Around the Diocese

Friday, Feb. 24, 2012

"Noises Off" — Feb. 29 through March 1-3 at 7 p.m. in Juan Diego Catholic High School Auditorium, 300 East 11400 South, Draper. Cost: Adults, $8; seniors and children under 16, $5; SCC students, alumni and faculty free. Tickets sold at the door. For information, visit or contact

CRS Fair Trade Training — Saturday, Feb. 25, 9 a.m. to noon in English at Saint Ann Parish, 450 East 2100 South, SLC. The Spanish-language session will follow from 1 to 4 p.m. at the Pastoral Center, 27 C St. in SLC. The event is free and open to the public. For information, contact Jean Hill at 801-328-8641 ext. 336.

Elder Care Presentation — Wednesday, Feb. 29, 7 p.m., Saint John the Baptist Parish, 300 East 11800 South, Draper. Topics include welfare and care of the elderly with special focus on health care needs and issues, estate planning and community resources. A licensed counselor social worker and attorney will give the presentation and be available for questions.

Dine to Donate — Wednesday, Feb. 29, 5 to 9 p.m., the Village Inn at 4681 S. Redwood Rd., Taylorsville. Mention "Knights of Columbus" or "Special Olympics" when you order and 10 percent of your check will be donated to Special Olympics of Utah. Wednesday is also "Free Slice of Pie" night.

Juan Diego Make-up Placement Exam — Saturday, March 3, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., in the Juan Diego Catholic High School faculty lounge, 300 East 11800 South, Draper. For incoming 9th grade students. Cost is $25, to register with

Mexican Dinner Fundraiser — Sunday, March 4, 1 to 5 p.m. at the Saint Mary Catholic Church social hall, 4050 South 3900 West, West Haven. Prices: adults, $6; children, $3; extra tamales, $1.50. All proceeds go towards sustaining the parish’s school of religion.

49er Mass and Breakfast — Sunday, March 4. Mass at 7:45 a.m. at Saint Ambrose Church, 1975 South 2300 East, SLC, followed by breakfast at 9:15 a.m. at CJ, 900 East 3900 South, SLC. For reservations, call Joan, 801-278-4396.

Registration Night — Monday, March 5, 3:30 to 6:30 p.m. in the Judge Memorial CHS school cafeteria, 650 South 1100 East, SLC. In addition to receiving placement exam reports, registrants will have the opportunity to speak with guidance counselors, faculty and staff, and receive information on academics, financial assistance and topics. For information, call 801-363-8895.

Open House — Monday, March 5, 4 to 6 p.m., Judge Memorial CHS, 650 South 1100 East, Salt Lake City. For information, visit or call Matt Finnigan, 801-517-2129 for more information.

49er Meeting — Monday, March 5, 1:30 p.m. general meeting and games at the Saint Ambrose Social Hall, 1975 South 2300 East, SLC.

Worldwide Marriage Encounter Weekend — Friday-Sunday, March 9-11. For information or to register, visit or call Jim and Cathy Nielsen at 801-479-3197.

Diocesan Lenten retreat — Saturday, March 10, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Saint Thomas More Parish, 3015 E. Creek Road, Sandy. The cost is $25, which includes materials and a catered luncheon. For more information or to register, call 801-328-8641 ext. 326.

Nun Brunch — Sunday, March 11, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. in Bountiful. For information contact Sr. Germaine Sarrazin, D.C. 801-295-5504 email

Spring Girls’ Basketball Camp — March 12-16 at the Judge Memorial CHS gym, 650 South 1100 East, SLC. For current 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, and 8th graders. Deadline for early registration is March 7; fee is $50. For information and a registration form, visit

49er Luncheon — Thursday, March 15. Social hour begins at 1 p.m., followed by a catered lunch at the Saint Ambrose social hall, 1975 South 2300 East, SLC. For reservations, call Dottie 801-467-6016.

49er Wendover Trip — Friday, March 16, 9:15 a.m. For reservations, call Robin 801-582-2222.

23rd Annual Leprechaun Lope — Saturday March 17, 8:30 a.m. at Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic School, 1065 East 700 South, SLC. There will be a 10K, 5K and 2 mile fun run. Register on-line at Price $25/adult; $15 for kids 14 and under. All pre-registered runner receive a cool tech shirt. More information can be found at

Saint Patrick’s Day Parade — Saturday, March 17, beginning at 10 a.m. at the Gateway Center, 400 West 100 South, SLC. Entry applications are available at or by contacting John F. Welsh at 801-580-0802 or No entries will be admitted without an application, which must be submitted by Feb. 29.

Day of Prayer — Sunday, March 25 at Saint George Catholic Church, 259 West 200 North, St. George. For the women of the Southwest Deanery and surrounding areas. For information, call 801-328-8641 ext. 326.

Level I Training for Extraordinary Ministers of Communion at Mass — Saturday, March 24, 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the Pastoral Center, 27 C Street, SLC. Cost is $7. Registration is required. Contact the Office of Liturgy, 801-328-8641 ext. 363, by Tuesday, March 20 to register.

6th Annual Nun-Event — to support the St. Benedict’s Foundation. You’re nun-invited to attend. Instead, enjoy a game of golf, skiing with friends or take a long-needed nap. Donations will be accepted until March 23 and will be entered in a drawing for prizes. The donations will assist the sisters in their support of various programs. For information, call 801-479-1800.

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