Welcome to Saint George Parish Community!

Our Church

"I rejoiced when I heard them say let us go to the house of the Lord." Psalm 122


Welcome to our website! Saint George Parish is a welcoming Catholic community called by God to live out the message of Christ in love and service to all people.

If you are new to the area, just visiting, or looking to learn more about the Catholic faith, we invite you to join us for Mass and one of our many community events. Come and learn more. Or contact us by phone or Email. 

Reverend Leo P. Oswald
Pastor

If you would like to register online, please click on the Newcomers tab for the Registration Form and fill in the information. Once submittted, you will be contacted by a member of our staff to confirm the information and to let you know that it has been processed.

 

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                                      Fall Youth Events     
We have many fun activites during the Fall. We have Crafts, Trunk or Treat, Best Costume and Pumpkin Decorating and Judging Contest with prizes, Cookie Bakes for the homebound, Neighborhood Clean-up, a Live Navity and much more!! Please check out the Parish Bulletin for details.

           Parish Religious Educaton Program
PREP classes began on Monday, September 18, 2017 for Grades 1 thru 8. If your child has not had any religious instruction and needs to receive First Penance, First Holy Communion or Confirmation, please contact Ms. Rita Levase at our Rectory Office at 610-237-1633 for details. Children need religious education in their lives to help them know God and to remain grounded in their faith, which will sustain them through their lifetime. Please consider joining us.

                   
The St. Vincent de Paul Society will provide a truck in the school parking lot at St. George Parish on Saturday, October 21, from 9:00 AM to 2:00 PM for donations of gently used and clean clothing, household goods, utensils, blankets, pots and pans, etc. No baby equipment, televisions or computer equipment will be accepted. Clean out those attics, garages and closets and consider donating usable items to those in need. The truck will be marked "Green Drop." On behalf of those who will benefit from your kindness, we thank you for your generosity.

Come one, come all! You are invited to join us on Saturday, October 28th for an evening of fun! Trunk or Treat will begin at 7:00 PM and end at 8:30 PM in the Parish parking lot. Adults are invited to decorate their trunks for a chance to win a prize. And children are eligible to win a prize for the most original costume, the funniest and the prettiest. Come out and join the fun.

Click here /media/1/October%202017.pdf to view the Youth Flyer for October with more details.

                            Pumpkin Judging Contest
Children and adults are invited to decorate a pumpkin for our Pumpkin Judging Contest on Saturday, October 28. Pumpkins should be dropped off to the Parish Hall by 6:30 PM, prior to the start of Trunk or Treat. Pumpkins can be decorated or carved.


If you have any questions, please see the October Youth Flyer, the Parish Bulletin, or contact the Rectory Office.


 

                               Sisters of St. Joseph Chance Drive

The Sisters of St. Joseph will hold their annual Chance Drive at the doors of the church after all Masses the weekend of October 21-22, 2017. All proceeds benfit the ill and infirmed Sisters who reside at St. Joseph Villa in Flourtown.


Please consider purchasing a ticket to help the Sisters and for a chance to win a cash prize.



 

                    Respect Life
October is Respect Life Month and it is also the month of the Most Holy Rosary. In a time when our nation and our world is in need of reparation, we encouage all of our parishioners and friends to pray the Rosary, not only for your intentions, but most especially for peace.
                     Rosary Group
Our Rosary Group meets every Thursday in the Chapel at 7:00 PM to pray the Rosary and the Divine Mercy Chaput. Please join us and pray for your special intentions.
     Hail Mary, full of grace, the Lord is with thee. Blessed are you among women, and blessed is the fruit of your womb, Jesus. Holy Mary, mother of God, pray for us sinners now and at the hour of death. Amen.

                                                Pancake Breakfast
Parishioners and friends are invited to join us in the Parish Hall following all Masses on Sunday, November 12th, for a Pancake Breakfast. Sponsored by the goodness of McCausland Garrity Marchesani Funeral Home, this event is sure to please! Come out for a breakfast of pancakes, eggs, bacon and much more following the 8:00 AM or 10:00 AM Mass. You won't be disappointed! Many thanks to McCasuland Garrity Marchesasni Funeral Home for sponsoring this upcoming event.

 

Our Mass Schedule

Saturday: 4:30 PM
Sunday: 8:00 AM and 10:00 AM
Weekdays: Mon-Wed-Fri 4:00 PM, Tues-Thurs-Sat. 8:00 AM
Holidays: 9:00 AM
Holy Days: As Announced
Confession: 3:30-4:15 PM Every Saturday at St. George Church and Mondays during Lent and Advent following the 4:00 PM Mass. Also by appointment.

      Our Rectory Hours

Monday thru Friday: 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Saturday: 9:00 AM-3:00 PM
Sunday: 9:00 AM-12:00 PM

      

If you would like information about our Bereavement Group, please contact Mimi Ednie at 610-461-5114. One on one sessions can also be made available. Please don’t hesitate to call with your questions or suggestions. Don’t grieve alone. Discussion is helpful. We are here to help you through your time of loss.

Casserole Weekend

Empty casserole pans and suggested casserole recipes are placed at the main (front) doors of the church on the last weekend of every month. Filled, frozen casseroles are then returned on Casserole Weekend, which falls on the first weekend of each month unless otherwise announced.  Casseroles can be returned directly to the Rectory Office on Saturday between the hours of 9:00 AM and 3:00 PM, and on Sunday between 8:30 AM and 12:30 PM. Casseroles can also be dropped off Monday thru Friday between the hours of 9:00 AM and 5:00 PM. All Casseroles are picked up by and delivered to St. John's Hospice in Philadelphia where meals are provided for the homeless.

They are also in need of toiletries for homeless men who come to them for showers and respite. If you would like to donate toiletries such as soap, deodorant, shampoo and conditioner, shaving cream, and men's sock, please put your travel size donations in a box or a bag marked "St. John's Hospice" and drop them off to the Rectory Office. Please join us in our efforts to end hunger. God bless you for reaching out to those in need.



2017 Christmas and New Year Holiday Mass Schedule
This year, 2017, Christmas Eve and New Year's Eve fall on a Sunday. As a result, we have modified our regular weekend Mass schedule. On Sunday, December 24, and Sunday,
December 31
, the regular Sunday Mass will be celebrated 9:00 AM only.
We will not have an 8:00 AM or 10:00 AM Mass those mornings.
Mass will be celebrated on, December 24, Christmas Eve, at 4:00 PM, which is our Children's Liturgy, and 7:00 PM with the Adult Choir. Mass will be celebrated on Monday, December 25, Christmas Day, at 8:00 AM and 10:00 AM. Mass will be celebrated on December 31, New Year's Eve, at 4:00 PM and at 10:00 AM only on Monday, January 1, 2018, New Year's Day.
      Please plan on joining us.

          Stewardship Weekend
Stewardship Weekend was held on October 7-8, 2017. Parishioners were asked to consider their time, talent and treasure during this annual appeal, which is for the benefit of St. George Parish. Perhaps you would like to consider reading at Mass, being an Extraordinary Mininster or an Altar Server. Maybe you have a musical talent or would like to help us teach our children in the Parish Religious Education Program. Your time, talent and treasure are welcome and needed to help our parish continue to grow. It is not too late to make your contritbution or consider a special ministry. Thank you for your time, talent and treasure!


       Adopt-A-Family        

St. George Parish will be sponsoring an Adopt-A-Family Program for Thanksgiving and/or Christmas. This was a particularly difficult year for many who are trying to rebuild their lives after natural disasters. If you would like to help a family in need by providing a meal, gift card, or gifts for children, please contact the Rectory Office as soon as possible. We assign our sponsors with families in early November so now is the time to call. Emails via our webiste are also welcome. God bless you for reaching out to others in need.

              

                                                                                              Legion of Mary
The Legion of Mary gathers every Monday evening in St. George Rectory. Please consider joining them and learn about the good works they do for our parish and our community. Meetings begin at 7:00 PM with the Most Holy Rosary. All are welcome. For more details about the Legion of Mary, visit www.legionofmary.ie.