St. Charles Borromeo Parish

St. Charles Capital Campaign Volunteer Organization Meeting Promo ImageJoin Us At the St. Charles Capital Campaign Volunteer Organization Meeting on Sept. 16 (7 pm) in Borromeo Hall. When you join a volunteer team you will be a decision-maker, a creative thinker, a parish leader. We need your help to tailor our campaign to the unique personality of our parish. Learn more here. 


Saint Charles Borromeo Capital Campaign Update ImageDon't miss the latest Saint Charles Capital Campaign update from Father Don. View his recent newsletter message here. You can also download the message here. Questions? Please contact the parish office at (816) 436-0880 or [email protected].


   St. Charles Borromeo Flu Vaccination Clinic Promo Image Onsite flu vaccinations will be available on Sept. 24 (9:30-10:30 am) in Borromeo Hall. Stay healthy and take advantage of this opportunity. The single best way to prevent the flu is to get vaccinated.

You must first sign up online as soon as possible here. The registration code is DKCSJ. Please bring your consent form (available on the event signup page) and your insurance card with you.

Detailed sign up instructions can be viewed here. Questions? Contact Lane Lucas at (816) 436-0880 or [email protected].


St. Charles Borromeo 75th Anniversary Events Promo Image

We have some exciting events coming your way in celebration of our 75th Anniversary. Stay tuned for further details. Questions? Contact Lane Lucas at (816) 436-0880 or [email protected].


Father Don Farnan Blog Web Promo Image

Pastoral, Not Political

Pope Francis recently commented that church leaders should be pastors not politicians (when facing hot topic issues).  On other occasions, he has reminded Catholics that we, like Jesus, are to engage in society, i.e., to be political.  It is a balance that is difficult for some of us to establish and maintain. To be pastoral […]

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Next Chapters

Modern Ignatian Spirituality offers programs to assist people facing the next chapters of their life.  Participants willingly grapple with what God is calling them to do in their next phase of earthly existence.  It is particularly relevant for retirees.  A hundred years ago, life expectancy was around fifty years and very few people—less than one […]

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The Day America Got Blindsided

A decade ago, columnist David O’Brien wrote: “American individualism is real, and it is good.  When their lives were on the line, many endangered Americans thought not of themselves but of others.  Evil is real; sin is real; humanity is limited, but love is not.  On 9/11, the United States of America was tested, and, […]

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