Around the Diocese

Friday, Jul. 20, 2018

Solemnity of St. Mary Magdalene — the Patronal Feast Day for the Cathedral of the Madeleine and the Diocese of Salt Lake City will be celebrated Sunday, July 22. The principal Mass will be celebrated at 6 p.m. at the cathedral, 309 E. South Temple, with a parish dinner following the Mass.

Yard Sale — July 26-28 and Aug. 3-4 from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. daily at St. Peter Catholic Church, 634 North 600 East, American Fork. Proceeds go toward the fund for the parish’s religious education building. For information, call 801-756-7771 or 857-247-0770.  

Women’s Cursillo Retreat — July 26-29 at St. Vincent de Paul Parish, 1375 E. Spring Lane, SLC. To participate, contact Art Romo, 801-834-5951; Frank Lujan, 801-664-3003; or Rita Stelmach 801-647-0143.

Parish Festival — Our Lady of Lourdes Parish’s Unity Festival will be July 27-28 at the parish, 2840 South 9000 West, Magna. Hours: Friday, 5-10 p.m.; Saturday, 11 a.m.-10 p.m. Live music, silent auction, country store, and food booths.

Family Night Dinner and Games — Friday, July 27, 6:30 p.m. in the Cathedral of the Madeleine’s Scanlan Hall (lower level). Cost: adults, $15; kids 12 and under, $10. Sponsored by Knights of Columbus Council 602.

Retirement Party — celebrating RaeAnn Eck, who has worked in Judge Memorial CHS’ front office for the last 38 years. Tuesday, July 31, noon at Judge Memorial CHS. Visit for details.

Nuclear Weapons Documentary — PBS’ “Command and Control,” Tuesday, July 31, 7 p.m. in the St. Ambrose Parish social hall, 2315 Redondo Ave., SLC. Free and open to the public.

Parish Carnival — Aug. 3-4 at St. Patrick Parish, 1058 West 400 South, SLC. Hours: Friday, 6-10 p.m.; Saturday, 3-10 p.m. Games, silent auction, ethnic food, live entertainment and a car show on Saturday. Free admission; open to the public.

25th Anniversary Celebration — in honor of Fr. Javier Virgen’s priestly ordination. Saturday, Aug. 4, Bilingual Mass at 5 p.m., followed by a celebration until 8 p.m. in the social hall of St. Joseph the Worker Parish,  7405 S. Redwood Road, West Jordan. All are welcome.

Class on Total Consecration to the Immaculata — Sunday, Aug. 5, 12:30-2 p.m. and a Rite of Total Consecration followed by a reception on Sunday, Aug. 12 from 12:30-2 p.m. Sponsored by the Families of the Immaculata Village at St. Mary Catholic Church, 4050 South 3900 West, West Haven. Families welcome. The class and rite are in preparation for the feast of St. Maximilian Kolbe on Tuesday, Aug. 14. For information, call 801-898-3821.

Parish Festival — Saturday, Aug. 11, beginning with a chuck-wagon breakfast at 8 a.m. and continuing until 9 p.m. at Saint Andrew Parish, 11835 South 3600 West, Riverton. All are welcome.

Red vs. Gold Football — Saturday, Aug. 11, 10 a.m. at Judge Memorial CHS’ McCarthy Stadium, 650 South 1100 East, SLC.

Car Wash — at Judge Memorial CHS, 650 South 1100 East, SLC following the annual Red vs. Gold football game, noon to 2 p.m. Hosted by the Judge Memorial Student Council. Free, but donations accepted.

Holy Day of Obligation — Wednesday, Aug. 15 for the Solemnity of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary. Check your parish for Mass times.

RCIA Study Days — Aug. 17-18. Sponsored by the Diocese of Salt Lake City Office of Liturgy. The Director/Coordinator Session is Friday, 6–8:30 p.m. The general session for all RCIA Team Members is Saturday, 9 a.m.–12:15 p.m., with an orientation session for new RCIA coordinators, scheduled from 1 to 4 p.m. All at the Pastoral Center, 27 C St., SLC. Cost: $10 for study sessions and $20 for orientation (includes all sessions and lunch). Pre-registration required; call the Office of Liturgy at 801-328-8641 ext. 323.

All State Italian Day at Lagoon — Sunday, Aug. 19. Cost: $40.60 per ticket, including tax. Mention “You’re with Italian Day” at the ticket window. For information, contact 801-842-4834 or visit

Charity Golf Tournament — to benefit Utah Catholic Schools. Sponsored by Catholic Business Network. Sunday, Aug. 19. Shotgun start at 1:30 p.m. at The Ridge Golf Club. Bishop Oscar A. Solis will attend. Cost: $89 individual/ $340 foursome; includes golf, dinner and libations during dinner. Sponsors, silent auction and raffle items needed. For information, call Dr. Roland Abundo, 801-755-5700; to register, visit

Catholic High School Football — Juan Diego vs Judge Memorial. Friday, Aug. 24, 7 p.m. at Judge Memorial CHS’ McCarthy Stadium, 650 South 1100 East, SLC.

Retrouvaille Weekend — Retrouvaille helps couples through difficult times in their marriages. For confidential information about or to register for the program beginning with a weekend on Aug. 24-26, call 801-450-4965, email or visit

Parish Festival — Saturday and Sunday, Aug. 25-26, 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. at St. Therese of the Child Jesus Parish, 624 W. Lennox St., Midvale.

Charity Benefit — for Give Me a Chance. Saturday, Aug. 25, 5 p.m. at the Give Me a Chance Guadalupe Garden, 2913 Grant Ave., Ogden. Adults over 21 only. Cost: $50. RSVP requested by Aug. 3 to Lynn McInally, 562-449-5224 or To donate items for the silent or live auctions, contact Bobbie Hunt, 801-721-2628.

Bishop’s Dinner — Thursday, Sept. 6 at the Grand America Hotel. For information or tickets, contact Patricia Wesson, 801-328-8941 ext. 108.

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