Around the Diocese

Friday, Jan. 10, 2020

40 Hours Devotion for Vocations — Jan.12-18. Sacred Heart Catholic Church, 174 East 900 South, SLC will have a 40-hour period of prayer before the Blessed Sacrament in solemn exposition with a special emphasis for vocations. Contact the parish for details.

Faith & Film Night — Wednesday, Jan. 15, 6 p.m. “Lindy Lou: Juror No. 2” will be shown in the Msgr. Fitzgerald Conference Room, Chancery Building, 303 E. South Temple, SLC. Sponsored by the Office of Life, Justice & Peace. Discussion will follow. Free and open to the public.

School Tour — Wednesday, Jan. 15, 9 a.m., at J.E. Cosgriff Memorial Catholic School, 2335 E. Redondo Ave., SLC. Informal drop-in tour for parents of prospective students aged 2 to 8th grade for the 2020-2021 school year. Online applications accepted; for information, email Maggie Kearns, Admissions.

Admissions Open House — Wednesday, Jan. 15, 5 – 7 p.m. at Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic School, 1065 East 700 South, SLC.  Meet teachers and administrators, tour the school and learn more about the school’s challenging academics, spiritual and character formation, smaller class sizes, diversity and nurturing community. For information, www.lourdesschool.org/tours-and-open-house.

Westminster Choir Performance — Thursday, Jan. 16, 7:30 p.m. at the Cathedral of the Madeleine, 309 E. South Temple, SLC. The Westminster Choir of Rider University and Westminster Choir College of Princeton, N.J. will perform “Appear and Inspire.” Free; open to the public.

Living Rosary for Life — Friday, Jan. 17, immediately after the 5 p.m. Mass/communion service at St. Mary Catholic Church, 4050 South 3900 West, West Haven. Multi-lingual; for information, call 801-621-7961.

Open Gallery Nights — at the Cathedral of the Madeleine. Friday and Sunday, Jan. 17 and Jan. 19, 7:30 p.m. nightly. Learn about the organ and play your favorite tunes on the cathedral’s Kenneth Jones Gallery Organ. Limited to 15 participants; children under 12 must be accompanied by a supervising adult. For information and to sign up, visit https://ecclesorganfestival.weebly.com/open-gallery-nights.html.

Blood Drive — Saturday, Jan. 18, 8 a.m. - 2 p.m. in St. Olaf Parish’s McNamara Center, 277 East 1800 South, Bountiful. This is an Eagle Scout project with food, gift cards and other giveaways. Donate and register at redcross.org or contact Joe Bouley, 801-309-9149, balijo@aol.com.

Diocese of Salt Lake City Bilingual Rosary — Sunday, Jan. 19, 2 p.m. at Mt. Calvary Cemetery, 275 U St., SLC. Meet at the monument to the unborn. All are welcome.

Lay Dominican Open House — Sunday, Jan. 19, 1:30 - 3:30 p.m. at St. Thomas More Catholic Church, 3015 E. Creek Road, Cottonwood Heights. Sponsored by the St. Catherine of Siena Lay Dominican Chapter, the open house will provide information for those interested in finding out more about the lay Dominicans. Joining the order can help one live her/his faith more intentionally and deeply through prayer, study, community and works. If you cannot attend or for information, contact Paul H. White, SCOSLayOP@gmail.com.

Carmelite Holy Hour — Sunday, Jan. 19, 3 p.m. at the Carmelite monastery, 5714 Holladay Blvd., SLC. Join the Carmelite nuns and the Knights of Columbus #5214 as they pray for our Holy Catholic Church and our nation. There will be Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament, the rosary, a homily and benediction.

40 Hours Devotion for Vocations — Jan. 19-25. St. Ambrose Catholic Church, SLC will have a 40-hour period of prayer before the Blessed Sacrament in solemn exposition with a special emphasis for vocations. Contact the parish for details.

Mass for the Unborn — Tuesday, Jan. 21, 6 p.m. at the Cathedral of the Madeleine, 309 E. South Temple, SLC. This Mass to be celebrated by Bishop Oscar A. Solis, will be in English and Spanish, and sign language interpreted. All are welcome.

Utah March for Life — Saturday, Jan. 25, 12:15 p.m. Meet on the first floor at the Hall of Governors, Utah State Capitol to say the rosary with the Knights of Columbus followed by a 0.75 mile walk around the Utah State Capitol Building at 1 p.m.

March for Life Bus — Saturday, Jan. 25, bus leaves 11 a.m.; returns about 4 p.m. from St. Thomas More Catholic Church, 3015 E. Creek Road, Cottonwood Heights. The bus is sponsored by the parish’s Respect for Life Ministry. To register, e-mail MoreRespectForLife@stmutah.org by Jan. 13.

Spaghetti Dinner — Saturday, Jan. 25 at St. Martin de Porres Catholic Church, 4914 South 2200 West, Taylorsville. Social 6-7 p.m.; dinner 7 p.m. Adults $12; kids 12 and under $6, under 5 free. For information and reservations, contact Fred Montoya at 801-243-2660.

2020 Free Throw Championship — Sunday, Jan. 26, noon in the gymnasium at St. James the Just Catholic Church, 495 N. Harrison Blvd., Ogden. For all boys and girls ages 9 to 14; sponsored by Knights of Columbus Districts 1 and 10. Free admission and refreshments; bring the entire family. Contact Rich Atkins, 801-690-4990 or r.w.atkins@comcast.net for information.

Admissions Open House — Sunday, Jan. 26, noon – 2 p.m. at Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic School, 1065 East 700 South, SLC. Meet teachers and administrators, tour the school and learn more about the school’s challenging academics, spiritual and character formation, smaller class sizes, diversity and nurturing community. For information, visit www.lourdesschool.org/tours-and-open-house.

Admissions Open House — Sunday, Jan. 26, noon – 2 p.m. at St. Joseph Catholic Elementary School, 2980 Quincy Ave., Ogden.

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