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08.10.2023 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 8th October 2023

27th Sunday in Ordinary Time (Year A)




7th October 6pm Mass at Blessed William Richardson Church, Kiveton

(For Sunday)

Readings for the day: Baruch 4:5-12,27-29; Psalm 68(69):33-37; Luke 10:17-24

SUNDAY: 9.30am Mass at St Joseph’s

Isaiah 5:1-7; Psalm 79(80):9,12-16,19-20;

Philippians 4:6-9; Matthew 21:33-43

MONDAY: No Mass today

1 Corinthians 2:10-16; Psalm 144(145):8-14; Matthew 13:47-52

(Saint John Henry Newman, Priest)

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

No evening Mass today.

Jonah 3:1-10; Psalm 129(130):1-4,7-8; Luke 10:38-42

(Sts Denis, Bishop, and his Companions, Martyrs; St John Leonardi, Priest;

St Paulinus of York, Bishop and Missionary)

WEDNESDAY: No Mass today

Jonah 4:1-11; Psalm 85(86):3-6,9-10; Luke 11:1-4

(Saint John XXIII, Pope)

THURSDAY: No early Mass today

Malachi 3:13-20; Psalm 1:1-4,6; Luke 11:5-13

(Saint Wilfrid, Bishop and Missionary)

FRIDAY: No Mass today

Joel 1:13-15,2:1-2; Psalm 9A(9):2-3,6,16,8-9; Luke 11:15-26

(Saint Edward the Confessor, King)


6pm Mass at Blessed William Richardson Chuch Kiveton. (for Sunday)

Readings for the day:

Joel 4:12-21; Psalm 96(97):1-2,5-6,11-12; Luke 11:27-28

(Saint Callistus, Pope, Martyr)

Next Sunday: 28th Sunday in Ordinary Time

9.30am Mass in St Joseph’s


Isaiah 25:6-10; Psalm 22(23); Philippians 4:12-14,19-20; Matthew 22:1-14

PARISH PRAYER FOR THE WEEK:This Harvest, we pray for all those in need. Through God's grace may we be inspired to care for creation and work for a world where all people may flourish. Lord, in your mercy……. (Source: CAFOD Weekly prayers of intercession)

THE POPE’S INTENTION FOR OCTOBER: For the Synod We pray for the Church, that she may adopt listening and dialogue as a lifestyle at every level, and allow herself to be guided by the Holy Spirit towards the peripheries of the world.


MACMILLAN COFFEE AFTERNOON: An amazing £477.60 was raised at last Friday’s coffee afternoon! A really big thankyou for your generosity and support for this worthy charity!


Live in Solidarity with the Poor

Please support the work of CAFOD by giving generously to the family fast appeal and pray for the workers and the communities they support

Live Sustainably with Creation

Help wildlife in your own garden, keep informed about the state of nature in our country, campaign to protect wildlife and defend the laws that protect nature. Appreciate and experience nature this autumn, for example take a walk and look at the fabulous display of the autumn leaves, take a trip to the countryside to see the deer in the rutting season, take a trip to the seaside to see the seals give birth.

For more information see the leaflet in church and on the parish website.

COME AND JOIN US FOR A COFFEE!: Starting Wednesday 1st November and thereafter monthly there will be a coffe afternoon in the parish rooms from 1-3pm. All welcome. Volunteers welcomed.

SYNOD: We are asked to hold the Synod in prayer and pray with the World on the first Monday of each month - see: There is also a link on the Diocesan website with bidding prayers that can be used in Masses.

SOUP AND SONG: After a very enjoyable maiden session with Lost Chord the second free Interactive community music session will take place Thursday October 12th, 12-2pm at Wales Methodist Church. Come along and have a good old sing song. (Dementia friendly). “When words fail, Music speaks”.

CERTIFICATE IN PASTORAL MINISTRY: Last opportunity for participants in the Loyola University Certificate in Pastoral Ministry which begins in October. The customized certificate consists of ten six-week modules delivered in an online format allowing participants the freedom and flexibility of study in their own home. Participants need to be serious about their own faith development, willing to serve in the local church and have competent computer skills. If you would like to find out more please email your details to

CATHOLIC YOUTH MINISTRY INTERNSHIPS: Castlerigg Manor (The Lancaster Diocese Retreat Centre) is looking for young Catholics aged 18-25 to join their internship programme. The scheme lasts for one or two years and gives participants wide ranging experience, skills, training, and qualifications as well as the opportunity to work with a fantastic team based in the English Lake District. For more information contact

VACANCY: Administrative Officer for Department of Formation and Mission

- maternity leave cover, 10-15 hours/week over 4/5 days for 6 months (possibility of extending).

We are looking for a suitable candidate to offer administrative support to cover maternity leave. Based at the Pastoral Centre, duties include newsletters, postings to parishes, Formatting and working with editors to produce Hallam Bridge, liaising with and responding to external queries for Formation and Mission, Communications and marriage preparation, bookings and other administrative tasks.

Application letter and c.v. with references to:

Dr Fionnuala Frances

Co-ordinator for Formation and Mission

Diocese of Hallam , Hallam Pastoral Centre, St Charles Street, Sheffield S9 3WU T: 0114 256 6410

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, 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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