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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                                   Hurricane Relief Appeal
On the weekend of September 16-17, a special collection will be taken up for Hurricane Harvey and Hurricane Irma victims. Checks should be made payable to St. George Church as we will forward one check to Catholic Relief Services on your behalf. Donations can also be placed in the receptacles throughout the month, which are located at the doors of the church, or they can also be mailed to St. George Rectory, 22 E. Cooke Avenue, GLenolden, PA  19036. Please be as generous as possible as the need is so great. God Bless you and God bless all those who have been affected by the severe weather conditions in our country.

                Upcoming Fall Events

Join us for 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 will begin on Monday, September 18, 2017 at 4:45 PM and 6:45 PM for the evening session. Students for the afternoon session will gather in the Parish Hall. Students for the evening session will gather in the convent. Listed below is some new and important information for parents.

· At the first PREP session on September 18, 2017, all children MUST BE ACCOMPANIED BY A PARENT OR GUARDIAN into the building and come to the registration table so that we can verify assigned classes for your child/children. Unaccompanied children will not be admitted to classes. 

· No child will be admitted to PREP unless all paperwork and payments are in order prior to the first session. If payment arrangements are needed, please contact Mrs. Mary Ann Zeller, Parish Business Manager, at the Rectory Office prior to the first day of class.

· The cut-off date for all 2017-2018 Registration Forms  and payment is September 11, 2017.

· The General Parents Meeting will be held on September 17 in church, following the 10:00 AM Mass. This meeting must be attended by one parent or guardian.

If you have any questions or would like more information about our PREP, please contact Ms. Rita Levase, PREP Coordinator, at 610-237-1633, ext. 112.

                                 Catechists Meeting
There will be a meeting for all parish catechists on Monday evening, September 11, at 7:00 PM in the Rectory Meeting Room at 7:00 PM. All catechists who will be instructing students in our Parish Religious Education Program are asked to attend. If you are unable to attend, please contact PREP Coordinator, Ms. Rita Levase, at 484-425-7390 or at the Rectory Office.

                               Catechetical Sunday
Catechists are invited to the 10:00 AM Mass on Sunday, September 17, as we commission those who will be instructing our students in our Parish Religious Education Program. This includes Children's Liturgy of the Word, PREP and RCIA. Please contact PREP Coordinator, Rita Levase, at 484-425-7390 to advise her if you will be attending or not.
                    Please keep all our catechists in your prayers.


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.

 

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

      

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

          Stewardship Weekend
Stewardship Weekend will take place on October 7-8, 2017. Parishioners are 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. Please look for more details in the Parish Bulletin. Thank you for your consideration.