Mother of Good Counsel Catholic Community is part of the Mission Diocese of Lexington, Kentucky. The parish comprises three counties, Knott County, Leslie County, and Perry County, in all 1, 006 sq. miles. Mother of Good Counsel is located in Hazard, KY. The parish is under the care of the Franciscan Friars of the Province of St. John the Baptist with headquarters in Cincinnati, Ohio. Here you can learn more about our parish such as our Mass times, Staff Directory and Phone Numbers, and view an online Map with driving directions. You can even stay informed about our Diocese by reading regularly published information, announcements, and news articles. We hope you enjoy your visit, and encourage you to bookmark this page and add to your favorites folder for easy future reference. Inspired and sustained in our Catholic faith through life-giving worship, we, Mother of Good Counsel Catholic Community, have as our mission to bring Christ and the teachings of the Catholic faith to one another and the larger community in a way that draws us together as a supportive family, yet reaches out with a genuine concern for all people, so that we can be authentic witnesses in an area where Catholics are few in number.