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10.12.2023 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: andyjgraydon@gmail.com Website: www.stjosephsdinnington.com

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 10th December 2023

2nd Sunday in Advent (Year B)

SATURDAY 9th December:

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

Readings for the day:

Isaiah 30:19-21,23-26; Psalm 146(147):1-6; Matthew 9:35-10:1,5,6-8

(Saint Juan Diego Cuauhtlatoatzin)


THE SECOND SUNDAY OF ADVENT

9.30am Mass at St Joseph’s

Isaiah 40:1-5,9-11; Psalm 84(85):9-14;

2 Peter 3:8-14; Mark 1:1-8


MONDAY: No Mass today

Isaiah 35:1-10; Psalm 84(85):9-14; Luke 5:17-26

(Saint Damasus I, Pope)


TUESDAY: OUR LADY GUADALUPE

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

7pm Mass in the parish rooms

Isaiah 40:1-11; Psalm 95(96):1-3,10-13; Matthew 18:12-14


WEDNESDAY: No Mass today

7pm Penetential Service at Joseph’s

Isaiah 40:25-31; Psalm 102(103):1-4,8,10; Matthew 11:28-30

(Saint Lucy, Virgin, Martyr)


THURSDAY: 8.30am Mass in the parish rooms.

7.15pm Carols by Candlelight at St Joseph’s

(Saint John of the Cross, Priest, Doctor)


FRIDAY: No Mass today

Isaiah 48:17-19; Psalm 1:1-4,6; Matthew 11:16-19


SATURDAY:

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

Readings for the day:

Ecclesiasticus 48:1-4,9-12; Psalm 79(80):2-3,15-16,18-19; Matthew 17:10-13


Next Sunday: THE THIRD SUNDAY OF ADVENT (Year B) (II)

9.30am Mass in St Joseph’s

(For Teddy and family)

Readings:

Isaiah 61:1-2,10-11; Luke 1:46-50,53-54; 1 Thessalonians 5:16-24


PARISH PRAYER FOR THE WEEK: We pray for world leaders at the COP28 climate summit: that they may all work together, through the decisions taken, to protect the planet and all who live in it. Lord, in your mercy... (Source: CAFOD Weekly prayers of intercession)

THE POPE’S INTENTION FOR DECEMBER: For persons with disabilities

We pray that people living with disabilities may be at the center of attention in society, and that institutions may offer inclusive programs which value their active participation.


NOTICES


Please pick up a flier with the Christmas Services details (available in both churches)

Please note the time for Carols by Candlelight is 7.15pm


POLITE REQUEST: Please could parishioners not leave Christmas cards in church

for collection. Frequently they are not collected and end up in the recycling. Parisoners are encouraged to write their Christmas greetings to each other on the tags provided and

place them on the Christmas tree in both churches. At Kiveton parishioners are asked to

make a donation for Sat 7 which supports Christian’s in the Middle East via satelite TV and St. Joseph’s is for the Koby Foundation and Mary’s Meals,


ADVENT FOOD COLLECTION: A food collection for The Salvation Army food bank is taking place during Advent. Please leave donations in the basket at the entrance to St Joseph’s. Thank you.


DATES FOR YOUR DIARY: - You are cordially invited to attend:

Carols around the Christmas tree - Wednesday13th Dec at 2pm - St Joseph’s School

Carols by Candlelight at St Joseph’s Church December 14th 7.15pm. (Not 7pm as stated on the flier)

Ecumenical Carol Service Friday 15th December outside Tescos starting at 4.30pm

Christmas Mass Wednesday 20th December - St Joseph’s School - time to be arranged

Cake sale fundraiser first Sunday of the month (after Mass) - St Joseph’s Church.

Coffee Afternoon - Wednesday 10th January 1-3pm in the parish rooms

Reflection Group Meeting - Wednesday 10th January 7pm in the parish rooms


FIRST HOLY COMMUNION: Preparation will begin in January for Easter 2024. The sacrament is available to all baptised catholic children in year 3 and above. If you wish for your child to take part, please collect a letter from the back of Church today. For more information please contact Lucy Liversidge (liversidge403@gmail.com) or Cathy Moutry (cathyfin@yahoo.co.uk)


CONFIRMATION: If anyone would like to take part in the Confirmation program at St Joseph's please contact Anne-Marie Carroll 07841 038633 or Alison Bergomi 07977 341619


LOST CHORD: The next meeting of the Soup and song session is Thursday December 14th, 12-2pm at Wales Methodist Church. Come along and join in the fun!


DIOCESAN PILGRIMAGE TO LOURDES:- Friday 28th June – 4th July 2024

Bishop Ralph invites you to join him on the 2024 Diocesan Pilgrimage to Lourdes. Booking forms available to download at www.hallam-lourdes.com. Enquiries 01302 247910 or 07724 650066.

Fare £879pp - 6 nights Full Board (excl. Ins.) flying from Leeds Bradford Airport direct to Lourdes. Applications are particularly welcome from pilgrims who need help due to medical issues/mobility. Volunteer doctors, nurses and helpers are also required.

HALLAM YOUTH – LOURDES: Details are available through each diocesan High School for young people to travel with their school groups. Young people aged 16-18 in parishes, who do not attend Catholic schools, and wish to join Hallam Youth on the diocesan pilgrimage please email smcdonald@hallam-diocese.com for details.


LIVE SIMPLY DECEMBER:

Live Simply and Sustainably with Creation: Try to shop more ethically this Christmas, try to buy Fairtrade and avoid shopping at Amazon where possible.

Live in Solidarity with the Poor: Pray for Peace in the World and an end to conflict


PLEASE REMEMBER OUR SICK: Maureen Appley; George Blow & his Grandma, Christopher Browne, Eileen Butterfield, Jim Chandler, Sam Cleasby, 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, Michel and Teddy.

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