Respect Life Dates & Events Happening Inside & Outside of the Diocese

2021

January

  • Jan 1st
    • Holy Day of Obligation, Mary Mother of the Lord
  • Jan 17th
    • 2pm Bilingual Rosary at the Monument for the Unborn, Mt. Calvary Cemetery
  • Jan 22nd
    • 6pm Mass for 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 14th
    • 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 25th
    • 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"

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

June

July

  • July 25th
    • Grandparents and the Elderly Day
  • July 25-31
    • NFP Week

September

  • Sept 18th
    • Diocesan Pastoral Congress 9am-4pm
  • Sept 18th
    • National Day of Remembrance for Aborted Children, Mt. Calvary Cemetery, 11am
  • Sept 22nd
    • 40 Days for Life begins (Kick-off Sept 21st. 5:00pm at Planned Parenthood Metro Clinic.
  • Sept 26th
    • Life chain, 1pm; 10600 S. State Street

October

October is the Month of the Most Holy Rosary, National Respect for Life Month and Domestic Violence Awareness Month.

November

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

If you cannot join on this day and time, you can still register, and a recording will be emailed to you after the event.

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 27th
    • Feast of the Holy Family 
  • December 28
    • Feast of the Holy Innocents 

Feast of the Holy Innocents readings

Holy Innocents Reflection

2022

January

  • January 22nd
    • Utah March for Life, 11am. Car parade starts at the Utah State Capitol