Around the Diocese

Friday, Sep. 01, 2017

Pastoral Center Closed — The Diocese of Salt Lake City Pastoral Center will be closed Monday, Sept. 4, for Labor Day. The Pastoral Center will reopen Tuesday, Sept. 5, at 8:30 a.m.

Bishop’s Dinner — The annual fundraising dinner to benefit the Cathedral of the Madeleine will be Wednesday, Sept. 6 at the Grand America Hotel, 555 Main St., SLC. Outdoor reception starts at 6 p.m.; dinner at 7 p.m. The featured speaker will be Bishop Oscar A. Solis. For reservations, contact Patricia Wesson, or 801-328-8941 ext. 108.  

Class Reunion — St. Mary of the Wasatch Class of 1967 is hosting their 50th class reunion on Friday, Sept. 8 at Caputo’s Restaurant, 308 W. Broadway, SLC at 7:30 p.m. For information, contact Nancy Baker,

Parish Dinner and Game Night — Friday, Sept. 8, beginning at 6 p.m. at St. Thomas More Catholic Church, 3015 E. Creek Road, Sandy. Cost is $14. Games begin at 6:45 p.m.

Rediscover Your Marriage — Retrouvaille offers the chance to rediscover yourself, your spouse, and a loving relationship in your marriage. For confidential information about or to register for the program beginning with a weekend on Sept. 8-10, call 801-450-4965, email or visit

Parish Festival — Saturday, Sept. 9, 10 a.m.-9 p.m. at St. Andrew Parish, 11835 South 3600 West, Riverton. All proceeds go the parish’s building fund. Donations also can be made at

Parish Game Night — Saturday, Sept. 9, 7 p.m. in Our Lady of Lourdes Parish’s social hall, 670 South 1100 East, SLC. Cost: games, $15; dinner, $5.

Fall Festival — Saturday, Sept. 9, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. at Saint Lawrence Mission, 100 W. Center St., Heber City. Proceeds go to the mission’s building funds for the new church in Heber. Open to the public.

Luncheon Fashion Show — Saturday, Sept. 9, beginning at 11 a.m. in St. Ann Catholic Church, 450 East 2100 South, SLC. Cost: $20 per ticket. For information and to purchase tickets, call 801-266-1382.

Saint Andrew Parish Festival — Saturday, Sept. 9, 10 a.m.-9 p.m. at the church, 11835 South 3600 West, Riverton. All proceeds go to the parish’s building fund. To make a donation, go to “Donate” at

Harvest Festival — Saturday, Sept. 9, 8 a.m.-9 p.m. at St. Mary Catholic Church, 4050 South 3900 West, West Haven. $25/person and $75/family of five. For information, contact Mike Edwards, 801-721-4863.

Pro-life Memorial Service — The local observance in connection with the Nation Day of Remembrance for Aborted Children will be Saturday, Sept. 9, 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. at Mt. Calvary Catholic Cemetery, 275 U St., SLC. Fr. Jacek Buda will be the speaker.

Intercultural Marian Celebration — Saturday, Sept. 9, beginning at 3 p.m. at St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church, 65 East 500 North, Orem. All are invited.

Fall Barbecue — Sunday, Sept. 10, beginning at 4 p.m. at the home of Mary Evans, 4950 Old Post Road, Ogden. Hosted by Saint Joseph CHS; all proceeds go to support its athletic program. $22.50 per person. For information, contact Angel Johansen, 801-624-9139.

49ers Mass — Sunday, Sept. 10, beginning 8:30 a.m. at St. Ambrose Parish, 2315 E. Redondo Ave., SLC. Breakfast will follow at Olympian, 2200 South 700 East. For information, call Rosalie Mirabelli, 801-485-4548.

Eccles Organ Festival — Richard Elliott, principal organist for the Mormon Tabernacle, will perform the festival’s first recital on Sunday, Sept. 10, beginning at 8 p.m. in the Cathedral of the Madeleine, 309 E. South Temple, SLC. Free and open to the public.

Fall Fest — hosted by the Skaggs Catholic Center schools. Sunday, Sept. 10, 12:30-3:30 p.m. in front of the Soaring Eagle Stadium, 300 East 11800 South, Draper. All games and entertainment are free.

Faith Formation Webinar — the first of the Ministry on the Margins series will be hosted by the Roundtable Association of Catholic Diocesan Social Action Directors. The series seeks to provide Catholic leaders in parishes, dioceses, and schools resources and suggestions on how to address the issues of same-sex attraction, migration and racism. All of these issues bring the Church outside of herself to the peripheries of our society, which is what the Gospel and Pope Francis are calling us to do. The first webinar will be Fr. James Martin, S.J.,  “On the Peripheries:  Building Bridges with LGBT Communities.” Sept. 12 at 11 a.m.  Free, but registration is required at

Parish Dinner and Game Night — Friday, Sept. 15, beginning at 6 p.m. at St. Thomas More Catholic Church, 3015 E. Creek Road, Sandy. Cost is $14. Games begin at 6:45 p.m.

Golf Tournament — benefitting St. Joseph CHS. Sunday, Sept. 17 at the Barn Golf Course, 305 W. Pleasant View Drive, Pleasant View. Registration starts at 7:30 a.m., Mass with Fr. Charles Cummins at 8 a.m., shotgun start at 9 a.m. $100 per person. For information, contact Carole Layman, 801-393-6051.

Volunteers Needed — Catholic Community Services of Utah (CCS) is in need of volunteers at our St. Vincent de Paul Dining Hall. There has been a lot of media coverage on the Rio Grande area. We want you to feel assured our property is safe with gated parking and two security guards. We need 80 volunteers each day to serve 1,200 warm meals and ensure our homeless friends don’t go hungry. You can help! Just contact Monica Rich at or 801-428-1366. Those experiencing homelessness need us more than ever! For more information on how to donate or volunteer, call 801-977-9119 or go to

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