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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Family Bingo

oN BEHALF THE THE sT. gEORGE PARISH yOUTH PROGRAM, WE THANK THE FOLLOWING VENDORS FOR THEIR DONATIONS TO OUR FAMILY BINGO: ALFRED OF pHILADELPHIA fLORIST, BARNABY'S, LEO'S STEAK SHOP, FOLCROFT DINER, BENEFICIAL BANK, FOLCROFT, BERTUCCI'S BRICK OVERN PIZZERIA, BYRON & COMPANY SALON, CAVANAGH FUNERAL HOME, CHICK-FIL-A, COCCO'S PIZZA, cONDON'S flOWER cART, duNKIN dONUTS, cOLLINGDALE, eATON AEROSPACE, ERIN PUB, ERNELL COMPANY, FALONE'S, FOLCROT PIZZA, GUYS COLD CUTS, HERR'S FOODS, INC, ITALIAN DELIGHT, JIMMY'S RESTAURANT, KELLY'S KANDIES & NUTS, KEVIN LYON'S FUNERAL SERVICE, MCCAUSLAND-GARRITY MARCHESANI FUNERAL HOME,JOHNNY'S PIZZA, PROSPECT PARK, PEPSI BOTTLING GROUP, WILMINGTON, DE, PFAFF BROTHERS, PHILADELPHIA EAGELS, PHILADELPHIA PHILLIES, TUNIE'S FLORAL EXPRESSIONS, WAWA, RIGATONI'S PASTE & GRILL, ROBIN FORD, SUBURBAN COLLISION COMPANY, TD BANK, GLENOLDEN, AND TRIESTE RESTAURANT.

WE THANK THESE BUSINESS FOR DONATING PRIZES AND/OR CASH TO OUR EVENT. PLEASE CONSIDER PATRONIZING THEM IN RETURN FOR THEIR GENEROSITY. WE ALSO THANK OUR MANY GENEROUS PARISHIONERS WHO DONATED PRIZES. THANKS TO YOUR KINDNESS, NO CHILD LEFT FAMILY BINGO NIGHT WITHOUT TAKING HOME A PRIZE, AND WE HAD OVER 200 PEOPLE IN ATTENDANCE! IT WAS A WONDERFUL, FUN-FILLED EVENING FOR ALL. PLEASE JOIN US NEXT YEAR! 

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Play Rehearsal

Rehearsals are an important part of having a role in our Parish Play and will be held on Tuesday and Thursday evenings. The play will be held on Friday, April 21 and Saturday, April 22 at 7:00 PM in the Parish Hall. Please plan on joining us and come out to support the children who are working so hard to bring you, "There's a Monster in My Closet."

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                                                   First Holy Communion
First Holy Communion Retreat Day will be held on Wednesday, April 19, from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM. All students are required to attend. Parents are reminded to turn in the Permission for Release forms to their child's principal for the Retreat Day and Final Rehearsal.

First Holy Communion Final Rehearsal will be held on Wednesday, April 26, from 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM in the church. All students are requred to attend.

First Holy Communion will be celebrated on Saturday, April 29, at the 8:00 AM Mass. Parishioners and friends are invited to attend as we welcome all of our First Holy Communicants.

 

Lent began on Ash Wednesday. As we continue our Lenten journey, we encourage you to join us for Stations of the Corss, the Most Holy Rosary and Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament.

Stations of the Cross will be celebrated during Lent following the 4:00 PM Mass each Friday.

The Most Holy Rosary and the Divine Mercy Chaplet will be prayed in the Chapel on Thursday evenings at 7:00 PM.

Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament is held every Friday from 9:00 AM to 3:45 PM in the Chaple.

Confessions will be extended to Monday afternoons, following the 4:00 PM Mass.

Living Stations of the Cross will be presented on Monday, April 10, at 7:00 PM in the church.

Our Mass schedule for Holy Week is 7:00 PM on Holy Thursday, followed by Evening Prayer until 10:00 PM, 3:00 PM Lord's Passion on Good Friday, 7:30 PM Easter Vigil on Holy Saturday, and 8:00 AM and 10:00 AM on Easter Sunday.

Please plan on joining us for these Lenten devotions.

 

 

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
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



Our Lenten Sandwich Outreach will be held on Saturday, April 1, 2017 beginning at 8:30 AM in the Parish Hall. Last year we provided over 1,500 sandwiches to the hungry and homeless in our area. If you would like to come out and help us make sandwich packages, please join us in the Parish Hall for this Lenten tradition. Donations for food supplies are also welcome. Envelopes can be found at the doors of the church. This is a wonderful why to reach out and help others as your Lenten sacrifice.

 

              Confirmation
The Sacrament of Confirmation will be celebrated on Sunday, May 7, 2017 at the 8:00 AM Mass. We will be pleased to welcome the Most Reverend Michael J. Fizgerald, Titular Bishop of Tamallula and Auxiliary Bishop of Philadelphia as the celebrant. Please join us!

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.

24 Hours for the Lord

On Friday and Saturday, March 24-25, our parish will participate in 24 Hours for the Lord.

March 24th
Friday 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament
Mass at 4:00 PM
Stations of the Cross
following Mass
The church will remain open until 12:00 Midnight for visits to the reposed Blessed Sacrament and prayer.

March 25th
Saturday 8:00 AM Mass followed by the Miraculous Medal Novena
Confessions following the Novena
The church will remain open all day for visits to the reposed Blessed Sacrament.
Confessions at 3:30 PM.
Mass at 4:30 PM

 Please join us as we devote 24 Hours to the Lord in prayer, thanksgiving, reconciliation and petition.