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

Independence Day schedule

Mass on Independence Day, Tuesday, July 4, 2017, will be celebrated at 8:00 AM.
 

The Rectory Office will be closed on July 4th and we reopen on Wednesday, July 5th at 9:00 AM.
 

We take this opportunity to remember and thank all those brave men and women who have served in the military defending our country's freedom, so that we may celebrate our freedom, and we especailly pray for all those who lost their lives. God bless them, one and all.

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                                             Congratulations!!!
We congratulate all of our Graduates, from Pre-K on up thru College. These students were remembered in prayer and acknowledged at our Graduate Mass on June 4th. We especially congratulate the following students who received special awards:

Perfect attendance: Purita Ameyaw-Kontoh, Rebecca Bosak, William Boylan, Cody Hart, CHristopher Hajduk, Arabella Haugland, and Jamie VonBergen.

Discipleship Awards were presented to the following students for striving to learn, grow and live as a disciple of Jesus in the 2016-2017 school year: Zachary Bosak, Anthony Carboni, Susie Carboni, Michael Dunleavy, Jada Gibson, Jason Gibson, Anna Haney, Gabrielle Haney, Arabella Haugland, Kane Irrgang, Luke Irrgang, Purita Ameyaw-Kontoh, Justin Osayi, Kevin Osayi, Franchesca Parker and Thomas Roberts, IV.

Certificates of Completion for having finished the 8-year PREP: Zachary Bosak, Michael Dunleavy, Franchesca Parker and Thomas Roberts, IV.

Congratulations, one and all!

Companions on the Journey Award

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 accomplishment.


     



 

 

 

 

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



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.

Volunteers are asked to attend on of two meetings on Thursday, June 29 at 2:00 PM or Tuesday, July 11 at 2:00 PM in the Rectory Meeting Room. Please check the Parish Bulletin for more details about registration. 

 

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.