Around the Diocese

Friday, Sep. 08, 2017

Girl Scouts Collecting — on Saturday, Sept. 9, 11 a.m.-2 p.m., the Cathedral Girl Scouts are collecting dog and cat food for the Utah Animal Shelter. They will meet at the Cathedral of the Madeleine plaza, 309 E. South Temple, SLC. Items can be donated on Sept. 9 or dropped off beforehand at the cathedral. For information, contact Cathy Paiz, 801-328-8941 or

Faith Formation Webinar — Tuesday, Sept. 12, 11 a.m.  The first of the Ministry on the Margins series will be hosted by the Roundtable Association of Catholic Diocesan Social Action Directors. The series seeks to provide Catholic leaders in parishes, dioceses, and schools resources and suggestions on how to address the issues of same-sex attraction, migration, and racism. All of these issues bring the Church outside of herself to the peripheries of our society, which is what the Gospel and Pope Francis are calling us to do. The first webinar will be Fr. James Martin, S.J.,  “On the Peripheries:  Building Bridges with LGBT Communities.” Free, but registration is required at

School Drop-in Tour — Wednesday, Sept. 13 9 a.m. at J.E. Cosgriff Memorial Catholic School, 2335 Redondo Ave., SLC. For parents of prospective students from 2-year-old to 8th grade.  For information, email Maggie Kearns, Admissions,

Parish Dinner and Game Night — Friday, Sept. 15, beginning at 6 p.m. at St. Thomas More Catholic Church, 3015 E. Creek Road, Sandy. Cost is $14. Games begin at 6:45 p.m.

Golf Tournament — benefitting St. Joseph CHS. Sunday, Sept. 17 at the Barn Golf Course, 305 W. Pleasant View Drive, Pleasant View. Registration starts at 7:30 a.m., Mass with Fr. Charles Cummins at 8 a.m., shotgun start at 9 a.m. $100 per person. For information, contact Carole Layman, 801-393-6051.

Carmelite Fair — Sunday, Sept. 17, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. at the Carmel of the Immaculate Heart of Mary, 5714 Holladay Blvd., SLC. The event begins with a 5K run/walk. To register, contact Bob Schovaers at 801-943-3569. For information, contact Carol Ernst at 801-918-3227. Proceeds go to support the Carmelite nuns.

49ers Meeting — Monday, Sept. 18, 1:30 p.m. at St. Ambrose Parish’s social hall, 2315 E. Redondo Ave., SLC.

Wendover Trip — for the 49ers club on Sept. 22. Trip begins in the St. Ambrose Parish parking lot, 2315 E. Redondo Ave., SLC. To register, contact Robin Barber, 801-582-2222.

Oktoberfest Family Night — Saturday, Sept. 23, 4-9 p.m., at St. Thomas More Catholic Church, 3015 E. Creek Road, Sandy. Cost: $8/adults, $4/kids age 12 and under. All activities for kids are supervised by individuals who completed the Safe Environment Program.

Carmelite Golf Tournament — Saturday, Sept. 23, beginning 9 a.m. at Crater Springs Golf Course, 700 Homestead Drive, Midway. For information and to register, contact Joe Orifici, 801-272-2373. Participants may check in at the door.

Pastoral Congress — Saturday, Sept. 23, 7:45 a.m.-4 p.m. in the Skaggs Catholic Center, 300 East 11800 South, Draper. Register online at  

Spaghetti Dinner — Sunday, Sept. 24, 1-7 p.m. at Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church, 2864 South 9000 West, Magna. All you can eat: $14; adult take out: $13; Children 12 & under: $8. New this year is a beverage garden: ID required.

Charismatic Catholic Renewal Jubilee — Friday, Sept. 29, 7 p.m. Bishop Oscar A. Solis will preside at a special Mass at the Cathedral of the Madeleine, 309 E. South Temple, SLC. All are welcome.

The Voice of the Martyrs Advance Conference — Saturday, Sept. 30, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. at Calvary Mountain View Church, 340 E. State Road, American Fork. Free and open to the public. To register, go to

Stewardship Seminar — Tuesday, Oct. 3, 6-8:30 p.m. at Blessed Sacrament Catholic Parish, 1745 East 9800 South, Sandy. For all DDD/Stewardship workers and volunteers. The speaker will be the very Rev. Andrew Kemberling, V.F. No RSVP necessary.

Catholics Can Mass — Saturday, Oct. 7, beginning at 2 p.m. at St. Mary of the Assumption Catholic Church, 1505 White Pine Canyon Road, Park City. Bishop Oscar A. Solis will celebrate a Mass the gifts and talents of all Catholics, especially those living with disabilities, and their families. All are welcome.

Eccles Organ Festival — Sunday, Oct. 8, beginning at 8 p.m. in the Cathedral of the Madeleine, 309 E. South Temple, SLC. Thomas Ospital, an acclaimed organist from France, will perform. Free and open to the public.

Festival of Light — Friday, Oct. 13, 6-9 p.m. at the Show Barn, 3003 North Thanksgiving Way, Lehi. Hosted by the non-profit organization Cambodia Job Foundation, which supports Cambodian youth. For information, contact Chloe Jensen, or 561-207-1492. To register, go to

Catechist Certification — Basic level, video-assisted training for the formation and enrichment of catechists in parish and Catholic school settings. Requires 36 hours for certification, which is valid for three years. Classes are every other Saturday from Oct. 21 to May 26, 9-11 a.m. at Holy Family Parish, 1100 East 5550 South, Ogden. Online classes available. To register or for information, visit or contact Mike and Nelda Troyer, 801-774-9817 or 

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