Around The Diocese

Friday, Nov. 26, 2021

Lighting of the Nativity Display — Give Me A Chance, 2913 Grant Ave, Ogden. Thursday, Dec. 2, 5 p.m. Join in singing Christmas carols; followed by hot chocolate and cookies.
Parish Dinner and Games — Friday, Dec. 3 at St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church, 4501 West 5215 South, Kearns. Doors open at 4:30 p.m., dinner at 5:30 p.m. Games start at 6:30. $20 for dinner and 18 games.
Diocesan Advent Retreat — Saturday, Dec. 4, 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church, 300 East 11800 South, Draper. This year the retreat will be held both in-person and livestreamed. English session with Fr. Stephen Tilley, 9 – 11 a.m.; Spanish session with Fr. Jorge Roldan, 12:30 - 2:30 p.m. Free; advance registration is requested. Call the Office of Worship, 801-328-8641 ext. 357 to register for seating or to receive the livestream link. 
Mass in Italian — Saturday, Dec. 4, 5 p.m. to begin the Italian American Civic League’s annual Christmas party at St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church, 1375 E. Spring Lane, SLC. Cost: Adults $30 ($40 at the door); children 5-12 $15; under 5 free. RSVP requested by Dec. 1 to the Italian American Civic League, 1397 Canterbury Dr., SLC, UT 84108 or pay online at https:italianamericancivicleague.com/2011.annualchristmas party/. For information, call 801-597-9098 or emailinfo@utahitalians.com.
Coats for Kids Distribution – Saturday, Dec. 4, 4 - 5:30 p.m., Cathedral of the Madeleine, 309 E. South Temple, SLC. Sponsored by the Knights of Columbus
Coats for Kids Distribution – Sunday, Dec. 5, 11 - 1 p.m. Cathedral of the Madeleine, 309 E. South Temple, SLC. Sponsored by the Knights of Columbus.
Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception of the Blessed Virgin Mary — Wednesday, Dec. 8 is a holy day of obligation. Check your parish for Mass times.
Holiday Boutique — sponsored by the Ladies of St. Thomas More Church, Dec. 10-11; hours 5-8 p.m. on Friday and 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. on Saturday, 3015 E. Creek Road, Cottonwood Heights. Vendors and attendees will be required to wear masks.
Coats for Kids Distribution – Saturday, Dec. 11, 9 a.m.-11 a.m. Spanish Fork Walmart, 1206 N. Canyon Creek Pkwy., Spanish Fork (In cooperation with Shop with a Cop). Sponsored by the Knights of Columbus
Coats for Kids Distribution – Saturday, Dec. 11, Time TBA, San Felipe Catholic Church, 606 Aria Blvd., Wendover. Sponsored by the Knights of Columbus
The Feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe — this year falls Dec. 12, on the Third Sunday of Advent. Our Lady of Guadalupe may be appropriately honored during the homily, universal prayer and hymns during the Sunday liturgy.
Brass and Organ Christmas Concert — Sunday, Dec. 12, 8 p.m. at the Cathedral of the Madeleine, 309 E. South Temple, SLC.  Featuring the brass section of the Utah Symphony. Live in-person audience (until cathedral capacity is reached) and livestreamed on the Eccles Organ Festival’s YouTube channel.
Christmas Carol Service — by The Madeleine Choir School, Thursday, Dec. 16, 7:30 p.m. at the Cathedral of the Madeline, 309 E. South Temple, SLC. Featuring the music of Robert Parsons, Russell Woollen and Francis Grier.
Christmas Concert — presented by the Saint Ann’s Bell Choir. Thursday, Dec. 16, 6 p.m. at St. Ann Catholic Church, 2100 South 500 East Salt Lake City and livestreamed via the Saint Ann Facebook page, saintannsaltlakecity.
Christmas Carol Service — by The Madeleine Choir School, Friday, Dec. 17, 7:30 p.m. at the Cathedral of the Madeline, 309 E. South Temple, SLC. Featuring the music of Robert Parsons, Russell Woollen and Francis Grier.
Diocesan Simbang Gabi — Saturday, Dec. 18 at 5 p.m. at the Cathedral of the Madeleine, 309 E. South Temple, SLC.
Coats for Kids Distribution — Saturday, Dec. 18, 2:15-2:45 p.m. Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church, 257 North 700 West, SLC. Sponsored by the Knights of Columbus.
Diocesan Posada — Sunday, Dec. 19 at 4:30 p.m. the Cathedral of the Madeleine, 309 E. South Temple, SLC.
“A Ceremony of Carols” — performed by The Madeleine Choir School. Tuesday, Dec. 21, 12:15 p.m. at the Cathedral of the Madeline, 309 E. South Temple, SLC. Free and open to the public.
“A Ceremony of Carols” — performed by The Madeleine Choir School. Wednesday, Dec. 22, 12:15 p.m. at the Cathedral of the Madeline, 309 E. South Temple, SLC. Free and open to the public.
Pastoral Center Closed — The Diocese of Salt Lake City Pastoral Center will be closed Thursday through Monday, Dec. 23-27, for the Christmas holiday. It will reopen on Tuesday, Dec.  28, at 8:30 a.m. 
Christmas Carol Service — by The Madeleine Choir School. Friday, Dec. 24, 4 p.m. at the Cathedral of the Madeline, 309 E. South Temple, SLC. Featuring the music of Robert Parsons, Russell Woollen and Francis Grier.
Pastoral Center Closed — The Diocese of Salt Lake City Pastoral Center will be closed Thursday through Monday, Dec. 30 – Jan. 3 for the New Year’s holiday. It will reopen on Tuesday, Jan. 4, at 8:30 a.m. 

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