7:30pm - 9:00pm
Saturday 08/05

Koinonia Koffeehouse

DeSales Hall
7:00pm - 10:00pm
Sunday 08/06

Donut Social

DeSales Hall
7:00am - 3:00pm
Tuesday 08/15

Assumption Masses 8am, noon & 7pm

Church
8:00am - 8:00pm
Wednesday 08/16

SVDP Mtg

Youth Room
7:30pm - 9:00pm
Monday 08/21

Staff Retreat - Parish Offices Closed

Away
9:00am - 4:30pm
Saturday 08/26

Altar Server Picnic

DeSales Hall
9:00am - 1:00pm
Tuesday 08/29

CLW Meeting

Chapel
7:00pm - 9:00pm
Wednesday 08/30

Opening School Mass

Church
8:30am - 9:30am
Friday 09/01

First Friday Adoration

Chapel
8:00am - 4:00pm
Saturday 09/02

Koinonia Koffeehouse

DeSales Hall
7:00pm - 10:00pm

  • Weekdays

    8:00 am Monday - Saturday in the chapel During Lent: 12Noon Mass, Monday - Friday

  • Saturday

    5:00 pm Vigil Mass

  • Sunday

    7:00 am
    8:00 am
    9:30 am
    11:15 am
    1:00 pm (Spanish)
    5:30 pm

  • Confession

    Saturdays 3:30 pm - 4:00 pm

  • Office Hrs

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