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14.05.2023 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 14th May 2023

Sixth Sunday of Easter (Year A)

SATURDAY 13th May.


6pm Mass at Blessed William Richardson Church, Kiveton

(For Sunday)

Readings for the day: Acts 16:1-10; Psalm 99(100):1-3,5; John 15:18-21

SUNDAY: 9.30am Mass in St Joseph’s

Readings :

Acts 8:5-8,14-17; Psalm 65(66):1-7,16,20;

1 Peter 3:15-18; John 14:15-21

MONDAY: No Mass today

Acts 16:11-15; Psalm 149:1-6,9; John 15:26-16:4

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

No evening Mass today

Acts 16:22-34; Psalm 137(138):1-3,7-8; John 16:5-11

WEDNESDAY: 7pm Vigil Mass for The ascension of the Lord in the parish rooms

Acts 17:15,22-18:1; Psalm 148:1-2,11-14; John 16:12-15


No Mass today

Acts 1:1-11; Psalm 46(47):2-3,6-9; Ephesians 1:17-23; Matthew 28:16-20

FRIDAY: No Mass today

Acts 18:9-18; Psalm 46(47):2-7; John 16:20-23

(St Dunstan, Archbishop of Canterbury)

SATURDAY: 6pm Mass at Blessed William Richardson Church (for Sunday)

Readings for the day: Acts 18:23-28; Psalm 46(47):2-3,8-10; John 16:23-28

(Saint Bernardine of Siena, Priest)

Next Sunday: 7th Sunday of Easter: 9.30am Mass in St. Joseph’s.


Acts 1:12-14; Psalm 26(27):1,4,7-8; 1 Peter 4:13-16; John 17:1-11

PARISH PRAYER FOR THE WEEK: We pray for the Church, that it may always stand alongside those who live in poverty; seeking justice, enhancing dignity, and giving voice to their concerns, so that all may flourish and live in peace. Lord, in your mercy...…

(Source: CAFOD Weekly Prayers of Intercession)

THE POPE’S INTENTION FOR MAY: For church movements and groups We pray that Church movements and groups may rediscover their mission of evangelization each day, placing their own charisms at the service of needs in the world.


VOCATIONS WEEKEND FOR WOMEN (20s & 30s): Theme: Discerning God's Call in your life

Dates: 26-28 May 2023

Location: Liverpool

The weekend is organised by the Sisters, Faithful Companions of Jesus (FCJ).

Jesus invites each of us to 'Come and See' - this weekend will give the opportunity to explore the vocation to religious life and to reflect on God's call to you.

If you are wondering if God is calling you to religious life and would like to find out more why not come along? You are welcome to stay for the weekend or just come along on Saturday for the day. There will be opportunity for prayer, reflection and input, chance to ask questions and to meet others who are also wondering where God is calling them.

For more information contact Sr Lynne fcJ at or visit our website


An opportunity to come together and hear from each other about how the fruits of the synod are developing in Hallam Diocese.

With the submissions of all the Continental Assemblies to Rome in preparation for the meeting of Bishops in October, we have an opportunity to reflect on the synodal process in our own diocese. This gathering will allow us to share some of the Fruits of the Synod that are happening in parishes across the Hallam Diocese.

Date and time: Sat, 17th June 2023 from 10:00am to 2:00pm

Location: Diocese of Hallam Pastoral Centre, Saint Charles Street, Sheffield, S9 3WU

“COME FOLLOW ME” (Mt 4:19): Could God be calling you to the Priesthood?

To any man in our diocese who wishes to consider more deeply whether God might be calling you to the Priesthood, you are warmly invited to a morning of prayer and discernment on Saturday 3rd June 10am-12:30pm at St Vincent’s Mission Hub Solly Street Sheffield S1 4DE. For more information contact Fr Lee Marshall

10.00 Mass

10.30 Adopration of the Blessed Sacrament (Confessions available)

11.30 Coffee break

11.50 Siritual discussion

12.30 Close.


If you are involved in any lay ministry in your parish community you are invited by Bishop Ralph to join him in in the celebration of Mass to give thanks for the variety of lay ministries exercised across the diocese. 3 June 2023 at 4:00 PM St Charles Church (Next to the Hallam Pastoral Centre) St Charles Street Sheffield S9 3WU

OUR LADY OF DONCASTER: St Peter in Chains, Doncaster: Two dates for your Diary

Saturday, May 20th: launch of a newly-written Shrine Guide Book written by the designer

of the Shrine, Mr Rod Flint, which includes a guide to the present Shrine and a history of the pre reformation shrine that was established in the 14th century and which became the 5th most important Shrine in the land. Mass 12pm, followed by The Rosary at the Shrine, a talk about the Shrine at 2.15 then complimentary cream cakes, tea and coffee and Benediction at 3.45pm Guide books can be purchased at a cost of £5 each.

Saturday, June 3rd. June 4th is the Feast Day of Our Lady of Doncaster, but as it falls on a

Sunday this year the celebrations will take place on Saturday June 3rd.

Mass 12pm followed by the Rosary at the Shrine then complimentary cakes, tea and coffee.

For more information contact: 01302 858414 or email


Led By Bishop Ralph Heskett CSsR.

Saturday 22nd July 2023

A coach for the Bassetlaw Deanery will depart Coopers yard at S21 2JH in Killamarsh at 07:15.

There is car parking available for Chesterfield pilgrims if required.

Additional Pick-up points:- Dinnington, Oldcotes, Worksop and Retford.

See Posters for times and full details .


Coach fares £25 Adults and £12.50 Child/Student.

Optional Preordered Meal available £15 per Adult, £7.50 per Child aged 4-16, under 4 free. See Menu choices attached to the Poster.

Full details are on the Notice boards at the entrance of all Deanery Parishes.

For Booking and further enquiries, please contact Marian Johnson by TEXT on 07990588083 or E-mail

GIFT AID 2023-24: Have you been thinking of donating to church but unsure of how to do so? Here are the options of donating:

1) Set up bank transfers (highly recommended), whether it is for a one off donation or regular giving via standing order. Make it payable to:

Account name: Diocese of Hallam St. Josephs Dinnington

Bank: HSBC Bank PLC

Sort Code: 40-41-07

Account number: 81094084

Please quote your name as reference. If you want to complete a Gift Aid Declaration, take one of the forms in the parish room and once completed contact Adeline (07752-230051). For every £1 donated, HMRC will give £0.25 to boost the donation to church. Please sign up if possible.

2) Cash or cheque in an envelope - please quote your name and contact number on the

envelope so it can be recorded for Gift Aid (if applicable).

3) Gift Aid Numbered Envelopes and/ or loose cash– place this in the loose plate collection at

Mass (if you need a numbered envelope – please contact Adeline as these are in limited


Thank you so much for your continued support and it is very much appreciated. For further assistance and advice, please contact Adeline (07752-230051).

PLANNING SYNOD MEETING: We are having a gathering up on what's been going on over the last year since the last big meeting. There will be a planning meeting to think about this.

Anyone who wants to contribute for the planning meeting can come to the PC on the 17th of May at 7pm, join by zoom or send your contributions to the formation and mission team. Please email us at and let us know how you want to participate.

LIVE SIMPLY MAY: Live Sustainably with Creation

Give Nature a Helping Hand - Starting on 1 May lock up your lawnmower for the month, stand back awhile and then enjoy the wild flowers which will provide food and nectar for pollinating insects.

Live Simply

Marvel at the wonders of creation, listen to the dawn chorus, take a walk in nature this month and enjoy the wildflowers, birds, insects and animals.

Live Sustainably with the Poor

Sign the CAFOD letter urging the World Bank to protect the rights of small-scale farmers to freely swap and share their own seeds. Follow the link

For more information see the Live Simply leaflet in church or the parish website.

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




Maternity cover

Salary £15,463 per annum Monday to Friday with occasional hours at the weekend

From 15th May or ASAP

Apply to

CLEANING OPERATIVE: St Bernard’s Catholic High School

Permanent, Part Time, 10 hours per week, Term Time only + 10 days* Pay: scale point 2 (£10.60 per hour)

Start date: September 2023

St Bernard’s Catholic High School is an outstanding, popular and over-subscribed 11-16 academy in Rotherham. We are a Catholic Voluntary Academy, part of the St Francis MAT, with a wide catchment area, welcoming students of all faiths and denominations.

We are seeking to appoint a Cleaning Operative to work under the direction and instruction of the Site Manager. The post is 10 hours per week, 6.00am to 8.00am, Monday to Friday, term time only plus 10 days (*the 10 days will be worked during the last 2 weeks of the summer holiday, excluding the bank holiday).

We are seeking an individual with:

• previous cleaning work experience

• good communication skills

• the ability to work well in a team as well as working on own initiative • good basic literacy and numeracy skills

For an application pack please visit or contact Vivienne Smith, Clerk to Governors on 01709 828 183. Completed application forms should be returned to Mrs V Smith, St Bernard’s Catholic High School, Herringthorpe Valley Road, Rotherham, S65 3BE or emailed to Please note that only completed Catholic Education Service application forms will be accepted.

Closing date: Friday 19th May 2023 at 9.00am Interviews: Thursday 25th May 2023

NB if successful for interview you will be contacted and references will be requested.

St Bernard’s Catholic High School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be required to complete a DBS form in line with Section 115 of the Police Act 1997.

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