Bio/Contacts
1817 First Street
Bethlehem, PA 18020
(610) 865-5042
Pastor Bio

Father Robert J. George, M. DIV. Pastor Born in 1967 in Mahanoy City, Schuylkill County. Father Bob attended Mahanoy City Catholic School and Mahanoy Area High School. After graduating high school in 1986 he entered Saint Charles Borromeo Seminary, Philadelphia. He was ordained a priest by Bishop Thomas J. Welsh on June 3, 1995.

Father Bob served the people of the Diocese of Allentown as assistant pastor at Saint Ann, Emmaus(1995-1997); Cathedral of Saint Catharine of Siena, Allentown(1997-2001); Saint Ignatius, Sinking Spring(2001-2003). In 2003 he was asked to be the Director of Spiritual Activities for Notre Dame High School, Easton. A position he held until 2014. In 2008, he was appointed pastor of Sacred Heart. During his years as a priest he also had several secondary assistments, which included; Lehigh County director of CYO, chaplain to the Third Order of Saint Francis Teaching Sisters(2003-2008); part-time faculty Desales University and other Diocesan committees.

Staff E-mails

Father Robert J. George
sacredheartbethlehem@gmail.com

Deacon Hugh Carlin
hugh@thecarlins.net

Joanne Witcoskie, Parish Secretary
sacredheartrectory1936@gmail.com

Patrick Sandt, Music Directory
sacredheartmusicministry@gmail.com

Karen Danato and Patrick Sandt Co-directors Religious Education
donatokaren@yahoo.com

Sr. Meg Cole, S.S.J., Safe Environment Coordinator
610-332-0442 Ext. 2019

Wendy S. Krisak, Victim Assistance Coordinator  
Direct Line (NOT CONFIDENTIAL) 1-800-791-9209

Danielle Duddy, Bookkeeper