Around the Diocese

Friday, Aug. 02, 2019

Feast of the Transfiguration of the Lord — Tuesday, Aug. 6. Check your parish for Mass times.

Annual Men’s Retreat — Aug. 9-11 sponsored by St. Mary’s Catholic Church of West Haven, Utah, under the direction of Fr. Gustavo Vidal at its annual site in Bloomington, Idaho. The bilingual Spanish/English retreat, open to all men in the Diocese of Salt Lake City, will be based on the “Seven Deadly Sins, Seven Lively Virtues” study book by Bishop Robert Barron. For information, visit Cost: $50; includes lodging, food and materials. Registration is limited to 50 men. For information, contact Jose Badillo, 956-283-6703, or email the registration form to him at:

Orientation for New RCIA Coordinators/Team Members — Saturday, Aug. 10, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Chancery Building, 303 E. South Temple, SLC. Designed for those who are new to RCIA or have three years or less experience as a minister. $15 workshop fee includes lunch. Pre-registration required; call the Office of Worship, at 801-328-8641 ext. 357 by Aug. 3.

Parish Dinner/Game Night — Saturday, Aug. 10 for Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Copperton at the Lions Club, 320 Hillcrest St., Copperton.  Doors open at 5 p.m.; dinner 5:45-6:30 p.m. Games begin 6:30 p.m.

Fr. Iwuoha’s 25th Anniversary Celebration — Sunday, Aug. 11 at St. Patrick Catholic Church, 1040 West 400 South, SLC. Bishop Oscar A. Solis will preside at the 11 a.m. Mass. A social will follow.

Knights of Columbus Council 14399 Golf Tournament — Sunday, Aug. 11 at Wolf Creek Golf Course, 3873 N. Wolf Creek Dr., Eden. 9 a.m. shotgun start; teams must check in no later than 8:30 a.m. $75p/p entry fee includes green fee, cart, luncheon and prizes. Four-person scramble format. Contact Mike McDonough 801-479-6124, Mike McMahon 801-809-8480 or Mike Dannenmueller 801-390-3574. Reservation deadline is Aug. 6.

All State Italian Day at Lagoon — the 86th anniversary celebration will be Sunday, Aug. 11 at Canyon Terrace. Cost: $46.12 each (tax included). For information, call 801-842-4834 or visit

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

Feast of St. Helena Celebration — Friday, August 16, 7 p.m. Bishop Oscar A. Solis will celebrate Mass for the feast of Saint Helena at St. Thomas More Catholic Church, 3015 East Creek Road, Cottonwood Heights. Members of the Equestrian Order of the Holy Sepulchre will be in attendance to share information about the Order and the work being done in the Holy Land.  Everyone is welcome to attend.

Lay Ecclesial Minister Certification Mass — Saturday, Aug. 17, 11 a.m. at the Cathedral of the Madeleine, 209 E. South Temple, SLC. Bishop Oscar A. Solis will preside at the Mass at which 70 people will be certified as lay ecclesial ministers. All in the diocese are welcome to attend.

 Seeking God in the Way of St. Benedict — Sunday, Aug. 18, 1 p.m. at Holy Family Catholic Church, 1100 East 5550 South, Ogden. Building on the legacy of the Sisters of St. Benedict who served the diocese for so many years, Sister Michaela Hedican, OSB, oblate director, will share about the Oblate way of life. All who may be interested in Benedictine spirituality are invited to attend.  

 St. Thomas More Garage Sale — Saturday, Aug. 24, 8 a.m. - 1 p.m. at the church, 3015 E. Creek Road, Cottonwood Heights. Donations drop off Monday, Aug. 19 to Friday, Aug. 23, 8-10 a.m. and 4:30-6:30 p.m. Cannot accept mattresses, box springs, major appliances or old television sets. Donations are tax deductible.

RCIA Study Days — Aug. 24-24. The director/coordinator session is Friday, 6-8:30 p.m. The general session for all RCIA team members is Saturday, 8 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. in the Pastoral Center, 27 C St., SLC. $15 workshop fee includes lunch. Pre-registration required; call the Office of Worship, 801-328-8641 ext. 357 by Aug. 16.

The Passion of St. John the Baptist — Thursday, Aug. 29. Check your parish for Mass times.

Parish Games Night — Friday, Aug. 30 at 6:30 p.m. at Scanlan Hall in the basement of the Cathedral of the Madeleine, 331 E. South Temple Street, SLC sponsored by Knights of Columbus Council 602.

Bishop’s Dinner — Wednesday, Sept. 4, beginning with a social hour at 6 p.m. at the Grand America Hotel, 555 Main St., SLC. For tickets, contact Patricia Wesson, 801-328-8941 or

Families of the Immaculata — at St. Mary Catholic Church, 4090 South 3900 West, West Haven, meets every First Sunday of the month immediately after the 11:30 a.m. Mass until 2 p.m. For information, call 801-621-7961, or visit

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