Around the Diocese

Friday, Oct. 04, 2019

Life Chain — Sunday, Oct. 6, 1 p.m. at the intersection of 10600 South and State Street, Sandy. This annual Knights of Columbus event asks volunteers to stand on the sidewalk near the intersection for one hour of silent prayer. The Knights will provide signs, but everyone is welcome to bring their own.  The event is family-oriented, peaceful, and respectful. For information, contact Tina Pisenti, auntieteen@hotmail.com.

Eccles Organ Festival — Sunday, Oct. 6, 5:30 p.m. at the Cathedral of the Madeleine, 309 E. South Temple, SLC.  Cathedral organist Gabriel Terrone will perform Vivaldi’s “Concerto in D minor,” “Herr Jesu Christ, dich zu uns wend” from Kirnberger Chorals and “Prelude and Fugue in D major.” Free and open to the public.

Hesburgh Lecture — Monday, Oct. 7, 7 p.m. at St. Vincent de Paul Parish’s Benvegnu Center, 1385 E. Spring Lane, Holladay. Fr. Oliver Williams, C.S.C. director of Notre Dame University’s Center for Ethics and Religious Values, will speak on “Catholic Social Thought: A Spirituality for Business Life.” Sponsored by Notre Dame Club of Utah and St. Vincent de Paul Parish.

J.E. Cosgriff Memorial Catholic School Tour — Wednesday, Oct. 9, 9 a.m. at the school, 2335 Redondo Ave., SLC. For parents of prospective students age 2 to 8th grade for the 2019-2020 school year. For information, email Maggie Kearns, mkearns@cosgriff.org.

Theology Discussion — Wednesday, Oct. 9, 8 p.m. at St. Catherine of Siena Newman Center, 170 S. University St., SLC. “Prudence, Freedom, and the Law” by Andrew G. Bjelland, Ph.D. Free and open to the public.

INN Between Fundraiser — Friday, Oct. 11, 6-10:30 p.m. at St. Vincent De Paul Catholic Church, 1375 E. Spring Lane, SLC. Dinner, music, dancing, Vegas-style games and silent auction. Purchase tickets at tibhospice.org/events.

America Needs Fatima — Saturday, Oct. 12, noon. Local participants of the nationwide rosary crusade will meet at the southeast corner of 10600 S. State St., Sandy. All are welcome.

America Needs Fatima Rosary — Saturday, Oct. 12, noon on the front lawn of St. Ambrose Catholic Church, 2315 E. Redondo Ave., SLC.

CWL Annual Luncheon — Saturday, Oct. 12 at Little America Hotel, 500 S. Main St., SLC. 11 a.m. social hour followed by lunch, silent auction and opportunity drawings and fashion show presented by DeMarillac Formal Attire. To donate cash, new (unused) items or services for opportunity drawing and silent auction items, contact Linda Burt, 435-649-9812.  

Kickoff for New Men’s Group — Wednesday, Oct. 16, 7 p.m. at the St. Vincent de Paul Benvegnu Center, 1375 E. Spring Lane, SLC. This is a kickoff for Men Alive in the Spirit, a new organization that will minister to men by concentrating on their deepest daily concerns. It will begin with a series of seven discussions of what it means to be a husband and father. All men are invited; bring a friend.

Pastoral Musicians Workshop —Saturday, Oct. 19, 9 a.m. – noon at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church, 300 East 11800 South, sponsored by the diocesan Office of Liturgy.  Chris Huntzinger, director of liturgy and music at St. Ambrose Parish, will present “Formed by Love, a reflection on how liturgical music inspires and teaches.” The cost is $15. Pre-registration is required; deadline is Oct. 14. For information or to register, call Teranie in the Office of Worship, 801-328-8641, ext. 357.

Catechist Faith Formation Certification Training — beginning Saturday, Oct. 19, 9-11 a.m. at the diocesan Pastoral Center, 27 C St., SLC. For those who are discerning a call to teach religious faith formation/Sunday school as well for those catechists who still need certification. This program helps beginners with how to start in the classroom, learning and sharing ideas from other catechists. Online class begins Wednesday, Oct. 21, 6:30 - 8:30 p.m. For information or to register, contact Nelda Troyer at 801-774-9817 or troyerr@comcast.net.

Catholics Can Mass — Sunday, Oct. 20, 11:30 a.m. at St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church, 1375 E. Spring Lane, SLC. Celebrated by Bishop Oscar A. Solis. This annual Mass celebrates the many gifts and contributions made by people with disabilities in the diocese. Sponsored by the diocesan Commission for People with Disabilities. For information or to request accommodations, contact Dolores Lopez, 801-328-8641, ext. 333.

Eccles Organ Festival — Sunday, Oct. 20, 5:30 p.m. at the Cathedral of the Madeleine, 309 E. South Temple, SLC. Featuring Andrew Fellows. Free and open to the public.

Festival of Faith 2019 — Sunday, Oct. 27, 4 p.m. at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church, 300 East 11800 South, Draper. Featuring choirs from Cottonwood Presbyterian, St. John the Baptist Catholic Church & Schools and Hilltop United Methodist. Free and open to the public Accepting donations of non-perishable food items. For information, contact Cameron Brownell, cameronbrownell@skaggscatholiccenter.

Eccles Organ Festival — Sunday, Oct. 27, 5:30 p.m. at the Cathedral of the Madeleine, 309 E. South Temple, SLC. Featuring Ruth Eldredge. Fee and open to the public.

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