Around the Diocese

Friday, Mar. 09, 2018

Understanding Holy Week — Monday, March 12, 7 p.m. at St. Vincent de Paul Parish, 1375 E. Spring Lane, SLC. Ruth Dillon, director of the diocesan Office of Liturgy, will present the Msgr. Benvegnu lecture “Understanding Holy Week,” which is designed to help parishioners prepare to celebrate the Triduum. Free and open to the public.
Lenten Tuesdays — focusing on Bishop Robert Barron’s Catholicism series, with study guide and discussion. 10-11:30 a.m. in St. George Parish’s Scanlan Building. The March 13 session will be “Word Made Flesh, True Bread of Heaven:  The Mystery of the Liturgy and the Eucharist.” For information, contact Billie Richardson, 801-971-5478. Free.
St. Patrick’s Day Social — for the 49ers club of St. Ambrose Parish. Wednesday, March 14, at the parish social hall, 1975 South 2300 East, SLC. Bring raffle items for fundraising activities. Social at 1:30 p.m., lunch at 2 p.m. Cost: $14 for the catered corned beef and cabbage luncheon. For information, call Rosalie Mirabelli, 801-485-4548; for reservations, call Maxine Giovacchini, 801-582-2282. 

Memorial Mass for Msgr. Bonnell — Wednesday, March 14, 10 a.m. at St. Rose of Lima Parish, 210 S. Chapel St., Layton.
Author Presentation — Charlie Quimby, author of Inhabited, will speak about his novel and his experiences working with poor and marginalized people. Thursday, March 15, 7 p.m. at St. Joseph Catholic High School, 1790 Lake St., Ogden. Sponsored by the Aquinas Institute of St Joseph Catholic Schools.

Fish Fry — Friday, March 16, at St. Thomas More Catholic Church, 3015 E. Creek Road, Sandy. Dinner served from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.  Cost: Adults/$9; age 12 to 3/$6; age 2 and under free. Sponsored by the parish’s Knights of Columbus Council 11479.
Terry Barber Presentation — Saturday, March 17, 1-4 p.m. At St. Francis Xavier Parish, 4501 West 5215 South, Kearns. Cost: $15; proceeds will be donated to the Carmelite monastery in Salt Lake City. For tickets, visit

Healing Mass — Saturday, March 17, 8-11 a.m. at St. George Catholic Church, 259 West 200 North, St. George. Fr. Arokia Dass David will be the celebrant.

Lenten Spiritual Retreat — for the Deaf and hard of hearing, with Fr. Paul Ziirimenya, who is Deaf, from Los Angeles, Calif. Saturday, March 17, 8:30 a.m. – 4 p.m. in St. Vincent de Paul Parish’s Benvegnu Center, 1375 E. Spring Lane, SLC. Two sessions reflecting on the “A Journey through the Desert,” with breakfast and lunch and closing with Mass. Contact Mindi Allen

Leprechaun Lope — Saturday, March 17, 8:30 a.m. at the State Capitol, 350 N. State St., SLC. 29th Annual Leprechaun Lope (10K, 5K and 2-mile fun run) benefiting Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic School. For information, visit; register online at
Founders’ Day Concert — Sunday, March 18, 8 p.m. in the Cathedral of the Madeleine, 309 E. South Temple, SLC. Presented by the Choir of the Cathedral of the Madeleine. Free and open to the public.

Sacrament of the Sick — Sunday, March 18, 1 p.m. at Saint Vincent de Paul Catholic Church, 1375 Spring Lane, Salt Lake City. Family members and friends encouraged to attend. For information, call 801.272.9216.

Sacred Music Evening — in conjunction with Interfaith Month. Sunday, March 18, 6 p.m. at the Tabernacle on Temple Square. Free tickets available at Open to the public. For information, visit 

St. Patrick’s Day Corned Beef and Cabbage Dinner — Sunday, March 18, 2-6 p.m. in the Saint Joseph the Worker Parish hall. Tickets are available after all weekend Masses or at the parish office weekdays 8-3 p.m. Cost: $12/adults, $8/children age 6 to 12; children 5 and under are free. For information, contact Lydia Moore, 801-949-8115 or 
Lenten Mission — Monday-Wednesday, March 19-21 at Saint Rose of Lima Parish, 210 S. Chapel St., Layton. Presented by Fr. Richard Gielow, this will be a time of special grace, personal growth and reflection, with a Mass and mission each day at 9 a.m. and again at 7 p.m., with a social afterward for conversation and questions with the presenter. All are invited. 
Lenten Tuesdays — focusing on Bishop Robert Barron’s Catholicism series, with study guide and discussion. 10-11:30 a.m. in St. George Parish’s Scanlan Building. The March 20 session will be “World Without End:  The Last Things.” For information, contact Billie Richardson, 801-971-5478. Free.

School Open House — Tuesday, March 20, 9:30-11:30 a.m. or 1-3 p.m. at The Madeleine Choir School, 205 First Ave., SLC. 
Lenten Penance Service — Wednesday, March 21, 7 p.m. at Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church, 257 North 700 West, SLC. Several priests will be available to hear confessions in English and Spanish.
Families of the Immaculata — at St. Mary Catholic Church, 4090 South 3900 West, West Haven, meets every First Sunday of the month immediately after the 11:30 a.m. Mass until 2 p.m. For information, call 801-621-7961, or visit

Assistive Listening Devices —Up to 20 percent of all people have some degree of hearing loss. The Commission for People with Disabilities assists parishes with the purchase of Assistive Listening Devices so that everyone can hear and understand what is spoken at Mass. For information, contact Jeff Allen at

High School Summer Hockey League — For information, contact Juan Diego hockey head coach Moe van der Sluys, 801-232-4584 

Secular Carmelite Community — Men and women interested in a deeper spiritual prayer life are invited to join the Our Lady of the Mountains OCDS. Meetings are the second Sunday of each month at St. James the Just Parish, 495 N. Harrison Blvd., Ogden. For information, call 435-734-9646.
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