Around the Diocese

Friday, Feb. 10, 2023

Joshua Project Kick Off Rally — Saturday, Feb. 18, 1-6 p.m. at St. Rose of Lima Catholic Church, 210 S. Chapel St., Layton, for ages 13-18. Registration is at 12:30 p.m. The Joshua Project is a three-year diocesan effort to involve youth in the Church and to stem youth suicide.

Charismatic Renewal Lenten Encounter  — in Spanish. Saturday-Sunday, Feb. 18-19 starting at 8 a.m. each day at the Skaggs Catholic Center, 300 East 11800 South, Draper. Cost: $10 per person. For information, contact the diocesan Office of Hispanic Ministry, 801-328-8641 ext. 332.

Holy Hour with the Carmelite Nuns — Sunday, Feb. 19, 3 p.m. at the Carmelite monastery chapel, 5714 S. Holladay Blvd., SLC. All are welcome.

Benvegnu Lecture — Thursday, Feb. 23, 7 p.m. at St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church, 1375 E. Spring Lane, SLC. Presenter is Gregory Glenn, the Cathedral of the Madeleine’s director of liturgy and music. He will speak on “The Eucharist: 60 Years After Vatican II.” Free and open to the public.

Open Gallery Night — at the Cathedral of the Madeleine. Friday, Feb. 24, 7 p.m. Learn about the organ and play your favorite tunes on the cathedral’s Kenneth Jones Gallery Organ. Limited participation available. Children under 12 must be accompanied by a supervising adult. For information and to sign up, visit

Rite of Election/Call to Continuing Conversion — Saturday, Feb. 25, 10 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. at the Cathedral of the Madeleine, 309 E. South Temple, SLC. For information, contact the Office of Worship, 801-328-8641 ext. 363 or

High School Choral Festival — Friday, March 3, 7 p.m. at the Cathedral of the Madeleine, 309 E. South Temple, SLC. Free and open to the public.

Diocesan Lenten Retreat — Saturday, March 4 in St. Vincent de Paul Parish’s Holy Family Hall, 1375 E. Spring Lane, Holladay. Friar José-David Padilla, OP will conduct a retreat in English from 9 to 11:45 a.m. A bilingual Mass will be celebrated at noon, followed by a no-cost Lenten lunch. Friar Padilla will offer preaching and reflections for Spanish speakers from 1 to 4 p.m. Pre-registration  required; email or Catechists will receive three hours of certification credit for attendance.

Lenten Parish Mission — Sunday-Wednesday, March 12-15, 7-8:30 p.m. each night at St. Mary Catholic Church, 4050 South 3900 West, West Haven. Fr. Gregory Dick, O. Praem will present “A Lenten Journey with the Eucharist and Mary.” Free and open to the public. For information, visit or email

DCCW Call to Convention – The Diocesan Council of Catholic Women’s 2023 Convention will be April 22-23 at the Sheraton Salt Lake City Hotel, 150 West 500 South, SLC. Registration deadline is March 22; all registrations require prepayment. For information, email

Food Pantry Donations — The St. Vincent de Paul Youth Group is collecting donations for the food pantry at Cottonwood High School. Non-perishable food may be dropped off in the back of the church; financial donations may be made through Venmo @Melissa-Caywood; put “Cottonwood Food Pantry” in the description. Donation deadline is Feb. 19.

Online Prayer Group — The Flame of Love online prayer group meets on the third Friday of every month at 7 p.m. MST and the third Saturday of every month at 10 a.m. Join members from Utah, across the United States, Canada and in Asia. To register, visit the Flame of Love National website,

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