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


Monday: 6:30–7:00 PM
Saturday: 8:30–9:00 AM & 4:00–4:45 PM


Sunday September 15, 2019
11:00 a.m. at St. Charles Borromeo School Cafeteria

E-mail the Parish Office

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, - At the wedding feast of Cana, Mary, the mother of Jesus, recognized a need of those gathered at a communal celebration and brought that need to Jesus. Through her intercession, the wedding couple and their family were not only saved from an embarrassing situation - running out of wine that would have shown a lack of hospitality, but through this surprising gesture, “Jesus revealed his glory and his disciples began to believe in him.” At the pastoral council meeting this past week, we spoke about the needs of the parish community that gather here on the weekends and thought about… … Continue Reading…

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News & Updates

School Registration

St. Charles Borromeo School is accepting students for the 2019-2020 school year for grades Pre-K 3, Pre-K 4,
Kindergarten to Grade 8. Please open this post for additional information regarding tuition grants available to new students at our school.

Faith Formation Registration

Faith Formation registration has opened to students.  Please open this post for more information regarding the registration process.

St. Charles Women’s Club Trips

Sight and Sound Theatre, Lancaster: Queen Esther, 4/21/20
Cost is $130.00 per person. Please call Barbara (215-639-9486), Pat (215-639-0924) or Rita (267-722-8348).

Camilla Hall Fall Festival

There will be a bus trip to Camilla Hall for their Oktoberfest on Saturday, October 5, from 9 AM to 4 PM. The bus fee $15.00 per person and will leave from OLF parking lot. Please call Barbara (215-639-9486) or Rita (267-722-8348).

Weekend Sacristans Wanted

St. Charles is seeking to hire several part-time sacristans to assist with preparations for weekend liturgies and to ensure a welcoming environment for all who come into the church. Please open this post for additional information.

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.


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 Mary Walsh, Barbara Kennedy, Brian Griffin, Edward Brous, Frank Kelly, Baby Joseph John Nolan, Thomas Gabriele, Gloria Coverdale, Mark Bergmaier, Ava Reeves, Alice Vasy, and Frank Huber.

We also pray that those who have died will dwell forever in the Kingdom of heaven, especially, Sister Rose Immaculate McHale, IHM, Timothy McGuire, Richard J. (Rick) Fluehr, Jr.

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
  • 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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