Around the Diocese

Friday, May. 19, 2017

Festival of Roses — Friday, May 19-Sunday, May 21 at St. John the Baptist Parish, 11800 South 300 East, Draper. Free and open to the public. For information, visit or call 801-984-7101.

Madeleine Festival Concert — Sunday, May 21, 8 p.m., in the Cathedral of the Madeleine, 309 E. South Temple, SLC. The Choir of the Cathedral of the Madeleine, featuring the Choristers of the Madeleine Choir School, will perform George Frideric Handel’s Dixit Dominus, HWV 232, Peter Hallock’s Phoenix, and Ralph Vaughan Williams’ Serenade to Music. Free and open to the public.

Dream Builder’s Luncheon — hosted by Catholic Community Services. Wednesday, May 24, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. at the Ogden Eccles Conference Center, 2415 Washington Blvd., Ogden. Guest speakers are Bishop Oscar A. Solis, Lt. Governor Spencer J. Cox and Benedictine Sister Stephanie Mongeon. RSVP to Erika McColley, or 801-428-1294.

Solemnity of the Ascension of the Lord — is transferred in our province to the Seventh Sunday of Easter, Sunday, May 28. Check your parish for Mass times. Thursday, May 25, is observed as an Eastertime weekday.

Pastoral Center Closed
— Monday, May 29 for Memorial Day.

Memorial Day Mass — Monday, May 29, 9 a.m. at Mount Calvary Catholic Cemetery, 275 U St. SLC. Bishop Oscar A. Solis will preside. All are welcome.

Parish Festival —at Our Lady of Lourdes, 2840 South 9000 West, Magna. Friday, June 2, 5-10 p.m.; and Saturday, June 3, 11 a.m.-10 p.m.

Golf Tournament — St. Francis Xavier School’s 4th Annual “Fore the Children” golf tournament will be Saturday, June 3 at The Ridge Golf Course, 5055 Westridge Blvd., West Valley City. Begins at 8 a.m. Cost: $75/player or $300/foursome. For information and to register, contact Lisa Rose, 801-966-1571 ext. 118 or

Adult Confirmation — Saturday, June 3, 1 p.m.  in the Cathedral of the Madeleine, 309 E. South Temple.

Blood Drive — Saturday, June 3, 8 a.m.-1:30 p.m. in St. Olaf Parish’s McNamara Center, 1800 S. Orchard Drive, Bountiful. Sponsored by the Knights of Columbus. For information, call Ian Craven at 801-499-7438.

Solemnity of Pentecost — Sunday, June 4. Check your parish for Mass times.

Women’s Retreat — The Daughters of Mary 3rd annual event will begin at 3 p.m. Friday, June 9 and go to Sunday, June 11 on the grounds of St. Mary Parish, 4050 South 3900 West, West Haven. The retreat will include daily Mass, nocturnal adoration, processions, and group faith discussions. Cost: $40 per person. Open to all women over the age of 18 of all denominations. For information, call Heidi, 801.458.9120; or Lucy, 801.719.9777.

Parish Yard Sale —for St. Ann Catholic Church, 450 East 2100 South, SLC. Friday, June 9, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. and Saturday, June 10, 8 a.m.-3 p.m. Proceeds benefit the parish’s building maintenance fund. For information, call Lois, 801-485-3993.

Vacation Bible Camp — at St. Ambrose Parish. Friday, June 23 to Sunday, June 25. RSVP to For information, contact Charity Van Maren, 801-485-9324 or

Golf Tournament — to benefit our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church in Magna. Saturday, June 24, beginning at 8 a.m. at the Ridge Golf Club, 5055 S. Westridge Blvd., West Valley City. $100 per golfer. For information or reservations, email Joanie Dobesh,

Golf Tournament — sponsored by the Knights of Columbus. Saturday, June 24, 8 a.m. tee time at Lakeside Golf Course, 1201 North 1100 West, West Bountiful. Cost: $65; $60 for golfers age 65 and over. Includes lunch and golf cart. For information, contact Ed Ortega, 801-628-9788 or

Priesthood Ordination
— for Deacon Stephen M. Tilley on Friday, June 30 at 7 p.m. in the Cathedral of the Madeleine, 309 E. South Temple, SLC. Bishop Oscar A. Solis will perform the Laying on of Hands for the Order of Priests. Free and open to the public.

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.      

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

Car Show Fundraiser and Art Auction — Saturday, Aug. 26 starting 8 a.m.-4 p.m. at Kearns-Saint Ann’s 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’s School. To register, visit

Summer Courses — Judge Memorial CHS will offer a range of academic summer courses for students entering grade 9-12. The theater course is open to students entering grades 5-9. Courses begin June 5. Register at or visit

Catholics Can Award — Nominations are being accepted for the Diocese of Salt Lake City’s Catholics Can Award by the Diocesan Commission for People with Disabilities. This annual award is given to an individual, parish or organization that ensures meaningful participation by people with disabilities in Catholic parish life. For a nomination packet, contact Carol Ruddell, 801-440-8729 or Dolores Lopez, 801-328-8641.  Nominations are due by June 1.

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