Around the Diocese

Friday, Aug. 04, 2017

Backpack Collection — for  children in need. Monday, Aug. 7, 4:30-8:30 p.m. at Mount Ogden Junior High, 3260 Harrison Blvd., Ogden. For information, call 801-394-5944.

Hospitality Presentation — by Sheri Wolhfert, Catholic blog writer and humorist, on Friday, Aug. 11, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. at St. Marguerite Catholic School, 15 South 7th St., Tooele. Cost: $20. RSVP to Lorena Needham, 435-882-0081, by Aug. 9.

Ad Altare Dei Class — on Aug. 11, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., and Aug. 12, 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m., at Blessed Sacrament Parish, 9757 South 1700 East, Sandy. Two-day class.  Any  Catholic youth, age 13 or older, registered in a BSA Troop or Venturing Crew is eligible to participate. For information, contact Junuee Castro at 801-328-8641.

Annual Men’s Retreat — Aug. 11-13 in Bloomington, Idaho. This retreat, which will be bilingual English/Spanish, is open to all men in the Diocese of Salt Lake City. For information and to register, visit Cost: $50, includes lodging, food, and materials.      

All State Italian Day at Lagoon — on Sunday, Aug. 13 at the Canyon Terrace in Lagoon, 375 Lagoon Drive, Farmington. Cost: $37.40 per person. For information, contact -801-842-4834 or visit

Rite of Total Consecration — in the Militia of the Immaculata, followed by a potluck reception. Sunday, Aug. 13 after the 11:30 a.m. Mass at St. Mary Catholic Church, 4050 South 3900 West, West Haven. For information, call 801-898-3821 or e-mail

The Church in China — presented by Dr. Gail King, Asian Studies librarian at Brigham Young University and a lay ecclesial minster. Monday, Aug. 14, 7:30 p.m. in Room 3 of St. Francis of Assisi Parish, 65 East 500 North, Orem.

Solemnity of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary — Tuesday, Aug. 15, is a holy day of obligation. Check your parish for Mass times.

Parish Dinner and Game Night — on Friday, Aug. 18 at St. Thomas More Parish, 3015 E. Creek Road, Cottonwood Heights. Cost: $14. Doors open and dinner is served at 6 p.m., games start at 6:45 p.m.

Special Collection — will be taken up for Mount Calvary Catholic Cemetery in Salt Lake City during the weekend Masses of Aug. 19-20.

Summer Festival — Saturday, Aug. 19, 9 a.m.-10 p.m. at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church, 4360 West 5415 South, Kearns. The 22nd annual Summer Festival is free and open to the public.

Healing Retreat — Saturday, Aug. 19, 9 a.m.-2:30 p.m. at St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church, 1375 E. Spring Lane, SLC. Suggested donation of $12. For information, contact Ildiko Haycock, 801-272-9256 or To register, visit

Catholic Day at Lagoon — Sunday, Aug. 20, beginning at 11 a.m. with Mass at noon at Lagoon, 375 Lagoon Drive, Farmington. For discount tickets, mention Catholic Day at the ticket office.

Knights of Columbus Yard Sale — Saturday, Aug. 26, 8 a.m.-2 p.m. at Saint Thomas More Catholic Church, 3015 E. Creek Road, Cottonwood Heights. Items for the sale can be dropped off at the church Aug. 21-25, 8-10 a.m. and 4:30-6:30 p.m. each day.

Charity Benefit — hosted by the Charity for Give Me a Chance, a ministry of the Daughters of Charity for low-income women and children in the community. Saturday, Aug. 26, 5 p.m. at Guadalupe Garden in the Give Me a Chance Learning Center, 2913 Grant Ave., Ogden. To RSVP and for information, call 801-627-2235.

RCIA Orientation — An orientation for RCIA coordinators/team members is scheduled for Saturday, Aug. 26, from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. at the Chancery Building, 303 East South Temple, SLC. Fee: $15; includes lunch. Registration is required; call the Office of Liturgy at 801-328-8641 x 363 by Aug. 18.

Car Show Fundraiser and Art Auction — Saturday, Aug. 26 starting 8 a.m.-4 p.m. at Kearns-Saint Ann Catholic School, 430 East 2100 South, SLC. $10 for early registration for cars and bikes; $25 for admission on the day of the event; $5 for veterans. Proceeds benefit Kearns-Saint Ann School. To register, visit

Autumn Harvest Benefit — for Holy Cross Ministries. Saturday, Aug. 26, beginning at 4 p.m. at the Dejoria Center, 970 UT-32, Kamas. For tickets, visit

Pastoral Center Closed — The Diocese of Salt Lake City Pastoral Center will be closed Monday, Sept. 4, for Labor Day. The Pastoral Center will reopen Tuesday, Sept. 5, at 8:30 a.m.

Bishop’s Dinner — The annual fundraising dinner to benefit the Cathedral of the Madeleine will be Wednesday, Sept. 6 at the Grand America Hotel, 555 Main St., SLC. Outdoor reception starts at 6 p.m.; dinner at 7 p.m. The featured speaker will be Bishop Oscar A. Solis. For reservations, contact Trish Wesson, or 801-328-8941 ext. 108.   

Pro-life Memorial Service — The local observance in connection with the Nation Day of Remembrance for Aborted Children will be Saturday, Sept. 9, 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. at Mt. Calvary Catholic Cemetery, 275 U St., SLC. Fr. Jacek Buda will be the speaker.

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