Around the Diocese

Friday, Oct. 13, 2017

Protestant Reformation Series — Wednesday, Oct. 18, 7 p.m. Pastor Jerrod Lowry will lead a discussion on “Calvin’s Experience: Reformed and Always Reforming” at the Community of Grace Presbyterian Church, 2015 E. Newcastle Way, Sandy. Free and open to the public.

Discernment Weekend — Oct. 19-22. The Franciscan Friars of Atonement are hosting a weekend at Graymoor, N.Y., for young men and women seeking to discern their vocations. For information, call 845-424-3671 ext. 2111 or email

Cardinal Bechara Boutros al-Rahi Visit — Friday, Oct. 20, beginning with a Divine Liturgy at 6 p.m., a celebration will be held in honor of the visit of Cardinal Bechara Boutros al-Rahi, Patriarch of the Maronite Catholic Church, to Salt Lake City. For tickets, contact Kristin Mason, 801-599-6862 or

Dinner and Game Night — Friday, Oct. 20, dinner at 6 p.m., games start at 6:45 p.m. at Saint Thomas More Parish, 3015 E. Creek Road, Sandy. Cost: $14.

Organ Fest X —Friday, Oct. 20, 8 p.m. in the Cathedral of the Madeleine, 309 E. South Temple, SLC. Featuring the five organists from the Salt Lake Tabernacle as well as the organist at the Cathedral of the Madeleine, Gabriele Terrone. Free and open to the public. Since the festival began in 2008, the same five organists from the Tabernacle have performed, but with anticipated retirements, this will be the final year to feature these performers.


Our Lady of Fatima Talk — Saturday, Oct. 21, noon - 3 p.m. in the St. Marguerite Catholic Church parish hall, 15 S. 7th St., Tooele. Guest speaker Terry Barber from Immaculate Heart Radio will speak on “Living the Fatima Message” and “How to Share Your Faith with Anyone.” The talk is free; however, a collection will be taken. To reserve a seat, call Fr. Kenneth Vialpando, 801-556-4731.

Not Quite Halloween Fundraiser — Saturday, Oct. 21, 6-9 p.m. at St. Thomas More Catholic Church, 3015 E. Creek Road, Sandy. This will be a sit-down dinner with prime rib or salmon. A live auction will be included; black tie is optional. Tickets are $60/pp. After Oct. 13, tickets will be $70/pp. Includes a concert by Melinda Kirigin-Voss. For information, contact Ray: 801-430-8762 or

Liturgical Musician Workshop — Saturday, Oct. 21, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church, 300 East 11800 South, Draper. Facilitated by Barbara Guenther, pastoral associate for Liturgy and Music at Our Lady of the Most Holy Rosary Parish in Albuquerque, N.M. Cost: $25, includes materials and lunch. Registration required; contact Trisha Norcross in the Office of Liturgy, 801-328-8641 ext. 323. Deadline: Oct. 16.

El Señor de los Milagros — A bilingual Mass and procession honoring El Señor de los Milagros (the Lord of the Miracles) will be held Saturday, Oct. 21, 12:30 p.m. at Saints Peter and Paul Parish, 3560 West 3650 South, West Valley City.

CCS Humanitarian Awards Dinner — Wednesday, Oct. 25, beginning with a 6 p.m. social hour at the Little America Hotel, 500 S. Main, SLC. Tickets: $175. For information, visit

Book Fair — Wednesday, Oct. 25 to Friday, Oct. 27. Hours: Wednesday, 3:15-4:30 p.m.; Thursday and Friday, 8:30 a.m.-8:30 p.m. In the St. Vincent de Paul School library, 1385 Spring Lane, SLC.

Protestant Reformation Series — Wednesday, Oct. 25, 7 p.m. The Rev. Canon Mary June Nestler will discuss “The English Reformation” at St James Episcopal Church, 7486 Union Park Ave., Midvale. Free and open to the public.

Godspell — presented by the Juan Diego CHS Theater. Oct. 26-8 at 7 p.m. and Oct. 29 at 2 p.m. in the school auditorium, 300 East 11800 South, Draper. Students: $5; adults, $8; JDCHS alum: free.

Solemnity of All Saints — Wednesday, Nov. 1, is a holy day of obligation. Mass will be celebrated at noon at Mt. Calvary Catholic Cemetery, 275 U St., SLC. Check your parish for Mass times.

Protestant Reformation Series —Wednesday, Nov. 1, 7 p.m. The Rev. Dr. C. Dennis Shaw will discuss “A Methodist Renewal” at the Hilltop United Methodist Church, 985 East 10600 South, Sandy. Free and open to the public.

Festive Follies Boutique & Food Fest — Friday and Saturday, Nov. 3-4, 10 a.m. – 8 p.m.; Sunday, Nov. 5, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. at St. James the Just Catholic Church, 495 N. Harrison Blvd., Ogden.  

Protestant Reformation Series — Wednesday, Nov. 8, 7 p.m. Deacon Scott Dodge will lead a discussion, “What the Catholic Church Learned from the Protestant Reformation” at Blessed Sacrament Parish, 9757 South 1700 East, Sandy. Free and open to the public.

Film Screening — the documentary “Open Bethlehem” by Leila Sansour will be screened Nov. 9 in the Juan Diego CHS main auditorium, 300 East 11800 South, Draper. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. The movie starts at 6:30 p.m., followed by a Q&A with the director and a reception.

Catechist Certification — Basic level, video-assisted training for the formation and enrichment of catechists in parish and Catholic school settings. Requires 36 hours for certification, which is valid for three years. Classes are every other Saturday from Oct. 21 to May 26, 9-11 a.m. at Holy Family Parish, 1100 East 5550 South, Ogden. Online classes available. To register or for information, visit or contact Mike and Nelda Troyer, 801-774-9817 or

Xavier Society for the Blind — is a library that provides spiritual and religious reading materials in the Catholic tradition in braille and audio to the blind and visually impaired. All services are provided at no charge. For information, visit, e-mail at or call 212-473-7800.

Volunteers Needed — St. Joseph Villa Nursing Home, 451 Bishop Federal Lane, SLC, is looking for volunteers to assist with resident games on Thursdays, 10-11 a.m. For information and to sign up, contact Morgan Lomeli at 385-775-5284.

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