Around the Diocese

Friday, Sep. 14, 2018

Healthy Aging Seminar — Monday, Sept. 17, 5:30-7:30 p.m. in Conference Room A of St. John the Baptist Catholic Church, 11800 South 300 East, Draper. Information on Alzheimer’s disease, dementia and planning for long-term care. Free and open to the public. Preregister at 801-984-7109 or

Parish Dinner and Game Night — Friday, Sept. 21 at St. Thomas More Catholic Church, 3015 E. Creek Road, Sandy. Dinner served at 6 p.m.; games start at 6:45 p.m. Cost: $19.

Level II Training — for those who minister Eucharist to the sick and shut-in. Tuesday, Sept. 25, 6-9 p.m. at the Chancery Building, 303 E South Temple, SLC. $15 fee to cover materials. Preregistration required; call Trisha, 801-328-8641 ext. 323.

Forced to Flee — Thursday, Sept. 27, 5-7:30 p.m. at the Gallivan Center, 239 Main St., SLC. Experience the journey of becoming a refugee, guided by former refugees who have firsthand experience. Sponsored by Catholic Community Services of Utah. Free and open to the public.

Reservation Deadline — is Sept. 28 for the Catholic Woman’s League Fall Benefit Luncheon. Tickets: $38; mail reservations with payment to Jenny Maffuccio, 13297 N. Deer Canyon Drive, Kamas Utah 84036.  The event will be Saturday, Oct. 6, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Little America. This year’s beneficiaries are St. Francis Xavier Catholic School and Peace House.

Maronite Lebanese Festival — with St. Jude Maronite Parish. Saturday, Sept. 29, dinner and dance from 7 p.m. to midnight at St. Vincent de Paul Parish’s Holy Family Hall, 1375 E. Spring Lane, SLC. $45/ticket. For reservations, visit or mail check and reservation to Salt Lake Lebanese Festival, attn Kristin Mason, 12993 S. Hunter Hollow Way, Draper, Utah 84020.

Community Festival and Car Show — Sept. 29-30. Festival hours are Saturday, noon to 8 p.m.; and Sunday, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at St. Rose of Lima Catholic Church, 210 S. Chapel St., Layton. The car show will be Saturday from noon to 4 p.m.

Golf Tournament — Saturday, Sept. 29, start at 9 a.m. at Cedar Ridge Golf Course, Cedar City. $75 per player. Sponsored by Christ the King Catholic Church Knights of Columbus Council 11246. For reservations and information, contact Pat McDonald, 702-280-7715.

Discussion on the USCCB’s Revised Guidelines for the Celebration of the Sacraments With People with Disabilities — Saturday, Sept. 29, St. Helen Parish hall, 9-11 a.m., 435 E. Main St., Roosevelt. Everyone is welcome: clergy, catechists, people with disabilities, families and friends. For information or to RSVP, call 801-440-8729 or email

Oktoberfest — Saturday, Sept. 29, 5-10 p.m. at the Saint Thomas More Parish Center, 3015 E. Creek Road, Sandy. Traditional German food and music. Adults $12; 12 and under $6.

Spaghetti Dinner — at Our Lady of Lourdes Parish, Magna. Sunday, Sept. 30, 1 p.m. to 7 p.m. for dine-in; take-out begins at 11 a.m. Cost: Dine-in all you can eat $14/adults, $8/children 12 and younger. Take-out/$13. At the parish, 2864 South 9000 West, Magna.

Religious Appreciation Dinner — Friday, Oct. 5. Cocktails at 6 p.m.; dinner at 6:30 p.m. at Jeremiah’s Restaurant, 1307 West 1200 South, Ogden. $22/meal (Yankee pot roast or Atlantic grilled salmon). RSVP by Sept. 28 to

‘Bulldog Nation’ Spaghetti Dinner — Friday, Oct. 5, 5:30-6-30 p.m. at the Judge Memorial CHS cafeteria, 650 South 1100 East, SLC. All future Judge Memorial students and their families are invited to the dinner, which will take place before the football game against Grantsville High School. Free.

Book Discussion — Saturday, Oct. 6 at 10:15 a.m. at Blessed Sacrament Parish, 9800 South 1700 East, Sandy. The Secular Order of Discalced Carmelites will discuss “The Power of Silence” by Robert Cardinal Sarah. Continental breakfast will be served at 10 a.m. Free; RSVP to Katie, 801-864-0107.

Catholics Can Mass — recognizing the contributions of Catholics with disabilities. Sunday, Oct. 7, 11 a.m. at St. Joseph the Worker Parish, 7405 S. Redwood Road, West Jordan. All are welcome.

School Tour — 9 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 10 at  J.E. Cosgriff Memorial Catholic School, 2335 Redondo Ave., SLC. For parents of prospective students from 2-year-olds to 8th grade for the 2019-2020 school year. For information, email Maggie Kearns, Admissions, at

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