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Friday, Dec. 06, 2019

40 Hours Devotion for Vocations — Dec. 8 – Dec. 14. Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church, 715 West 300 North, SLC, will have a special 40-hour period of prayer before the Blessed Sacrament in solemn exposition with a special emphasis for vocations. Contact the parish for details.

The Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception of the Blessed Virgin Mary — this year is transferred to Monday, Dec. 9 because Dec. 8 is the Second Sunday of Advent. The obligation to attend Mass, however, does not transfer. The optional memorial of St. Juan Diego Cuauhtlatoatzin, Dec. 9, is omitted this year.

School Tour — Monday, Dec. 9, 9 a.m., at J.E. Cosgriff Memorial Catholic School, 2335 E. Redondo Ave., SLC. Informal drop-in tour for parents of prospective students aged 2 to 8th grade for the 2020-2021 school year. Online applications accepted; for information, email Maggie Kearns, Admissions, mkearns@cosgriff.org.

Feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe — Celebrations in Spanish will begin on Wednesday, Dec. 11 at the Cathedral of the Madeleine, 309 E. South Temple, SLC at 7:30 p.m. with the rosary led by the children; 8:30 p.m. with mariachi; outdoor procession at 9:30 p.m. and a vigil at 10 p.m. with the Cathedral Spanish Choir and Orchestra. 11 p.m. Mass with Bishop Oscar A. Solis. Aztec dancers at midnight, and a reception of traditional bread and hot chocolate in the lower level of the cathedral. Mass will also be celebrated on Thursday, Dec. 12 at 8 a.m. (English), noon (bilingual) with The Madeleine Choir School, and at 5:15 p.m. (English).

Bell Choir Concert — Friday, Dec. 13, 6:30 p.m. at St. Ann Catholic Church, 500 East 2100 South, SLC. Free; everyone welcome.

Parish Game Night — Saturday, Dec. 14, 7 p.m. in Our Lady of Lourdes Parish’s social hall, 670 South 1100 East, SLC. Cost: $15/parish games; dinner/$5.

Brass and Organ Advent Concert — Sunday Dec. 15, 8 p.m. at the Cathedral of the Madeleine, 309 E. South Temple. Featuring the brass section of the Utah Symphony Orchestra and cathedral organist Gabriele Terrone. Free and open to the public.

40 Hours Devotion for Vocations — Dec. 15 - Dec. 21. Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church, 2840 South 9000 West, Magna, will have a special 40-hour period of prayer before the Blessed Sacrament in solemn exposition with a special emphasis for vocations. Contact the parish for details.

Rosary and Holy Hour — Sunday, Dec. 15, 3 p.m. at the Carmelite monastery, 5714 Holladay Blvd., Holladay. 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.

Eucharistic Adoration — at Holy Family Catholic Church, 1100 East 5550 South, Ogden. Monday-Friday 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.; Saturdays 9 a.m. through 3 p.m. For information, call 801-479-1112, or visit https://hfutah.net.

Volunteer at Give Me A Chance — Volunteer in the after-school program, listen to children read for 20 minutes, assist students with homework, participate in play activities. The after-school program runs Monday-Thursday, 3-5:30 p.m. and serves children in grades K-6. For information, contact Sr. Arthur Gordon, D.C. at the Learning Center, 2913 Grant Ave., Ogden, 801-627-2235.

Volunteers needed — for the St. Vincent Homeless Center in SLC. Contact Monica Rich mrich@ccsutah.org to schedule a volunteer opportunity at the Weigand Day Center or St. Vincent de Paul Dining Hall.

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