Around the Diocese

Friday, Apr. 13, 2018

The Catholic Church and the Death Penalty — Monday, April 16, 7 p.m. at St. Catherine of Siena Newman Center, 170 University St., SLC. Fr. John Norman, pastor of St. Vincent de Paul Parish, will share the Catholic Church’s teaching about the death penalty. A discussion will follow.

Parish Dinner and Game Night — Friday, April 20 at St. Thomas More Parish, 3015 E. Creek Road, Sandy. Dinner at 6 p.m., games start at 6:45 p.m. Cost: $19.

Discussion on the USCCB’s Revised Guidelines for the Celebration of the Sacraments With People with Disabilities — Saturday, April 21, 10 a.m.–noon at Christ the King Parish, 690 S. Cove Drive, Cedar City. Everyone is welcome: clergy, catechists, people with disabilities, families and friends. For information or to RSVP, call 801-440-8729 or email cgruddell@comcast.net.

Membership Tea — for the Catholic Woman’s League. Sunday, April 22, 2-4 p.m. at St. Vincent de Paul Parish’s Holy Family Hall, 1375 E. Spring Lane, SLC. Cost: $10. For information, contact Mary Jo Ahlin-Falkner, 801-971-0000 or maryjo.ahlin@me.com. All women in the diocese are welcome.  

Bishop’s Dinner for Scouters and Clergy — Sunday, April 22, 4:30-7:30 p.m. at Blessed Sacrament Parish Center, 9757 South 1700 East, Sandy. With Bishop Oscar A. Solis. Seating is limited. RSVP by April 18 to the Office of Youth & Young Adult Ministry, junuee.castro@dioslc.org or 801-328-8641 ext. 313.

Level I Training — for Extraordinary Ministers of Holy Communion. Tuesday, April 24, 6-9:30 p.m. at the Chancery Building, 303 E South Temple, SLC. Pre-registration required; call Trisha, 801.328.8641 x 323. Cost: $10.

Red Cross Blood Drive — Wednesday, April 25, 3-8 p.m. in the Blessed Sacrament Parish center, 9800 South 1700 East, Sandy. Sponsored by Knights of Columbus Council 6966.

Worldwide Marriage Encounter —Friday-Sunday, April 27-29. Learn communication skills between a husband and wife in a setting away from distractions from everyday life. Apply at www.utah-wwme.org  or call 385- 313 -9247.

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

St. Joseph Catholic Schools SPREE — Saturday, April 28, 5:30-10 p.m. at Hub 801, 3525 Riverdale Road, Ogden.  The celebration of the 40th anniversary of Spree will include honoring Paul Willard and Allan McDonald for founding Spree 40 years ago and all those who have contributed to Spree over the years. For tickets, contact Carole Burbridge-Layman at 801-393-6051.

“Angels Among Us” luncheon and fashion show — Saturday, April 28, at Saint Martin de Porres Catholic Church, 4914 South 2200 West, Taylorsville. Social hour begins at 11 a.m., lunch at noon, followed by the fashion show. Tickets, which are $15, must be purchased in advance; Betty Valdez at 801-262-7735. All are welcome. Remember to wear your favorite hat!

Madeleine Festival Concert — Sunday, April 29, 8 p.m. in the Cathedral of the Madeleine, 309 E. South Temple, SLC. Featuring The International Children’s Choir. Free and open to the public.

Refugee Foster Care Orientation — through Catholic Community Services of Utah, which places unaccompanied refugee minors in foster homes. Thursday, May 3, 6-8 p.m. at CCS, 745 East 300 South, SLC. RSVP to mbuonforte@ccs.org or 801-428-1283. For information, visit www.ccsutah.org.

Parish Dinner and Game Night — Friday, May 4 at St. Thomas More Parish, 3015 E. Creek Road, Sandy. Dinner at 6 p.m., games start at 6:45 p.m. Cost: $19.

Madeleine Festival Concert — Sunday, May 6, 8 p.m. in the Cathedral of the Madeleine, 309 E. South Temple, SLC. Featuring Two Shields, a Native American dance company. Free and open to the public.

Msgr. Benvegnu Lecture — Monday, May 7, 7 p.m. at St. Vincent de Paul Parish, 1375 E. Spring Lane, SLC. Fr. Christopher Gray, parochial vicar of the Cathedral of the Madeleine, will present “Controversies in the Early Church.” Free and open to the public.

Discussion on the USCCB’s Revised Guidelines for the Celebration of the Sacraments With People with Disabilities — Saturday, May 12, 9-11 a.m. at St. Francis of Assisi Parish, 9-11 a.m., 65 East 500 North, Orem. Everyone is welcome: clergy, catechists, people with disabilities, families and friends. For information or to RSVP, call 801-440-8729 or email cgruddell@comcast.net.

Solemnity of the Ascension of the Lord — Sunday, May 13. In our province this solemnity is transferred to the Seventh Sunday of Easter, which this year is May 13. Thursday, May 10, is observed as an Eastertime weekday.

The 8th Annual St. Mary Men’s Retreat — is open to all men in the Diocese of Salt Lake City.  The retreat, Aug. 10-12 in Bloomington, Idaho, will focus on the book “7 Secrets of Confession.” It will be bilingual English/Spanish. Small group discussion, presentations and activities. For information and to register, visit www.stmarysutah.org/MensClub.asp. Cost: $50, includes lodging, food and materials. For information, contact Mario Rios, 801-390-1319

49ers Club St Ambrose Parish — join the 49ers for social activities such as the first Sunday Breakfast, first Monday meeting, bowling, Wendover trips and fundraising social activities. For information, contact Bonnie Nell, 801-652-9254 or bonnienell2@msn.com. Annual dues are $15.

High School Summer Hockey League — For information, contact Juan Diego hockey head coach Moe van der Sluys, 801-232-4584 moe.vandersluys@safelite.com

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