Around the Diocese

Friday, May. 11, 2018

Farewell Celebration for Fr. Blaine — Monday, May 14, 7 p.m. at St. Peter Parish, 634 North 600 East, American Fork. Fr. Blaine will celebrate his final Mass at the parish. Cake and coffee will follow. All are welcome.

Level II Training — for those who minister Eucharist to the sick and shut-in will be held on Tuesday, May 15, 6–9:30 p.m. at the Diocese of Salt Lake City’s Chancery building, 303 S. Temple, SLC. Cost: $10 to cover materials. Pre-registration required; call Trisha, 801-328-8641 ext. 323.

Golf Tournament — Registration deadline is Wednesday, May 16 for St. Francis Xavier School’s 4th Annual “Fore the Children” tournament, which will be Saturday, June 2 at The Ridge Golf Course. Cost: $80 per player or $320 per foursome. Sponsorship opportunities available. To register, contact Lisa Rose, 801-966-1571 ext. 118 or

Parish Dinner and Game Night — Friday, May 18 at St. Thomas More Parish, 3015 E. Creek Road, Sandy. Dinner at 6 p.m., games start at 6:45 p.m. Cost: $19.

Retrouvaille Weekend — May 18-May 20. Retrouvaille helps couples through difficult times in their marriages. For confidential information about or to register for the program, call 801-450-4965, email or visit

Soaring Eagle Sports Camp — Registration deadline is May 18. Full- and half-day camp registrations, with two sessions: June 25-29 and July 9-13.  Full session: $225; half session: $125. Contact Camp Director Brandon Sluga, or 801-984-2726.

Family Night Dinner and Games— Friday, May 18, 6:30 p.m., in the Cathedral of the Madeleine’s Scanlan Hall, 309 E. South Temple, SLC. Adults, $15; 12 and under, $10. Sponsored by Knights of Columbus Council 602.

Mrs. Keyser Retirement — A retirement reception for Barbara Keyser, who has taught for 28 years at St. Francis Xavier School, is planned for Saturday, May 19, 2-4:30 p.m. in the library. All are welcome to wish her well.

Golf Tournament — to benefit St. Andrew School. Saturday, May 19, 8 a.m. to noon at Mountain View Golf Course, 2400 W. Gardner Lane, West Jordan. Lunch follows. To register, visit and click on “giving.”

Women’s Retreat — Saturday, May 19, 9 a.m.–4 p.m. at St. Ambrose Catholic Church, 1975 South 2300 East, SLC.  Includes presentations, fellowship, worship and music. Registration is $15 by May 16; $25 at the door. RSVP to Maria Devereux, 801-888-4428 or Jeanne Lachowski, 801-580-2513, or email

Learning to Meddle in Politics Part II — Saturday, May 19, 9 a.m. – noon at the Pastoral Center, 27 C St., SLC. This training will focus on developing messages on social justice issues that reflect Catholic values. Register at

Golf Tournament — to benefit St. John the Baptist Parish. Saturday, May 19 at South Mountain Golf Course, Draper. 8:30 a.m. shotgun start followed by BBQ and music on the patio. $95/player; $25/guest lunch ticket. Register at

Solemnity of Pentecost — Sunday, May 20. Check your parish for Mass times.  

Solemn Vespers for Pentecost — Sunday, May 20, 7:30 p.m. in the Cathedral of the Madeleine, 309 E. South Temple, SLC. Presented by the Choir of the Cathedral of the Madeleine. Free and open to the public.

Bloomin’ Fun Day — for St. John the Baptist Parish. Sunday May 20 at Boondocks Family Fun Center, Draper. Tickets include all-you-can-eat buffet and play. $25/Buffet and Play; $30/Buffet and All Day; $10/Buffet Only. Purchase tickets at

Register for Summer Bible Study — at Our Lady of Lourdes Parish, 1085 East 700 South, SLC. Study will be Wednesday evenings, June 6 – Aug. 1 at 6:30 p.m. Registration after all Masses May 19-20. Cost for materials is $20. All are welcome! For information or to register by email, contact Blandina, or 801.792.5180.

School Tour — Tuesday, May 22 9-11 a.m. at Judge Memorial CHS, 650 South 1100 East, SLC. No appointment necessary. For information, contact Tim Gardner, or 801-517-2129.

Evening with John Dear — Wednesday, May 23, beginning at 7 p.m. at St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church. John Dear will speak about his new book: “They Will Inherit the Earth: Peace and Nonviolence in a Time of Climate Change.” For information, contact Catherine Kreuter, or 801-483-2245, or visit

Farewell Celebration — Fr. Denis Reilly will celebrate his final Masses at St. John the Baptist Parish on Saturday, May 26 at 5 p.m. and Sunday, May 27 at 8:30 and 11 a.m. at the church, 11800 South 300 East, Draper. A simple reception will follow. All are welcome.

75th Parish Anniversary — for St. Olaf Parish, 276 East 1700 South, Bountiful. Sunday, May 27, the Mass will be celebrated at 11:30 a.m., followed by a parish potluck. At 6 p.m. will be a concert featuring newly composed hymns by local composers. All are invited.

High School International Host Families needed — Become a Juan Diego CHS Host Family for the 2018-2019 school year. Monthly stipend is given for hosting. For information, contact Juan Diego CHS International Student Program Director Ken Hoshino 801-984-7631 or

High School Summer Hockey League — For information, contact Juan Diego hockey head coach Moe van der Sluys, 801-232-4584


Fr. Rene Rodillas become pastor of Saint Olaf Parish on Aug. 3, 2011 The incorrect date was given in the May 4 Intermountain Catholic. We regret the error.

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