Around the Diocese

Friday, Feb. 08, 2019

Monsignor Benvegnu Lecture — Monday, Feb. 11, 7 p.m. at Saint Vincent de Paul Parish, 1375 Spring Lane, SLC. Fr. Dominic Briese, OP, a theology teacher at Juan Diego CHS, will present “Giving Glory to God.” Free and open to the public.

J.E. Cosgriff Memorial Catholic School Tour — Monday, Feb. 11, 9 a.m. Parents of prospective students from 2-year-olds to 8th grade for the 2019-2020 school year may join an informal drop-in tour at the school, 2335 Redondo Ave., SLC. For information, email Maggie Kearns, Admissions,

Our Lady of Lourdes School Open House — Wednesday, Feb. 13, 8:30-10:30 a.m. at the school, 1065 East 700 South, SLC. Meet teachers and administrators, tour the school and learn about the academics, diversity and community.

Marian Retreat — in Spanish, Friday -Saturday, Feb. 15-16 at St. Mary Catholic Church, 4050 South 3900 West, West Haven. The retreat will be based on “33 Dias Hacia un Glorioso Amanecer.” For information, contact Carmen Coronado 385-775-6842.

St. Valentine Dance and Dinner – Saturday, Feb. 16. San Andres Parish will celebrate St. Valentine’s Day with a dance and dinner at the church, 315 East 100 North, Payson. Age 21+. Doors open at 7 p.m.; tickets which are $25 per person will be available at entrance. For information, contact the parish office, 801-465-4782.  

Rosary and Holy Hour — at the Carmelite monastery, 5714 Holladay Blvd., Sunday, Feb. 17, 3 p.m. 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.

Pastoral Center — The Diocese of Salt Lake City Pastoral Center will be closed Monday, Feb. 18 for President’s Day. It will reopen at 8:30 a.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 19.

Patrick Madrid  Presentation — Saturday, Feb. 23, 9-11:30 a.m. at Judge Memorial CHS, 650 South 1100 East, SLC. $20 per person. The author and Catholic apologist will present “Surprised by Truth: Why Are So Many Non-Catholics Becoming Catholic?” Tickets available at For information email  

Diocesan Marriage Enrichment Retreat — Saturday, Feb. 23, 11 a.m. – 5 p.m. at St. Vincent de Paul’s Benvegnu Center, 1375 E. Spring Lane, SLC. Presented by the Couples for Christ team. $40 per couple; includes lunch and retreat sessions. The day will conclude with a Mass at which Bishop Oscar A. Solis will preside. For information or to register, visit

International Charity Banquet — hosted by the Judge Memorial CHS Interact Club. Saturday, Feb. 23, 5-8 p.m. in the school cafeteria, 650 South 1100 East, SLC. The beneficiary of this banquet/auction is the Save The Children organization. Tickets: $26; visit

Special Olympics Fundraiser — Saturday, Feb. 23, 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. Dine-to-Donate fundraiser at Pho V, 7092 S. Redwood Road, West Jordan. A percentage of your purchase will be donated to Special Olympics of Utah in support of the athletes. Vietnamese entrees including rice, noodles, sandwiches and Pho, as well as appetizers and desserts, are available.

Chamber Night — Monday, Feb. 25, 7 p.m. at the Judge Memorial CHS music room, 650 South 1100 East, SLC. This recital-style musical performance provides JMCHS students the opportunity to perform outside of their usual involvement in class. Free.

Judge Memorial CHS Open House — Tuesday, Feb. 26, 9-11 a.m. at the school, 650 South 1100 East, SLC. All are welcome. For information, contact Director of Admissions Tim Gardner,, 801-517-2129.

Judge Memorial presents “Middletown”— Thursday-Saturday, Feb. 28-March 2, 7-9 p.m. at the school, 650 South 1100 East, SLC. Price: $10 general admission; $5 students and seniors. Tickets available at the door.

Human Trafficking 101 — Thursday, Feb. 28, 7 p.m. The Respect For Life committee at St. Thomas More Parish will host a talk on human trafficking by South Jordan Police Officer Burdette Shumway at Meyer Hall, 3015 E. Creek Road, Sandy.

From the Heart Auction — to benefit St. Francis Xavier School, 4501 West 5215 South, Kearns. Saturday, March 2, 5-7 p.m. Social hour 5:30 p.m.; silent auction 5:30-7:30 p.m.; dinner 7 p.m. RSVP by Feb. 18. $40 per person, $75 per couple. The school is accepting donations. For information, contact Lisa Rose, 801-966-1571 ext. 118 or

Valentine Treats For Your Sweets — The Juan Diego Student Entrepreneurs group is offering chocolate strawberries, mini cupcakes and sugar cookies for sale for Valentine’s Day. Those who are interested may visit for photos, details and pricing. Items may be picked up at the Juan Diego school store at 11800 S. 300 E., Draper, Feb. 12-14 between 8 a.m. and 2 p.m. (Entrance Door D). For information, call 801-984-7647.

Volunteers Needed — Catholic Community Services of Utah (CCS) is in need of volunteers at its St. Vincent de Paul Dining Hall. The property has gated parking and two security guards. Each day, 80 volunteers are needed to serve 1,200 warm meals. Contact Monica Rich at or 801-428-1366.

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