CARDINAL O’MALLEY AUTHORIZES TEMPORARY SUSPENSION OF DAILY AND SUNDAY MASS IN RESPONSE TO COVID-19 OUTBREAK. He has given us a dispensation to permit us to miss Mass on Sundays until further notice.

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Stay at Home Advisory - 03/23/2020

The President has extended the Stay at Home Advisory through April 30, 2020. Pray for an end to the virus!

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We are a Roman Catholic Parish of the Archdiocese of Boston (Massachusetts). We are an urban, multi-ethnic, socially, culturally, and educationally diverse faith community.

Our Lady of Good Counsel Parish serves West Methuen and the Tower Hill neighborhood of Lawrence.  We have two worship sites, St. Theresa Church and St. Augustine Chapel.

We hope you enjoy our website!  Feel free to contact us for more information.  We hope to see you at one of our Masses!


St. Theresa Church

22 Plymouth St.

Methuen Massachusetts






St. Augustine Chapel 

128 Ames St.

Lawrence Massachusetts




Our Parish Mission Statement:   Our Lady of Good Counsel is a diverse multi-cultural parish serving the Catholic community of Methuen and Lawrence.  We are committed to building a community of faith intent upon God, in unity of mind and heart.

We are a family of believers, joined by our Baptism, and nurtured by the Eucharist.  As children of God, we endeavor to bring the love of Christ to all we meet.  We are committed to be the Body of Christ, rooted in the tradition of the Catholic Church.  Together we worship and praise our God.  Guided by prayer and the counsel of the Blessed Mother, we minister to the community through faith formation, fellowship, and service.  With diligence, compassion, and love we endeavor to help others come to know and love Jesus.  Empowered by grace, constant in our mission, we strive to be led by the Holy Spirit.  










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Daily Mass
Monday - Friday 7:00 am
at St. Theresa Church
Weekend Masses
4:00 pm at St. Theresa
8:00 am St. Theresa
10:30 am St. Augustine

2:45 - 3:30 pm
St. Theresa or anytime by appointment

Holy Day Masses
Vigil Mass, the day before the Holy Day, 4:00 pm, and on the Holy Day itself 7:00 am, and 12:00 pm, all at St. Theresa

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