Around the Diocese

Friday, Jan. 20, 2023

Day of Prayer for the Legal Protection of Unborn Children — For information, visit and

Eucharistic Renewal Presentation — with Ivan Diaz, bilingual musician and composer. Monday-Tuesday, Jan. 23-24, 6-8 p.m. each night at St. Mary Catholic Church, 4050 South 3900 West, West Haven.

Memorial Service for the Unborn in Utah — Wednesday, Jan. 25, on the steps of the Utah State Capitol at noon. Program will include speakers from several religious and pro-life leaders. At 1 p.m. a memorial bell will ring to honor the pre-born lives lost since the Utah Abortion Trigger Law was enjoined. Hosted by Pro-Life Utah.

Young Adults RENEW — Wednesday, Jan. 25, 7 p.m. at Our Lady of Lourdes Parish, 670 South 1100 East, SLC. For ages 21-39; a night of faith testimonies, Adoration, praise and worship, Confession and fellowship.

Respect for the Dignity of Life Day Workshop — Saturday, Jan. 28 at Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church, 9800 South 1700 East, Sandy, beginning with 9 a.m. Mass. Registration required; visit

Spaghetti Dinner — Saturday, Jan. 28 at St. Martin de Porres Catholic Church, 4914 South 2200 West, Taylorsville. Adults $14; 12 and under $7. Social hour begins at 6 p.m.; dinner 7-8:30 p.m. Dine in or take out. For tickets and reservations, contact Fred Montoya, 801-243-2660.

School Open House — Sunday, Jan. 29, noonto 1:30 p.m. at St. Joseph Catholic Elementary School, 2980 Quincy Ave., Ogden. For information, contact Katie, 801-393-6051.

Concert — Back to Bach, Tuesday, Jan. 31, 10 a.m. at the Cathedral of the Madeleine, 309 E. South Temple, SLC. Part of the Cathedral Family Series. Free and open to the public.

Parish Centennial Flag Blessing and Raising — Thursday, Feb. 2 at Notre Dame de Lourdes Parish, 210 N. Carbon Ave., Price. Novena to Our Lady of Lourdes continues until Feb. 10.

Dinner and Games — Friday, Feb. 3 at St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church, 4501 West 5215 South, Kearns. Dinner is $23, includes 18 games. Doors open at 4:30 p.m., dinner at 5:30 and games start at 6:30.

Men’s Conference — The Idaho Catholic Men’s Conference has invited all men in the Diocese of Salt Lake City to join their annual conference, “Be a Saint,” being held both in person and online Saturday, Feb. 4. Visit for information.

Free Throw Championship — Sunday, Feb. 5, noon in St. James the Just Parish’s gymnasium, 495 N. Harrison Blvd., Ogden. Open to all boys and girls ages 9-14. Free admission and free eats; sponsored by the Knights of Columbus Districts 1 and 10. Contact Jim Hottenroth, 303-667-7008 or for information.

Annual Diocesan Marriage Celebration — Saturday, Feb. 11, 5 p.m. Mass followed by dinner and enrichment at St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church, 1375 E. Spring Lane, SLC. Registration required; ends Feb. 1. Early registration $45 per couple through Jan. 20; $60 per couple after. Register at

Parish Centennial — Feast of Our Lady of Lourdes Mass, Saturday, Feb. 11 at Notre Dame de Lourdes Parish, 210 N. Carbon Ave., Price. Renewal of vows for those married 25 or 50 years. Dinner will follow.

Eccles Organ Festival — Sunday, Feb. 12, 8 p.m. at the Cathedral of the Madeleine, 309 E. South Temple, SLC. Recital by Loreto Aramendi, organist of the Basilica of Santa María del Coro, San Sebastian (Basque Country). The concert will be livestreamed on the Eccles Festival’s YouTube channel.

Holy Hour with the Carmelite Nuns — Sunday, Feb. 19, 3 p.m. at the Carmelite monastery chapel, 5714 S. Holladay Blvd., SLC. All are welcome.

Benvegnu Lecture — Thursday, Feb. 23, 7 p.m. at St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church, 1375 E. Spring Lane, SLC. Presenter is Gregory Glenn, the Cathedral of the Madeleine’s director of liturgy and music. He will speak on “The Eucharist: 60 Years After Vatican II.” Free and open to the public.

Open Gallery Night — at the Cathedral of the Madeleine. Friday, Feb. 24, 7 p.m. Learn about the organ and play your favorite tunes on the cathedral’s Kenneth Jones Gallery Organ. Limited participation available. Children under 12 must be accompanied by a supervising adult. For information and to sign up, visit

Rite of Election/Call to Continuing Conversion — Saturday, Feb. 25, 10 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. at the Cathedral of the Madeleine, 309 E. South Temple, SLC. All forms are due to the Office of Worship by Feb. 3. For information, contact the Office of Worship, 801-328-8641 ext. 363 or

Families of the Immaculata meets every first Sunday after the 10 a.m. Mass at St. Mary Catholic Church, 4050 South 3900 West, West Haven. Contact for information.

Catholic Community Services of Utah’s St. Martha’s Baby Project is in need of the following donations: newborn to three-month outfits, onesies, pajamas, baby shampoo, baby lotion, baby sunscreen, burp cloths, bibs, large reusable bags and baby quilts. All donations must be new and unused. Donations can be dropped off at 2504 F Ave., Ogden 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. on weekdays. For information, contact Rachel Martin,

Bible Study — all are welcome to join in the Bible study at Blessed Sacrament Parish, Wednesdays, 10 a.m. to noon, in Room 1 of the parish center, 9800 South 1700 East, Sandy. For information, contact Margaret Mischel, 801-815-2429.

World Youth Day 2023 — Join Bishop Oscar A. Solis and the Diocese of Salt Lake City delegation’s to World Youth Day 2023 in Lisbon, Portugal, Aug. 1-6. Included will be Mass at the Shrine of Our Lady of Fatima, a visit to the tomb of the three shepherds to whom she appeared in 1917 and a visit to the Church of the Holy Miracle in Santarem. For information, contact Giancarlo Gazani, 385-315-8725 or

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