Our Pastor

Rev. Stephen Lonek was assigned to Our Lady of Good Counsel in June of 2009. He was born and raised on Staten Island one of five boroughs that make up the city of New York. In 1976 he was ordained for the Archdiocese of New York. He joined the Wilmington Diocese in 2000.

He was assigned to several parishes in the New York Archdiocese and was part-time chaplain at St. Joseph's Hill Academe and Moore Catholic High School on Staten Island.

He has been assigned to St. John-Holy Angels, St. Mary Magdalen and St. Mary of the Assumption in the Wilmington Diocese.

Our Lady of Good Counsel

115 Main Street, Secretary, MD 21664
Secretary MD, 21664

Rectory Office Hours: 12:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Wednesday and Thursday


St. Mary’s/OLGC Christmas dinner is scheduled for Sunday, December 3rd, from 3:00-4:00 is appetizers, 4:00 dinner will be served. It will be held in their hall in Cambridge. Invitation/RSVP sheets are in the back on the Blessed Mother side.

Our Lady of Good Counsel is having an Evening with Santa on Friday, December 8th from 5:00-7:00, in our church hall. We will be having baked Ziti, salad, bread, drinks, cookies and hot chocolate. Santa will be visiting. Please join us for dinner before Mass. December 8th is a Holy day. Sign-up sheet is in the back on the Jesus side.

The Giving Basket for November will be for Father Mike, his birthday is at the end of the month. He has a gluten free diet, so please keep that in mind when choosing snacks. He uses distilled water. Items are due by Sunday December 3rd

The Angel tree will be set up on Saturday, November 18th. All presents are due back on Sunday, December 3rd.

Santa will make an appearance at Our Lady of Good Counsel in the front of the church after the 4:00 Christmas Eve Mass.