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03.09.2023 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 3rd September 2023

22nd Sunday in Ordinary Time (Year A)

SEASON OF CREATION September 1st to October 4th


SATURDAY 2nd September 6pm Mass at Blessed William Richardson Church, Kiveton

Readings for the day:

1 Thessalonians 4:9-11; Psalm 97(98):1,7-9; Matthew 25:14-30

SUNDAY: 9.30am Mass in St Joseph’s

3pm Songs of Praise at Blessed William Richardson Church, Kiveton

Readings :

Jeremiah 20:7-9; Psalm 62(63):2-6,8-9; Romans 12:1-2; Matthew 16:21-27

MONDAY: No Mass today

1 Thessalonians 4:13-18; Psalm 95(96):1,3-5,11-13; Luke 4:16-30

(Saint Cuthbert, Bishop)

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

No evening Mass today

7pm Parish Care Support Group Meeting in the parish rooms

1 Thessalonians 5:1-6,9-11; Psalm 26(27):1,4,13-14; Luke 4:31-37

WEDNESDAY: No Mass today

Colossians 1:1-8; Psalm 51(52):10-11; Luke 4:38-44

THURSDAY: No early Mass today

Colossians 1:9-14; Psalm 97(98):2-6; Luke 5:1-11


No Mass today

Micah 5:1-4; Psalm 12(13):6-7; Matthew 1:1-16,18-23

SATURDAY: 6pm Service of the Word with Communion at Blessed William Richardson Kiveton

Readings for the day:

Colossians 1:21-23; Psalm 53(54):3-4,6,8; Luke 6:1-5

(Saint Peter Claver, Priest)

Next Sunday: 23rd Sunday in Ordinary Time

9.30am Service of the Word with Communion at St Joseph’s


Ezekiel 33:7-9; Psalm 94(95):1-2,6-9; Romans 13:8-10; Matthew 18:15-20

PARISH PRAYER FOR THE WEEK: We pray for students and staff returning to school for a new year of discovery and growth. We pray for children and young people across the world who do not have access to education. May God help us build a world where all may learn and flourish. Lord, in your mercy... (Source: CAFOD Weekly prayers of intercession)

THE POPE’S INTENTION FOR SEPTEMBER: For people living on the margins

We pray for those persons living on the margins of society, in inhumane life conditions; may they not be overlooked by institutions and never considered of lesser importance.



Live Simply Transform our Hearts - take a walk by a river or stream, look at the plants, listen to the birds, search for insects and marvel at the fungi.

Live Sustainably with Creation Eat less meat and dairy products to help reduce deforestation of the Amazon.

Campaign to rescue our Rivers for Nature - sign the petition

For more information see the Live Simply leaflet and the parish website.

SEASON OF CREATION ''Let Justice flow like a mighty river''

You are invited to a parish walk for the Season of Creation starting from Roche Abbey after mass on 24th September.

YOUTH PILGRIMAGE TO ROME: 24th-27th October 2023 for Hallam parishioners aged 16-18. Cost: £350 flying from Manchester. Tel 07717 014488 for more info or email

CHURCH MISSION SOCIETY: Yorkshire conference: The conference will be held in Todwick on Saturday 16 September from 10am to 3pm. Topics to be discussed include the impressive pioneer work from Rotherham Minster, and Anna Sims - a much loved missionary working among women prisoners in Lima, Peru.

DIOCESAN YOUTH LEADERSHIP TEAM: Last year was the 1st year of this group. They have met a number of times and spoken with Bishop Ralph about the Church today from the perspective of the young. They are interested in talking to parishes regarding any young people aged 15- 18 years old that have the potential to lead on youth issues within the parish. Training will be offered and also time to reflect on their faith with other young people from the Diocese. Fr Andy proposes this is discussed at a Parish reflection meeting so if you have anyone in mind that you feel is suitable please let him or Shauna know in the first instance. For further information contact Sue McDonald, Director of Youth Ministry - Hallam Diocese, St Vincent's Mission Hub, Solly Street, Sheffield S1 4DE

mobile: 07717014488


A silent retreat for clergy, preached by the Canons of the Institute of Christ the King. The retreat will offer a series of meditations on some of the fundamental themes of priestly life and spirituality, including prayer, spiritual warfare, friendship, and Our Lady. Participants are welcome to celebrate Mass privately in either Form or con-celebrate according to preference, making use of the historic St Peter’s church, as well as Theodore House’s own Oratory.

PRAYING WITH ST THÉRÈSE, 29th September – 1st October

A weekend retreat reflecting on the faith of the Little Flower of Jesus: St Thérèse of Lisieux. Led by Canon John Udris, the weekend will explore the life of the French Carmelite saint, asking what we can learn from her faith & devotion when it comes to our own lives today.

HALLAM DIOCESE MISSION MASS: A Mass is to be celebrated by Missio and the Mill Hill

Missionaries at St Peter in Chains, Doncaster on Saturday 23rd September at 12 noon.

Followed by guest speaker Fr Emmanuel Mbeh. MHM. Refreshments are provided but please feel free to bring a packed lunch. Email or telephone 07593 544625 for queries or to confirm attendance. All welcome.

SEASON OF CREATION: Catholic Dioceses across the UK are preparing in various ways for the upcoming Season of Creation, (September1st - October 4th).

These include using special penitential rites and bidding prayers for Sunday Masses, holding services celebrating and thanking God for Creation, saying rosaries and novenas, and organising parish and Diocesan walks.

The ancient practice of pilgrimage, honoured by many of the world's great faiths, has a renewed focus in this age of climate and ecological emergency. Walking together with intention, mindfulness and prayer creates a different pace and place in relationship to the earth and with each other.

There are already 'Pilgrimages for the Planet' arranged for 9th September in London, Glasgow, Bristol and Merseyside.

In Sheffield there will be an afternoon riverside walk along Porter Brook from Endcliffe Park to Forge Dam and back on Saturday 9th September, meeting outside Endcliffe Park Cafe at 2pm. An opportunity to come together in thanksgiving and enjoyment of lovely surroundings. For more information contact Columba at

There will be an ecumenical circular walk with stops for reflection and prayer from Grindleford Station on the afternoon of Saturday 23rd September. This is organised by Green Christian - more details from

VOLUNTEERING OPPORTUNITY AT CARMEL CARE: We are in need of a volunteer to support the delivery of lunches for our group on a Thursday between 10.30 and 1.30. If you can help us please get in touch.

For more information, please contact Janet on 07927657462

SONGS OF PRAISE: On Sunday the 3rd of September at 3pm Blessed William Richardson

Church, Kiveton, is hosting an afternoon of Songs of Praise. This Ecumenical event includes

Anglican Churches from Harthill, Thorpe Salvin and Wales and Wales Methodists. Please

come and join us for an uplifting afternoon of hymns and praise followed by afternoon tea. All welcome.

LOST CHORD: At the Methodist church in Wales a new meeting each month is starting up. It will be led by Lost Chord, an innovative charity dedicated to improving the quality of life and well-being of those living with dementia using interactive musical stimuli. It will be from 12.00 to 1.30 with soup and rolls. There will be a Singalong with old favourites. It will be open to anyone with dementia from a home or anyone who is lonely etc. It will start on 14th Sept.

THE LIGHT PROJECT - Programmes for women:

The Freedom Programme: is for women who are experiencing or have previously experienced domestic abuse.

It is an 11 week programme, delivered in an environment that is safe, caring and relaxed.

It is taking place at:-

St Vincent's Mission Hub, Solly St, Sheffield City Centre, Sheffield S1 4DE

From Tuesday 10th October 2023 at 1.30pm

Free Wellbeing Course for Women

A free six-week course for a happier and more relaxed you.

Starting for six weekly sessions from Wednesday 4th October 2023 online at 6pm -7pm

Join us to explore;

- Emotional Self-care – Emotional self-care allows us to take time for the benefit of our health and well-being.

- Thinking about putting your own needs first - building your resilience.

- Being more assertive and setting boundaries – so that you can communicate better and more effectively at home and work.

- Stress and relaxation techniques – learning new skills for a more relaxed you.

- Build resilience and recover from trauma – To move forward in our life.

Come and join us for these relaxed, friendly and supportive sessions!

For more information Contact Janet Kent on 07927657462 or email at

PLEASE REMEMBER OUR SICK: Maureen Appley; George Blow & his Grandma, Christopher Browne, Eileen Butterfield, Jim Chandler, Sam Cleasby, Peggy Cummins, Betty Delaney, Gillian Gee, Robert Hume, Sophie Hughes, 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, Teresa Williams and Michel

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