Mass Times

Photo of chalices on the altar at St. Charles Borromeo Catholic Church, Peru, Indiana.

Lord’s Day Masses: Saturday — 5 p.m. and Sunday — 9 a.m. First Saturday Mass 9 a.m. Confession: Saturday 3:45 — 4:45 p.m. or by appointment Advent Penance Service, Wednesday, December 13 – 7 p.m. Christmas Masses: Sunday, December 24  – 7 p.m…. Read More


Mission Statement

Know God plaque symbolizes part of the Mission Statement of St. Charles Borromeo parish

The mission of the faith family of St. Charles Borromeo Parish is to proclaim the Kingdom of God, to praise the name of Jesus and follow Him by loving God and our neighbor.

Our History

High Altar and Sanctuary of St. Charles Borromeo Catholic Church. The parish is among the oldest in Indiana.

When the town of Peru was plotted, lots were reserved for the churches likely to need them. The Catholics were the first to build and erected the first church in 1835. It was a frame building 20×40 feet… Read More