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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
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    Pastoral Strategic Planning - Your Turn to Speak Out

    We hope that you were able to join us for one, some, or all of the community meetings. Your input is important to us and we are still accepting your responses on the last two surveys: the Outreach Mission Survey will close Sun. May 28th @ 11pm and the School Mission Survey will close Sun. June 4th @ 11pm.

  • Salesian Presentation Date Change

    Fr. Hillyard and the Oblates here at OLGC will continue with their monthly Salesian Presentations. Fr. Fiorelli will present "Salesian Guidelines for Living Well Today" on Wednesday, May 24, at either 9:30 am or 7:30 pm in the chapel. There will be annother presentation on Wednesday 6/14 at either 9 am or 7:30 pm.

  • Join us Sunday, June 4, 10:30am - 1pm to bid farewell to Mr. Poole

    Students, parents and former students are invited to bid farewell to Mr. Poole on Sunday, June 4 from 10:30am – 1pm in DeSales Hall. Note paper will be available for you to express your thanks. We hope you can join us.

  • Baccalaureate Mass: Sun. June 11, 11:15am

    A Baccalaureate Mass is a liturgical celebration which honors the senior class graduating from the eighth grade, high school or college. It is celebrated to give thanks to God for the blessings given to the graduating students and to their families. Graduating High School Seniors (Catholic, Public, or Private) and those graduating College are invited to be honored at Mass with a reception to follow in De Sales Hall. Contact Gerard Hall to RSVP or for more info.

  • 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.

  • American Legion Essay Contest Winners

    Congratulations to our students who received awards from American Legion's Americanism Essay Contest.

  • Diocesan Science Fair

    Congratulations to our 7th graders that represented OLGC at the Diocesan Science Fair on April 8th. We had four Top Winners - Nadia G. received 1st place in Engineering/Technology, Kit S. received 2nd place in Physics, Will R. received 3rd place in Earth & Space, and Ella M. received honorable mention in Biochemistry.

  • Live Jesus Videos

    Fr. Frank Danella, OSFS Fr. Matt Hillyard, OSFS Fr. Jim Greenfield, OSFS

  • Maryknoll Essay Contest Winner!

    Nationally, over 6000 students submitted essays to the Maryknoll Student Essay Contest, and we are proud to announce that Tobin D, an eighth grader, took third place.

  • Holy Land Pilgrimage with Fr. Steve Shott, OSFS , November 2017


  • R.I.P. Bill Porter, son of Beth Porter

    Mass of Christian Burial at OLGC on Friday, April 27, at 10am

Saturday 05/27

Emmaus 1st Eucharist at Mass

5:00pm - 6:00pm
Saturday 06/03

Koinonia Koffeehouse

DeSales Hall
7:00pm - 10:00pm
Sunday 06/04

Donut Social

DeSales Hall
7:00am - 3:00pm

Cinema Sundays

St Joseph Center Brisson Room
1:00pm - 3:30pm
Saturday 07/01

Koinonia Koffeehouse

DeSales Hall
7:00pm - 10:00pm
Sunday 07/02

Donut Social

DeSales Hall
7:00am - 3:00pm
Saturday 08/05

Koinonia Koffeehouse

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

Donut Social

DeSales Hall
7:00am - 3:00pm
Saturday 09/02

Koinonia Koffeehouse

DeSales Hall
7:00pm - 10:00pm
Saturday 10/07

Koinonia Koffeehouse

DeSales Hall
7:00pm - 10:00pm
Saturday 10/28

Halloween Dance

DeSales Hall
7:00pm - 11:55pm
Saturday 11/04

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