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Saturday Vigil: 5:00 p.m. (English at SCB) and 7:00 p.m. (Spanish at OLF)
Sunday: 7:30 & 10:00 a.m (English) and Noon (Spanish)
Monday–Friday 6:45 a.m.
Saturday: 8:00 a.m.


Monday: 6:30–7:00 p.m.
Saturday: 8:30–9:00 a.m. & 4:00–4:45 p.m. 

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Contact the Parish Office at 215-638-3625 to arrange a pastoral visit for the sick.
For after-hours ministry to the dying and in an emergency, call 215-638-3650.



Message from the Pastor

  • Dear Friends in Christ, - I am writing to invite you to participate in the parish Stewardship Appeal, an annual tradition in our parish and throughout the Archdiocese. St. Charles is grateful for your past generosity and counts on your participation for the ongoing spiritual and financial well-being of the parish. The importance of this appeal is twofold. Through the gathering of census information and feedback from our parish community, we can tailor our programs and ministries to best serve the needs of our parish. Any suggestions for the improved pastoral care of the parish will be read by me personally and brought to the… … Continue Reading…
  • Queridos amigos en Cristo: - Les escribo para invitarlos a participar en la Campaña de Apelación de la parroquia, una tradición anual en nuestra parroquia y en toda la Arquidiócesis. San Carlos está agradecido por su generosidad anterior y cuenta con su participación para el continuo bienestar espiritual y financiero de la parroquia. La importancia de esta apelación es doble. Mediante la recopilación de información del censo y comentarios de nuestra comunidad parroquial, podemos adaptar nuestros programas y ministerios para satisfacer mejor las necesidades de nuestra parroquia. Cualquier sugerencia para mejorar el cuidado pastoral de la parroquia será leída personalmente por mí y llevada a… … Continue Reading…

Fr. Forlano

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News & Updates

Candles blessed at Candlemas for the Feast of the Presentation of the Lord

Candles blessed at Candlemas for the Feast of the Presentation of the Lord are available for a suggested donation of $3 for a box of two candles.  Candles are available…

Clearance Sale! / ¡Venta de Liquidación!

The Religious Goods store located in the Our Lady of Guadalupe Chapel is closing. All items will be sold at deep discounts, for a “best offer”, or given away for…

“La Virgen Peregrina”

La imagen de la Virgen de Guadalupe está viajando por los hogares de la comunidad. Es una oportunidad maravillosa para acercarnos a ella en familia. Para registrar su familia por…

You are called to Holiness Conference and Day of Recollection

Please join us for the You Are Called to Holiness Conference and Day of Recollection at the Cathedral Basilica of SS. Peter and Paul. Registration starts at 8 am, and…

Saint Charles Borromeo Parish Financial Report – November 2019

On behalf of our pastor, Fr. Forlano, the finance committee of St. Charles Borromeo Parish would like to update the parishioners on the financial status of our Parish. It is…

Reporte Financiero de la Parroquia San Carlos Borromeo – Noviembre 2019

En nombre de nuestro pastor, P. Forlano, el comité de finanzas de la parroquia San Carlos Borromeo desea informar a los feligreses sobre el estado financiero de nuestra parroquia. Nuestra…

School Transfer Grants

Tuition Grants Available to New Students to St. Charles Borromeo School

You Have Something to Offer . . . and our Faith Formation students need you!

We are looking for volunteers to help with our Faith Formation classes. There is a need for teachers, aides and support staff. Please open this post for additional information.

Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament

Could you not keep watch with me for one hour? (cf Mt. 26:40). Our Lord invites us to spend time with him. Please open this post for additional information regarding adoration opportunities.

Legion of Mary

We invite you to investigate the Legion of Mary Apostolate. Come to our meeting Tuesday night at 6:00 PM in the Saint Charles Rectory. Find out if Our Lord and His Blessed Mother may be calling you to a closer relationship. There is a three month probationary period before you make any decision. Call Beth for information at 215-638-7543 and leave a message.

Miraculous Medal Novena

Starting Saturday, January 5, 2019, the Novena Prayers to Our Lady of the Miraculous Medal will take place on Saturday mornings following the 8:00 AM Mass. The Sacrament of Reconciliation…

Help for the Needy

Containers are at the doors of the church for donations of nonperishable items. Please contact the Parish Office if you’re in need.

Feed the Hungry

Make your best casserole the third Tuesday of each month for Saint John’s Hospice!

Lunch Monitors at School Needed

Lunch Monitors are needed for a few grades this school year. *Must have proper clearances on file* Please consider donating a few hours of your time during the hours of…


Prayers for the Sick and the Deceased

We ask that you keep in mind all our sick friends from our parish in need of our prayers, especially Edward Brous, Gloria Coverdale, Mark Bergmaier, Ava Reeves, Alice Vasy, Frank Huber, Owen McGovern, Katie Grafton, Dick Bolinski, and Dottie Dunosky.

We also pray that those who have died will dwell forever in the Kingdom of heaven, especially, Thomas Gabriele and Sr. Loretta William Fitzpatrick, IHM.

Please Note: We will keep the names of the sick in the church bulletin for 4 weeks.  To add a name to the sick list, please call the Parish Office (215-638-3625) or email Mary Salmon (

This is the way we can easily overcome the countless difficulties we have to face day after day, which, after all, are part of our work: in meditation we find the strength to bring Christ. – St. Charles Borromeo

Adoration at Our Lady of Fatima Chapel

Daily: 6:00 AM – 9:00 PM
2913 Street Rd, Bensalem, PA 19020

Please consider getting closer to Jesus and helping the Adoration Chapel as a regular or substitute Adorer.

If you need anything, contact Dot Kochis at 215-639-5106.

During inclement weather, always check the website for announcements of the closing and reopening of the Chapel.


If we wish to make any progress in the service of God we must begin every day of our life with new eagerness. We must keep ourselves in the presence of God as much as possible and have no other view or end in all our actions but the divine honor. — St. Charles Borromeo 

St. Charles Borromeo,
our holy and fascinating patron,
pray for us!


Let’s pray for each other!


St. Charles Borromeo’s loving Roman Catholic community welcomes you to the parish. Please register with us so that we can provide you with care and help.



We humbly thank you for your continued support of the Church and the parish.

Parish Life

Liturgy & Prayer

  • Altar Servers
  • Altar Society
  • Extraordinary Ministers of Holy Communion
  • Holy Rosary Society
  • Hospitality Guild
  • Lectors
  • Legion of Mary
  • Miraculous Medal Novena
  • Music Ministry
  • Ushers


  • Bingo
  • Blood Drive
  • Boy Scouts
  • CYO
  • Feed the Hungry
  • Food Pantry
  • Fútbol (Soccer)
  • Home & School Association
  • Parish Events
  • Pro-Life Group
  • Special Needs Basketball
  • Women’s Club


2913 Street Rd, Bensalem, PA 19020

The Center, a collaborative project of Catholic Social Services of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia and St. Mary Medical Center, serves the Latino and immigrant communities with many helpful resources.

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