Around the Diocese

Friday, Mar. 30, 2018

Estate Sale — with all proceeds to benefit the St. Lawrence Building Campaign. Fine furniture, art work and household items. Open to the Catholic community Monday, April 2, 9 a.m.-6 p.m.; to the general public April 3-4 at 4465 Greener Hills Dr., Heber.

Divine Mercy Chaplet Novena — for all the sick and suffering in the community. Continues through Saturday, April 7, 3 p.m. each day at St. Mary of the Assumption Catholic Church, 1505 White Pine Canyon Road, Park City. The devotion takes about 20 minutes and is prayed with the rosary. English and Spanish devotional guides available.

MLK Jr. Memorial — “Getting to the Mountaintop: Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. 50-year Memorial,” presented by Paul White, PhD. A discussion will follow. Tuesday, April 3, 7 p.m. at St. Catherine of Siena Newman Center 170 University St., SLC.

Parish Game Night — Friday, April 6 at St. Francis of Assisi Parish, 65 East 500 North, Orem. Dinner at 6:30 p.m., games start at 7 p.m. Cost: $14.

First Friday Mass and Rosary — with the Catholic Woman’s League. Friday, April 6, 9 a.m. at Our Lady of Lourdes Parish, 670 South 1100 East, SLC. Followed by breakfast at a local restaurant. RSVP to Diane, 801-580-0169 or  

Divine Mercy Sunday — April 8 at St. Thomas More Catholic Church, 3015 Creek Road, Sandy. The Sacrament of Reconciliation will be available beginning at 1:30 p.m. The Divine Mercy Chaplet begins at 3 p.m., followed by Mass with Bishop Oscar A. Solis as the main celebrant. All are welcome.

Hour of Mercy — Sunday, April 8, 3-4 p.m. at St. Martin de Porres Catholic Church, 4914 South 2200 West, Taylorsville. Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament, singing of the Divine Mercy chaplet with piano accompaniment, the litany to the Most Sacred Heart of Jesus, silent prayer and benediction. All are welcome.

A Holy Hour for Mercy — Sunday, April 8, 1-2 p.m. at St. Mary Catholic Church, 4050 South 3900 West, West Haven. Led by Deacon Jack Clark and the St. Mary Catholic Church Choir. Includes Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament and the chanting of the Chaplet of Divine Mercy. All are welcome.

Madeleine Festival Concert — Sunday, April 8, 8 p.m. in the Cathedral of the Madeleine, 309 E. South Temple, SLC. Featuring guest artists the American Festival Chorus and Orchestra, the Lux Singers and the Cache Children’s Choir performing Vaughan William’s oratorio
Sancta Civitas (The Holy City), and cantata Dona Nobis Pacem (Plea for Peace). Free and open to the public.

An Evening of Prayer for Immigration — Monday, April 9, 7 p.m. at the Cathedral of the Madeleine, 309 E. South Temple, SLC. Begins with an hour of Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament with Taizé prayers led by high school and university students. At 8 p.m. Catholic Community Services of Utah will host an informational session on DACA and immigration. All are welcome.

School tour — Wednesday, April 11, 9 a.m. at J.E. Cosgriff Memorial Catholic School, 2335 Redondo Ave., SLC. For parents of prospective students age 2 to 8th grade for the 2018-19 school year. For information, contact Maggie Kearns,

Young Adult Pilgrimage to Panama — in conjunction with World Youth Day, Jan. 21-28, 2019. Join Bishop Oscar A. Solis in this spiritually transformative experience. Informational meeting Thursday, April. 12, 6:30-8 p.m. at the Pastoral Center, 27 C St., SLC. RSVP by April 10 to the Office of Youth & Young Adult Ministry, or 801-328-8641 ext. 313.

Parish Dinner and Game Night — Friday, April 13 at St. Thomas More Parish, 3015 E. Creek Road, Sandy. Dinner at 6 p.m., games start at 6:45 p.m. Cost: $19.

Discussion on the USCCB’s Revised Guidelines for the Celebration of the Sacraments With People with Disabilities — Saturday, April 14, 1–3 p.m. in the Joseph the Worker Parish hall, 7405 South Redwood Road, West Jordan. Everyone is welcome: clergy, catechists, people with disabilities, families and friends. For information or to RSVP, call 801-440-8729 or email

Scholarship Fundraiser — Saturday, April 14, following the 5 p.m. Mass at St. Francis Xavier Parish, 5215 South 4420 West, Kearns. Net proceeds from the Knights of Columbus Founders Day Dinner will benefit the Utah Knights of Columbus scholarship fund for local students. Jacket and tie required. Catered prime rib or salmon dinner. Cost: $25 if paid before April 5; make checks payable to Knights of Columbus and mail to Chuck Dover, 6170 Hathaway St., Taylorsville, Utah, 84012-5313.

Men’s Easter Retreat — Saturday, April 14, 8 a.m.-4:15 p.m. at St. Mary of the Assumption Parish, Hwy 224 & White Pine Canyon Road, Park City. Cost: $25; includes light breakfast and lunch. The Sacrament of Reconciliation and 5:30 p.m. Mass will follow the retreat. Registration deadline is April 1; contact Frank Lesar, 435-655-5782.

Refugee Foster Care Orientation — through Catholic Community Services of Utah, which places unaccompanied refugee minors in foster homes. Saturday, April 14, 10 a.m. to noon at CCS, 745 East 300 South, SLC. RSVP to or 801-428-1283. For information, visit

Nominations Sought — for the inaugural Holy Cross Ministries Moroney Legal Service Award, Innovative Agency of the Year Award and Philanthropic Firm of the Year Award. For information on criteria and for nomination forms, visit; deadline for nominations is April 13.

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