St. Charles Parish

Faith, Community, Service

  • Welcome to St. Charles Church!

    People of Faith, Community, & Service, centered in Jesus, we celebrate and worship through Roman Catholic traditions. As a community we welcome all cultures of God's people. We serve God's people through outreach and social justice.

News from St. Charles Church

  • Scripture for Today's                              Liturgy of the Word

    To read or hear the Bible readings for today's liturgy, click Today's Readings

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  • Light is On Sacrament of Reconciliation

    Wednesday Nights: December 11 and 18, 6:30 PM -7:30 PM

    Saturday Afternoons, 3:30 – 4:00 PM

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  • Diaconate Formation The Office of Formation for the Permanent Diaconate invites men considering serving the Church as Permanent Deacons to attend an informational evening session, which includes a discussion of the ministry of the Deacon in the Church, the Formation program, and the application process.

    Who should attend?  Men between the ages of 30 and 60 are invited to the evening; married applicants must be married at least five years and wives are encouraged to attend.

    Informal Evenings - Wednesdays in January 2020 - 7:00-8:30 PM

    • January 8, St. Isabella Church 1 Trinity Way, San Rafael
    • January 15, St. Timothy Church 1515 Dolan Avenue, San Mateo
    • January 22, Archdiocese Chancery, One Peter Yourke Way, San Francisco

     Questions? Contact the Diaconate Formation Office at 415-614-553,  or  or

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  • Simbang Gabi  Simbáng Gabi (Filipino for "Night Mass") is a devotional nine-day series of Masses originating in the Filipino culture in anticipation of Christmas and to honor the Blessed Virgin Mary. In our local area, the nightly celebrations are shared among the parishes as listed on the schedule below:

    Simbáng Gabi 2019

    • December 15, Sunday 5:00 PM, St. Pius Church
    • December 16, Monday, 7:00 PM, Church of the Nativity
    • December 17, Tuesday, 7:00 PM, St. Matthias Church
    • December 18, Wednesday, 7:00 PM, Vallombrosa Chapel
    • December 19, Thursday, 7:00 PM, Vallombrosa Chapel
    • December 20, Friday, 5:00 PM, St. Raymond Church
    • December 21, Satruday, 5:00 PM, Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church
    • December 22, Sunday, 5:00 PM, St. Charles Church
    • December 23, Monday, 7:00 PM, St. Denis Church
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  •  senior lunch All registered parishioners 60 years+ are cordially invited to our monthly luncheon held on the first Wednesday of each month at noon in Borromeo Hall . Caregivers are welcome. Doors will open at 11:45am. To RSVP or to request transportation contact Kathy at or 591-7349 ext. 402. Reservations must be received by noon on the Monday prior to the luncheon.

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Funeral Services

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    Blessed are those who die in the Lord; let them rest from their labors for their good deeds go with them.  

    (Revelation 14:13)

  • Morning Prayer Service   Increase your prayer life!  Parish Center Chapel at 6:30 AM.  We begin each day with the Psalms and the daily Scripture readings, a reflection, and prayers of the faithful. Each morning we lift our voices in prayer to start the day—please join us; you'll be glad you did!

  •   In prayer we connect with God through the Spirit. There are several locations at St. Charles that provide a prayerful environment, formalized prayer, or contemplative silence:

    Parish Chapel, Blessed Mary's Grotto, Blessed Sacrament Chapel, Church

    Connect to Sacred Spaces for a view to your prayer life.

    Sacred Spaces at St. Charles


  • Christmas TImes

    St. Charles Church

    Christmas Eve, December 24, 3:00 PM Family Mass, 5:00 & 10:00 PM

    Christmas Day, December 25, 8:30 & 11:00 AM 

    (no 5:00 PM Mass)

    St. Matthias Church 1685 Cordilleras Road, Redwood City

    Christmas Eve, December 24, 4:30 PM Christmas Pageant, Mass at 5:00 & 9:00 PM 

    Christmas Day, December 25, 10:00 AM

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Mass Times

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    Saturday Evening Vigil, 5:00 PM

    Sunday, 8:30 AM, 11:00 AM, 5:00 PM

    Weekdays, Monday-Friday 8:30 AM, Fridays 6:30 AM

    Saturday, 8:30 AM

    St. Matthias Church1685 Cordilleras Road, Redwood City 

    Saturday Evening Vigil, 5:00 PM

    Sunday, 8:00 AM, 10:30 AM

    Weekdays, Tuesday & Thursday 5:30 PM

  •  Martha & Mary Ministries  Martha Mary

    Martha and Mary Ministries offer hospitality, service, prayer, presence, understanding, and attentiveness to the needs of others in our parish community.

    Opportunities to volunteer include

    • Eucharistic Ministry to the sick/homebound
    • Meals for the sick/homebound
    • Driving parishioners to Mass, errands, or appointments
    • Prayer Shawl Ministry
    • Senior Lunch
    • Caring Hands Reception Ministry, before and/or after a Funeral or Memorial Mass

    Activities are both service and prayer-oriented and can be shared among several people. If you are interested in learning more, click Ministry to the Sick, Elderly, and HomeboundTo volunteer for any of these ministries, contact Kathy Fagliano at

    If you are interested in assisting with Consolation Ministries, or to plan/prepare a Funeral or Memorial MassClick Here to contact Kathy Fagliano.

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