Around the Diocese

Friday, Sep. 20, 2019

Rosary and Holy Hour — Sunday, Sept. 22, 3 p.m. at the Carmelite monastery, 5714 Holladay Blvd., Holladay. All are invited to join the Knights of Columbus Council #5214 and the Carmelite nuns to praise God, honor His Mother and pray for our Holy Catholic Church.

RCIA at Saint Ambrose Parish — program resumes Tuesday, Sept. 24, 7 p.m. at the Vaughan Center, 1975 South 2300 East, SLC. The program uses the Symbolon series from, which can be accessed online. Anyone interested in learning more about the Catholic faith is welcome to attend.  

Coats For Kids Fundraiser — Wednesday, Sept. 25, 11 a.m. – 9:30 p.m. at Javier’s Restaurant, 4874 Harrison Blvd., Ogden. Mention Knights of Columbus or Coats for Kids and a portion of the proceeds will be donated to Coats For Kids. Take out is available for this fundraiser. Call 801-475-7008; sponsored by Knights of Columbus and Catholic Community Services.

Fundraising Dinner — Saturday, Sept. 28 at St. Martin de Porres Catholic Church, 4914 South 2200 West, Taylorsville Social 6 p.m.; pork tenderloin dinner 7 p.m. Adults $12; kids 12 & under $6; under 5 free. For information/ tickets/reservations, contact Fred Montoya, 801-243-2660. Sponsored by Knights of Columbus Council 10304.

87th Annual Spaghetti Dinner — Sunday, Sept. 29, 1-7 p.m. at Our Lady of Lourdes Parish, 2864 South 9000 West, Magna. Take outs begin at 11 a.m. Outdoor beverage garden (ID required), Italian cookies and raffle baskets. Adult dine in $15/take out $13; seniors citizens $12; kids 12 and under $8.

San Lorenzo Ruiz and San Pedro Calungsod Celebration — Sunday, Sept. 29 at the Cathedral of the Madeleine, 309 E. South Temple, SLC. Procession begins at 5 p.m., Mass at 6 p.m., followed by a reception in the lower level of the cathedral.

Nocturnal Adoration for Vocations — Friday, Oct. 4 - Saturday, Oct. 5 at St. Mary Catholic Church, 4050 South 3900 West, West Haven. Begins at 8 p.m. with Liturgy of the Hours Evening Prayer through the Saturday 8 a.m. Mass/Communion Service. Men are scheduled at every hour. All are welcome anytime. For information, call (801) 621-7961.

“Lord, Light My Way” Retreat — Saturday, Oct. 5, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. at Saint Vincent de Paul Parish, 1375 E. Spring Lane, SLC. The theme for this retreat is discernment. Pre-registration required; $20 fee for materials. For information, contact Ildiko Haycock, 801-272-9216 or

“Book Discussion — “Contemplative Hunger” by Father Donald Haggerty. Saturday, Oct. 5 at Blessed Sacrament Parish, 9800 South 1700 East, Sandy. Sponsored by the Secular Carmelite Community. Lauds at 8:35 a.m., Mass at 9 a.m. followed by quiet mental prayer; continental breakfast at 10 a.m., book discussion at 10:15 a.m., dismiss before 12 p.m. Call or text Katie at 801-864-0107 for questions or to reserve a book for $15.

Blood Drive — Saturday, Oct. 5, 8 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. in the McNamara Center, St. Olaf Catholic Church, 277 East 1800 South, Bountiful. Sponsored by Knights of Columbus Council 5502. Register at or contact Joe Bouley, 801-309-9149,, for information.

 Life Chain — Sunday, Oct. 6, 1 p.m. at the intersection of 10600 South and State Street, Sandy. This annual Knights of Columbus event asks volunteers to stand on the sidewalk near the intersection for one hour of silent prayer. The Knights will provide signs, but everyone is welcome to bring their own.  The event is family-oriented, peaceful, and respectful. For information, contact Tina Pisenti,

Hesburgh Lecture — Monday, Oct. 7, 7 p.m. at St. Vincent de Paul Parish’s Benvegnu Center, 1385 E. Spring Lane, Holladay. Fr. Oliver Williams, C.S.C., director of Notre Dame’s Center for Ethics and Religious Values, will speak on “Catholic Social Thought: A Spirituality for Business Life.” Sponsored by Notre Dame Club of Utah and St. Vincent de Paul Parish.

America Needs Fatima — Saturday, Oct. 12, noon.  Local participants of the nationwide rosary crusade will meet at the southeast corner of 10600 S. State St., Sandy.  All are welcome.

CWL Annual Luncheon — Saturday, Oct. 12 at Little America Hotel, 500 S. Main St., SLC. Social hour 11 a.m.; followed by lunch, silent auction and opportunity drawings and fashion show presented by DeMarillac Formal Attire. Tickets must be purchased in advance: $38 p/p; $450/sponsor table seating 10. Mail reservations with payment and seating requests by Sept. 28 to Jenny Maffuccio, 13297 N. Deer Canyon Dr., Kamas, Utah 84036. To donate cash, new (unused) items or services for opportunity drawing and silent auction items, contact Linda Burt, 435-649-9812.  

Pastoral Musicians Workshop —Saturday, Oct. 19, 9 a.m. – noon at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church, 300 East 11800 South, sponsored by the diocesan Office of Liturgy.  Chris Huntzinger, director of liturgy and music at St. Ambrose Parish, will present “Formed by Love,” a reflection on how liturgical music inspires and teaches. The cost is $15. Pre-registration required; deadline to register is Oct. 14. For information, call Teranie in the Office of Worship at 801-328-8641, ext. 357.

Secular Carmelite Community — Men and women interested in a deeper spiritual prayer life are invited to join the Our Lady of the Mountains OCDS. Meetings are the second Sunday of each month at St. James the Just Parish, 495 N. Harrison Blvd., Ogden. For information, call 435-734-9646.

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