St. Charles Borromeo Parish

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Don’t miss the Saint Charles 75th Anniversary Spring Gala Formal Dinner and Dance on Saturday, April 30. The event will feature Above and Beyond Catering, Award-winning entertainer Devin Henderson, DJ Frank Ancona, Emcee Jon Carpenter (Clay County Commissioner and Borromeo Graduate), and much more. Save the date. Tickets go on sale in February. Questions? Contact Cynthia Tomes at [email protected].


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Help Saint Charles Food Pantry "Tackle Hunger" by donating to the 2022 Souper Bowl (now through February 12). Last year we collected over 30,000 cans of soup to help feed those in need! Don’t miss the special presentations and activities at weekend Masses celebrating this event. View this flyer to learn more.

Bring your can or monetary donations to Mass (or the Parish Food Pantry). You can also make a monetary donation online here. Be sure to join us at the Souper Bowl Parish Soup Supper (February 12 after 4 pm Mass), featuring a variety of tasty soups from area restaurants. Questions? Contact Mark Tomes at [email protected].



Every Gift Matters
You Can Make A Difference!

Father Don extends his sincerest thanks to all Saint Charles Borromeo parishioners and friends who have participated in our Diamond Jubilee Capital Campaign. We have many exciting projects to consider

As we look to our future with a great sense of hope, Father Don reminds us that we would love to have 100% participation in the Campaign. Every gift matters, regardless of the amount. Your gift of love can truly make a difference!

Make your donation now by clicking here.

Make your pledge now by clicking here.

Thank you for joining us in this important endeavor that helps us continue to successfully build our future together and help build God’s kingdom here on earth.



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Part of the Ocean

There’s a story I love about a little wave that bobbed along in the ocean enjoying the fresh air, breeze, sunshine, and rhythm of its existence.  Then one day, it noticed that other waves in front of it were crashing onto the shore.  “My God,” said the wave, “this is terrible.  Look what’s going to […]

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Woke Christians

Henry David Thoreau famously wrote: “The mass of men lead quiet lives of desperation and go to the grave with the song still in them.”  His comment suggests that most of us are asleep (if not dead) inside as we go through our daily motions of unfulfilled encounters at work and home, in relationship with […]

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Year of Listening

The Catholic Church’s Synod on Synodality seems to be vast and varied.  I believe that, above all else, it is a spiritual exercise in listening.  The theologian, Paul Tillich, once stated, “The first act of love is to listen.”  Like a mother who listens to her baby’s breathing, we act in accord with love when […]

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