Around the Diocese

Friday, Apr. 06, 2012

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.

Eucharistic Adoration — Immaculata/Pro-life Ministries at St. Mary Catholic Church, 4050 South 3900 West, West Haven. "A Holy Hour for Mercy," Divine Mercy Sunday, April 15, 1 to 2 p.m. Nocturnal First Friday Holy Hours, 9 p.m. to the 8 a.m. First Saturday Mass. For information, call 801-898-3821.

Divine Sunday of Mercy — Sunday, April 15, 3 p.m. at Saint Martin de Porres Catholic Church, 4914 South 2200 West, Taylorsville.For questions call 801-968-2369.

Mediterranean Cruise — Saint Rose of Lima Parish in Layton is planning a 16-day Mediterranean cruise in October hosted by Retired Monsignor Victor Bonnell. The cruise will be from Venice, Italy to Barcelona, Spain with several ports of call along the way. For information, call Deacon Will Bassett, 801-773-2258.

JDCHS Choral Concert — Thursday, April 19, 7 p.m. at Saint John the Baptist School, 300 East 11800 South, Draper. Free and open to the public.

Angels Among Us Fundraiser — Saturday, April 21, beginning at 11 a.m. with a social hour and lunch at noon. The fashion show will begin around 12:30 p.m., at Saint Martin de Porres Catholic Church, 4914 South 2200 West, Taylorsville. Admission is $15. Proceeds will help pay the parish debt, and a donation will be made to Catholic Community Services’ Saint Vincent de Paul Soup Kitchen. For information call Connie Kruger at 801-265-1028 or Betty Valdez at 801-262-7735.

Judge Memorial Rotary Interact Club Fundraiser — Saturday, April 21, 6 p.m. at Judge Memorial CHS, 650 South 1100 East, SLC. Dinner will be served to benefit A Child’s Way Home, a program for orphans and abandoned children in Romania. Cost: adults $30, students and military members $20, children under 10 may attend free of charge. For information or to purchase tickets, e-mail the Interact Club at

J.E. Cosgriff Memorial Catholic School — Now accepting applications for the 2012-2013 school year. The school, which offers a strong liberal arts program for toddler through eighth grade students that is grounded in Catholic teachings and tradition, is located at 2335 Redondo Ave., SLC. Call Brooke Soto at 801-486-3197 for information about the admissions process or to tour the school.

"A Taste of Italy" Fundraiser — Saturday, April 28, 6:30 p.m. in the McNamara Center, 1793 Orchard Drive, Bountiful. Hosted by Saint Olaf Catholic School with an Italian meal, dancing and live and silent auctions. Reservations will be taken until April 18. Cost: $50 for reserved seating and full dinner, or $35 for non-reserved seating and hors d’oeuvres and sandwiches. Purchase tickets by calling 801-295-5341 or online at Event attire is business casual and those attending must be 21 years of age or older.

Evening of Percussion — Tuesday, April 24, 5 to 9 p.m. at the Juan Diego CHS Auditorium, 300 East 11800 South, Draper. The concert will feature the Juan Diego and Saint John the Baptist percussion bands. Donations accepted; tickets sold at the door.

SPREE Faith in our Future — Saturday, April 28, 5 p.m. at the Browning Theater, 2501 Wall Ave., Ogden. There will be dinner provided by Union Grill, and silent and live auctions. RSVP by April 13. For information, contact Carole Burbridge Layman 801-393-6051.

Pilgrimage to the Holy Land — Father Ken Vialpando, pastor of Saint Joseph Parish, will lead a pilgrimage to the Holy Land Nov. 5-18. For information contact Diana Hanebrink at or 801-476-1264.

First anniversary of Saint Joseph the Worker — Tuesday, May 1, 7 p.m. at Saint Joseph the Worker Catholic Church, 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.

4th Annual Art Show — Thursday, May 3, at Judge Memorial CHS, 650 South 1100 East, SLC. Original works of art can be submitted by current Judge students, faculty, staff and Judge/St. Mary’s alumni. To be considered for exhibit, artwork must be submitted by April 4. For information visit

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.

"Dessert Pops" — Wednesday, May 9, at 7 p.m. in the JDCHS Commons, 300 East 11800 South, Draper. Cost is adults $8, seniors and children under 16 $5, SCC students and faculty free. Tickets sold at the door.

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 information.

CCW Fashion Show — Thursday, May 10, 6:30 p.m., at Saint Francis Xavier Parish, 4501 West 5215 South, Kearns. There will be a fashion show, raffle and silent auction. Tickets are $5 and include dinner.

Women’s retreat — Saturday, May 19, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Holy Family, 1100 East 5550 South, Ogden. Speakers will include Father Carl Schlichte, pastor of Saint Catherine of Siena/Newman Center; and Jean Hill, Diocese of Salt Lake City government liaison. Early registration is $10; $15 on day of the event, includes breakfast and lunch. To register, contact Maria Lobato, or 801-989-2257.

The National Forum on the Catechumenate — June 8-9, at the Skaggs Catholic Center, 300 East 11800 South, Draper. The forum will present Focus on Initiation: Catechumenate Institute, an opportunity for all those involved in RCIA. Early bird registration deadline is April 6. For information, call the Office of Liturgy, 801-328-8641 x 363.

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