Around the Diocese

Friday, Aug. 17, 2018

Nuclear Weapons Documentary — The screening of PBS’ “Command and Control” has been rescheduled for Tuesday, Aug. 21, 7 p.m. in the St. Ambrose Parish social hall, 2315 Redondo Ave., SLC. Free and open to the public.

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.

Garage Sale — Saturday, Aug. 25, 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at St. Thomas More Parish, 3015 E. Creek Road, Sandy. Tax-deductible donations may be dropped off Aug. 19-23 from 8 to 10 a.m. and 4:40 to 6:30 p.m.

Holy Cross Associates Gathering — Saturday, Aug. 25, 9 a.m. to noon at Holy Cross Ministries, 860 East 4500 South, SLC. The gathering will explore how to be in “right relationship” with different parts of the human family and the world. Donations for the St. Martha’s Baby Project ministry will be collected. New members welcome.

Eucharistic Adoration  — The Saint Vincent de Paul Parish community invites everyone to join them for 40 hours of adoration Sept. 2-7: Sunday, Sept. 2, 12:30 - 4:45 p.m.; Tuesday, Sept. 4, 9:30 a.m. - 9:30 p.m.; Wednesday, Sept. 5, 9:30 a.m. - 9:30 p.m.; Thursday, Sept. 6, 9:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.; Friday, Sept. 7, 9:30 a.m. - 4:15 p.m. followed by Benediction. For information, contact Ildiko Haycock, St. Vincent de Paul Parish office, 801-272-9216.  

Guest Speaker on the Death Penalty — Tuesday, Sept. 4, 7 p.m. in the gathering space of St. Catherine of Siena Newman Center, 170 University St., SLC. Fr. John Norman, pastor of St. Vincent de Paul Parish, will speak on the Catholic Church’s teachings on the death penalty. All are welcome.

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

School Tour — at J.E. Cosgriff Memorial Catholic School, 2335 Redondo Ave., SLC. Thursday, Sept. 6 at 9 a.m. For parents of prospective students from 2-year-olds to 8th grade for the 2019-2020 school year. For information, email Maggie Kearns, Admissions,

Guest Speaker on  End-Of-Life Issues — Saturday, Sept. 8, 3–4:30 p.m. at St. Thomas More Parish’s Meyer Hall, 3015 E. Creek Road, Sandy. Natalie Rodden, MD, a palliative medicine physician, will speak about Catholic teachings on end-of-life issues. Free and open to the public. For information, contact Barbara Granja, 801- 891-5299.

National Day of Remembrance for Aborted Children — Saturday, Sept. 8; the local memorial service will be at 11 a.m. at Mt. Calvary Catholic Cemetery, 275 U St., SLC. Fr. John Evans, pastor of St. Thomas More, will be the speaker.

Fall Festival — Saturday, Sept. 8, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. at St. Lawrence Mission, 100 W. Center St., Heber City. Games, a silent auction, beer garden with live music, craft sales, farmers market.

Catholics Can Mass — recognizing the contributions of Catholics with disabilities. Sunday, Sept. 9, noon at St. Joseph Parish, 365 S. Main, Monticello. All are welcome.

Special Olympics Fundraiser — Wednesday, Sept. 12, 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. at Pho V, 7092 S. Redwood Road in West Jordan. A portion of each bill will be donated to Special Olympics of Utah.

JMCHS Homecoming Alumni Social — Friday, Sept. 14, 5:30-7 p.m. at Judge Memorial, 650 South 1100 East, SLC. All Judge Memorial and St. Mary of the Wasatch alumni are invited. RSVP by Sept. 7 at or to Joyce Munson, or 801-517-2132.

Pastoral Congress — Saturday, Sept. 15, 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. at the Skaggs Catholic Center, 300 East 11800 South, Draper. Cost: $45; includes continental breakfast, lunch, workshops and exhibits. Doors open at 7:30 a.m. for late registration. For online registration, visit

Diocesan Youth Congress — Saturday, Sept. 15, 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. at St. John the Baptist Elementary School, 300 East 11800 South, Draper. Cost: $15; includes meals. Deadline is Sept. 7. For information, visit

Carmelite Fair — Sunday, Sept. 16, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. at the Carmel of the Immaculate Heart of Mary, 5714 Holladay Blvd., Holladay. Donations are being accepted: new items or gift cards for the silent auction, live auction or general store. Items can be dropped off at the monastery, 5714 Holladay Blvd., or mailed in. For information, contact Sherry Walker, 801-718-8312.

Autumn Harvest Benefit — for Holy Cross Ministries. Sept. 22, 5:30-7:30 p.m. at High West Distillery, Blue Sky Ranch, 27649 Old Lincoln Hwy, Coalville. Supports HCM’s health outreach, early childhood education and legal services programs for low-income families in Summit County. Registration closes Sept. 8. For tickets, visit

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