Around the Diocese

Friday, Aug. 03, 2018

Breakfast at Sugar House Park — with the 49ers Club of St. Ambrose Parish. Sunday, Aug. 5, 9:30 a.m. at the park, 1330 East 2100 South, SLC. Cost: $11:50; catered by the Midvale Mining Company. For reservations, call Beverley Thrall, 801-359-4569.

Parish Festival — Saturday, Aug. 11, beginning with a chuck-wagon breakfast at 8 a.m. and continuing until 9 p.m. at Saint Andrew Parish, 11835 South 3600 West, Riverton. All are welcome.

Red vs. Gold Football — Saturday, Aug. 11, 10 a.m. at Judge Memorial CHS’ McCarthy Stadium, 650 South 1100 East, SLC.

Car Wash — Saturday, Aug. 11 at Judge Memorial CHS, 650 South 1100 East, SLC following the annual Red vs. Gold football game, noon to 2 p.m. Hosted by the Judge Memorial Student Council. Free, but donations accepted.

Rite of Total Consecration to the Immaculata — followed by a reception on Sunday, Aug. 12 12:30-2 p.m. Sponsored by the Families of the Immaculata Village at St. Mary Catholic Church, 4050 South 3900 West, West Haven. Families welcome. For information, call 801-898-3821.

All State Italian Day at Lagoon —Sunday, Aug. 12, 11 a.m. at Canyon Terrace. Tickets: $40; mention you’re with Italian Day at the ticket window. Activities include children’s activities and a bocce tournament.

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

Parish Dinner and Games Night — Friday, Aug. 17, beginning with dinner at 6 p.m. at St. Thomas More Parish, 3015 E. Creek Road, Sandy. Cost: $19.

RCIA Study Days — Aug. 17-18. Sponsored by the Diocese of Salt Lake City Office of Liturgy. The Director/Coordinator Session is Friday, 6–8:30 p.m. The general session for all RCIA Team Members is Saturday, 9 a.m.–12:15 p.m., with an orientation session for new RCIA coordinators, scheduled from 1 to 4 p.m. All at the Pastoral Center, 27 C St., SLC. Cost: $10 for study sessions and $20 for orientation (includes all sessions and lunch). Pre-registration required; call the Office of Liturgy at 801-328-8641 ext. 323.

Catholic Day at Lagoon — Sunday, Aug. 19, 11 a.m.-7 p.m. Bilingual Mass at noon. Cost: $40.60 per ticket, including tax. Mention you’re with Catholic Day at the ticket window. Activities include kids’ games and raffles.

Charity Golf Tournament — to benefit Utah Catholic Schools. Sponsored by Catholic Business Network. Sunday, Aug. 19. Shotgun start at 1:30 p.m. at The Ridge Golf Club. Bishop Oscar A. Solis will attend. Cost: $89 individual/$340 foursome; includes golf, dinner and libations during dinner. Sponsors, silent auction and raffle items needed. For information, call Dr. Roland Abundo, 801-755-5700; to register, visit

Catholic High School Football — Juan Diego vs Judge Memorial. Friday, Aug. 24, 7 p.m. at Judge Memorial CHS’ McCarthy Stadium, 650 South 1100 East, SLC.

Retrouvaille Weekend — Retrouvaille helps couples through difficult times in their marriages. For confidential information about or to register for the program beginning with a weekend on Aug. 24-26, call 801-450-4965, email or visit

Parish Festival — Saturday and Sunday, Aug. 25-26, 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. at St. Therese of the Child Jesus Parish, 624 W. Lennox St., Midvale.

Charity Benefit — for Give Me a Chance. Saturday, Aug. 25, 5 p.m. at the Give Me a Chance Guadalupe Garden, 2913 Grant Ave., Ogden. Adults over 21 only. Cost: $50. RSVP requested by Aug. 3 to Lynn McInally, 562-449-5224 or To donate items for the silent or live auctions, contact Bobbie Hunt, 801-721-2628.

Garage Sale — Saturday, Aug. 25, 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at St. Thomas More Parish, 3015 E. Creek Road, Sandy. Tax-deductible donations may be dropped off Aug. 19-Aug. 23 from 8 to 10 a.m. and 4:40 to 6:30 p.m.

Bishop’s Dinner — Thursday, Sept. 6 at the Grand America Hotel. For information or tickets, contact Patricia Wesson, 801-328-8941 ext. 108.

School Tour — at J.E. Cosgriff Memorial Catholic School, 2335 Redondo Ave., SLC. Thursday, Sept. 6 at 9 a.m. For parents of prospective students from 2-year-olds to 8th grade for the 2019-2020 school year.  For information, contact Maggie Kearns,

Guest Speaker End-Of-Life Issues — Saturday, Sept. 8, 3–4:30 p.m. at St. Thomas More Parish’s Meyer Hall, 3015 Creek Road, Sandy. Natalie Rodden, MD, a palliative medicine physician, will speak about Catholic teachings on end-of-life issues. Free and open to the public. For information, contact Barbara Granja, 801- 891-5299.

Catholics Can Mass — recognizing the contributions of Catholics with disabilities. Sunday, Sept. 9, noon at St. Joseph Parish, 365 S. Main, Monticello. All are welcome.

Fall Festival — Saturday, Sept. 9, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. at St. Lawrence Mission, 100 W. Center St., Heber City. Games, a silent auction, beer garden with live music, craft sales, farmers market.

Special Olympics Fundraiser — Wednesday, Sept. 12, 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. at Pho V, 7092 S. Redwood Road in West Jordan. A portion of each bill will be donated to Special Olympics of Utah.

Assistive Listening Devices —Up to 20 percent of all people have some degree of hearing loss. The Commission for People with Disabilities assists parishes with the purchase of assistive listening devices so that everyone can hear and understand what is spoken at Mass. For information, contact Jeff Allen at

Resources for Funeral Rites  — What does the Catholic church believe about cremation? What happens at a funeral Mass? May a Catholic Mass be celebrated if the deceased committed suicide? Answers to these questions may be found in Catholic Funeral Rites and Customs, available in English and Spanish for download at

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