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Historic images of St. Charles Borromeo Catholic Church hyperlinked to a page that details the progress of the capital campaign

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

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St. Charles Borromeo Catholic Church features spectacular stained glass windows like this one depicting the King and Queen of the Angels, Jesus Christ and Mary, His mother.

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