St. Charles Borromeo Parish

The 75th Anniversary
Spring Gala Was Fantastic!

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The Saint Charles 75th Anniversary Spring Gala Dinner and Dance was a wonderful and memorable experience! We sincerely thank the nearly 450 parishioners and friends who attended!

We also are incredibly thankful to everyone who placed a donation to this event and volunteered their time and efforts. Your generosity helped make this event happen and allowed us to provide the opportunity for everyone to participate.

Stay tuned; there is much more to come as we joyfully celebrate our wonderful Diamond Jubilee Anniversary (1947-2022)! Please share your memories on our Facebook page with the hashtags #SCB75th and #stcharleskc.




Garage Sale Is June 14-18

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The “REALLY BIG” Saint Charles annual Garage Sale runs from June 14 to 18. The sale will offer Early Bird specials for parishioners, school families, donors, and alumni from 5-8 pm on June 14. There will also be a free meal (served by Team Rebuilt) at 4:30 pm. View the flyer here.
The remaining sale times will be June 15, 16, and 17 (8 am-6 pm) and June 18 (8 am-2 pm), which will feature Fill A Bag for $2.00.
Donations are being accepted now and can be dropped off every Friday (3- 6 pm) and Saturday (9 am-12 pm). Donations will also be taken on June 12 (12-6 pm), June 13 (9 am-6 pm), and June 14 (9 am-5 pm). Questions? Contact Cynthia Tomes at (816) 805-9189 or [email protected].


Please Pray For Dobbs Now

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In the U.S., abortion takes almost one million unborn children each year. The current U.S. Supreme Court Case, Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health, could change that.

To learn more or how your parish, school, organization, or family can join thousands of other faithful voices between now and June 2022, please visit www.prayfordobbs.com or www.respectlifekcsj.org.





Diocese Golden Wedding Anniversary

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The Diocese Golden Wedding Anniversary Mass will be celebrated at the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception, Sunday, September 25, 2022, at the 9:00 and 11:00 am Masses. Bishop James Johnston will preside at each mass honoring the Golden Wedding couples. A card and gift will be presented to each couple. The event is for couples and their immediate family and includes those couples whose 50th Wedding Anniversary falls between January 1, 2022, and December 31, 2022.

All Saint Charles encourages eligible couples to contact the Parish Office with their names, home mailing address, and preferred mass time as soon as possible. You may also email this to Sarah at [email protected]. The deadline for the Diocese to receive your information is September 1.

A light reception will be held between each Masse at the Cathedral. No shuttles will be provided. Parking attendants will be directing guests to free parking spaces close to the Cathedral when the parking lot is full

If you are physically unable to attend but would like to be honored, please still submit your information and you will receive a congratulatory letter and gift in the mail.









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