Respect for Life Liturgies and Events - 2021

January

Jan 1st - Holy Day of Obligation, Mary Mother of the Lord

Jan 17th at 2pm - Bilingual Rosary at the Monument for the Unborn, Mt. Calvary Cemetery

Jan 22nd, 6 p.m - Mass of the Unborn, celebrated by Bishop Solis at the Cathedral of the Madeleine 

Jan 22nd - Roe vs. Wade Remembrance

February

Utah Legislative General Session begins the end of January. This is a good month to become educated on any life issues on the Hill. 

Feb 2nd - World Day of Prayer for Consecrated Life

Feb 8th - International Day of Prayer and Awareness Against Human Trafficking

Respect for the Dignity of Life Day

February 7-14th - National Marriage Week 

February 11th - Masses to Celebrate Marriage 

February 14 National Marriage Day 

40 Days for Life Salt Lake

March

Day of the Unborn Child

March 25th -Anniversary of the Encyclical “The Gospel of Life” (“Evangelium Vitae”) of St. John Paul II  

March 10-18, 2021- St. Joseph Adoption Novena  

usccb.org/adoption-novena 

March 25- International Day of Prayer and Remembrance for Terri Schindler-Schiavo, and all of our vulnerable brothers and sisters

terrisday.org and www.lifeandhope.com )

March 25, 2021- Solemnity of the Annunciation of the Lord  

Annunciation Novena - A Heart Open to God's Will

April

April 11th - Divine Mercy Sunday

April 29th - Free Virtual Training Webinar by Compassionate Community Care - "Being With"

See the Office of Marriage, Family & Pro-life page for details and to register

May

May 9th - Mother's Day

May 31st- Feast of the Visitation of the Blessed Virgin Mary: PRC of SLC Baby Bottle Campaign Diocesan Kick-Off

? -Crossroads Walkers arrive in Utah: Mass, prayer procession to abortion clinic, prayer vigil at clinic 

June

June 20th - Father's Day

June 22nd-29th - Religous Freedom Week, https://www.usccb.org/committees/religious-liberty/religious-freedom-week 

National Right to Life Convention, NRLConvention.com

July

July 25th - Grandparents and the Elderly Day

July 25-31 - NFP Week

September

Diocesan Pastoral Congress 

Sept-Nov. - 40 Days for Life

October

OCTOBER is the Month of the Most Holy Rosary and National Respect for Life Month  

Pray the Rosary daily for an end to abortion, for healing of those affected by abortions and change of hearts in all those who promote abortions

Rosary Coast to Coast

America Needs Fatima Rosary

Rosary for America

National Day of Remembrance for Aborted Children, Oct. 5

Life Chain Event (Oct/November):

November 1, 2020,  Life Chain, corner of 10600 South & State Street, Sandy, Ut  1:00 -2:00 pm 

Catholic Community Services Annual Humanitarian Awards Dinner (fund raiser) (Oct/Nov)

Pregnancy Resource Center Annual Dinner (fund raiser) (Oct/Nov)

November

Utah Legislators begin filing legislation after an election (mid Nov)

December

Dec. 8th - National Night of Prayer for Life

NationalNightofPrayerForLife.org

Dec. 8th - Feast of the Immaculate Conception.  Start of the Diocesan Prayer Journey for an End to Abortion.  This prayerful journey will unite us all in spiritual war against the evil of abortion.

December 27 - Feast of the Holy Family 

December 28 - Feast of the Holy Innocents 

Feast of the Holy Innocents readings

Holy Innocents Reflection