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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Rectory Summer Hours
Monday to Friday     9:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Saturday     9:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Sunday     9:00 AM to 12:00 Noon

Summer Crafts
Are youth are invited to join us for Summer Crafts on Tuesday and Thursday mornings, August 29th and AUgust 31st  in the Youth Activity Center (located in the convent basement) as crafters we pick out a ceramic item to paint and bring home. All are welcome from 10:00 AM to 12:00 Noon. If you have your owne brushes and would like to bring them, please do so. If you have any questions, please contact Mrs. Chris Guidetti at 610-237-1633. ext., 106. Adults are welcome, too!

Assumption of the blessed virgin Mary
Holy Day schedule

Mass on the Assumption of Mary, which is a Holy Day of Obligation, and falls on Tuesday, August 15, will be celebrated at 8:00 AM and 6:00 PM. The Vigil Mass will be celebrated at 4:00 PM on Monday, August 14. Please join us. 
 

The Rectory Office will be open from 9:00 AM to  5:00 PM.
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The Companions on the Journey Award is the highest recognition from the National Federation of Catholic Youth Ministry, which is presented to adults who exemplify the best attributes of ministry and Catholic teaching to youth. In nominating a candidate, the criteria is as follows:

  • Excellence in ministry

  • Commitment to on-going education and formation

  • Longevity in minstry

  • Commitment to your people

  • Oustanding leadership at the parish level

    This year's recipinet was a member of our Parish School PTO and CYO Boards. She taught sixth grade at St. George from 2002 to 2005. She taught in our Parish Religious Ecucation Program from 1993 to 1997, then again in 2003. Her involvement with youth activities started before 1995 and still continues to the present day. She is a true advocate for the youth and totally committed to the formation of Christian values.

    We are pleased to announce that the 2017 Companions on the Journey Award was presented to our long-time parishioner and Extraordinary Minister, Mrs. Patricia Casey, at the Graduate Mass. Congratulations on an exceptional job! Well done, Pat! Your parish community is proud of your accomplishme

St. George Welcomed Archbishop Charles J. Chaput

The St. George Parish Community was pleased to welcome Archbishop Charles J. Chaput, OFM, Cap. on Sunday, June 16th. Archbishop Chaput celebrated the 10:00 AM Mass and greeted parishioners following Mass. It was an honor to have him visit with us. Please keep Archbishop Chaput and his intentions in your prayers.

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 9:00 AM only on Monday, January 1, 2018, New Year's Day. Please plan on joining us.

 

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: 8:30 AM-12:30 AM



Bible Camp will be held the week of August 7, 2017. Students are invited to join us for crafts, fun facts about our faith, food and games. On August 11, we will end our week with a trip to Dorney Park and Wild Water Kingdom. High School student volunteers are needed as Camp Counselors.  If you are interested in assisting, please contact Mrs. Chris Guidetti at 610-237-1633.

Please check the Parish Bulletin and Facebook for more details. Registration forms can be obtained in church, in the Rectory Office, or by contacting Mrs. Guidetti at 610-237-1633, ext. 106. 

 

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.