St. Charles Borromeo Parish

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The 2021 St Charles Borromeo Parish Garage Sale happens this week. Proceeds benefit Borromeo Academy. Last year the event raised $30,000!

The indoor/outdoor event happens: June 16, 17 & 18 (8 am to 5 pm), and June 19 (8 am to 2 pm - $2.00 Bag Day). Please help us get the word out. Post the flyer link on social media, email, web, etc.: http://bit.ly/2021SCBGarageSaleFlyer

Join us for the FREE PRE-SALE PICNIC June 15 (4-5:30 pm) featuring hot dogs, hamburgers, chips, and ice cream served by Team Rebuilt. Doors open at 5 pm for the Early Bird Sale Specials offered to parishioners, alumni, school families and donors.

Questions? Contact Cynthia Tomes at (816) 805-9189 or [email protected].


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Join us for our special Father’s Day Mass, presented June 19th at 4 pm on our YouTube channel. This mass will feature guests Mary Ann Caffrey (Pianist), Jennifer Clevenger (Violinist), Sarah McEnerney (Cantor), and Larry Moore (Lector). Father Don Farnan will be our Celebrant.

Father’s Day Mass will be available to view throughout the weekend. You can access the mass at https://www.youtube.com/stcharlesborromeoparishkansascity.



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In accordance with CDC and Diocesan guidelines, COVID regulations at St. Charles Borromeo have changed:

  • If you have been vaccinated, you are welcome to be mask-free while in the Church.

  • If you have not been vaccinated, we ask that you please wear a mask.

  • Any parishioners, elderly, vulnerable or otherwise, are more than welcome to continue wearing masks.

  • We will discontinue social distancing in the sanctuary starting Memorial Day Weekend.

  • There will be a designated area on the west side of the sanctuary where chairs will continue to be set for social distancing, for those that are more comfortable in a socially distanced and masked environment.

Thank you for your cooperation and understanding in following these guidelines, especially for the past 14 months. We are excited to be moving back to normal.


2021 Borromeo Academy Graduates Photo Congratulations to our 2021 Borromeo Academy graduates! We are extremely proud of all of them and wish them the very best! Learn more about Borromeo Academy.





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