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18.02.2024 Newsletter



St Joseph’s, Dinnington         Parish Priest: Fr. Andy              Tel: 01909 562664

Weekend Masses:  

Sunday 9.30am at St Joseph’s;  Saturday 6pm  at Blessed William Richardson, Kiveton



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 18th February  2024

  The First  Sunday of Lent. (Year B)

SATURDAY 17th February

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

(For Mark Teasdale)

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

(Blessed William Richardson, Priest, Martyr - Feast)

(The Seven Holy Founders of the Servite Order)

Sunday: 9.30am Mass in St Joseph’s

Readings:  Genesis 9:8-15;   Psalm 24(25):4-6,7b-9;   1 Peter 3:18-22;   Mark 1:12-15

MONDAY:  No Mass today

6.30pm First Holy Communion Preparation Group Meeting in the parish rooms.

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


11.30am Hour of Quiet Prayer at Kiveton this week

7pm  Mass in the parih rooms

(For Matthew Hughes RIP; and also for Nicola - get well wishes)

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

WEDNESDAY:  No Mass today

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

(Saint Peter Damian, Bishop, Doctor)


8.30am Mass in the parish rooms

(For Bernie Leanry)

1 Peter 5:1-4;   Psalm 22(23);   Matthew 16:13-19

FRIDAY: No Mass today

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

(Saint Polycarp, Bishop, Martyr)


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

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

Next Sunday: The Second Sunday of Lent (Year B)


Genesis 22:1-2,9-13,15-18;   Psalm 115(116):10,15-19

Romans 8:31-34;   Mark 9:2-10

(Mass for thanksgiving for Margaret O’Rourke and Kitty Finnerty - birthdays)

PARISH PRAYER FOR THE WEEK:    We pray for the Church; that, in this time of Lent, all Christians may grow in love for God and neighbour, generously sharing their gifts with others. Lord, in your mercy...

(Source: CAFOD Weekly prayers of intercession)


THE POPE’S INTENTION FOR FEBRUARY:  For the terminally illWe pray that those with a terminal illness, and their families, receive the necessary physical and spiritual care and accompaniment.


RETIRING COLLECTION:  There will be  retiring collections after weekend Masses next week for CAFOD Family Fast Day.

LENTEN COURSE: Meeting at 7pm for 7.30pm start, please see listed below the dates and venues for the Lenten 2024 group in Dinnington:  

 22nd Feb - St Leonard's (Led by St Leonard's)

29th Feb - St Joseph's (led by St Joseph's)

7th March - St Joseph's (led by St Leonard's)

14th March- The Bridge (led by The Bridge - New Life Church, 7 Silverdales)

21st March - St Leonard's (Led by Les Clark)

ECUMENICAL LENTEN GROUP:  The first meeting takes place at Blessed William Richardson Church, Kiveton at 7pm on Thursday 22nd February.  All welcome. Further dates to be published when available.


The Diocesan Communications group would like to broaden its membership so that it is more representative of people from all over the diocese. The group currently meets monthly for about 60 minutes. If you have any skills or experience in journalism, website development or social media content generation and are willing to share your knowledge and experience we would love to hear from you. Contact Arthi Fernando for more information or to express your interest in joining the group.


Live Simply and Sustainably with Creation 

Turn your back on Fast Fashion - buy fewer new clothes and buy good quality clothes that will last.

Live in Solidarity with the Poor

Family Fast Day is Fri 23rd February, every penny counts, please give what you can

PLEASE REMEMBER OUR SICK: Maureen Appley;  George Blow & his Grandma,  Victoria Broughton, 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.





We are looking for a Safeguarding Training Officer who will be an integral part of the Safeguarding Team and share in the responsibility to keep children, young people and vulnerable adults safe.  


The role will contribute to the development of and ensure the implementation of the diocesan safeguarding training strategy across the whole Diocese and will organise and deliver a rolling programme of safeguarding training to a wide range of stakeholders including office holders, employees and volunteers.  


You should be a qualified, experienced professional who combines experience of safeguarding work and training delivery with approachability and a readiness to respond to a range of individuals across the Diocese.


Salary £28,500 - £30,639 (based on experience)

Full time, 35 hours per week, or available part time as a job share includes evening and/or weekend working for training delivery

10% employer contribution to pension

Generous holiday entitlement

Based at Diocesan Church House in Rotherham but with hybrid working from home


Further information and an application form can be found on our website


Please send your completed application form to


Closing date: Monday 26th February 2024 at 5pm

Interviews: Monday 11th March 2024


For an informal discussion contact Siân Checkley on


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