Around the Diocese

Friday, May. 24, 2019

Memorial Day Mass — Monday, May 27, 9 a.m. at Mt. Calvary Cemetery, 275 U St., SLC. All are invited.

Sister Kathleen Moroney Legal Service Award Luncheon — Thursday, May 30, noon at the University of Utah’s S.J. Quinney College of Law, 383 S. University St., SLC.

Bilingual First Saturday Mass — Saturday, June 1, 8 a.m. at St. Mary Catholic Church, 4050 South 3900 West, West Haven. The recitation of the rosary will precede the Mass at 7:30 a.m. All are welcome.

Solemnity of the Ascension of the Lord —Sunday, June 2. In our province the Solemnity of the Ascension of our Lord is transferred to the Seventh Sunday of Easter. Thursday, May 30 is observed as an Eastertime weekday.

Ordination to the Diaconate — Friday, June 7, 7 p.m. seminarian Dominic Sternhagen will be ordained to the diaconate at the Cathedral of the Madeleine, 309 E. South Temple, SLC.  All are invited.

Parish Garage Sale — June 7-8, 8 a.m. - 4 p.m., Blessed Sacrament School gym, 1745 East 9800 South, Sandy.  Donations may be dropped off at the school gym from Saturday to Wednesday, June 1-5.  For information, call Bonnie Siegrist, 801-580-6960.

Golf with the Bishop — Saturday, June 8 at Schneiter’s Bluff Golf Course, 300 North 3500 West, West Point. Supports Give Me A Chance. Registration at 7:30 a.m. Shotgun start at 8:30 a.m. Cost: $75/pp or $300 for a team of 4. Includes 18 holes, cart and green fees, coffee and doughnuts, lunch and swag. For information or reservations, contact Bonnie or Larry Myers, 801-541-9662 or

Parish Dinner/Game Night — Saturday, June 8 for Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Copperton at the Lions Club, 320 Hillcrest St., Copperton. Doors open at 5 p.m. Dinner from 5:45-6:30 p.m. Games begin 6:30 p.m.

Solemnity of Pentecost — Sunday, June 9. Check your parish for Mass times.

Rosary and Holy Hour — Sunday, June 16, 3 p.m. at the Carmelite monastery, 5714 Holladay Blvd., SLC. All are invited to join the Knights of Columbus Council #5214 and the Carmelite nuns to praise God, honor His Mother and pray for our Holy Catholic Church.

Unity Festival— Saturday, June 22, 11 a.m. – 10 p.m. and Sunday, June 23, 11:30 a.m. – 5 p.m. at St. Joseph the Worker Parish, 7405 S. Redwood Road, West Jordan. Car show, food booths, craft booths, beer booth, live music, games, entertainment. Entry is free.

Social Action Summer Institute — “Two Feet, One Voice: Building a Home for All.” July 25-28 at the University of Utah. The cost is $335 for the four-day institute or $75 for the July 28 workshop day. For information, contact Jean Hill by email at

Holy Day of Obligation — Thursday, Aug. 15 for the Solemnity of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary. Check your parish for Mass times.

Annual Men’s Retreat — Aug. 9-11 sponsored by St. Mary’s Catholic Church of West Haven Utah, under the direction of Father Gustavo Vidal, at its annual site in Bloomington, Idaho. The bilingual Spanish/English retreat, open to all men in the Diocese of Salt Lake City, will be based on the “Seven Deadly Sins, Seven Lively Virtues” study book by Bishop Robert Barron. For information, visit Cost: $50; includes lodging, food and materials. Registration is limited to 50 men. For information, contact Jose Badillo, 956-283-6703, or email the registration form to him at:

Holy Land Tour — A Spiritual Journey to the Holy Land: Walking in the Footsteps of Jesus. Twelve-day tour Jan. 13 to 24, 2020 under the spiritual direction of Rev. Ken Vialpando; group coordinator Verona Gilliland. Full package: $3,599 (cash price) from Salt Lake City plus airport taxes and fees of $705 plus tips of $195.  Full package (credit card price): $3,798. Contact  Verona Gilliland at (801) 920-3621 or for information.

Choir Director Needed — Immaculate Conception Church in Copperton is in need of volunteer choir director and musical accompanists, especially piano/keyboard player and/or guitarist. The choir director is responsible for planning all Mass liturgies, including the weekly 9:30 a.m. Sunday Mass, holy day Masses and special occasions. The director leads the choir during all liturgies, conducts regular practices, and participates as a member of the liturgy committee. The accompanists participate in all Masses and practices. For information, contact Fr. David Trujillo, 801-673-3283, or Barb Wohlitz, 801-282-6959.

Volunteer at Give Me A Chance — Volunteer in the after-school program, listen to children read for 20 minutes, assist students with homework, participate in play activities. The after-school program runs Monday-Thursday, 3-5:30 p.m. and serves children in grades K-6. For information, contact Sr. Arthur Gordon, D.C. at the Learning Center, 2913 Grant Ave. Ogden, 801-627-2235.

Families of the Immaculata — at St. Mary Catholic Church, 4090 South 3900 West, West Haven, meets every First Sunday of the month immediately after the 11:30 a.m. Mass until 2 p.m. For information, call 801-621-7961, or visit

Perpetual Adoration — The Adoration Chapel at St. Joseph Catholic Church, 506 24th St., Ogden, is available 24 hours a day for those who wish to pray. For information, call Jesse Ricardez, 801-564-7356; or Joan Opheikens, 801-866-2481.

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