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02.04.2023. Holy Week Newsletter

St Joseph’s, Dinnington Parish Priest: Fr. Andy Tel: 01909 562664

Weekend Masses: Sunday 9.30am in church; Saturday 6pm at Blessed William Richardson, Kiveton

Email: Website:

EMERGENCY CONTACT: In the event of an emergency where you may specifically require the services of a priest please contact either Monica Carroll (07813 920844) or Anne Marie Carroll (07841 038633)

Week beginning Sunday 2nd April 2023

Palm Sunday (Year A)

Saturday 1st April 2023

6pm Mass at Blessed William Richardson Church, Kiveton (for Sunday)

Readings for the day:

Ezekiel 37:21-28; Jeremiah 31:10-13; John 11:45-56


PALM SUNDAY: 9.30am Mass in St Joseph’s


Isaiah 50:4-7; Psalm 21(22):8-9,17-20,23-24; Philippians 2:6-11; Matthew 26:14-27:66

Monday: No Mass today

Isaiah 42:1-7; Psalm 26(27):1-3,13-14; John 12:1-11


11.30am Hour of Quiet Prayer at Blessed William Richardson Church, Kiveton

7pm Mass in the parish rooms

Isaiah 49:1-6; Psalm 70(71):1-6,15,17; John 13:21-33,36-38

Wednesday: No Mass today

Isaiah 50:4-9; Psalm 68(69):8-10,21-22,31,33-34; Matthew 26:14-25



7pm in Church.

Exodus 12:1-8,11-14; Psalm 115(116):12-13,15-18; 1 Corinthians 11:23-26; John 13:1-15


3pm at St.Joseph’s

Isaiah 52:13-53:12; Psalm 30(31):2,6,12-13,15-17,25;

Hebrews 4:14-16,5:7-9; John 18:1-19:42


Genesis 1:1-2:2; Psalm 103(104):1-2,5-6,10,12-14,24,35

Genesis 22:1-18; Psalm 15(16):5,8-11; Exodus 14:15-15:1

Isaiah 54:5-14; Psalm 29(30):2,4-6,11-13; Isaiah 55:1-11

Baruch 3:9-15,32-4:4; Psalm 18(19):8-11; Ezekiel 36:16-17,18-28

Psalm 41(42):2-3,5,42:3-4; Romans 6:3-11; Psalm 117(118):1-2,16-17,22-23

The Gospel: Matthew 28:1-10

Next Sunday: EASTER SUNDAY. 9.30am Mass in St. Joseph’s.


Acts 10:34,37-43; Psalm 117(118):1-2,16-17,22-23; Colossians 3:1-4; John 20:1-9

PARISH PRAYER FOR THE WEEK: We pray for everyone who is sick, bereaved or dealing with loss; and for all who support them. May God grant each of them peace and comfort, courage and perseverance. Lord, in your mercy...…(Source: CAFOD Weekly Prayers of Intercession)


ALTAR SERVERS: Volunteers are being sought for this important ministry which is a ministry that our young people in particular can engage with. Please encourage anyone you feel would be suitable to fulfill this ministry to come forward. Full training will be given. Please contact Shauna in the first instance.

EASTER RAFFLE: Raffle tickets will be on sale at Mass this Sunday at St. Joseph’s the funds from which will help with a much needed update of the kitchen in the parish rooms

2023 HOLY LAND PILGRIMAGE: Hallam. Bishop Ralph Heskett CSsR, Bishop of Hallam, will lead a pilgrimage to the Holy Land from 16th to 23rd October 2023.The pilgrimage departing Manchester on 16th October 2023, will include visits to The Church of the Annunciation, Mount Tabor the site of theTransfiguration of Jesus, and Capernaum, the home of St Peter.Pilgrims can pray at The Church of the Beatitudes, visit the site of the multiplication of the loaves and fishes at Tabgha and the Primacy of Peter site, before enjoying a boat trip on the Sea of Galilee. After visiting the Church of the Pater Noster, pilgrims descend the Mount of Olives, via the Palm Sunday route to the Church of Dominus Flavit. St Peter’s in Gallicantu, the Palace of Caiaphas, Mount Zion, St Anne’s Church. The pools of Bethesda and the Chapel of the Cenacle are also included.In Bethlehem pilgrims visit the Basilica of the Nativity: St Catherine’s Church and the Shepherd’s Fields. The Birthplace of John the Baptist in Ein Karim and the Church of the Visitation are also included. Mass is offered each day at one of the locations visited. For further details of pilgrimage arrangements, costs etc please contact:

Joe McNally at:

Telephone: 0114 236 4076 Mobile: 07891072858

NEWSLETTER: The Diocesan Formation and Mission Department have launched an e-newsletter which has details of a variety of opportunities for adult faith formation. It will be issued four times per year. Have a look at the first issue here and please subscribe if you would like to receive future issues.

CARMEL CARE WOMAN’S GROUP: A free group for all women.

Please join us at the Carmel Care Centre every Monday from 11am- 2pm starting 27th March for lunch and activities including relaxation, art, meditation, knitting, sewing and crochet, baking and gardening. Carmel Care Centre,172 Dykes Hall Road, Sheffield S6 4GSPlease call Janet on 07927 657462 for more information, or email

LOURDES DOICESAN PILGRIMAGE: Booking forms are available at the back of St Joseph’sfor the pilgrimage to Lourdes


Live In Solidarity with the Poor

Sign the CAFOD petition to help small farmers and to Fix the Food System

Live Sustainably with Creation

News – A new community woodland is being created in Dinnington for the community to enjoy and to help us to achieve net-zero by 2030.

Live Simply

Make compost and turn garden waste into a brilliant fertiliser and soil improver for your garden.

40th DIOCESAN PILGRIMAGE TO LOURDES:- Friday 30th June – 6th July 2023

Bishop Ralph invites you to join him on this special pilgrimage – Booking forms available to download at . Enquiries 07724 650066 or 01302 247910. £840.00 per person 6 nights Full Boad (excl. Insurance) flying from Leeds Bradford Airport direct to Lourdes.

HALLAM YOUTH – Lourdes Young people travel with their school groups but this year places are available for young people aged 16+ in parishes, who do not attend Catholic schools, who wish to join Hallam Youth on the diocesan pilgrimage. Email for details.

THE POPE’S INTENTIONS FOR APRIL: For a culture of peace and non-violence We pray for the spread of peace and non-violence, by decreasing the use of weapons by States and citizens.

PLEASE REMEMBER OUR SICK: George Blow & his Grandma, Christopher Browne, Eileen Butterfield, Jim Chandler, Sam Cleasby, Peggy Cummins, Betty Delaney, Gillian Gee, Robert Hume, Sophie Hughes, Des Jenkinson, Owen Jenkinson; Sheila Kobyluch; Ged Krotki, Kumba, Isabel Main-Reade, Haylen Markillie, Charlie Massarella, Izabella O’Rourke, John Parker, Emma Pearson (Glen’s daughter), Annie Reynolds, Maria Senogles; Sandra Sherratt, Olive Stafford, Robert Stock, Pat Vickers, Claire Watt, Teresa Williams and Michel


Mount St Mary’s College

College Priest Chaplain

• Stipend allowance

• Free detached house provided with the option of free meals in the college refectory

• Optional use of a car for which the successful applicant will be responsible for maintenance and upkeep

Start date: September, 2023.

Mount St Mary’s College is a secondary school in the Jesuit tradition. We are seeking to appoint a priest chaplain to our Roman Catholic college. This role would suit a retired priest who would like to continue to be engaged in some active ministry, in the sharing of daily Mass in particular, whilst also enjoying a slower pace of life in our rural setting.

Set in impressive grounds, The Mount is an idyllic place for children to grow into the fullness of our Jesuit vision, becoming good 'Men and Women for Others' from the moment they join us. We are a boarding school and a variety of both national and international students board from the age of 11 upwards. Our preparatory school, Barlborough Hall, receives children between the ages of 3-11.

We have been a Catholic school for 180 years, rooted in our original Jesuit mission that began over 400 years ago in the Spinkhill area. We have two beautiful chapels, each with their own rich history, a vibrant chaplaincy department and a very active lay chaplain.

The priest chaplain will support and encourage the spiritual lives of those who profess a Christian faith, whilst welcoming those of other faiths and of none.

Duties will include:

• Daily voluntary Mass at the College

• Sunday Mass at the College

• Supporting the liturgical life of the College

• One weekday weekly Mass at the prep school

• Supporting the College with retreats and occasional assemblies

Closing date:

21st April, 2023

Expressions of interest to:

Mrs Seanead O’Neill

01246 433388

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