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Father James St. George

Flourtown , PA
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Saint Miriam Parish & Friary, 654 Bethlehem Pike
Flourtown, PA 19034 US (map)

PHONE

215-836-9800

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ABOUT US

I am an ordained Franciscan, Old Catholic Priest and serve as Pastor of Saint Miriam Parish & Friary in Flourtown, PA, in the suburbs of greater Philadelphia. I have been performing... Read more
I am an ordained Franciscan, Old Catholic Priest and serve as Pastor of Saint Miriam Parish & Friary in Flourtown, PA, in the suburbs of greater Philadelphia. 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 7th 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 1,200+ 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].

Instragram tips from Saint Miriam? Visit us Here!

Often my schedule fills rather quickly, but if I am unavailable, I am also able to gladly refer you tif possible, so that you will remain in very capable hands! 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 at http://www.mysaintmiriam.org/wp/weddings/

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?
Less than 30 Mins.
In which states are you licensed?
DE, MA, MD, NJ, NY, OH, PA

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Anonymous
Wedding:
[Private]
5.0/5.0
Father Jim is a kindhearted professional. Our outdoor city wedding could have been a complete disaster without him. Due to technical difficulties, our mics stopped working. We were competing with numerous noises from traffic, boats from a nearby river, onlookers shouting and honking to congratulate us, a nearby train... the list goes on! Father Jim seamlessly took unplanned pauses and got us close and intimate with our guests. He had us laughing and smiling at all the distractions instead of cringing at all of the things that weren't part of our ceremony plan. We are so grateful for our truly personalized wedding ceremony. Father Jim gives amazing resources, and he is an awesome resource himself. His professionalism and personality wowed us and our guests. We are so very thankful!
Father Jim is a kindhearted professional. Our outdoor city wedding could have been a complete disaster without him. Due to Read more...
Father Jim is a kindhearted professional. Our outdoor city wedding could have been a complete disaster without him. Due to technical difficulties, our mics stopped working. We were competing with numerous noises from traffic, boats from a nearby river, onlookers shouting and honking to congratulate us, a nearby train... the list goes on! Father Jim seamlessly took unplanned pauses and got us close and intimate with our guests. He had us laughing and smiling at all the distractions instead of cringing at all of the things that weren't part of our ceremony plan. We are so grateful for our truly personalized wedding ceremony. Father Jim gives amazing resources, and he is an awesome resource himself. His professionalism and personality wowed us and our guests. We are so very thankful! Read less
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Pablito
Wedding:
8/12/2016
5.0/5.0
Father James was simply the right person and "ONLY" choice for us! Being raised Catholics we wanted a religious officiant/Priest and never thought it was possible until we found Father James! Even without having no prior meetings, we simply knew in our hearts he was the only choice of us! From our constant communication, to our meeting, and finally to our ceremony, Father James made us feel comfortable and unbiased to any other denomination... Even though my wife and I were actually running late to our own wedding Father James patiently waited for us and always had a calming smile that reminded how lucky we were to have him there... His presence made everything seemed calm and he gave me a sense of peace that reminded me the lord truly takes care of everything and our day was charmingly perfect! During our ceremony Father James prayers, his kind words and presence allowed our guests to feel comfortable while receiving the lord's blessings! It was an honor to have Father James bless our marriage, which also solidifies our love and commitment to each other in god's eye! If you wish to have the lord's blessing and keep your beliefs blessed, then Father James and his staff at St. Miriam's Parish should be your only choice! We wish we could give him 10 stars...He deserves every star! Thank you Father James! May god continue to bless you always...

Love and prayers,
The Martes,
Happily married on August 12, 2016.
Father James was simply the right person and "ONLY" choice for us! Being raised Catholics we wanted a religious Read more...
Father James was simply the right person and "ONLY" choice for us! Being raised Catholics we wanted a religious officiant/Priest and never thought it was possible until we found Father James! Even without having no prior meetings, we simply knew in our hearts he was the only choice of us! From our constant communication, to our meeting, and finally to our ceremony, Father James made us feel comfortable and unbiased to any other denomination... Even though my wife and I were actually running late to our own wedding Father James patiently waited for us and always had a calming smile that reminded how lucky we were to have him there... His presence made everything seemed calm and he gave me a sense of peace that reminded me the lord truly takes care of everything and our day was charmingly perfect! During our ceremony Father James prayers, his kind words and presence allowed our guests to feel comfortable while receiving the lord's blessings! It was an honor to have Father James bless our marriage, which also solidifies our love and commitment to each other in god's eye! If you wish to have the lord's blessing and keep your beliefs blessed, then Father James and his staff at St. Miriam's Parish should be your only choice! We wish we could give him 10 stars...He deserves every star! Thank you Father James! May god continue to bless you always...

Love and prayers,
The Martes,
Happily married on August 12, 2016. Read less
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Patricia
Wedding:
8/6/2016
5.0/5.0
Father James St George was phenomenal. Very responsive since the moment we reached out to him. He was very professional, well-spoken, and kind. Numerous guests commented on what a wonderful job he did with the ceremony. He made the ceremony holy and spiritual, but also let us make it personal by using out own readings, music, etc. He traveled a long distance and was very prompt and accommodating. Would definitely recommend his services!! Thank you for everything!!
Father James St George was phenomenal. Very responsive since the moment we reached out to him. He was very professional, Read more...
Father James St George was phenomenal. Very responsive since the moment we reached out to him. He was very professional, well-spoken, and kind. Numerous guests commented on what a wonderful job he did with the ceremony. He made the ceremony holy and spiritual, but also let us make it personal by using out own readings, music, etc. He traveled a long distance and was very prompt and accommodating. Would definitely recommend his services!! Thank you for everything!! Read less
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Steve
Wedding:
7/30/2016
5.0/5.0
Our special day was made extraordinary by Father St. George. Every single attendee said they've never been to a more incredibly down to earth and yet spiritual wedding celebration. HIs loving demeanor permeated the church! 10 stars out of five!!!!!
Our special day was made extraordinary by Father St. George. Every single attendee said they've never been to a more Read more...
Our special day was made extraordinary by Father St. George. Every single attendee said they've never been to a more incredibly down to earth and yet spiritual wedding celebration. HIs loving demeanor permeated the church! 10 stars out of five!!!!! Read less
Services Used: Ceremony Music, Flowers, Officiant, Wedding Planning, Lighting & Decor
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Steph
Wedding:
7/29/2016
5.0/5.0
SIMPLY THE BEST! When planning our wedding, we were torn about getting married in a church. When we made the decision not to, I was on a mission to find an officiant who would make our ceremony what we wanted, while including some Catholic touches. We feel so lucky to have found Msgr. +Jim on Wedding Wire because we were able to have a ceremony that fit our style and our love. Our ceremony was everything we wanted and more. There wasn't one dry eye in the place and we owe much of that to Msgr. +Jim's genuine and loving demeanor. Most of our guests complimented both Msgr. +Jim and the ceremony itself, stating it was the most beautiful ceremony they've been to.

He is quick and easy to communicate with, very welcoming in person, and just a down-to-Earth guy! Using his amazing resource booklet, you are able to completely pick and choose to design your entire ceremony...making it very unique and true to you. We can't vouch for Msgr. +Jim enough!!!
SIMPLY THE BEST! When planning our wedding, we were torn about getting married in a church. When we made the decision not Read more...
SIMPLY THE BEST! When planning our wedding, we were torn about getting married in a church. When we made the decision not to, I was on a mission to find an officiant who would make our ceremony what we wanted, while including some Catholic touches. We feel so lucky to have found Msgr. +Jim on Wedding Wire because we were able to have a ceremony that fit our style and our love. Our ceremony was everything we wanted and more. There wasn't one dry eye in the place and we owe much of that to Msgr. +Jim's genuine and loving demeanor. Most of our guests complimented both Msgr. +Jim and the ceremony itself, stating it was the most beautiful ceremony they've been to.

He is quick and easy to communicate with, very welcoming in person, and just a down-to-Earth guy! Using his amazing resource booklet, you are able to completely pick and choose to design your entire ceremony...making it very unique and true to you. We can't vouch for Msgr. +Jim enough!!! Read less
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Erin
Wedding:
6/30/2016
5.0/5.0
Father Jim was the officiant at our friends' wedding and we loved his service, so my husband and I decided to book him for our wedding 2 years later. Father Jim was very responsive to our emails leading up to the wedding and helped us craft the perfect ceremony for us. We received many compliments from friends and family, and could not have been happier with the end result.
Father Jim was the officiant at our friends' wedding and we loved his service, so my husband and I decided to book him for Read more...
Father Jim was the officiant at our friends' wedding and we loved his service, so my husband and I decided to book him for our wedding 2 years later. Father Jim was very responsive to our emails leading up to the wedding and helped us craft the perfect ceremony for us. We received many compliments from friends and family, and could not have been happier with the end result. Read less
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Michelle
Wedding:
6/11/2016
5.0/5.0
We found Father Jim through a recommendation from our venue. We attended one mass at his parish (St. Miriam's), and we instantly knew that we had found the right celebrant for our wedding! Father Jim was always quick to respond to us, and made us feel at ease during the entire process. He was funny, personable, and honestly just perfect all around. After meeting with him, we could not have imagined anyone else for our wedding day. He came out for the rehearsal and joked around with the bridal party, putting them at ease. Father Jim walked us through everything to make sure we were all comfortable with everything for the big day. On the wedding day, he arrived early. During the ceremony, Father Jim spoke and made me and my husband feel like it was just the three of us. He kept us calm, and spoke loudly, clearly, and emphatically. We are truly blessed to have Father Jim marry us, bless our marriage, and officially pronounce us husband and wife! We can never thank him enough for the amazing job that he did! :)
We found Father Jim through a recommendation from our venue. We attended one mass at his parish (St. Miriam's), and we Read more...
We found Father Jim through a recommendation from our venue. We attended one mass at his parish (St. Miriam's), and we instantly knew that we had found the right celebrant for our wedding! Father Jim was always quick to respond to us, and made us feel at ease during the entire process. He was funny, personable, and honestly just perfect all around. After meeting with him, we could not have imagined anyone else for our wedding day. He came out for the rehearsal and joked around with the bridal party, putting them at ease. Father Jim walked us through everything to make sure we were all comfortable with everything for the big day. On the wedding day, he arrived early. During the ceremony, Father Jim spoke and made me and my husband feel like it was just the three of us. He kept us calm, and spoke loudly, clearly, and emphatically. We are truly blessed to have Father Jim marry us, bless our marriage, and officially pronounce us husband and wife! We can never thank him enough for the amazing job that he did! :) Read less
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Michelle and Aaron
Wedding:
6/10/2016
5.0/5.0
We couldn't have asked for anything better on our wedding day. Msgr Jim was able to give us a ceremony tailored to us. It contained the right amount of traditional elements with modern ones as well as the right combination of love and humor. We received numerous compliments from our friends and family. The planning process was also amazingly easy as he is quickly responsive to all communication, he is extremely friendly and he will completely work with you so that you have the day you have envisioned.
We couldn't have asked for anything better on our wedding day. Msgr Jim was able to give us a ceremony tailored to us. It Read more...
We couldn't have asked for anything better on our wedding day. Msgr Jim was able to give us a ceremony tailored to us. It contained the right amount of traditional elements with modern ones as well as the right combination of love and humor. We received numerous compliments from our friends and family. The planning process was also amazingly easy as he is quickly responsive to all communication, he is extremely friendly and he will completely work with you so that you have the day you have envisioned. Read less
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Kevin and Inese
Wedding:
5/26/2016
5.0/5.0
Everything was great starting with very first e-mail. Super friendly, responsive and professional.
Everything was great starting with very first e-mail. Super friendly, responsive and professional.
Everything was great starting with very first e-mail. Super friendly, responsive and professional. Read less
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Ken
Wedding:
5/13/2016
5.0/5.0
We were looking for a Catholic priest to celebrate our ceremony and luckily, we found Monsignor Jim St. George and the Saint Miriam Parish. We did our pre-Cana at the parish church in Flourtown. We attended mass prior to the pre-Cana and the members of the parish were very welcoming. Our pre-Cana was authentic and meaningful. Monsignor Jim focused on advising us about what could make or break a marriage. The atmoshere was relaxed and humorous
For our ceremony, Monsignor Jim gave us a list of passages from which to choose. Although we've previewed the passages, Msgr Jim's delivery at our wedding was amazing. He made everything he said truly meaningful and his message of staying in love resonated with us and our guests. He made us laugh and cry. We could not have picked a better celebrant. Thank you for a wonderful celebration, Msgr Jim!
Hazel and Ken 5/13/2016
We were looking for a Catholic priest to celebrate our ceremony and luckily, we found Monsignor Jim St. George and the Read more...
We were looking for a Catholic priest to celebrate our ceremony and luckily, we found Monsignor Jim St. George and the Saint Miriam Parish. We did our pre-Cana at the parish church in Flourtown. We attended mass prior to the pre-Cana and the members of the parish were very welcoming. Our pre-Cana was authentic and meaningful. Monsignor Jim focused on advising us about what could make or break a marriage. The atmoshere was relaxed and humorous
For our ceremony, Monsignor Jim gave us a list of passages from which to choose. Although we've previewed the passages, Msgr Jim's delivery at our wedding was amazing. He made everything he said truly meaningful and his message of staying in love resonated with us and our guests. He made us laugh and cry. We could not have picked a better celebrant. Thank you for a wonderful celebration, Msgr Jim!
Hazel and Ken 5/13/2016 Read less
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