Join us for Bingo every Wednesday and Sunday! See Parish Life for more details.

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

Saint George Parish Hall

Friday, January 27, 2017 - 7:00 PM

Please join us for our annual Family bingo night. bring a freind and give up the television for a night and join us for fun, refreshments, and many prizes! No one will leave disapointed. THe doors will open at 6:00 pm. Games begin at 7:00 pm. Game packs are $5, which include 16 games and a door prize entry ticket. Extra games packs can be purchased for $3. lots of goodies will be available from the snack bar, too! 

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Play Auditions

Audition for our annual Parish Play,  which will be "There's a Monster in My Closet", will be held on Tuesday evening, January 17, at 6:00 PM in the Parish Hall. All youth are encouraged to come out and join us. If are local and you would like to join us but you are not registered in our Parish, you are welcome to come out and audition. Rehearsals are an important part of obtaining a role. Participants must be available on Tuesday and Thursday evenings for rehearsals, beginning February 7th. The play will be held on April 21 and 22 at 7:00 PM.

Play casting will be held on January 31, at 6:00 PM in the Parish Hall.

 

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                                                              First Penance
First Penance will be celebrated at St. George Church on Saturday, February 4, at 1:00 PM. All candidates should be present in church no later than 12:45 PM. The snow date is Saturday, February 11th. If you have any questions, please contact Sister Lorraine Muglie, SSJ, Director of Religious Education, at 610-237-1633, ext. 103.

                                                     First Holy Communion
There will be a meeting for all parents with students who will be receiving their First Holy Connmunion in April, on Monday evening, January 23, at 7:15 PM in the church. At least one parent is asked to attend this brief but informative meeting. Important details regarding First Holy Communion will be reviewed. Please contact Sister Lorraine Muglie, SSJ, at 610-237-1633, ext. 103 if you have any questions or if you are unable to attend.

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

Hot Chocolate and Cookie
Service Night

     Tuesday, January 24, 6:00 PM
                     Parish Hall


If you are in need of service hours for confirmation, or if you just want to join the fun, please join us on January 24th in the Parish Hall at 6:00 PM for some yummy hot chocolate and cookies as we work on preparing Family Bingo Packets.

 

Lent Begins on Ash Wednesday, which falls on March 1, 2017. Stations of the Cross will be celebrated during Lent following the 4:00 PM Mass each Friday. Confessions will also 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

         Presentation
         of the Lord

    
On Thursday, February 2, we celebrate the Presentation of the Lord. Blessed candles will be available in church following the 8:00 AM Mass. Parishioners may also bring their own candles to be blessed.

   Feast of Saint Blaise

On Friday, February 3, we celebrate the Feast of Saint Blaise. The blessing of the throats will take place following the 4:00 PM Mass, and at the concluson of each Mass on Saturday, February 4, and Sunday, February 5.

           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!

St. George Parish is holding a 6-week Bereavement Series in the Convent on Thursday afternoons from 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM on October 6 thru November 10, with Sister Therese DeStefano and Mimi Ednie. If you would like to register, please contact Mimi Ednie at 610-529-4244 or 610-4761-5114. If you are interested in a smaller group at another time or date, please call to discuss your needs. Smaller sessions or 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.