Around the Diocese

Friday, Jan. 12, 2018

Interfaith Prayer Service — for an end to racism. With Bishop Oscar A. Solis, Bishop Scott B. Hayashi, Pastor Jerrod Lowry, Pastor Steven Klemz and Pastor Curtis Price. Monday, Jan. 15, 7-8:30 p.m. at St. Martin de Porres Catholic Church, 4914 South 2200 West, SLC.

Scout Religious Emblems — Deadline is Wednesday, Jan. 17 for work on scouting religious medals/emblems. Presentation of awards will be during Scout Saturday, Feb. 3, at the Cathedral of the Madeleine, with Bishop Oscar A. Solis presiding. For information, contact Junuee Castro,, 801-328-8641, ext. 313, or Joe Bouley,, 801-309-9149.

School Open House — Wednesday, Jan. 17, 5-7 p.m. at Our Lady of Lourdes School, 1065 East 700 South, SLC.  

Mass for the Unborn — A five-week prayer for life began Dec. 14 and will end with a Mass for the Unborn on Thursday, Jan. 18, at 6 p.m. in the Cathedral of the Madeleine, 309 E. South Temple. All are invited.

Pro-life Prayer Service — Friday, Jan. 19, immediately following the 5 p.m. Mass at St. Mary Catholic Church, 4050 South 3900 West, West Haven. The annual multi-lingual Living Rosary for Life needs 50 people to make a living rosary. For information or to register a group, call 801-621-7961 or 801-898-3821.

March for Life — will host the March for Life, which protests abortion, on Saturday, Jan. 20, beginning at 11 a.m. at Washington Square, 450 South 200 East, SLC. Rod Arquette will be the guest emcee; Dr. Kathi Aultman will be the guest speaker. Jessie Funk will perform. For information, visit

Judge Memorial CHS Application Due Date — and incoming ninth-grade placement exam. Saturday, Jan. 20, 8 a.m. at Judge Memorial CHS, 650 South 1100 East, SLC. For information, visit

Diocesan Rosary for Life — Sunday, Jan. 21, 2 p.m. at Mt. Calvary Catholic Cemetery, 275 U St., in front of the Monument for the Unborn. The Diocese of Salt Lake City sponsors this bilingual event. In case of inclement weather, the location will be inside the mausoleum.

2018 Free Throw Championship — Sunday, Jan. 21, 2 p.m. in the St. James the Just Catholic Church gymnasium, 495 N. Harrison Blvd., Ogden. Co-sponsored by the Knights of Columbus Districts 1 and 10 for boys and girls ages 9 to 14. Free admission. For information, contact Rich Atkins, 801-605-0739.

Windrider Forum Opening Night — Monday, Jan. 22, 5-9 p.m. at the Park City Stake Center, 2300 Monitor Dr., Park City. Free and open to the public. 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.

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

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

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,

Planning Your Calendar? — Msgr. Colin Fr. Bircumshaw, vicar general, reminds all pastors, deacons, principals, religious and laity charged with creating calendars for their parish, school or Catholic organization that in keeping with a longstanding policy, no local events should be scheduled to conflict with the annual Lenten retreat, which is scheduled for March 3, 2018.

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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