Around the Diocese

Friday, Feb. 14, 2020

40 Hours Devotion for Vocations — Feb. 16-22. St. Mary of the Assumption Catholic Church, 1505 White Pine Canyon Road, Park City 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.

Carmelite Holy Hour — Sunday, Feb. 16, 3 p.m. at the Carmelite monastery, 5714 Holladay Blvd. SLC. Join the Carmelite nuns and the Knights of Columbus #5214 to pray for our Holy Catholic Church and our nation. There will be Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament, the rosary, homily and Benediction.

Divine Mercy Parish Mission — Sunday-Tuesday, Feb. 16-18 at St. Mary of the Assumption Catholic Church, 1505 White Pine Canyon Road, Park City. The featured speaker will be Fr. Chris M. Alar, MIC, Association of Marian Helpers director. Free admission. For information, contact Linda Lukanowski, 435-901-1719, or www.thedivinemercy.org/events.

Eccles Organ Festival — Sunday, Feb. 16, 8 p.m. at the Cathedral of the Madeleine, 309 E. South Temple, SLC. Shelby Fisher, MM Candidate, University of Utah. Music by Tournemire, Langlais, Mendelssohn et al.

Pastoral Center Closed — The Diocese of Salt Lake City Pastoral Center will be closed Monday, Feb. 17 for Presidents’ Day. The Pastoral Center will reopen at 8:30 a.m. on Feb. 18.

Theology Uncorked — Thursday, Feb. 20, 7-10 p.m. at The Cabin at Provisions, 3364 South 2300 East, SLC. Catholic author Leticia Adams will speak on “Faith and Grief.” For adults in their mid-20s to mid-50s. Drinks and appetizers, 7-8 p.m. $20. Registration required; visit CatholicUtah.org. No day-of registrations or walk-ins allowed.

Jr. High & High School Choral Festival — Friday, Feb. 21, 7 p.m. at the Cathedral of the Madeleine, 309 E. South Temple, SLC. As part of the Cathedral Family Series, school choirs are invited to join Cathedral Choir Scholars and the St. John Bosco Choristers in a concert performance with orchestra. To register a choir, call 801-323-9850.

Catechist Formation Presentation — Saturday, Feb. 22, 8 a.m. to noon at St. John the Baptist Parish, 300 East, 11800 South, Draper. Hosted by Fr. Stephen Tilley, pastor. For parish directors of religious education and catechists seeking certification or renewal. For information and registration, contact Rachel Holt, 801-984-7112 or rachelholt@sjb-parish.org.

Mardi Gras Fundraiser — Saturday, Feb. 22, 6 p.m. Marriott University Park, 480 Wakara Way, SLC to benefit J. E. Cosgriff Memorial Catholic School. For tickets, visit www.cosgriff.org.

Eccles Organ Festival — Sunday, Feb. 23, 8 p.m. at the Cathedral of the Madeleine, 309 E. South Temple, SLC. Gabriele Terrone, Cathedral of the Madeleine organist; music by Bach and Franck.

40 Hours Devotion for Vocations — Feb. 23-29. St. Olaf Catholic Church, 1800 S. Orchard Dr., Bountiful 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.

Ash Wednesday Masses — Wednesday, Feb. 26 at the Cathedral of the Madeleine, 309 E. South Temple, SLC. English: 8 a.m.; noon: with The Madeleine Choir School; 6 p.m. with the choristers. Mass in Spanish at 8 p.m. with the Coro Hispano. Stations of the Cross Devotion —Fridays during Lent; English, 6 p.m.; Spanish, 7 p.m. at the Cathedral of the Madeleine, 309 E. South Temple, SLC. All are welcome. Check your parish for times.

Rite of Election and Call to Continuing Conversion — Saturday, Feb. 29 at the Cathedral of the Madeleine, 309 E. South Temple, SLC. Salt Lake Deanery at 10:30 a.m.; Northern, Eastern, Southwestern deaneries and San Andres Parish at 1:30 p.m.

Salt Lake Deanery Adoration Youth Night — Saturday, Feb. 29, 6 – 9:30 p.m. St. Ambrose Parish’s social hall, 2315 E. Redondo Ave., SLC. Includes Adoration and music. $5. For high school and middle school ages. For information, call the Office of Youth Ministry, 801-328-8641 ext. 313.

Salt Lake Deanery Adoration Night — Saturday, Feb. 29, 8 – 9:30 p.m. St Ambrose Catholic Church Social Hall, 2315 E. Redondo Ave., SLC. Young adults 18+; free. Presented by the Office of Young Adults.

Eccles Organ Festival — Sunday, March 1, 8 p.m. at the Cathedral of the Madeleine, 309 E. South Temple, SLC. Travis Peterson, trumpet, Utah Symphony; music by Vivaldi, Bach, Hohvaness.

Lenten Adult Faith Formation — The Diocesan Office of Faith Formation recommends a free online course designed for adults interested in Christian art and the Bible. The McGrath Institute at the University of Notre Dame course will use the Saint John’s Bible to explore the prayer practices of lectio and visio divina. The five-class series begins on Feb. 24. For registration, visit  https://mgrath.nd.edu/news/mcgrath-institute-announces-plans-to-showcase-the-saint-johns-bible-in-free-online-course/

Lenten Organ Recitals — Short organ meditations on the Lenten Gospels will be offered on Sundays, March 1, 15 and 29 at 5:30 p.m. by Cathedral of the Madeleine organist Dr. Gabriele Terrone, Travis Peterson from the Utah Symphony, Cathedral Organ Scholar Ruth Eldredge, and BYU Organ Student Amber Dahlberg. Free; no tickets required. Mass follows at 6 p.m. For information, visit ecclesorganfestival.org.

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