Around the Diocese

Wednesday, Jan. 30, 2019

J.E. Cosgriff Memorial Catholic School Tour — Tuesday, Feb. 5, 9 a.m. at the school, 2335 Redondo Ave., SLC. For parents of prospective students from 2 years old to eighth grade for the 2019-2020 school year. For information, email Maggie Kearns, Admissions,

Focus on the Future Workshop — Saturday, Feb. 9, 9 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. at St. Vincent de Paul Parish’s Benvegnu Center, 1375 E. Spring Lane, SLC. Sponsored by the Diocesan Development Drive, this workshop will guide pastors, finance managers and DDD parish representatives through the appeal year. RSVP at 801-328-8641 ext. 399. For information, email

Patron Saint Celebration — Saturday, Feb. 9. Our Lady of Lourdes Parish will celebrate the feast of Our Lady of Lourdes with a potluck dinner followed by games. Dinner will begin at 6:15 p.m. and games at 7 p.m. in the parish social hall, 670 South 1100 East, SLC.

Holy Cross Associates — will gather Saturday, Feb. 9, 9 a.m. to noon at Holy Cross Ministries, 860 East 4500 South Ste. 204, SLC. The discussion will focus on living in right relationship with the human family and the world. New members welcome.

Aquinas Lecture — Sunday, Feb. 10, noon at St. Catherine of Siena Catholic Newman Center, 170 S. University St., SLC. Bishop Oscar A. Solis will be the keynote speaker. A reception will follow. Free and open to the public.

Eccles Organ Festival — Sunday, Feb. 10, 8 p.m. at the Cathedral of the Madeleine, 309 E. South Temple, SLC, with James O’Donnell of Westminster Abbey, London, England. Free and open to the public.

Monsignor Benvegnu Lecture — Monday, Feb. 11, 7 p.m. at Saint Vincent de Paul Parish, 1375 Spring Lane, SLC. Fr. Dominic Briese, O. P., a theology teacher at Juan Diego CHS, will present “Giving Glory to God.” Free and open to the public.

Our Lady of Lourdes School Open House — Wednesday, Feb. 13, 8:30-10:30 a.m. at the school, 1065 East 700 South, SLC. Meet teachers and administrators, tour the school and learn more about the academics and community.

Marian Retreat — in Spanish, Friday-Saturday, Feb. 15-16 at St. Mary Catholic Church, 4050 South 3900 West, West Haven. The retreat will be based on “33 Dias Hacia un Glorioso Amanecer.” For information, contact Carmen Coronado 385-775-6842.

Rosary and Holy Hour — at the Carmelite monastery, 5714 Holladay Blvd., SLC. Sunday, Feb. 17, 3 p.m. All are invited to join the Knights of Columbus Council #5214 and the Carmelite nuns to pray for our Holy Catholic Church.

Patrick Madrid  Presentation — Saturday, Feb. 23, 9- 11:30 a.m. at Judge Memorial CHS, 650 South 1100 East, SLC. $20 per person. The author and Catholic apologist will present “Surprised by Truth: Why Are So Many Non-Catholics Becoming Catholic?” Tickets: For information email  

Marriage Enrichment Retreat — Saturday, Feb. 23, 11 a.m. – 5 p.m. at St. Vincent de Paul’s Benvegnu Center, 1375 E. Spring Lane, SLC. Presented by the Couples for Christ team. $40 per couple; includes lunch and retreat sessions. The day will conclude with a Mass at which Bishop Oscar A. Solis will preside. For information or to register, visit

Chamber Night — Monday, Feb. 25, 7 p.m. at the Judge Memorial CHS music room, 650 South 1100 East, SLC. The annual Chamber Night is a recital-style musical performance in an intimate setting that provides JMCHS students the opportunity to perform outside of their usual involvement in class. Free.

Judge Memorial CHS Open House — Tuesday, Feb. 26, 9 – 11 a.m. All are welcome for an informal open house and a tour of the campus at 650 South 1100 East, SLC. For information, contact Director of Admissions Tim Gardner,, 801-517-2129.

Judge Memorial presents “Middletown”— Feb. 28, March 1-2, 7-9 p.m. JMCHS drama students will present this play that explores the universe of a small American town. Students will also serve as technical staff, stage managers, lighting design, sound design and costume design. Price: $10 general admission; $5 students and seniors.

Valentine Treats For Your Sweets — The Juan Diego Student Entrepreneurs group is offering chocolate strawberries, mini cupcakes and sugar cookies for sale for Valentine’s Day. Those who are interested may visit for photos, details and pricing. Buyers can use code JDYES through Feb. 8 to receive a 20 percent discount. Items may be picked up at the Juan Diego school store at 11800 South 300 East, Draper, Feb. 12-14 between 8 a.m. and 2 p.m. (Entrance Door D). For information, call 801-984-7647.

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