Around the Diocese

Friday, Jan. 19, 2018

Windrider Forum Opening Night — Monday, Jan. 22, 5-9 p.m. at the Park City Stake Center, 2300 Monitor Dr., Park City. Includes buffet dinner and screening of award-winning Windrider International Film Festival films, in conjunction with Sundance Film Festival. The forum is for film and/or theology students from Christian colleges and institutions. Free and open to the public.

Lonnie Mayne at JMCHS — Wednesday, Jan. 24, 6:30 p.m. at the Judge Memorial CHS, 650 South 1100 East, SLC. The internationally recognized speaker will share the Five Pillars in living better lives. Free and open to the public. For information, visit

Diocesan Respect for the Dignity of Life Workshop — Saturday, Jan. 27, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. at St. Joseph the Worker Parish, 7405 S. Redwood Road, West Jordan. Cost: $20. Register at

Scouting Meet & Greet  — Saturday, Jan. 27, 10 a.m. to noon at the Pastoral Center, 27 C St., SLC. For all Scouting leaders, volunteers and those interested in scouting. RSVP by Jan. 19 to the Office of Youth Ministry, or 801-328-8641 ext. 313.

JMCHS Gala & Auction — Saturday, Jan. 27, 5:30 p.m. at Salt Lake Marriott Downtown at City Creek, 75 S. West Temple. Cost: $125/person. Dinner, open bar, silent and live auctions, and dancing. For information, visit contact Shelly Parker, 801-517-2132 or

Spaghetti Dinner — Saturday, Jan. 27, beginning with a social at 6 p.m. The dinner starts at 7 p.m. at St. Martin de Porres Catholic Church, 4914 South 2200 West, Taylorsville. Cost: $12 adults, $6 kids under 12 and free for those under 4. Takeouts available. Sponsored by the Knights of Columbus.

Bereavement Support Group — A six-week bereavement support group begins Saturday, Jan. 27, 1-2:30 p.m. in the choir/conference room of St. Rose of Lima Catholic Church, 210 South Chapel St., Layton. For information or to reserve a booklet, call Michelle Bradshaw, 801-451-7329.

School Open House — at St. Thomas More Preschool and Creek Road Childcare, 3015 E. Creek Road, Sandy. Saturday, Jan. 27, 9 a.m.–1 p.m. For information, visit

School Open House — at St. Thomas More Preschool and Creek Road Childcare, 3015 E. Creek Road, Sandy. Sunday, Jan. 28, 9 a.m.–1 p.m. For information, visit

School Open House — Sunday, Jan. 28, noon to 2 p.m. at Our Lady of Lourdes School, 1065 East 700 South, SLC.  

Admissions Open House — Sunday, Jan. 28, 1-3 p.m. at The Madeleine Choir School, 205 First Ave., SLC. An informational session will begin at 1:20 p.m.

School Open House — Sunday, Jan. 28, 8:30 a.m.-1 p.m. at St. Francis Xavier School, 4501 West 5215 South, Kearns. For information or to set up a tour, call 801-966-1571 ext. 114 or visit

Basketball Free Throw Contest — Sunday, Jan. 28, 4:30 p.m. at St. John the Baptist Elementary School gymnasium, 300 East 11800 South, Draper. Sponsored by the Knights of Columbus.

School Tour — and informational meeting. Tuesday, Jan. 30, 7 p.m. at J.E. Cosgriff Memorial Catholic School, 2335 Redondo Ave., SLC. For parents of prospective students from 2-year-old to 8th grade. For information, email Maggie Kearns, Admissions,

Parish Game Night — Friday, Feb. 2, 6 p.m. at St. Henry Catholic Church,  380 South 200 East, Brigham City. $10 entry includes one card; extra card if you’re dressed in football attire. Taco soup, nachos and other items available for purchase. Proceeds benefit the social hall building project.

Incoming Ninth Grade Placement Exam — at Judge Memorial CHS, 650 South 1100 East, SLC. Friday, Feb. 2, 3:30 p.m. Cost: $100 application fee, $25 placement exam fee. For information on the application process, visit

Admission to Candidacy for the Order of Deacons — Saturday, Feb. 3, 10 a.m. to noon in the Cathedral of the Madeleine, 309 E. South Temple, SLC. All are invited.

Holy Cross Associates Meeting — Saturday, Feb. 3, 9 a.m. to noon at Holy Cross Ministries, 460 East 4500 South #204, SLC. All are welcome. For information, contact Mary Bet Vogel-Ferguson,, 801-581-2071.

Scout Saturday — Saturday, Feb. 3, 1:30 p.m. in the Cathedral of the Madeleine, 309 E. South Temple, SLC. During the ceremony, scouts are presented with their religious emblems. RSVP by Jan. 26 to the Office of Youth Ministry or 801-328-8641 ext. 313, or Joe Bouley,, 801-309-9149. Register online at

Valentines Social — for the 49ers Club of St Ambrose Parish. Wednesday, Feb. 7 at  the parish’s social hall, 1975 South 2300 East, SLC. Bring raffle items for fundraising activities. Social at 1:30 p.m. lunch  at 2 p.m. Cost: $14 for the catered salmon luncheon. For information, call Rosalie Mirabelli, 801-485-4548; for reservations, call Maxine Giovacchini, 801-582-2282.

49ers Club St Ambrose Parish — join the 49ers for social activities such as the first Sunday Breakfast, first Monday meeting, bowling, Wendover trips and fundraising social activities. For information, contact Bonnie Nell, 801-652-9254 or Annual dues are $15.

Secular Carmelite Community — Men and women interested in a deeper spiritual prayer life are invited to join the Our Lady of the Mountains OCDS. Meetings are the second Sunday of each month at St. James the Just Parish, 495 N. Harrison Blvd., Ogden. For information, call 435-734-9646.

Volunteers Needed — St. Joseph Villa Nursing Home, 451 Bishop Federal Lane, SLC, is looking for volunteers to assist with resident games on Thursdays, 10-11 a.m. For information and to sign up, contact Morgan Lomeli at 385-775-5284.

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