Around the Diocese

Friday, May. 26, 2023

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

Parish Garage Sale — June 1-4 in the St. Ann Parish gym, 440 East 2100 South, SLC. Thursday-Friday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Saturday, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.; Sunday, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Donation drop off Tuesday-Friday, May 23-26, 4-7 p.m.; Saturday, May 27, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at 2119 South 400 East. For information, contact JoAnn, 801-702-0455 or the parish office, 801-487-1000.

Blood Drive — Friday, June 2, 2-7 p.m. in the St. James the Just Parish gym, 495 N. Harrison Blvd., Ogden. Hosted by Knights of Columbus Council 9849. Visit with keyword stjameskoc to schedule a time slot. For information, contact Al Hollywood, 831-582-1848.

Dinner and Games — Friday, June 2, at St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church, 4501 West 5215 South, Kearns. Dinner $23; includes 18 games. Doors open at 4:30 p.m., dinner at 5:30 and games start at 6:30.

First Friday Mass and Rosary — Friday, June 2, 10 a.m. at St. Jude Parish (Maronite Rite), 5445 South 2700 West, Taylorsville. All are welcome.

First Friday Sacred Heart of Jesus and Healing Mass — Friday, June 2, 11 a.m. at St. Joseph Catholic Church, 506 24th St., Ogden. Sponsored by the Promotors of the League of the Sacred Heart

Parish Yard Sale — Friday-Saturday, June 2-3, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. each day at St. Patrick Catholic Church, 1058 West 400 South, SLC. Space available; call and reserve a rental space for $30.  For information, call Rita 801-647-0143 or Janell 801-879-6432.

First Saturday Devotion — Saturday, June 3, beginning with 9 a.m. Mass at Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church, 9757 South 1700 East, Sandy, followed by potluck breakfast in the church hall and discussion of the First Saturday devotion. All are welcome.

Tutsi Rwandan Genocide Commemoration — Saturday, June 3, 2-6 p.m. at the Veridian Event Center, 8030 South 1825 West, West Jordan. Presented by the Rwandan community and Genocide Survivors Association in Utah. Open to the public.

First Sunday Filipino Mass — Sunday, June 4, 3:30 p.m. at Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church, 670 South 1100 East, SLC. The Reverend Joshua Santos will be the celebrant. Hosted by the Misang Bayan Filipino Community.

Catholic Homeschool Virtual Conference — Friday-Saturday, June 9-10. Online access to speakers such as Dr. Greg and Lisa Popcak with more than 20 live and recorded talks, homeschool vendors and Catholic colleges and universities. Register at

Parish Garage Sale — Friday-Saturday, June 9-10, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. each day in the Blessed Sacrament Catholic School gym, 9800 South 1700 East, Sandy. Donation drop off at the gym Saturday-Wednesday, June 3-7.

Parish Centennial Closing Mass — Tuesday, June 20 at Notre Dame de Lourdes Parish, 210 N. Carbon Ave., Price. Dinner; reenactment of Lourdes story; placement of time capsule; distribution of souvenir book.

CCS “Forced to Flee” — hosted by Catholic Community Services. Tuesday, June 20, 4-8 p.m. at the Gallivan Center, 239 S. Main St., SLC.

Ordinations to the Priesthood and Diaconate — Friday, June 30, 6 p.m. at the Cathedral of the Madeleine, 309 E. South Temple, SLC. All are welcome but seating will be limited.

Singers of all abilities and ages are invited to participate in the diocesan choir for the Mass at the July 9 Eucharist Rally. The Mass will be at 2 p.m. at the rally venue, Mountain America Exposition Center, 9575 State St., Sandy. For the music list, rehearsal schedule and other information, check with your music minister.

Volunteers sought for Eucharistic Rally — Organizers for the July 9 diocesan Eucharistic Rally are seeking volunteers both for the event and also prior to it. Volunteers are needed in each parish to raise awareness in the form of announcements, information tables and information for bulletins. On the day of the event, volunteers are needed to help with hospitality and in the Family Zone as well as with set up, providing directions, assisting with parking, accommodations and ushering. For information, visit and click the link, or contact the rally hospitality team at or 801-989-2257.

The American Red Cross of Utah is calling on the community’s generosity to help fund ongoing relief efforts. Locally this past month, the Red Cross of Utah staff and volunteers responded to 15 home fires, assisting 70 residents with immediate needs, and connecting them with community resources to start to recover. Visit, call 800-RED-CROSS (800-733-2767), or text the word REDCROSS to 90999.

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