Around the Diocese

Friday, Sep. 24, 2021

Our Lady of Lourdes Spaghetti Dinner — Sunday, Sept. 26, 1-7 p.m. at Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church, 2840 South 9000 West, Magna. Takeout begins at 11 a.m. - cost $13. Dine in 1-7 p.m. Adult $15; 65+ $12 (ID required); kids (12 and under) $8. Outdoor beverage garden (ID required). Take-out preorders now available; visit

Life Chain — Sunday, Sept. 26, 1-2 p.m.; 10600 S. State St., Sandy. This is a peaceful, prayerful, public witness for unborn life. Signs will be provided.

Conference on Saint Therese of Lisieux — Thursday-Friday, Sept. 30 and Oct. 1, presented by Fr. Thomas Reeves, OCD, at the Carmelite monastery, 5714 E. Holladay Blvd., SLC. Conferences will be at 10 a.m. and 5:30 p.m. each day. Mass will be celebrated on Friday at 6:30 p.m. All are welcome.  

Picnic in the Park — The Catholic Woman’s League invites all women, their friends and relatives to their first Picnic in the Park. Saturday, Oct. 2, 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. in Sugarhouse Park, 1330 East 2100 South, SLC. Bring a picnic lunch, a chair and a beverage. RSVP by Sept. 28 to Rosalie Mirabella, 801-631-8829 or email

Diocesan Red Mass — Friday, Oct. 8, noon at the Cathedral of the Madeleine, 309 E. South Temple, SLC. All are invited.

Intercultural Marian Celebration — Saturday, Oct. 9 at St. Joseph Catholic Church, 506 24th St., Ogden. Procession at 3 p.m.; Mass at 5 p.m. All are invited.

Eccles Organ Festival Recital — Sunday, Oct. 10, 8 p.m. at the Cathedral of the Madeleine, 309 E.  South Temple, SLC.  Benjamin LaPrairie, organist at the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception, Washington, D.C. Live in-person audience (until cathedral capacity is reached) and livestreamed on the festival’s YouTube channel.

Retrouvaille Workshop — Thursday-Saturday, Oct. 14-17. Retrouvaille has helped hundreds of couples through difficult times in their marriage. For confidential information about or to register for the program beginning with a weekend Oct. 14-17 hosted by the Las Vegas community, call 702-812-8873, email or visit

Safe Environment Information Workshop — for local safe environment coordinators and directors of religious education/faith formation. Friday, Oct. 15, 1-4 p.m. and Saturday, Oct. 16, 9 a.m. to noon at the diocesan Pastoral Center, 27 C. St E., SLC. Class size limited to 25 people. For information and to register, visit

Mass in Honor of Mary — Saturday, Oct. 16, 5 p.m. at the Cathedral of the Madeleine, 309 E. South Temple, SLC. Bishop Oscar A. Solis will celebrate Mass in honor of the Blessed Mother; he will acknowledge the Legion of Mary, which is celebrating its centennial.

Holy Hour for Life — hosted by the Militia of the Immaculata. Sunday, Oct. 17, following the noon Mass until 3 p.m. at St. Mary Catholic Church, 4050 South 3900 West, West Haven. Refreshments will follow. All are welcome. For information, contact

Vaccine event request form — The Utah Department of Health is offering mobile vaccine clinics anywhere in the state.  If you are interested in bringing a mobile vaccine event to your parish or school, visit to get on the schedule.

Volunteers Needed — The St. Vincent Homeless Center in Salt Lake City is in need of volunteers for multiple shifts. All safety protocols have been put into place. For information, visit  or contact Monica Rich to schedule a volunteer opportunity at the Weigand Day Center or St. Vincent Dining Hall.

Volunteers Needed — Those wishing to volunteer with Catholic Community Services in the Ogden area may assist in the warehouse, sorting donated food items, tracking inventory, and assembling boxes and bags of food for clients. For information or to sign up, visit or contact Rachel Martin at

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