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11.12.2022 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 (07841 038633)

Week beginning Sunday 11th December 2022


SATURDAY 10th December 2022

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

Readings for the day:

Ecclesiasticus 48:1-4,9-12; Psalm79(80):2-3,15-16,18-19; Matthew 17:10-13


9.30am Mass in St. Joseph’s for Bridget Murphy


Isaiah 35:1-6,10; Psalm 145(146):6-10;James 5:7-10; Matthew 11:2-11


Numbers 24:2-7,15-17; Psalm 24(25):4-6,7a-9; Matthew 21:23-27

TUESDAY: 11.30am Hour of quiet prayer at Kiveton

7pm Mass in the parish rooms

Zephaniah 3:1-2,9-13; Psalm 33(34):2-3,6-7,16,18-19,23; Matthew 21:28-32

(Saint Lucy, Virgin, Martyr)

WEDNESDAY: Community Warm Hub in the afternoon

Isaiah 45:6-8,18,21-25; Psalm 84(85):9-14; Luke 7:19-23

(Saint John of the Cross, Priest, Doctor)

THURSDAY: 8.30am Mass in the parish rooms

Community Warm Hub in the afternoon

7.30pm Carols by Candlelight in Church followed by mulled wine and mince pies.

Isaiah 54:1-1; Psalm 29(30):2,4-6,11-13; Luke 7:24-30

FRIDAY: Isaiah 56:1-3,6-8; Psalm 66(67):2-3,5,7-8; John 5:33-36

SATURDAY: 6pm Mass At Blessed William Richardson, Kiveton (for Sunday)

Readings of the Day:

Genesis 49:2,8-10; Psalm 71(72):1-4,7-8,17; Matthew 1:1-17

Readings: Next Sunday: Fourth Sunday in Advent

9.30am Mass in church


Isaiah 7:10-14; Psalm 23(24):1-6; Romans 1:1-7; Matthew 1:18-24


What is present to me is what has a hold on my becoming. I reflect on the Presence of God always there in love, amidst the many things that have a hold on me. I pause and pray that I may let God

affect my becoming in this precise moment.

(Source: Sacred Space)


TRANSPORT TO CHURCH: Anyone needing a lift to any of the events and Masses over the Christmas period Contact Alicia on : 07875603001 or Helen on : 07710050899

MARY’S MEALS AND LIVING SIMPLY CHRISTMAS TREE: We have a Christmas tree at the back of church and lots of cards with string. If anyone would like to put their name on a card and wish the parish Happy Christmas please write your name on the card and hang it on the tree. This is certainly part of Living simply. A donation box is at the side for any donations to Marys Meals and a sponsor is going to treble the money collected for the charity.

SOCIAL EVENING: Tuesday 20th December in the parish rooms after the evening Mass, shared table. Contact Shauna for any details.

ECHOES OF ANGELS: After numerous requests Echoes of Angels (Siobhan, Anna & Phil) have recorded a Christmas Carols CD, for which we are taking orders.There will be approx 18 tracks and it will be priced at £5. People can contact us to place their orders.

Siobhan Tyler-Morley: 07732 852184;

Anna Bownes-Webster: 07838 390998

We shall require cash on delivery. They should make a nice Christmas gift. Thank you.

HALLAM BRIDGE: This is a new venture of the Diocese which replaces the old ‘Hallam News’ and provides a link between the Diocese and all the parishes to bring articles, items dealing with the way in which people are journeying together in faith throughout Hallam, news items and up-coming events.

The Hallam Bridge will be available from this Sunday through the Diocesan website either via the link on the Home page or directly at It is also available via the link as a printable PDF version. You can also subscribe for an email copy to be sent direct to your inbox. The form enabling this is on the Hallam Bridge website.

CONFIRMATION: Anyone interested in Confirmation beginning in February next year, please contact Anne-Marie Carroll 07841038633 or Alison Bergomi 07977341619

FRIENDS OF THE HOLY LAND: This registered charity supports the most needy Christian families in the Holy Land with their daily needs. As our thoughts turn to the manager in Bethlehem this Christmas, please remember the descendants of those who witnessed Christ’s birth and consider a donation to their Christmas Appeal which you can read about on their website .

Alternatively, to make a donation you can also call their office on 01926 512980

MARY’S MEALSDOUBLE THE LOVE  : From 1 November 2022 to 31 January 2023, donations made to Mary’s Meals will be doubled by a group of generous supporters, up to £1.5million. Today, we face some of our greatest challenges yet in a world devastated by conflict, food insecurity and the cost of living crisis, which we know is affecting people here in the UK as well as in the countries where we work. With Double the Love, your donation will be matched and your kindness will go even further – meaning we can reach even more desperately hungry children with a life-changing school meal. There are many ways to get involved, find out more at

ADVENT FOOD COLLECTION: Food donations for St Wilfrid’s will be collected throughout Advent. Please bring your donations to Church. Thank you.

LIVE SIMPLY CAMPAIGN DECEMBER: Have Yourself a Simple Christmas - See leaflet in Church and on the parish website.

THE POPE’S INTENTIONS FOR DECEMBER: Volunteer Not-for-profit Organisations We pray that volunteer non-profit organisations committed to human development find people dedicated to the common good and ceaselessly seek out new paths to international cooperation.

PLEASE REMEMBER OUR SICK: George Blow & his Grandma, Christopher Browne, Eileen Butterfield, Jim Chandler, 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), Sandra Sherratt, Olive Stafford, Robert Stock, Pat Vickers, Claire Watt, Teresa Williams and Michel




Wanted: Choral Director for Hallam diocese schools singing programme. This is a new post, part-time, 21 hours per week during term time, working with a group of primary schools. See advert on Hallam Diocese Website. For more details, contact Alan Dewhurst on . Closing date for applications Monday 12 December.

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