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Father James St. George

Blue Bell , PA
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LOCATION

475 Norristown Road
Blue Bell, PA 19422 US (map)

PHONE

610-941-9800

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ABOUT US

I am an ordained Franciscan, Old Catholic Priest and serve as Pastor of Saint Miriam Parish in Blue Bell, PA, in the suburbs of greater Philadelphia, and just a mile from the Plymouth... Read more
I am an ordained Franciscan, Old Catholic Priest and serve as Pastor of Saint Miriam Parish in Blue Bell, PA, in the suburbs of greater Philadelphia, and just a mile from the Plymouth Meeting Mall. I have been performing weddings since I was ordained a deacon and can accommodate almost any couple. I was also featured in Philadelphia Wedding Magazine's spring and fall issues for 2012 and 2013. I love being a priest, and I love performing weddings! That is probably why I am ranked in the 5% of all officiants nationally for the 6th year in a row!

While I am a priest, I also have married many couples of various denominations and also assisted many inter-faith couples, too. All of my ceremonies are customized. In the Catholic tradition, we take marriage seriously as a sacrament. I welcome the time to help you achieve the wedding of your dreams. I also am able to schedule onsite and offsite rehearsals, if needed, and we offer Pre-Marriage Counseling (Pre-Cana and/or Marriage PREP), as requested, several times a year at our parish.

I have performed well over 980+ weddings in Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Florida, the Virgin Islands, California, Maryland, Washington, DC, and Virginia. I also am asked to perform many weddings as one of the few recommended officiates at Stroudsmoor Country Inn, Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania, and at Normandy Farms in Blue Bell, Pennsylvania and many other fine wedding venues. If you log into the Talamore Country Club (http://www.talamorepa.com/) the video that begins is one that features a wedding that I did a few years ago. [View by Clicking Here] And another at the beautiful Phoenixville Foundry earlier this year [View by Clicking Here].

Often my schedule fills rather quickly, but if I am unavailable, I am also able to gladly refer you to one of my associate priests or deacons, so that you will remain in very capable hands! So, if you would like your wedding to reflect who you are and at your choice of location while saying your own vows...while having a priest guide you to your wedding day, just contact us!

Be sure to visit our wedding page, or our parish website to learn more about the Old Catholic Church and visit the FAQ's, too.

As always, we welcome your inquiry and we look forward to being with you on your special day!



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INFO FOR OFFICIANT

What types of weddings and events do you provide services for?
Ceremony Rehearsal, Interfaith Ceremony, Single Religion, Vow Renewal
What services do you provide?
Allow Couples' Own Vows, Licensed, Premarital Counseling
What religious affiliations do you serve?
Catholic
On average, how long are wedding ceremonies you officiate?
<30 Mins.
In which states are you licensed?
DE, MA, MD, NJ, NY, OH, PA

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Kelly
Wedding:
9/6/2015
5.0/5.0
Father Jim was such a pleasure to work with and we are so happy that he officiated our wedding! He was so accomodating, warm and made our day so special. We did our rehearsal at a different location, since our venue was not available the day before our wedding. We can't thank him enough for being part of our special day!

Thanks Father Jim!!!
-Kelly & Brian
Father Jim was such a pleasure to work with and we are so happy that he officiated our wedding! He was so accomodating, Read more...
Father Jim was such a pleasure to work with and we are so happy that he officiated our wedding! He was so accomodating, warm and made our day so special. We did our rehearsal at a different location, since our venue was not available the day before our wedding. We can't thank him enough for being part of our special day!

Thanks Father Jim!!!
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Katie
Wedding:
7/10/2015
5.0/5.0
Father Jim officiated our wedding in July 2015. We had such a wonderful experience working with him! My husband and I are both catholic, but wanted to get married outside at our reception venue. Father Jim was previously a catholic priest, so he was a perfect fit for us! Many people commented that there was a perfect amount of religion incorporated in our ceremony, without it being too lengthly. Everyone thought his personality was great too! Father Jim made our ceremony meaningful, light-hearted, and fun. He responded to our e-mails quickly and was so accommodating with our requests! Highly recommend!
Father Jim officiated our wedding in July 2015. We had such a wonderful experience working with him! My husband and I are Read more...
Father Jim officiated our wedding in July 2015. We had such a wonderful experience working with him! My husband and I are both catholic, but wanted to get married outside at our reception venue. Father Jim was previously a catholic priest, so he was a perfect fit for us! Many people commented that there was a perfect amount of religion incorporated in our ceremony, without it being too lengthly. Everyone thought his personality was great too! Father Jim made our ceremony meaningful, light-hearted, and fun. He responded to our e-mails quickly and was so accommodating with our requests! Highly recommend! Read less
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Patty
Wedding:
6/13/2015
5.0/5.0
Father Jim officiated our wedding on June 13, 2015. Since I am Catholic and my husband is Lutheran, we wanted to have an outdoor wedding with a mass like ceremony. Father JIm made this very easy for us and was an absolute pleasure to work with throughout this entire process. He helped us write a beautiful ceremony that truly represented our love for one another and our promises in marriage. He was great at getting back to me with any questions or concerns we had while we were planning our wedding day. He was early for our event and kept our minds at ease. Father JIm truly goes above and beyond what is expected of him. He made sure to meet with us to get to know us on a personal level before the wedding. He made us feel very comfortable with him. We were truly blessed to have such a caring individual to facilitate this beautiful event in our lives.
Father Jim officiated our wedding on June 13, 2015. Since I am Catholic and my husband is Lutheran, we wanted to have an Read more...
Father Jim officiated our wedding on June 13, 2015. Since I am Catholic and my husband is Lutheran, we wanted to have an outdoor wedding with a mass like ceremony. Father JIm made this very easy for us and was an absolute pleasure to work with throughout this entire process. He helped us write a beautiful ceremony that truly represented our love for one another and our promises in marriage. He was great at getting back to me with any questions or concerns we had while we were planning our wedding day. He was early for our event and kept our minds at ease. Father JIm truly goes above and beyond what is expected of him. He made sure to meet with us to get to know us on a personal level before the wedding. He made us feel very comfortable with him. We were truly blessed to have such a caring individual to facilitate this beautiful event in our lives. Read less
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Chris
Wedding:
6/13/2015
5.0/5.0
We are so glad that we chose Father Jim. He was truly a blessing on our wedding day. He was flexible with our wedding day as we moved the original date and was extremely fast in responding back to us. He helped us write our vows and organize our ceremony with such ease. On our wedding day, he brought the ceremony together beautifully. We are still getting compliments about how wonderful he was.
We are so glad that we chose Father Jim. He was truly a blessing on our wedding day. He was flexible with our wedding day Read more...
We are so glad that we chose Father Jim. He was truly a blessing on our wedding day. He was flexible with our wedding day as we moved the original date and was extremely fast in responding back to us. He helped us write our vows and organize our ceremony with such ease. On our wedding day, he brought the ceremony together beautifully. We are still getting compliments about how wonderful he was. Read less
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Anonymous
Wedding:
Recently Married
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Father Jim is a wonderful, wonderful person! My husband and I are lucky enough to now call him a fast friend. He immediately brought peace and joy to our day, and eased any stressors that we had encountered. Our wedding ceremony was heartfelt, inspirational, and delivered with passion. There was not a dry eye in the audience. Father Jim added something truly special to our day, and my new husband and I are looking forward to calling on him for spiritual leadership for the rest of our lives. I highly recommend him for your wedding, and can confidently say that he will indeed bring the presence of the Lord to your special day. He is professional, reliable, and all around amazing! We could not have asked for more.
Father Jim is a wonderful, wonderful person! My husband and I are lucky enough to now call him a fast friend. He Read more...
Father Jim is a wonderful, wonderful person! My husband and I are lucky enough to now call him a fast friend. He immediately brought peace and joy to our day, and eased any stressors that we had encountered. Our wedding ceremony was heartfelt, inspirational, and delivered with passion. There was not a dry eye in the audience. Father Jim added something truly special to our day, and my new husband and I are looking forward to calling on him for spiritual leadership for the rest of our lives. I highly recommend him for your wedding, and can confidently say that he will indeed bring the presence of the Lord to your special day. He is professional, reliable, and all around amazing! We could not have asked for more. Read less
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Kirsten
Wedding:
5/30/2015
5.0/5.0
Father Jim is one of the kindest human being I have ever met. He really set the tone for my wedding with the way he spoke. I was fortunate enough to see him lead his own parish and that's when I knew I wanted him to marry my husband and me. He really guided us the whole way, and he ALWAYS responded to me and my questions so quickly. He really is a great priest and I recommend him highly to those searching for an officiant.
Father Jim is one of the kindest human being I have ever met. He really set the tone for my wedding with the way he spoke. Read more...
Father Jim is one of the kindest human being I have ever met. He really set the tone for my wedding with the way he spoke. I was fortunate enough to see him lead his own parish and that's when I knew I wanted him to marry my husband and me. He really guided us the whole way, and he ALWAYS responded to me and my questions so quickly. He really is a great priest and I recommend him highly to those searching for an officiant. Read less
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Brian
Wedding:
5/24/2015
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We really can't say enough about what a wonderful experience we've had with Father Jim. From the day we met him, until even after the wedding day, he has always been so kind, always available, and helpful to us. Beyond that however, he made the wedding day even more incredibly special with his kind, warm demeanor, and heartfelt ceremony. Though I've been to many weddings before, I've never heard so many complements from guests about the great officiant as I heard at our own, all complementing Father Jim's sincere and loving performance of the ceremony. We will forever be grateful to him and hold a special place for him in our hearts.
We really can't say enough about what a wonderful experience we've had with Father Jim. From the day we met him, until Read more...
We really can't say enough about what a wonderful experience we've had with Father Jim. From the day we met him, until even after the wedding day, he has always been so kind, always available, and helpful to us. Beyond that however, he made the wedding day even more incredibly special with his kind, warm demeanor, and heartfelt ceremony. Though I've been to many weddings before, I've never heard so many complements from guests about the great officiant as I heard at our own, all complementing Father Jim's sincere and loving performance of the ceremony. We will forever be grateful to him and hold a special place for him in our hearts. Read less
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Amanda
Wedding:
5/9/2015
5.0/5.0
Father Jim was amazing from the very beginning. He was so quick to responding to all of my emails (and I sent alot)! When we met him at his home church we felt so welcomed and it was such a refreshing feel! He did an amazing job at our ceremony and we received tons of compliments on how great he was! He met our catholic religion even though we did not get married in the church. I would recommend him to everyone! He was the perfect fit to our wedding! Thank you Father Jim!!
Father Jim was amazing from the very beginning. He was so quick to responding to all of my emails (and I sent alot)! When Read more...
Father Jim was amazing from the very beginning. He was so quick to responding to all of my emails (and I sent alot)! When we met him at his home church we felt so welcomed and it was such a refreshing feel! He did an amazing job at our ceremony and we received tons of compliments on how great he was! He met our catholic religion even though we did not get married in the church. I would recommend him to everyone! He was the perfect fit to our wedding! Thank you Father Jim!! Read less
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Private User
Wedding:
5/2/2015
5.0/5.0
Monsignor Jim is the absolute perfect addition to any wedding ceremony. He is personal, compassionate, and an absolute joy to work with. From beginning to end, he took his time to talk to us, explain to us, and teach us. He was by our side every step of the way and even in a personally challenging time in his life, he was responsive and assertive. Our ceremony was SO personal and Monsignor Jim absolutely WOWed our guest, especially those who are catholic. WE RECOMMEND HIM without reserve and will continue to use his for guidance and special occasions to come!
Monsignor Jim is the absolute perfect addition to any wedding ceremony. He is personal, compassionate, and an absolute joy Read more...
Monsignor Jim is the absolute perfect addition to any wedding ceremony. He is personal, compassionate, and an absolute joy to work with. From beginning to end, he took his time to talk to us, explain to us, and teach us. He was by our side every step of the way and even in a personally challenging time in his life, he was responsive and assertive. Our ceremony was SO personal and Monsignor Jim absolutely WOWed our guest, especially those who are catholic. WE RECOMMEND HIM without reserve and will continue to use his for guidance and special occasions to come! Read less
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Anonymous
Wedding:
Recently Married
5.0/5.0
Father Jim was amazing, he truly gave us the most beautiful ceremony and the best possible start to married life. Our guests have said it's the most beautiful ceremony they have ever seen and he worked in some unique parts to our wedding that were very important to us. He is very easy to talk to, puts everyone at ease, calms nerves and just has a way about him to comfort everyone! Father was very professional, well spoken, extremely easy to communicate with(he always replies within an hour or so) and very flexible with us to create what was best for us. We cannot say enough positive things about him and the beautiful speeches he delivered to our family. We will definitely recommend him to anyone looking. He's worth more than what he changes, which is already a very reasonable rate. Thank you, Father Jim....for everything!
Father Jim was amazing, he truly gave us the most beautiful ceremony and the best possible start to married life. Our Read more...
Father Jim was amazing, he truly gave us the most beautiful ceremony and the best possible start to married life. Our guests have said it's the most beautiful ceremony they have ever seen and he worked in some unique parts to our wedding that were very important to us. He is very easy to talk to, puts everyone at ease, calms nerves and just has a way about him to comfort everyone! Father was very professional, well spoken, extremely easy to communicate with(he always replies within an hour or so) and very flexible with us to create what was best for us. We cannot say enough positive things about him and the beautiful speeches he delivered to our family. We will definitely recommend him to anyone looking. He's worth more than what he changes, which is already a very reasonable rate. Thank you, Father Jim....for everything! Read less
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