Around the Diocese

Friday, Oct. 12, 2018

Eccles Organ Festival — Sunday, Oct. 14, 8 p.m. at the Cathedral of the Madeleine, 309 E. South Temple, with Oliver Latry of the Cathedral of Notre Dame, Paris, France. Free and open to the public.

Flu Clinic — Monday, Oct. 15, 1 p.m. at the St. Ambrose Parish social hall, 1975 South 2300 East, SLC. Sponsored by the 49ers Club. Cost is covered by your insurance so bring your insurance card.

Fall Music Concert — Tuesday, Oct. 16, 7 p.m. in the Judge Memorial CHS auditorium, 650 South 1100 East, SLC. The concert will highlight Judge Memorial students in concert choir, concert band, chamber orchestra, and jazz band. Free and open to the public.

White Mass — Thursday, Oct. 18, noon, for doctors, nurses and other health care professionals at University of Utah Hospital’s Hope Chapel, 50 North Medical Dr., SLC. Followed by ecumenical service of blessing of the hands of those who serve.

Dinner and Game Night — Friday, Oct. 19 at Saint Thomas More Catholic Church, 3015 E. Creek Road, Sandy. Cost: $19. Dinner begins at 6 p.m. Games start at 6:45 p.m.

Marian Retreat — Saturday, Oct. 20, 9 a.m. to noon at Saint George Catholic Church, 259 West 200 North, St. George. Susan Espinoza, a member of the Diocesan Council of Catholic Women’s Spirituality Commission, will present. All are welcome. Registration requested; RSVP to Mary LeBaron, 435-632-1572 or

Music Workshop — for choirs, cantors and singers. Saturday, Oct. 20, 9 a.m. to noon at St. Ambrose Parish, 1975 South 2300 East, SLC. Melanie Malinka, director of music for the Madeleine Choir School will present. Cost: $15. Pre-registration required; deadline is Oct. 16. For information, call the Office of Liturgy, 801-328-8641, ext. 323.

Parish Dinner and Games Night — Saturday, Oct. 20 in the St. Ann Parish gym, 500 East 2100 South, SLC. Games begin at 6:30 p.m. Cost: $16. Must be 18 or older.

Tenth Anniversary Celebration — Sunday, Oct. 21, 10:30 a.m. at Holy Family Catholic Church, 1100 East 5550 South, Ogden. Bishop Oscar A. Solis will officiate the Mass. Reception to follow. Everyone is invited.

Monsignor Benvegnu Lecture — Monday Oct. 22,  7 p.m. at Saint Vincent de Paul Parish Holy Family Hall, 1375 Spring Lane, Salt Lake City. Fr. John E. Norman, pastor of the parish, will present “Improving Our Prayer at Mass.” Free and open to the public.     

Jason Evert Presentation — Jason Evert, co-founder of Chastity Project, will present “Love or Lust? Why Save Sex for Marriage?” Wednesday, Oct. 24, 7 p.m. at Blessed Sacrament Parish, 9800 South 1700 East, Sandy. Free and open to the public; suitable for students in seventh grade and up. Parents are encouraged to accompany their children.

49ers Halloween Social — and costume party. Wednesday, Oct. 24, 1:30 p.m. at St. Ambrose Parish’s social hall, 1975 South 2300 East, SLC. Lunch at 2 p.m. Cost: $13. Send reservations with check to Maxine Giovacchini, 2415 S. Kensington Ave. For information, call Rosalie Mirabelli, 801-485-4548, or Maxine Giovacchini, 801-582-2282.

World Youth Day Fundraiser — Wednesday, Oct. 24, 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. California Pizza Kitchen,156 South 400 West, SLC. A portion of the purchase price will be donated to the diocese to help defray costs of youth attending the 2019 World Youth Day. For information, visit

St. Joseph Villa Volunteer Fall Luncheon — Saturday, Oct. 27 at St. Ambrose Parish’s social center, 1975 South 2300 East, SLC. Social hour at 11:30 a.m.; lunch at 12:30 p.m. Tickets: $25; contact Maxine Giovacchini at 801-582-2282, or stop by the Villa’s gift shop. All the proceeds benefit the residents of St. Joseph Villa.

CCW Annual Halloween Dinner & Dance — Saturday, Oct. 27 at St. Patrick Parish’s social hall, 1058 West 400 South, SLC. Dinner: 6 p.m.; dance: 7:30 p.m. Admission $15. Live band music by James Romero y Los Amigos. Italian entrée. Prizes for best costumes. No outside alcohol allowed.

Not Quite Halloween Fundraiser — Saturday, Oct. 27 from 6 to 9 p.m. at St. Thomas More Parish, 3015 E. Creek Road, Sandy. Features a concert by Melinda Kirgin-Voss, a sit-down dinner, dancing, live auction, and a costume contest. Tickets: $60 per person; after Oct. 15, $70.  For reservations or information, contact Ray Bachiller, 801-430-8762 or

CCS Humanitarian Awards Dinner — Monday, Oct. 29, Little America Hotel, 500 S. Main St., SLC. Social hour 6 p.m.; dinner 7 to 9 p.m. RSVP to Andrew Robinson, 801-428-1231 or

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

Hesburgh Lecture — Friday, Nov. 2, 7 p.m. St Catherine’s Newman Center, 170 University St., Salt Lake City. “Science and Religion: Beyond the Myth of Eternal Warfare” by Dr. Matthew Ashley.

Pastoral Plan — The Pastoral Plan is available in English and Spanish. Pastors may pick up  printed copies at the Pastoral Center, 27 C St., SLC. Download or read the report on the diocesan website

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