Around the Diocese

Friday, Apr. 12, 2019

Movie: “Same Kind of Different as Me” –  Monday, April 15, 7 p.m. at St. Vincent de Paul Parish’s Holy Family Hall, 1375 E. Spring Lane, SLC. Appropriate for children and families. Feel free to bring snacks and a pillow. From the New York Times bestseller comes an inspirational true story that “embraces the beauty of the human spirit.”

Aquinas Institute Discussion —  Wednesday, April 24, 7 p.m., at the Bob and Mary Evans Black Box Theater, Saint Joseph CHS, 1790 Lake St., Ogden.  Weber State Professors Susan Matt and Luke Fernandez will discuss topics from their forthcoming book, “Bored, Lonely, Angry, Stupid: Changing Feelings about Technology, from the Telegraph to Twitter.” Free; open to the public.

Spree 2019 “Casablanca” — Saturday, April 27 at the Monarch, 451-499 25th St., Ogden, to benefit St. Joseph Catholic Schools. Brent and Mikelle Weil will be honored with the Soaring Jayhawk Award. Formal dinner, silent auction and live auction. $75 per person. For tickets, contact Carole Burbridge-Layman, 801-393-6051.

St. Faustina Relics — Saturday, April 27, 10 a.m. to noon at the Carmel of the Immaculate Heart of Mary Monastery, 5714 E. Holladay Blvd., SLC. Open to the public.

Divine Mercy Sunday Services — Sunday, April 28 at St. James the Just Catholic Church, 495 N. Harrison, Ogden. Confessions will start at 1 p.m. The Divine Mercy Chaplet will be sung at 3 p.m. followed by Mass, which will be concelebrated by Bishop Oscar A. Solis. A reception will follow.

Divine Mercy Sunday Services — Sunday, April 28 at St. Thomas More Catholic Church, 3015 Creek Road, Cottonwood Heights. The Sacrament of Reconciliation will be available beginning at 1:30 p.m. The Divine Mercy Chaplet begins at 3 p.m. and will be followed by Mass.

Divine Mercy Sunday Services — Sunday, April 28 at St. Martin de Porres Catholic Church, 4914 South 2200 West, Taylorsville. Beginning at 3 p.m. O Salutaris Hostia will be sung and there will be Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament, followed by the Chaplet of Divine Mercy. The Sacrament of Reconciliation will be available. At 3:30 p.m. participants will sing Tantum Ergo followed by Benediction and prayers.

Madeleine Festival Opening Concert — Sunday, April 28, 8 p.m. at the Cathedral of the Madeleine, 309 E. South Temple, SLC featuring The Cantorum Chamber Choir with director Steve Durtschi. Free; open to the public.

Judge Memorial CHS Tour — Tuesday, April 30, 9-11 a.m. at the school, 650 South 1100 East, SLC. For prospective students and their families. For information, contact Director of Admissions Tim Gardner,, 801-517-2129.

Spring Dance Concert — May 2-4, 7-10 p.m. in the Judge Memorial CHS auditorium, 650 South 1100 East, SLC. General admission $10; students and seniors $5.

Catholic Peace and Justice Seminar — Saturday, May 4, 10 a.m. - noon at St. Ambrose Parish’s Vaughn Center, 2315 E. Redondo Ave., SLC. The seminar will review the seven Catholic Social Teaching themes and help participants put these themes into action in their parishes and communities through a Catholic parish social ministry. The seminar is being offered by The Catholic Diocese of Salt Lake City, Office of Life, Justice, and Peace. RSVP to or Free.

Annual Men’s Retreat — sponsored by St. Mary’s Catholic Church of West Haven, Utah, under the direction of Father Gustavo Vidal. Aug. 9-11 at its annual site in Bloomington, Idaho. The bilingual Spanish/English retreat, open to all men in the Diocese of Salt Lake City, will be based on the “Seven Deadly Sins, Seven Lively Virtues” study book by Bishop Robert Barron. For information, visit Cost: $50; includes lodging, food and materials. Registration is limited to 50 men. For information, contact Jose Badillo, 956-283-6703, or email the registration form to him at:

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