Around the Diocese

Friday, Feb. 17, 2017
Pastoral Center Closed — Monday, Feb. 20 for Presidents’ Day. The Pastoral Center will reopen Tuesday, Feb. 21.

Cathedral Anniversary — on Tuesday Feb. 21, the anniversary of the 1993 rededication of the Cathedral of the Madeleine will be celebrated. There will be a solemnity at the cathedral, 309 E. South Temple, SLC, and a feast throughout the diocese.

Lent Preparation Retreat — Thursday, Feb. 23, 6:30 p.m. at Saint Rose of Lima Parish, 210 Chapel St., Layton. The topic is “Lenten Resolutions.” For information, call 801-554-4269.

Seminar on Historical Jesus — Feb. 24-25, the first in a series concerning research on Jesus and Christian philosophy. “The Changing Story of the Historical Jesus and Early Christianity” will be presented at Westminster College’s Gore Auditorium, 1840 South 1300 East, SLC. Cost for all three sessions: $60 before Feb. 10, $75 after, $50 for students. Register at westarinstitute.org/upcoming-events-calendar. 

Fundraiser for Orphans — Saturday, Feb. 25. Begins at 6:30 p.m. at St. Ambrose Parish’s social hall, 1975 South 2300 East, SLC. Banquet and auction hosted by the Judge Memorial CHS Interact Club to raise funds for Orphan Relief and Rescue. Cost: $26. For tickets or to offer a direct donation, contact Karla Keller, kkeller@judgememorial.com. For information, visit www.judgememorial.com/apps/pages/interactfundraiser.

Mardi Gras Madness — Saturday, Feb. 25, 6-10 p.m. at the Evans Black Box Theater on the Saint Joseph CHS campus, 1790 Lake St., Ogden. Hosted by the Booster Association. All proceeds support the school’s athletics program. Cost: $22.50. You must be 21 or older to attend.

Open House — at Our Lady of Lourdes School, 1065 East 700 South, SLC. Tuesday, Feb. 28, 9-11 a.m. 

Ash Wednesday — is Wednesday, March 1.  Check your parish for Mass times.

New Student Testing — Friday, March 3, 1 p.m. at St. Joseph Elementary School, 2980 Quincy Ave., Ogden. Kindergarten through 8th grade will be tested. To schedule, call Sue Gough, 801-393-6051 ext. 225.

First Friday Mass — The Catholic Woman’s League will meet at Saint Vincent de Paul Parish, 1375 E. Spring Lane at 9 a.m. on March 3 for Mass and the rosary. Breakfast will follow after Mass at The Egg and I Restaurant, 1919 E. Murray Holladay Road. RSVP to Millie Burningham, 801-484-5035 or taichigrandma@netzero.net.

Rite of Election & Call to Continuing Conversion — Saturday, March 4, in the Cathedral of the Madeleine, 309 E. South Temple, SLC. 10:30 a.m.  for the Wasatch Deanery and 1:30 p.m. for the Salt Lake Deanery.

31st Annual Auction — at St. Francis Xavier School, 4501 West 5215 South, Kearns on Saturday, March 4. A silent live auction will be held, followed by dinner. The school is accepting donations for the event. For information and tickets, contact Lisa Rose, 801-966-1571 ext. 118 or lrose@stfxcs.org.

Solemn Vespers — Bishop Oscar A. Solis will preside at Solemn Vespers Monday, March 6, 7 p.m. in the Cathedral of the Madeleine, 309 E. South Temple., SLC. Free and open to the public

Bishop’s Installation — Bishop Oscar A. Solis will be installed as 10th Bishop of Salt Lake City on Tuesday, March 7, 2 p.m. in the Cathedral of the Madeleine, 309 E. South Temple, SLC. Seating by invitation only.
 
Public Reception — for Bishop Oscar A. Solis will be Tuesday, March 7, 6-8 p.m. at the Salt Lake City Marriott Downtown at City Creek, 75 S. West Temple.

Lenten Retreat — March 10-11 at St. Mary Catholic Church, 4050 South 3900 West, West Haven. Includes Mass, Adoration, Stations of the Cross, a movie and a soup and salad dinner on March 10. The retreat continues Saturday, March 11 with a silent Marian retreat with Fr. Gregory Dick, O. Praem. from 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Suggested free-will offering: $10. For information or to register, visit www.stmarysutah.org or call 801-898-3821.

Eccles Organ Festival — Friday, March 10, 4 p.m. at the University of Utah’s Libby Gardner Concert Hall, 1375 Presidents Circle, SLC. Master class with Alan Morrison of the Curtis Institute of Music (Philadelphia); Westminster Choir College of Rider University. Free and open to the public, but to take part, participants must apply through an audition process. For information, call 801-328-8941.

Diocesan Rite of Election & Call to Continuing Conversion — Saturday, March 11, 1:30 p.m. in the Cathedral of the Madeleine, 309 E. South Temple, for the Eastern, Northern and Southwestern deaneries.

Lenten Retreat — Saturday, March 11, 2 p.m. at St. Joseph the Worker Parish, 7405 S. Redwood Road, West Jordan. Presenter Deacon Sunday Espinoza will speak on using the 40 days of Lent as personal preparation for Holy Week and Easter. Free; all are welcome.

Eccles Organ Festival — Sunday, March 12, 8 p.m. at the University of Utah’s Libby Gardner Concert Hall, 1375 Presidents Circle, SLC. Organ Recital with Alan Morrison - The Curtis Institute of Music (Philadelphia); Westminster Choir College of Rider University. Free and open to the public.  
Our Lady of the Snows Chapel — The celebration of the Mass has resumed at our Lady of the Snows Chapel in Alta. Masses will take place each Sunday at 5 p.m. throughout the ski season. For information, call 801-272-9216.

Help Needed — Saint Joseph’s Villa chapel is in need of volunteers for the Sunday Mass. Volunteers help residents to and from their rooms in order to attend Mass. Ushers, lectors and Extraordinary Ministers of the Holy Eucharist also are needed. For information, contact Fr. David Trujillo, 801-487-7557 ext: 3033.
 
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