Around the Diocese

Friday, Jan. 24, 2020

2020 Free Throw Championship — Sunday, Jan. 26, noon in the gymnasium at St. James the Just Catholic Church, 495 N. Harrison Blvd., Ogden. For all boys and girls ages 9 to 14; sponsored by Knights of Columbus Districts 1 and 10. Free admission and refreshments; bring the entire family. Contact Rich Atkins, 801-690-4990 or r.w.atkins@comcast.net for information.

40 Hours Devotion for Vocations — Jan. 26 – Feb. 1. St. Ann Parish, 450 East 2100 South, SLC will have a 40-hour period of prayer before the Blessed Sacrament in solemn exposition with a special emphasis for vocations. Contact the parish for details.

“Shrek the Musical Jr.” — Wednesday, Jan. 29, 7 p.m. in the Juan Diego CHS auditorium, 300 East 11800 South, Draper. Presented by Saint John the Baptist Catholic Schools and Soaring Eagle Drama Club. Free admission.

Deacon Ordination — Bishop Oscar A. Solis will ordain five men as permanent deacons for the Diocese of Salt Lake City on Friday, Jan. 31, 7 p.m. at the Cathedral of the Madeleine, 309 E. South Temple. All are invited.

Respect for the Dignity of Life Day — Saturday, Feb. 1, 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. at St. Joseph the Worker Catholic Church, 7405 S. Redwood Road, West Jordan. Jean Hill, director of the diocesan Office of Justice and Peace, will teach advocacy skills to enable participants to advocate for pro-life legislation from a Catholic perspective. $20. To register, visit https://www.dioslc.org/offices/office-of-marriage-and-family/347-respect-for-the-dignity-of-life-day

40 Hours Devotion for Vocations — Feb. 2-8. St. Catherine of Siena Catholic Newman Center, 170 University St., SLC will have a 40-hour period of prayer before the Blessed Sacrament in solemn exposition with a special emphasis for vocations. Contact the parish for details.

Msgr. Benvegnu Lecture — Monday, Feb. 3, 7 p.m. “The Healing Ministry in the Church: A Lay Approach” at St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church, 1375 E. Spring Lane, SLC. Rosemary Baron, a chaplain at Intermountain Medical Center, will present an integrated look at healing. Free and open to the public.

School Tour — Tuesday, Feb. 4, 9 a.m. at J.E. Cosgriff Memorial Catholic School, 2335 Redondo Ave., SLC. For parents of prospective students 2 years old to 8th grade for the 2020-2021 school year. Online applications are being accepted. For information, email Maggie Kearns, Admissions, mkearns@cosgriff.org

First Friday Mass and Rosary — Friday, Feb. 7, 9 a.m. at Saint Ann Catholic Church, 450 East 2100 South, SLC.  Sponsored by the Catholic Woman’s League. Everyone welcome; followed by breakfast at the Coachman.

Parish Dinner/Game Night — for Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, Saturday, Feb. 8 at Lions Club, 320 Hillcrest St., Copperton. Doors open at 5 p.m. Dinner from 5:45-6:30 p.m., games begin 6:30 p.m.

Judge Memorial CHS Annual Gala — Saturday, Feb. 8 at Salt Lake Marriott Downtown at City Creek. 5:30 p.m. cocktails and silent auction; 7:30 p.m. dinner, live auction, dancing. $125 per person; cocktail attire. Tickets can be purchased at judgememorial.ejoinme.org/Gala2020.

Aquinas Lecture — Sunday, Feb. 9, 12:30 p.m. in Room 335 of the University of Utah's John Widtsoe Building, 155 1400 East, Salt Lake City. Free and open to the public. Fr Paul Gabor, S.J., Ph.D., vice director of the Vatican Observatory in Tucson, will speak on “Magnificent Universe: when astronomy meets theology.”

Eccles Organ Festival — Sunday, Feb. 9, 8 p.m. at the Cathedral of the Madeleine, 309 E. South Temple, SLC. French-born musician Daniel Brondel is the associate director of music at Saint Patrick’s Cathedral, New York City and associate director of the Cathedral Choir.

40 Hours Devotion for Vocations — Feb. 9-15. St. Marguerite Catholic Church, 510 E. Vine St., Tooele will have a 40-hour period of prayer before the Blessed Sacrament in solemn exposition with a special emphasis for vocations. Contact the parish for details.

Ignatian Spirituality Retreat — Saturday, Feb. 15, 9:30 a.m. to noon at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church, 300 East 11800 South, Draper. Ralph and Cathy Morgan will be the retreat leaders. Mass will be celebrated at 9:30 a.m. by Fr. Stephen Tilley, followed by an hour-long lecture and hour-long workshop. Free, but donations will be accepted for the African missions. To RSVP, email allen11426@comcast.net or text 801-870-3368.

Scouting Award Application Deadline — Scouting religious emblem application, adult award application and $15 payment due by Sunday, Feb. 16 to the diocesan Office of Youth & Young Adult Ministry.       

40 Hours Devotion for Vocations — Feb. 16-22. St. Mary of the Assumption Catholic Church, 1505 White Pine Canyon Road, Park City will have a 40-hour period of prayer before the Blessed Sacrament in solemn exposition with a special emphasis for vocations. Contact the parish for details.

Jr. High & High School Choral Festival — Friday, Feb. 21, 7 p.m. at the Cathedral of the Madeleine, 309 E. South Temple, SLC. Part of the Cathedral Family Series, school choirs are invited to join Cathedral Choir Scholars and the St. John Bosco Choristers in a concert performance with orchestra. To register a choir, call 801-323-9850.

Catechist Formation Presentation — Saturday, Feb. 22, 8 a.m. to noon at St. John the Baptist Parish, 300 East, 11800 South, Draper. Hosted by Fr. Stephen Tilley, pastor. For parish Directors of Education and catechists seeking certification. The presentation may be used as hours for catechists seeking a Basic Catechist Certificate, or for renewal. For information and registration, contact Rachel Holt, 801-984-7112.

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