Around the Diocese

Friday, Apr. 27, 2012

5 de Mayo Fiesta — Friday, May 4, 5 to 9 p.m. at Saint Andrew Catholic Church, 3519 Golden Creek Circle, Riverton. Dancing, music, homemade Mexican food and other goodies. Proceeds will benefit Saint Andrew Church.

Cinco de Mayo Fiesta — Saturday, May 5, 6 to 9 p.m. at Holy Family social hall, 1100 East 5550 South, Ogden. Hosted by the Knights of Columbus #14399 and catered by Javier’s. A ‘Donations Only’ cash bar will provide: beer, wine, mixed drinks and margaritas. Donations will support the charitable work of the Knights of Columbus.

Cinco de Mayo Celebration — Saturday, May 5, 5 to 9 p.m. at The Yard, 1251 Kearns Blvd., Park City. Food, cash bar, live music and a silent auction. Admission is 15 cans of food or $15 for adults and 5 cans of food or $5 for children under 12 (make checks payable to Holy Cross Ministries). All proceeds support Park City families through Holy Cross Ministries, the Christian Center, the St. Mary’s Food Bank, and the St. Lawrence Food Bank.

First anniversary Saint Joseph the Worker — Tuesday, May 1 at 7 p.m. at Saint Joseph the Worker Parish, 7405 S. Redwood Road, West Jordan. An interdenominational prayer service, followed by a blessing of the Workers Wall mural and a memorial to Dorothy Day. Martha Hennessy, Dorothy Day’s granddaughter, will be among the special guests. For information, call the parish office, 801-255-8902.

CCS Empty Bowls — Saturday, May 5 from noon - 4 p.m. at St. Vincent de Paul Dining Hall. There will be a simple meal of soup and bread, then pick out a handmade bowl. Suggested donation of $15 and all proceeds benefit the St. Vincent de Paul Dining Hall. Visit for information.

Bingo Night — Saturday, May 5, 6:30 p.m. at Our Lady of Lourdes school gym, 1065 East 700 South, SLC. Cost is $15 for dinner and games. Free child care provided, dinner for children $3.

Youth Track & Field Meet — Friday, May 4, from 5 to 8 p.m. at Judge Memorial CHS’s McCarthey Stadium (650 South 1100 East). The event, sponsored by the Parish Athletic Recreation Association and Judge Memorial Catholic High School, is open for student-athletes in grades 2-8. Athletes can complete in up to four events.

Awards Breakfast and 30th Anniversary Celebration — Wednesday, May 16, 7:30 to 9 a.m. at the Ogden Marriott, 247 24th St., Ogden. Free breakfast while honoring community heroes and learning about the impact Catholic Community Services. To RSVP, call 801-428-1216 or email by May 4.

Kentucky Derby — Saturday, May 5, beginning at 5:30 p.m. with hors d’oeuvres and a silent auction, followed at 8 p.m. dinner and live auction at the Salt Palace Convention Center Room 155, 100 South West Temple, SLC.

Madeleine Choir School — Accepting applications for the 2012 - 2013 school year, pre-kindergarten through grade 8. For information or to schedule a personalized tour, contact the director of admissions at 801-323-9850, ext. 103, email or visit the website at

Spring Boutique — May 5 - 6. Saturday from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. and Sunday 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at Saint Francis Xavier Parish, 4501 West 5215 South, Kearns. Spring Boutique and Cinco De Mayo celebration with authentic Mexican food. For information call Machelle 801-232-6322 or Paula 801-637-6769 (Espanol).

International Rosary March — Sunday, May 6 at 1 p.m. at Saint Ann Church, 450 East 2100 South, SLC. The Rosary March is timed to correspond with others reciting the rosary around the world. Crowning of Our Blessed Mother will be done prior to the rosary and Benediction of the Blessed Sacrament will follow the rosary. For information call Tom or Dora LaVoie at 261-5943.

Women’s retreat — Saturday, May 19, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Holy Family Catholic Church, 1100 East 5550 South, Ogden. Speakers include Dominican Father Carl Schlichte, pastor of Saint Catherine of Siena/Newman Center; and Jean Hill, diocesan government liaison. Advanced registration $10; $15 at the door; includes meals. Information/preregistration at or call 801-989-2257.

Fra Angelico Arts Festival — May 7-11 in the display in the JDCHS Great Hall, 300 East 11800 South, Draper, featuring student art from K-12. An awards ceremony will be held May 7 at 6:30 p.m. Free and open to the public.

Mardi Gras — Saturday, May 12, 7 p.m. in the JDCHS Gym, 300 East 11800 South, Draper, to benefit Saint John the Baptist Parish. Vegas-style games and cocktails. Call 801-984-7109 for info.

Festival of Roses — May 18-20 at the Skaggs Catholic Center, 300 East 11800 South, Draper. Food, beverage tent, games, outdoor rides, silent auction. For information call 801-984-7109.

Dine to Donate — Wednesday, May 30, 5 to 10 p.m. at Texas Roadhouse, 1920 West and 5400 South, Taylorsville. Hosted by the Knights of Columbus. Ten percent of the value of your meal will be donated to Special Olympics. For information, call David at 801-967-3198.

Spring Music Concert — at Judge Memorial CHS. Friday, May 4, 7 p.m. in the Judge Auditorium, 650 South 1100 East. This is the Grand Finale for the 2011-2012 music students; all groups will perform: Chamber Strings, Concert Band, Jazz Band, Madrigal Choir, Percussion Ensemble and Show Choir. For information, visit

Rio Tinto Faith and Family Night — Wednesday, June 20, 7 p.m. Watch the Real Salt Lake take on the L.A. Galaxy. Get discounted tickets by going to and enter in the promotion code ‘faith.’

Garage Sale — Saturday, June 16, 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Center of Hope, 130 East 1800 South, North Salt Lake. Hosted by the Ladies of Charity of Saint Olaf Parish to assist the poor. For information, call Loretta Horton, 801-554-7896.

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