Saint Therese of the Child Jesus Parish Festival — Saturday - Sunday, June 23–24 at St. Therese of the Child Jesus Parish, 624 Lennox St., Midvale. Saturday, 10 a.m. – 8 p.m. with a parish dance from 8 p.m. to midnight, Sunday, 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.
St. Francis Xavier Parish Festival — Saturday, Aug. 25 at St. Francis Xavier Parish, 4501 West 5215 South, Kearns. Yard sale/boutique 7 a.m. – noon and festival events 11 a.m. – 8 p.m.
Blessed Sacrament Parish Fall Festival — Saturday-Sunday, Aug. 25-26 at Blessed Sacrament Parish, 9800 South 1700 East, Sandy. Saturday, 10 a.m. – 10 p.m., Sunday, 10 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.Saint Joseph the Worker FolkFest — Friday-Sunday, Sept. 7-9; Friday, 6-10 p.m.; Saturday, 11 a.m. - 10 p.m.; Sunday Mass under the tent at 9 .m. with activities until 6 p.m. at Saint Joseph the Worker Catholic Church, 7405 S. Redwood Road, West Jordan. Fireworks, crafts fair, kids rides and games, Scottish Highland games, pro wrestling, Big Top games, golf and horseshoe tournaments.
Saint Andrew Yard Sale — Friday-Sunday, June 22-24 at Saint Andrew Parish, 11835 South 3600 West, Riverton. Affordable household goods and clothing. Offer donations or come to shop. Lunch/beverages can be purchased.
5th annual OLOL golf tournament — Saturday, June 30, 7:30 a.m. at The Stonebridge Golf Club at Lake Park, 4415 S. Links Drive, West Valley City. Cost: $60 before June 1 and $70 after; includes cart, lunch and drinks. Sponsor a hole for $50. Send checks to Our Lady of Lourdes CCW LLC c/o Victor Marquez 6276 S. Mount Loga Way, Taylorsville UT 84129. For information email Victor at realtor@AJMCrystal.com.
Fr. Shawn Carey visits — Utah Catholic Deaf Community, June 30 - July 1, at St. Vincent de Paul Benvegnu Center, 1375 Spring Lane, SLC. Saturday includes a special time for deaf/hard of hearing children, Mass and lunch, followed by a workshop with deaf/hard of hearing adults. Mass on Sunday is at 9 a.m., followed by a social. For information or to RSVP for Saturday’s lunch, contact Carol Ruddell, firstname.lastname@example.org or 801-440-8729.
Carmelite feast day — Monday, July 16, at 7 p.m. Mass will be offered in the Carmelite Monastery Chapel on the sisters’ patronal feast of Our Lady of Mount Carmel. The Mass will be preceded by the public recitation of the rosary. All are invited to join the sisters to celebrate the feast honoring Our Lady of Mount Carmel.
Retirement Open House — Saturday, July 21, 2 - 4 p.m. at San Andres Church, 315 East 100 North, Payson. This celebration will honor Jesuit Father Joseph Rooney as he retires after years of dedicated service.
St. Patrick Yard Sale — Saturday, July 21, at 7 a.m. – 3 p.m. at Saint Patrick Catholic Church 1058 West 400 South, SLC. Shop for yourself or rent a 10’ x 10’ space for $20 and sell your own stuff. Call Bertha at 801-596-3201 or the parish office at 801-596-7233 to reserve your space.
World Wide Marriage Encounter weekend — Friday-Saturday, July 27-29 at the airport Comfort Inn, 200 N. Admiral Byrd Road, SLC. To register contact Chris or Michelle Rodriguez at email@example.com, 773-410-3060 or visit http://utah-wwme.org for information.
Saint Thomas More Fun Bunch — Saturday, July 28 at the Sandy Amphitheater, 1245 East 9400 South, Sandy. Recreate the ABBA experience. Price $25 per person. Contact Bud Mease at 801-942-8576 for reservations or information.
Catholic Writers’ Conference — Aug. 29-31, at the Arlington Convention Center in Arlington, Texas. Registration is $70 for CWG members, $75 for non-members and $40 for students. There is also a discounted combined membership. To register or for information, go to www.catholicwritersconference.com.
Carmelite Fair donations — Auction items and gift baskets for the 2012 Carmelite Fair are being sought. Tax-deductible donations can be dropped off at the monastery, 5714 Holladay Blvd., Holladay or call the sisters at 801-277-6075 to schedule a pickup. The fair, which will be Sept. 16 this year, is the main source of income in helping the sisters run the monastery.
Reception Cancelled — The reception for Holy Cross Sister Joseph Cecile Voelker has been cancelled due to a scheduling conflict. The Intermountain Catholic will print the new reception date when the information is available.