Around the Diocese

Friday, Apr. 19, 2019

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, 5:30 p.m. 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 Carmelite 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. Confessions 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 — Thursday-Saturday, 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.

The Joy of Easter: Youth’s Evening of Praise & Adoration — Friday, May 3, 6-9:30 p.m. at St. Therese of the Child Jesus Catholic Church, 624 Lennox St., Midvale. A night of prayer, celebration, and fellowship for teens in grades 7-12. Guest speaker Fr. Joshua Santos, administrator of St. Ambrose Parish. Cost: bring your CRS Rice Bowl with your contribution.

Catholic Peace and Justice Seminar — Saturday, May 4, 10 a.m. to 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 develop a social ministry in their parishes and communities. Offered by The Catholic Diocese of Salt Lake City, Office of Life, Justice, and Peace. RSVP to or Free to all.

An Evening of Live Music — Sunday, May 5, 6 p.m. at St. Francis Xavier School, 4501 West 5215 South, Kearns. Join Bishop Oscar A. Solis and friends for coffee and live music. $10; adults only. For tickets, contact Lisa Rose, or 801-966-1571, ext. 118. All proceeds will benefit the St. Francis Xavier music program.

Madeleine Festival Concert — Sunday, May 5, 8 p.m. at the Cathedral of the Madeleine, 309 E. South Temple, SLC. Featuring Te’ Azul, a jazz quartet. Free; open to the public.

J.E. Cosgriff Memorial Catholic School Tour — Wednesday, May 8, 9 a.m. For parents of prospective students from 2-year-olds to eighth grade for the 2019-2020 school year. Drop-in tour at the school, 2335 Redondo Ave., SLC. For information, email Maggie Kearns, Admissions,

Spring Music Concert — Friday, May 10, 7 p.m. in the Judge Memorial CHS auditorium, 650 South 1100 East, SLC. The concert choir, jazz band, concert band and orchestra will perform. Free, but donations are encouraged and much appreciated.

Madeleine Festival Concert — Sunday, May 12, 8 p.m. at the Cathedral of the Madeleine, 309 E. South Temple, SLC. Concert pianist Mary Anne Huntsman. Free; open to the public.

Dream Builder’s Breakfast — Wednesday, May 15, 8 a.m. – 9:30 a.m. at the Ogden Eccles Conference Center, 2415 Washington Blvd., Ogden. Sponsored by Catholic Community Services of Northern Utah. $40. Registration starts at 7:30 a.m.

Choir Director Needed — Immaculate Conception Church in Copperton is in need of a volunteer choir director and musical accompanists, especially piano/keyboard player and/or guitarist. The choir director is responsible for planning all Mass liturgies, including the weekly 9:30 a.m. Sunday Mass, holy day Masses and special occasions.  The director leads the choir during all liturgies, conducts regular practices, and participates as a member of the liturgy committee. The accompanists participate in all Masses and practices. For information, contact Fr. David Trujillo, 801-673-3283, or Barb Wohlitz, 801-282-6959.

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