Utah Roman Catholics can choose from numerous contemplative retreats during this Lenten season, a six-week spiritual and liturgical observance that begins on Ash Wednesday (March 1) and ends on Easter Sunday (April 16).
The Catholic Diocese of Salt Lake City has scheduled five retreats to mark the period of solemn reflection:
• The Silent Marian Retreat will be 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Saturday, March 11, at St. Mary Catholic Church, 4050 S. 3900 West, in West Haven. Cost is $10, with lunch provided. For more information, visit www.stmarysutah.org.
• The "Lent: What's in it for Me?" Retreat is set to begin at 2 p.m. on Saturday, March 11, at St. Joseph the Worker Catholic Church, 7405 S. Redwood Road, West Jordan. This retreat is free. For more information, email firstname.lastname@example.org.