Around the Diocese

Friday, Oct. 18, 2019

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.

Rosary and Holy Hour — Sunday, Oct. 20, 3 p.m. at the Carmelite monastery, 5714 Holladay Blvd., SLC. All are invited to join the Knights of Columbus Council #5214 and the Carmelite nuns to praise God, honor his mother and pray for our Holy Catholic Church. To celebrate the first anniversary of this Holy Hour, there will be drinks and a snack afterwards.

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

Theology Study Week — Monday-Thursday, Oct. 21-24, 7 p.m. nightly at St. Andrew Parish, 11835 South 3600 West, Riverton. Presentations will include “The Message and Meaning of Vatican II,” “Science and Catholic Teaching,” “Life Issues” and “Social Justice.” For information, contact Deacon Mike at 801-920-1954.

Juan Diego CHS Open House — Tuesday, Oct. 22, 6-8 p.m. at the school, 300 East 11800 South, Draper.

Halloween Party— Saturday, Oct. 26, 6 – 10 p.m. in St. Patrick Parish’s hall, 1040 West 400 South, SLC. Dinner and dancing; James Romero Los Amigos will perform. Sponsored by the St. Patrick’s Women’s Council.

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 performing works by Bach, Howells and Mendelssohn. Free and open to the public.

Holy Day of Obligation — Friday, Nov. 1 for the Solemnity of All Saints. Check your parish for Mass times.

Blood Drive — Friday, Nov. 1, 2 p.m. – 8 p.m. in the St. James the Just Catholic Church parking lot, 495 N. Harrison Blvd., Ogden. Sponsored by Knights of Columbus Council 9849. Contact Al Hollywood, 831-582-1848 or to schedule a donation slot; there is no online registration.

Boutique & Food Fest — Nov. 1-3; Friday and Saturday, 10 a.m. – 8 p.m. and Sunday, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. at St. James the Just Catholic Church, 495 N. Harrison Blvd., Ogden. Silent auction and more than 80 vendor booths. Free and open to the public.

Festival 2019 — Saturday, Nov. 2 to celebrate the annual parish feast at St. Martin de Porres Catholic Church, 4914 South 2200 West, Taylorsville. Mass to be celebrated by Fr. Jacek Buda, O.P.; followed by a Mexican dinner, music and entertainment at 7 p.m. On Sunday Nov. 3, the CCD children will learn more about St. Martin de Porres’ life in Lima, Peru. For information, call Darrin and Rose Marie Sluga, chairpersons at 801-268-2895 or email

Eccles Organ Festival — Sunday, Nov. 3, 5:30 p.m. at the Cathedral of the Madeleine, 309 E. South Temple, SLC. Seth Bott to perform. Free and open to the public.

Msgr. Benvegnu Lecture — Monday, Nov. 4, 7 p.m. at St. Vincent Parish Church, 1375 E. Spring Lane, SLC. St. Vincent de Paul parishioner Jason Caywood will present “Living Family Life in a Chaotic Age,” some simple and practical ways to invest in our families and deepen our Christian faith.

J.E. Cosgriff Memorial Catholic School Tour — Thursday, Nov. 7, 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,

Jon Leonetti Speaking Event— Saturday, Nov. 9, at St. Ambrose Catholic Church, 1975 South 2300 East, SLC. 9 a.m. Mass; 9:45 a.m. – noon speaking event. $20 per person. Sponsored by Catholic Utah. Sign up at; for information, email

Round Up Gala & Auction — to support Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic School. Saturday, Nov. 9, 5:30 p.m. in St. Vincent de Paul Parish’s Holy Family Hall, 1375 E. Spring Lane, SLC. Includes dinner and silent and live auctions.  Wear your favorite game day attire for the tailgating theme. Adults 21 and over. Price $45/person, $80/couple (before Oct. 24), $525 for Lancer Patron Table. For information, visit  

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.

Adoration —  every Wednesday, 7-8 p.m. in Our Lady’s Chapel at St. Joseph the Worker Catholic Church, 7405 S. Redwood Road, West Jordan. Participants will pray the Rosary of the Unborn, Chaplet of the Unborn and the Divine Mercy Chaplet.

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