Around the Diocese

Friday, Apr. 27, 2018

Judge Memorial CHS Art Show — the 10th annual event will be Tuesday, May 1, 6-7:30 p.m. at Evergreen Art Gallery, 3295 South 2000 East, SLC. Art show and poetry readings. 20 percent of purchases at the Evergreen Gallery that evening will be given to Judge Memorial CHS.

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 or 801-428-1283. For information, visit

First Friday Mass and Rosary — with the Catholic Woman’s League. Friday, May 4, 9 a.m. at Saint Therese of the Child Jesus Parish, 624 W. Lennox St., Midvale. Breakfast at a local restaurant will follow. RSVP to Diane, 801-580-0169 or dpdowd3  

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.

Spring Music Concert — Friday, May 4, 7 p.m. at Judge Memorial CHS auditorium, 650 South 1100 East, SLC. All Judge Memorial CHS groups will perform. Free, but donations are appreciated.

Ladies’ Line Dancing — with Father David Trujillo for Cinco de Mayo. Friday, May 4, beginning at 7 p.m. at the Bingham Canyon Lions Club, 8725 Hillcrest St., Copperton.

Parish Game Night — at St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church, 65 East 500 North, Orem. Friday, May 4. Dinner at 6:30 p.m.; games start at 7 p.m. Cost: $14.

SLC Pregnancy Resource Center Walk for Life – Saturday, May 5, 10:30 a.m. – 1 p.m. at Sugar House Park, 1330 East 2100 South, SLC.

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.

A Cappella Concert — by the quartet Sotto Voce, which will perform classical and secular music on Sunday, May 6, at 4 p.m. at Holy Family Catholic Church, 1100 East 5500 South. Admission is free. All are welcome.

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.

Drama Production Showcase — Monday, May 7, 7 p.m. in the Judge Memorial CHS auditorium, 650 South 1100 East, SLC. Judge Memorial CHS students will present four one-act plays.

School Tour — Wednesday, May 9, 9 a.m. at J.E. Cosgriff Memorial Catholic School, 2335 Redondo Avenue, SLC. For parents of prospective students, 2-year-olds to 8th grade, for the 2018-19 school year. For information, email Maggie Kearns,

40 Hours of Adoration for Vocations—  Thursday, May 10, 8 a.m. to the 5 p.m. Mass on Friday, May 11; then from 8 p.m. to the 8 a.m. Communion Service on Saturday, May 12, at St. Mary Catholic Church, 4050 South 3900 West, West Haven. For information, or to sign up to adore at a particular hour, call 801-621-7961 weekdays between 8:30 a.m. and noon.

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

Youth Track & Field Fun Event — Saturday, May 12, 8 a.m. to noon at Judge Memorial CHS’ McCarthey Stadium, 650 South 1100 East, SLC. Mini-clinics and competitions for students in grades 2-8. For information visit or contact Mele Vaisima, Cost: $5 donation entry fee at the door.

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.

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: $10.00 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, 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.

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 Cost: $50, includes lodging, food and materials. For information, contact Mario Rios, 801-390-1319.    

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