Around the Diocese

Friday, Jun. 15, 2018

ACTS Women’s Retreat — June 21-June 24; beginning with check-in Thursday at 5:30 p.m. and ending Sunday with Mass at 11 a.m. Cost: $200; financial aid available. Registration deadline is May 31. For information or to register, contact Erin Akins, 801-413-7745 or Online registration at  

Family Night Dinner and Games  — Friday, June 22, 6:30 p.m. in the Cathedral of the Madeleine’s Scanlan Hall (lower level). Adults: $15; 12 and under: $10. Sponsored by Knights of Columbus Council 602.

Parish Unity Festival — Saturday, June 23, 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. at St. Joseph the Worker Parish, 7405 S. Redwood Road, West Jordan. Food and entertainment; Mass will be celebrated at 5 p.m.

St. Joseph High Annual BBQ — Saturday, June 23, beginning with a social hour at 6 p.m. at the school, 1790 Lake St., Ogden. Cost: $10 adults/$5 kids under 12 (cash or check only). Refreshments available. Sponsored by the High School Alumni Association.  

Victor Marquez Memorial Golf Tournament — to benefit Our Lady of Lourdes Parish (Magna). Saturday, June 23, 8 a.m. shotgun start at The Ridge Golf Club, 5055 S. Westridge Blvd., West Valley City. Cost: $90 per person. To register or sponsor a hole, contact Joanie Dobesh or Mary Marquez

Summer Jubilee — St. Thomas More Parish’s Days of Yore festival will be Saturday, June 23, 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. at the parish, 3015 E. Creek Road, Sandy. Live music, Teen Stomp, kids’ activities, fly-fishing instruction.

ACTS Men’s Retreat — July 19-July 22, beginning with check-in Thursday at 5:30 p.m. and ending Sunday with Mass at 11 a.m. Cost: $200; financial aid available. Registration deadline is June 30. For information or to register, contact Joe Bowden, 801-201-6677 or Online registration at

Solemnity of St. Mary Magdalene — the Patronal Feast Day for the Cathedral of the Madeleine and the Diocese of Salt Lake City will be celebrated Sunday, July 22. The principal Mass will be celebrated at 6 p.m. at the cathedral, 309 E. South Temple, with a parish dinner following.

Parish Festival — Aug. 11, beginning with a chuck-wagon breakfast at 8 a.m. and continuing until 9 p.m. at Saint Andrew Parish, 11835 South 3600 West, Riverton.

Holy Day of Obligation — Wednesday, Aug. 15 for the Solemnity of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary. Check your parish for Mass times.

Parish Festival — Saturday and Sunday, Aug. 25-26, 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. at St. Therese of the Child Jesus Parish, 624 W. Lennox St., Midvale.

Bishop’s Dinner — Thursday, Sept. 6 at the Grand America Hotel. Cardinal Roger Mahony, Archbishop emeritus of Los Angeles, will be the speaker. For information or tickets, contact Patricia Wesson, 801-328-8941 ext. 108.

Catholics Can Mass — recognizing the contributions of Catholics with disabilities. Sunday, Sept. 9, noon at St. Joseph Parish, 365 S. Main, Monticello. All are welcome.

Pastoral Congress — Saturday, Sept. 15. Msgr. Colin F. Bircumshaw, vicar general, requests that no other diocesan events be scheduled on this day.

Carmelite Fair — Sunday, Sept. 16, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Carmel of the Immaculate Heart of Mary, 5714 Holladay Blvd., Holladay.

Autumn Harvest Benefit — for Holy Cross Ministries. Sept. 22, 5:30-7:30 p.m. at High West Distillery, Blue Sky Ranch, 27649 Old Lincoln Hwy, Coalville. Registration closes Sept. 8. For tickets, visit

St. Jude’s Day Celebration — with St. Jude Maronite Parish. Saturday, Sept. 29, dinner and dance from 7 p.m. to midnight at St. Vincent de Paul Parish’s Holy Family Hall, 1375 E. Spring Lane, SLC.

Community Festival and Car Show — Sept. 29-30; noon to 8 p.m. Saturday and 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday at St. Rose of Lima Catholic Church, 210 S. Chapel St., Layton.

High School International Host Families needed — Become a Juan Diego CHS Host Family for the 2018-2019 school year. Monthly stipend is given for hosting. For information, contact Ken Hoshino 801-984-7631 or

Host Families Needed — Judge Memorial CHS is looking for families to host high school international students from various countries for the 2018-2019 school year. Monthly stipend provided to host families. For information, contact Ken Hoshino, or visit

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

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.

Xavier Society for the Blind — is a library that provides spiritual and religious reading materials in the Catholic tradition in braille and audio to the blind and visually impaired. All services are provided at no charge. For information, visit, e-mail at or call 212-473-7800.

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