© 2016 St. Charles Borromeo Catholic Parish.  All rights reserved.

Prayer and Worship

Mass Schedule

Current mass schedule plus Reconciliation schedule

Bulletins / Homilies

Bulletins and Homilies

Prayer and Worship Commission

This Commission guides the liturgical celebrations in the parish and coordinates the efforts to support the liturgical and prayerful life at St. Charles. All commissions meet on the third Wednesday of the months of September, November, January, March, and May. “Common Leadership” begins with prayer in church at 6:30 pm.   Following the prayer service, the commissions meet individually for 60 to 90 minutes. The requirement for all Prayer and Worship Ministries (except for the Children’s Choir and Children’s Handbell Choir) is to be a baptized, moral Catholic and a member of the parish. For more information, please contact, Elizabeth Biermann, 281-8115 ext. 28 Go to top

Eucharistic Adoration

Eucharistic Adoration helps us develop a deeper love for the Eucharist and engages us in a powerful experience of prayer for an increase in priestly vocations and evangelization. Whether you have five minutes or an hour to spend in the presence of the Blessed Sacrament, you are welcome and encouraged to participate in this beautiful, grace-filled practice.   See SCB Parish Bulletins for current dates and times;  Bulletins Go to top

Liturgical Ministries

Altar Servers Servers assist the priest and deacon in providing the worshippers with a meaningful experience. Time: Mandatory attendance at yearly training session. Servers usually scheduled to serve one Mass per month. Are required to be present 15 minutes before Mass. Open to all youth, male and female, in 4th grade and older and adults. This ministry includes serving at liturgies for weekend and weekday Masses, Holy Days, Stations of the Cross, evening prayer, benedictions, and funerals. Appropriate dress is required. Art and Environment Help decorate the Church for different Liturgical seasons Time: Approximately 4 times a year, based on the liturgical cycles. During Lent/ Easter and Advent/Christmas, about 4-6 hours may be required. Meeting time varies. No special skills required. All parish members and junior and senior high school students are welcome. Eucharistic Ministers for Mass Extraordinary Ministers of Holy Communion distribute the Body and Blood of Christ at Communion during Mass. Anyone who is of high school age or older, has been Confirmed and a member of the community in good standing with the Church is welcome to serve. Appropriate dress is required. Training sessions occur by request after a weekend liturgy. Medallions, found in back of church, are worn to distinguish parishioners as Eucharistic Ministers. Lectors A lector proclaims the Word of God at worship. Time: Scheduled once per month. Lectors are required to be present 15 minutes prior to Mass, and are required to get their own substitutes. There are no regularly scheduled meetings. However, there are rehearsals for special liturgies from Palm Sunday through Easter Vigil. Adults and high school students who have been Confirmed are invited to participate in this ministry.  Good public speaking voice and ability to read well in public. Appropriate dress is required. Ministers of Hospitality Consists of men, women, and youth willing to welcome and greet parishioners, assist worshippers in need, assist in offering of gifts, and help prepare worship space for the next service. Time: Approximately once or twice a month. Required to be present 30 minutes prior to Mass. Ministers must get their own substitutes if they cannot minister when scheduled. Training and formation required. Willing to provide a warm and welcoming environment as parishioners gather for worship. Appropriate dress is required. Ministers may be required to assist worshippers in wheelchairs and must be willing to assist in case of medical emergency. CPR training is offered. For more information, contact Elizabeth Biermann, 281-8115 ext. 28 Go to top

Music Ministries

Adult Choir Enhance the liturgy through prayerful reflection in song, singing from Sept. to June. Time: Rehearsals, once a week, 6:30–8:00 pm on Tuesdays. Members are required to be present 30 minutes prior to Mass. The adult choir also participates in occasional liturgies, special feasts, and seasonal concerts. All parish members and high school students are welcome. Ability to read music helpful, but not required. Adult Handbell Choir Assist the community in worship through the artistry of bell ringing. Time: Rehearse Thursdays, 6:00-7:30 pm September through Pentecost. Members are required to be present 45 minutes prior to Mass, when scheduled. No experience necessary, but ability to read music and count rhythm is helpful.  All parish members and high school students are welcome. Cantor Ministry Proclaim the Word of God through leadership of the Responsorial Psalm and hymn singing. Cantors lead the parish community in worship at all Masses. Time: typically serve once or twice a month Vocal assessment is required.  Ability to read music helpful, but not required. Appropriate dress is required while serving the Lord in this ministry. Children’s Choir Dedicated to excellence in music education and choral singing. Rehearsals once a week. Participation in some weekend Masses, weekly school Masses, special feasts, and seasonal concerts. Time: Tuesdays 4:00-5:00pm  Click here for the schedule. Grades 4-8 with Guardian Permission Forms. Training and direction are provided. Ability to read music helpful, but not required. Children’s  Handbell Choir Open to school year. Participation in some weekend Masses, occasional liturgies, open to students in grades 5-8. No previous handbell experience required. Rehearsals, once a week during special feasts and concerts. Time: Thursdays 4:00-5:00pm  Click here for the schedule. Attendance at all rehearsals is required. Children learn to read music. Resurrection Choir Goal of this group is to provide music to complement and enhance the funeral liturgies and memorial Masses. Time: Need to be present 15 minutes before liturgies. Open to all parishioners. Ability to read music helpful, but not required. Appropriate dress is required. For more information, contact Elizabeth Biermann, 281-8115 ext. 28 Go to top

SCB Resource Links

Catholic Herald Saint of the Day Holy Days of Obligation Today’s Readings Archdiocese of Milwaukee The Vatican (the Holy See)  Collaborating Parish - St. Roman’s Parish  Go to top    
St. Charles Borromeo Catholic Parish  
Parish       School
St. Charles Borromeo Parish
St. Charles Borromeo Parish

Dedicated to Faith, Family and Future...

Dedicated to Faith, Family and Future...

              Saturday    Sunday            Daily    Thursday            Mass 4:00 pm 8:30 am and         7:00 am     8:30 am Reconciliation 3:00-3:45 pm   10:30 am   Monday, Tuesday When school is         (or by appointment)     Wednesday, Friday     in session
School Address: 3100 W. Parnell Ave.                         Milwaukee, WI 53221 Office Hours: M - F 7:00AM - 3:00PM School Office Phone: 414-282-0767 School Office Fax: 414-817-9605 Email: schoolinfo@scbmil.org
Church: 3100 W. Parnell Ave. Milwaukee, WI 53221 Parish Office: 5571 S. Marilyn St. Milwaukee, WI Office Hours: M - F 8:00AM - 4:00PM Parish Office Phone: 414-281-8115 Parish Office Fax: 414-281-8115 Email: info@scbmil.org
St. Charles Borromeo Parish
 © 2016 St. Charles Borromeo Catholic Parish. All rights reserved.

Prayer and Worship

Mass Schedule

Current mass schedule plus Reconciliation schedule

Bulletins / Homilies

Bulletins and Homilies

Prayer and Worship Commission

This Commission guides the liturgical celebrations in the parish and coordinates the efforts to support the liturgical and prayerful life at St. Charles. All commissions meet on the third Wednesday of the months of September, November, January, March, and May. “Common Leadership” begins with prayer in church at 6:30 pm.   Following the prayer service, the commissions meet individually for 60 to 90 minutes. The requirement for all Prayer and Worship Ministries (except for the Children’s Choir and Children’s Handbell Choir) is to be a baptized, moral Catholic and a member of the parish. For more information, please contact, Elizabeth Biermann, 281-8115 ext. 28 Go to top

Eucharistic Adoration

Eucharistic Adoration helps us develop a deeper love for the Eucharist and engages us in a powerful experience of prayer for an increase in priestly vocations and evangelization. Whether you have five minutes or an hour to spend in the presence of the Blessed Sacrament, you are welcome and encouraged to participate in this beautiful, grace-filled practice.   See SCB Parish Bulletins for current dates and times;  Bulletins Go to top

Liturgical Ministries

Altar Servers Servers assist the priest and deacon in providing the worshippers with a meaningful experience. Time: Mandatory attendance at yearly training session. Servers usually scheduled to serve one Mass per month. Are required to be present 15 minutes before Mass. Open to all youth, male and female, in 4th grade and older and adults. This ministry includes serving at liturgies for weekend and weekday Masses, Holy Days, Stations of the Cross, evening prayer, benedictions, and funerals. Appropriate dress is required. Art and Environment Help decorate the Church for different Liturgical seasons Time: Approximately 4 times a year, based on the liturgical cycles. During Lent/ Easter and Advent/Christmas, about 4-6 hours may be required. Meeting time varies. No special skills required. All parish members and junior and senior high school students are welcome. Eucharistic Ministers for Mass Extraordinary Ministers of Holy Communion distribute the Body and Blood of Christ at Communion during Mass. Anyone who is of high school age or older, has been Confirmed and a member of the community in good standing with the Church is welcome to serve. Appropriate dress is required. Training sessions occur by request after a weekend liturgy. Medallions, found in back of church, are worn to distinguish parishioners as Eucharistic Ministers. Lectors A lector proclaims the Word of God at worship. Time: Scheduled once per month. Lectors are required to be present 15 minutes prior to Mass, and are required to get their own substitutes. There are no regularly scheduled meetings. However, there are rehearsals for special liturgies from Palm Sunday through Easter Vigil. Adults and high school students who have been Confirmed are invited to participate in this ministry.  Good public speaking voice and ability to read well in public. Appropriate dress is required. Ministers of Hospitality Consists of men, women, and youth willing to welcome and greet parishioners, assist worshippers in need, assist in offering of gifts, and help prepare worship space for the next service. Time: Approximately once or twice a month. Required to be present 30 minutes prior to Mass. Ministers must get their own substitutes if they cannot minister when scheduled. Training and formation required. Willing to provide a warm and welcoming environment as parishioners gather for worship. Appropriate dress is required. Ministers may be required to assist worshippers in wheelchairs and must be willing to assist in case of medical emergency. CPR training is offered. For more information, contact Elizabeth Biermann, 281-8115 ext. 28 Go to top

Music Ministries

Adult Choir Enhance the liturgy through prayerful reflection in song, singing from Sept. to June. Time: Rehearsals, once a week, 6:30–8:00 pm on Tuesdays. Members are required to be present 30 minutes prior to Mass. The adult choir also participates in occasional liturgies, special feasts, and seasonal concerts. All parish members and high school students are welcome. Ability to read music helpful, but not required. Adult Handbell Choir Assist the community in worship through the artistry of bell ringing. Time: Rehearse Thursdays, 6:00-7:30 pm September through Pentecost. Members are required to be present 45 minutes prior to Mass, when scheduled. No experience necessary, but ability to read music and count rhythm is helpful.  All parish members and high school students are welcome. Cantor Ministry Proclaim the Word of God through leadership of the Responsorial Psalm and hymn singing. Cantors lead the parish community in worship at all Masses. Time: typically serve once or twice a month Vocal assessment is required.  Ability to read music helpful, but not required. Appropriate dress is required while serving the Lord in this ministry. Children’s Choir Dedicated to excellence in music education and choral singing. Rehearsals once a week. Participation in some weekend Masses, weekly school Masses, special feasts, and seasonal concerts. Time: Tuesdays 4:00-5:00pm  Click here for the schedule. Grades 4-8 with Guardian Permission Forms. Training and direction are provided. Ability to read music helpful, but not required. Children’s  Handbell Choir Open to school year. Participation in some weekend Masses, occasional liturgies, open to students in grades 5-8. No previous handbell experience required. Rehearsals, once a week during special feasts and concerts. Time: Thursdays 4:00-5:00pm  Click here for the schedule. Attendance at all rehearsals is required. Children learn to read music. Resurrection Choir Goal of this group is to provide music to complement and enhance the funeral liturgies and memorial Masses. Time: Need to be present 15 minutes before liturgies. Open to all parishioners. Ability to read music helpful, but not required. Appropriate dress is required. For more information, contact Elizabeth Biermann, 281-8115 ext. 28 Go to top

SCB Resource Links

Catholic Herald Saint of the Day Holy Days of Obligation Today’s Readings Archdiocese of Milwaukee The Vatican (the Holy See)  Collaborating Parish - St. Roman’s Parish  Go to top    
Parish       School
Parish Address: 3100 W. Parnell Ave.   Office Hours: M-F 8:00a-4:00p                        Milwaukee, WI 53221   Parish Phone: 414-281-8115 Parish Office:   5571 S. Marilyn St.      Parish Office Fax: 414-281-8115                        Milwaukee, WI 53221   Email:  info@scbmil.org
St. Charles Borromeo Parish
Saturday  Sunday   Daily    Thursday 4:00 pm Reconciliation  8:30 am   7:00 am    8:30 am 3:00-3:45 pm or by appointment  10:30 am   Monday, Tuesday    When school     Wednesday, Friday    is in session