Around the Diocese

Friday, Dec. 08, 2017

Interfaith Vigil — to remember the half a million Americans killed or injured by guns in the five years since the Sandy Hook elementary school massacre. Sunday, Dec. 10, 7 p.m., at All Saints Episcopal Church, 1710 Foothill Drive, SLC. The public is welcome.

School Drop-in Tour — Monday, Dec. 11, 9 a.m. at J.E. Cosgriff Memorial Catholic School, 2335 Redondo Ave., SLC. For parents of prospective students from 2 years to 8th grade. For information, contact Maggie Kearns, Admissions, mkearns@cosgriff.org.

Msgr. Benvegnu Lecture — Monday, Dec. 11, 7 p.m. at St. Vincent de Paul Parish, 1375 E. Spring Lane, SLC. Marie Mischel, editor of the Intermountain Catholic, will present “Correcting Catholic History.” Free and open to the public.

Feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe — Tuesday, Dec. 12. Check your parish for activities and Mass times.

Blood Drive — Dec. 12, 3-8 p.m. in Blessed Sacrament Parish’s social hall, 9757 South 1700 East, Sandy. Sponsored by the Knights of Columbus. To sign up, call Ken Harris, 801-631-3312 or visit www.redcrossblood.org.

Winter Dance Concert
— Dec. 12, 14 and 16, 7 p.m. each night in the Judge Memorial CHS dance studio, 650 South 1100 East, SLC. Performances by the school’s concert choir, concert band, chamber orchestra and jazz band. Free and open to the public.

Advent Penance Service — Wednesday, Dec. 13, 7 p.m. at St. Andrew Parish, 11835 South 3600 West, Riverton. Priests will be available to hear confession in English and Spanish.

Christmas Social — for the 49ers Club of St. Ambrose Parish. Wednesday, Dec. 13 at the parish’s social hall, 1975 South 2300 East, SLC. Bring raffle items for fundraising activities. Social at 5:30 p.m.; dinner at 6 p.m.  Cost: $16. For information, call Rosalie Mirabelli, 801-485-4548; for reservations, call Maxine Giovacchini 801-582-2282, or Nancy Dean 801-573-3832.

Prayer for Life — At the request of Bishop Oscar A. Solis, a diocesan-wide five-week Prayer for Life will begin Thursday, Dec. 14 and end with a Mass for the Unborn on Thursday, Jan. 18, 6:30 p.m. in the Cathedral of the Madeleine, 309 E. South Temple, SLC. Parishes, families and individuals are requested to pray for the end of abortion and for respect for the dignity of life. For a suggested prayer, visit www.dioslc.org.

Christmas Concert — by the Saint Ann’s Bell Choir. Thursday, Dec. 14, 6:30 p.m. at St. Ann Catholic Church, 450 East 2100 South, SLC.  Free; light refreshments will be served.

Memorial Mass — for Jesuit Father Martin I. Rock, who died Oct. 9. The Mass will be Friday, Dec. 15, 5 p.m. at St. Mary Catholic Church, 4050 South 3900 West, West Haven.

Simbang Gabi Novena — begins Friday, Dec. 15, 7 p.m. at the Cathedral of the Madeleine, 309 E. South Temple, SLC. Bishop Solis will preside.

Christmas Concert — the Salt Lake Choral Artists will present “Peace on Earth: Carols for the World.” Friday, Dec. 15 and Saturday, Dec. 16, 7:30 p.m. at St. Ambrose Parish, 2315 E. Redondo Ave., SLC. Tickets available at www.SaltLakeChoralArtists.org and at the door: $20 adults; $10 students and seniors.

Early Registration Ends — Friday, Dec. 15 for the 2018 Southwest Liturgical Conference Study Week, which will be Jan. 16 – 19 in Cheyenne, Wyo. The Study Week offers approximately 70 individual session choices and four keynote speakers. For information or to register, visit http://swlc.org/. Early registration for the entire study week is $135; it will be $200 after Dec. 15.   

Las Posadas Novena — begins Saturday, Dec. 16, beginning with a Mass at 7 p.m. at the Cathedral of the Madeleine, 309 E. South Temple, SLC. Bishop Solis will preside. The posadas and a fiesta will follow the Mass.

Simbang Gabi
— Saturday, Dec. 16, 5 p.m. at St. Thomas More Parish, 3015 E. Creek Road, Sandy. Fr. John Evans will preside.

Christmas Concert
— the Salt Lake Choral Artists will present “Peace on Earth: Carols for the World.” Saturday, Dec. 16, 7:30 p.m. at St. Ambrose Parish, 2315 E. Redondo Ave., SLC. Tickets available at www.SaltLakeChoralArtists.org and at the door: $20 adults; $10 students and seniors.

Las Posadas — Sunday, Dec. 17, at the parishes of Our Lady of Lourdes, 2840 South 9000 West, Magna; Sacred Heart, 174 East 900 South, SLC; and St. Andrew, 11835 South 3600 West, Riverton. Call the parish for information.

Simbang Gabi — Sunday, Dec. 17, 6 p.m. at St. Mary Parish, 4050 South 3900 West, West Haven. Fr. Butch Omaña will preside.

Sr. Yvonne Hatt Retirement — An open house celebrating the retirement of Holy Cross Sr. Yvonne Hatt will be held Sunday, Dec. 17, 1:30-3:30 p.m. at the Heritage Theater Grand Lobby, 105 North 100 East, Cedar City. RSVP to 435-586-8298 or ctkdre@gmail.com.

Christmas Concert — presented by the vocal quartet Sotto Voce. Sunday, Dec. 17, 3 p.m. at Holy Family Catholic Church, 1100 East 5550 South, Ogden.

Simbang Gabi — Monday, Dec. 18, 7 p.m. at St. Patrick Parish, 1040 West 400 South, Salt Lake City. Fr. Anastasius Iwuoha will preside.

Las Posadas — Monday, Dec. 18, at Saints Peter and Paul Parish, 3560 West 3650 South, West Valley City. Call the parish for information.

Christmas Carol Service
— Monday, Dec. 18 and Tuesday, Dec. 19, 7:30 p.m. and Sunday, Dec. 24 at 5 p.m. in the Cathedral of the Madeleine, 909 E. South Temple, SLC. Presented by the Choir of the Cathedral of the Madeleine. Free and open to the public.

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