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06.03.2022 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 (07481 038633)

Week beginning Sunday 6th March 2022

(First Sunday in Lent Year C)

Saturday 5th March: 6pm Mass at Blessed William Richardson, Kiveton

Readings for the day:

Isaiah 58:9-14; Psalm 85(86):1-6; Luke 5:27-32

Sunday 6th March : 9.30am Mass in St. Joseph’s (with live zoom stream)

Meeting ID: 830 5475 0249 Passcode: 186883


Deuteronomy 26:4-10; Psalm 90(91):1-2,10-15; Romans 10:8-13; Luke 4:1-13

Monday: Leviticus 19:1-2,11-18; Psalm 18(19):8-10,15; Matthew 25:31-46

(Saints Perpetua and Felicity, Martyrs)

Tuesday: 7pm Mass in the parish rooms

Isaiah 55:10-11; Psalm 33(34):4-7,16-19; Matthew 6:7-15

(Saint John of God, Religious)

Wednesday: Jonah 3:1-10; Psalm 50(51):3-4,12-13,18-19; Luke 11:29-32

(Saint Frances of Rome, Religious)

Thursday: 8.30 am Mass in the parish rooms

Esther 4:17; Psalm 137(138):1-3,7-8; Matthew 7:7-12

Friday: Ezekiel 18:21-28; Psalm 129(130); Matthew 5:20-26

Saturday: 6pm Mass at Blessed William Richardson, Kiveton. (For Sunday).

Readings for the day:

Deuteronomy 26:16-19; Psalm 118(119):1-2,4-5,7-8; Matthew 5:43-48

Next Sunday: Second Sunday of Lent

9.30am Mass in church with live zoom stream


Genesis 15:5-12,17-18; Psalm 26(27):1,7-9,13-14;

Philippians 3:17-4:1; Luke 9:28-36

Prayer for spiritual Communion

Oh my Jesus, I believe that you are present in this Holy Sacrament of the altar.

I love you above all things, and I passionately desire to receive You into my soul.

Since I cannot at this moment receive You sacramentally come spiritually into my soul.

so that I may unite myself wholly to you now and forever. Amen


We pray for the people of Ukraine and for peace in Europe and the World.

THE POPE’S INTENTIONS FOR MARCH: A Christian Response to Bioethical Challenges We pray for Christians facing new bioethical challenges; may they continue to defend the dignity of all human life with prayer and action.


Synod Survey Deadline: 7th March. Make sure Pope Francis hears your voice by completing the synod survey or a postcard. Encourage others (maybe family members) who have stopped going to church to respond as well.

Diocesan Pre -Synod Meeting 26 March 2022 St Peter’s Doncaster 10:00-2:30 pm including shared Lunch.

Participants will need to register for free to join by visiting the Eventbrite website.

ECUMENICAL LENTEN GROUPS 2022: Based on the Joy of the Gospel the meetings will take place at 7pm on Mondays during Lent as follows:

7th March Blessed William Richardson, Kiveton

14th March All Hallowes, Harthill

21st March Wales Methodist Chapel

28th March St John the Baptist, Wales

4th April St Peter’s, Thorpe Salvin.

Everybody welcome.


Help the Poor: Sign up for the Walk for Hunger in Lent. Buy Fairtrade goods and join the Campaign for Climate Justice

Help the Environment: Sign up to Rotherham Climate Action and call for Rotherham to declare a Climate Emergency. Put out food, water and nesting materials for the birds

Live Simply: Recycle, Repair, Reuse

See the information leaflet in church

HOME FROM H0ME HALLAM: the organisation working towards welcoming a refugee family to Sheffield, has received provisional approval from the Home Office and is now looking for a suitable property for the family. There are more details about our project in our newsletter and on our webpage ( Please remember to keep our project in your prayers.


Please join Fr Andy in the CAFOD Walk Against Hunger. Chris Parrott has joined him and has created a St. Joseph’s Dinnington Team, the more people who join us the more money we can raise! The money will help provide food, seeds, nutrition and health care classes for new parents and training in healthcare, hygiene and proper sanitation all by doing 5km (3 miles) a day for 40 days during Lent. Or if that’s too much you can join the Parish Community 5km Walk Against Hunger on Sun March 20th

Food is vital and we take it for granted, please help! Join the Parish CAFOD Walk Against Hunger team, or join the Parish Walk, tell your friends and family and start getting sponsors. The money can be collected by a Just Giving link or you can get a paper sponsor form and collect the money in the conventional way.

Details are on the leaflet at the back of church

For more information contact Chris Parrott on 07817542303

The link to CAFOD is :-

WORLD YOUTH DAY: Lisbon 2023. 35 places have been booked for the Diocese. For ages15 to 30. 31st July to 7th August. Register your interest now at

MARRIAGE ENCOUNTER EXPERIENCE: Want to give your marraige a boost? Treat yourself to a life changing MARRIAGE Encounter Expereince. Our next experiences are 4-6th March; 14th and 21st May; 11-12th June. View for more details and booking. Great marriage lifts your family, Parish and personal happiness.

JOB OPPORTUNITIES. Please see below.

PLEASE REMEMBER OUR SICK ESPECIALLY IN THESE DIFFICULT TIMES: George Blow & his Grandma, Mary Brady, Christopher Browne, Eileen Butterfield, Jim Chandler, Peggy Cummins, Gillian Gee, Brendan Handley, Robert Hume, Sophie Hughes, Des Jenkinson, Sheila Kobyluch; Ged Krotki, Kumba, Isabel Main-Reade, Haylen Markillie, Charlie Massarella, Franz Muller, Izabella O’Rourke, John Parker, Emma Pearson (Glen’s daughter) , Sandra Sherratt, Olive Stafford, Robert Stock, Pat Vickers, Claire Watt, Teresa Williams and Michel


St. Joseph’s Catholic Primary School

A Catholic Voluntary Academy


Headteacher: Miss L.J. Atkinson

Lidgett Lane, Dinnington, Sheffield S25 2QD Tel: 01909 550123 01909 560283 E mail:

Are you passionate about children’s learning?


Teaching Assistant Level 3 SEN

[Temporary until July 2022 in the first instance]

Required from 21st March 2022 or as soon as possible after that.

Band E Scale Point 7 30 hours per week [8.45am - 3.15pm]

Please note: This is a re-advertisement – Previous applicants do not need to apply but will still be considered.

The school is part of the Diocese of Halllam. The school is set in extensive grounds with large playing fields and woodland, which provides an excellent learning environment.

Check out our website for more information about the school

The Governors of St Joseph’s Catholic Primary School are looking to appoint an experienced Level 3 TA. The successful applicant will initially work 1:1 with children with SEND or with small groups across school. This role involves working with the SENCo and teachers to plan provision to provide classroom and intervention support for individual children with specific needs.

We will offer you:

  • an exciting opportunity to work in a school with a strong Catholic ethos.

  • wonderful children who enjoy learning at our school.

  • talented, supportive and innovative staff.

  • high quality opportunities to develop professionally through our high impact CPD programme.

  • career progression through an individual development programme.

  • The Governors are looking for an ambitious teaching assistant who:

  • has experience of working with children with SEMH/ SENd on a 1:1 or as part of a small group

  • will fully support the Catholic ethos of the school.

  • will put the children’s needs before their own.

  • is highly motivated and self-driven.

  • can fully engage with professional development opportunities.

  • is first aid trained (or willing to go to the relevant training)

  • is prepared to give whatever it takes to ensure that all children achieve.

Visits to the school warmly welcomed (See below).

Further Information: Please contact Victoria McCurrach ( for an application form, further information or to arrange a visit

Closing Date: Friday 11th March (midday) Interview: TBA ( w/c 14th March 22)

Please note candidates MUST complete a Catholic Education Service (CES) support staff application form

Or a paper copy which is available on request from the school office. Completed forms should be returned to the school office or via

We are committed to safeguarding and protecting our children and young people at St Joseph’s Catholic School. All posts are subject to a safer recruitment process which includes enhanced criminal records and barring checks, scrutiny of employment history, robust referencing and other vetting checks.

Our safeguarding system is underpinned by a range of policies and procedures which encourage and promote safe working practice across St Joseph’s Catholic Primary School. On joining, you will be required to undergo continuous professional development to maintain safe working practice and to safeguard our children and young people.

Dinnington. It is part of the Metropolitan Borough of Rotherham, as a border

town, it is almost equidistant from Sheffield to Rotherham, and about 5 miles from Worksop


Multi Sports Coach

Working Pattern:

30 hours per week Term Time plus 1 additional weeks. (36 weeks per year)

Monday, Tuesday and Thursday – 10:00am to 5:45pm

Wednesday – 1:30pm to 5:45pm

Saturday working will be required when there are fixtures (120 hours across the academic year – typically 4 hours per Saturday)

Start Date:

31st August 2022


£24,960 (full time equivalent salary)

£15,144 actual salary per annum

We have a fantastic opportunity for a Multi-Sports Coach to join our Games department from 31st August 2022. The Multi-Sports coach role will lead and deliver a quality Sports program including preparation and maintenance of resources, materials and providing support to staff and pupils. We are particularly keen to hear from Rugby coaches!

The Role

You will coach across the whole age range and abilities of sports at the Mount and Barlborough Hall School. Multi sports coaches are responsible for Motivating, inspiring and challenging pupils to achieve their full potential including providing abler pupils with appropriate challenges and targets.

Other duties will include:

• Plan, organise, lead and deliver high quality Sports across both Schools.

• Create and maintain a purposeful, orderly and productive working environment for sports sessions.

• Develop the Health and Fitness of pupils to support improvement to their performance.

• Work with Scholars to support their development, and contribute to their monitoring, assessment and coaching.

• Manage sports teams effectively with appropriate use of sanctions and rewards in accordance with departmental and school policies.

• Be responsible for the competitive development of teams and ensure that pupils play sports with enjoyment and good sportsmanship.

• Ensure the Health and Safety and good behaviour of pupils at all times.

• Assist with planning of sporting events and fixtures, under the direction of the Heads of Sport, including but not limited to, travel arrangements, accommodation, tournaments, and any other associated administrative tasks.


You will have good sports coaching skills in at least 2 sports, with a level 2 Rugby qualification as a minimum and a relevant coaching qualification or equivalent experience of coaching.

You will be self-motivated and able to work on your own initiative. As a strong communicator you willuse creative approaches to motivating young people encouraging good sportsmanship.

Previous work with young people is advantageous but you must have good understanding of how children and young people learn. You must also be IT literate and have good written English.

Who are we?

Mount St. Mary’s College and Barlborough Hall School is a special community with a proud history and a bright future, where staff and pupils work hard to achieve success and rewards. Nestled in beautiful and spacious grounds in the North East Derbyshire village of Spinkhill, Mount St Mary’s College is an independent Jesuit day and boarding school for boys and girls aged 11-18. Barlborough Hall School is a co-educational independent day school and nursery for children aged three to 11, and, is located in the magnificent private grounds of Barlborough Park, near Chesterfield in Derbyshire. The staff are a community who are genuine in their commitment to the needs of the students across both Schools.

The Trust values diversity and strives to promote equality at all levels, including its employees and students. Applications are welcome from all sections of the Community. We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Offers of employment will be subject to an enhanced disclosure and barring service (DBS) check.

The School values diversity and strives to promote equality at all levels, including its employees, students. Applications are welcome from all sections of the Community. Mount St Mary’s College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Offers of employment will be subject to an enhanced disclosure and barring service (DBS) check.

How to apply

To apply download an application form from our website and send the completed form to

Closing date: Monday 14th March 10am

Please note if you do not hear within 4 weeks from applying, you can assume you have been unsuccessful. All correspondence will be sent via email.

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