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: email@example.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 19th February 2023
7th Sunday in ordinary Time (Year A)
SATURDAY 18th February 2023
6pm Service of the Word with distribution of Holy Communion at Kiveton
Readings for the day: Hebrews 11:1-7; Psalm 144(145):2-5,10-11; Mark 9:2-13
SUNDAY 19th February : 9.30am Mass in St Joseph’s
Celebrant Fr Geoff Bottoms.
Leviticus 19:1-2,17-18; Psalm 102(103):1-4,8,10,12-13
1 Corinthians 3:16-23; Matthew 5:38-48
MONDAY: No Mass today
Ecclesiasticus 1:1-10; Psalm 92(93):1-2,5; Mark 9:14-29
TUESDAY: No evening Mass today
Ecclesiasticus 2:1-11; Psalm 36(37):3-4,18-19,27-28,39-40; Mark 9:30-37
(Saint Peter Damian, Bishop, Doctor)
THE SEASON OF LENT
7pm Service of the Word with distribution of Holy Communion and distribution of Ashes at St Joseph’s, in Church.
Joel 2:12-18; Psalm 50(51):3-6,12-14,17; 2 Corinthians 5:20-6:2; Matthew 6:1-6,16-18
No early morning Mass today
Deuteronomy 30:15-20; Psalm 1:1-4,6; Luke 9:22-25
(Saint Polycarp, Bishop, Martyr)
FRIDAY: No Mass today
Isaiah 58:1-9; Psalm 50(51):3-6,18-19; Matthew 9:14-15
6pm Mass at Blessed William Richardson Church, Kiveton
Readings for the day: Isaiah 58:9-14; Psalm 85(86):1-6; Luke 5:27-32
(Feast Day of Blessed William Richardson)
Next Sunday: 1st Sunday of Lent. 9.30 Mass in St. Joseph’s.
Genesis 2:7-9,3:1-7; Psalm 50(51):3-6,12-14,17; Romans 5:12-19; Matthew 4:1-11
PARISH PRAYER FOR THE WEEK: We pray for our parish community and for all Christians; that we may always seek to grow in love for God and one another, seeking justice and reconciliation and sharing what we have with generosity. Lord in your mercy... (Source: CAFOD weekly prayers of intercession)
We welcome Fr Geoff Bottoms as Celebrant of our Mass this Sunday at St Joseph’s.
RIP George Munday: Whose burial takes place on Feb 21st at 12.30 at Thurcroft Burial Ground.
Further information is not available at this time but we pray for George and his family at this difficult time.
TURKEY/SYRIA APPEAL: The devastation from Monday’s earthquake continues to claim lives. Financial aid is desperately needed as survivors struggle in freezing temperatures and need food, shelter and clean water. There will be second collection after Mass this weekend for the Disasters Emergency Comittee appeal. The Government has committed to match funding so your donation should be doubled to maximise the relief effort.
FIRST HOLY COMMUNION PREPARATION GROUP: The next meeting will take place on Thursday 2nd March in the parish room at 6:30pm.
WHAT’S APP GROUP: There is a lively Parish ‘Whats App‘ group ( approximately 70 people currently ) which was expanded during Covid and was a lifeline for many people. If you would like to be added to the group send a text to Monica on 07813920844 with your details. Your telephone must be ‘what’s app’ ready. It would also be useful whilst you are doing that to share an email address as well if you have one.
THE DEAKIN AND WITHERS FUND: Grants of up to £750 are available for women over 40 years old who are single, divorced, widowed, in need or hardship and active members of a Church. The money can be used to pay utility bills or for household items, but it cannot go towards anything that has already been paid for or holidays. Applications can be made directly via http://www.sycf.org.uk/deakinandwithersfund, or if you would like more information or support to apply, please get in touch with Judith Sherratt 07474 570654.
40th DIOCESAN PILGRIMAGE TO LOURDES:- Friday 30th June – 6th July 2023
Bishop Ralph invites you to join him on this special pilgrimage – Booking forms available to download at www.hallam-lourdes.com . Enquiries 07724 650066 or 01302 247910. £840.00 per person 6 nights Full Boad (excl. Insurance) flying from Leeds Bradford Airport direct to Lourdes.
HALLAM YOUTH – Lourdes Young people travel with their school groups but this year places are available for young people aged 16+ in parishes, who do not attend Catholic schools, who wish to join Hallam Youth on the diocesan pilgrimage. Email firstname.lastname@example.org for details.
MISSION BOXES: Please couild you bring your red mission boxes to church over the next few weeks for collecting. Thank you.
LIVE SIMPLY FEBRUARY
Live Simply Tyres are the biggest source of microplastic pollution in our rivers and seas. Use eco-driving methods to reduce your impact.
Live Sustainably with Creation Good News –Single use plastics such as plastic plates, cutlery and trays from retailers, takeaways and food vendors will be banned in England from October.
Live in Solidarity with the Poor
Pray for people in the UK who are in debt because of the cost of living crisis and for low income countries whose economies are crippled by debt.
For more information see the leaflet in church and the parish website
LENTEN DAY OF REFLECTION: Fr Dennis McBride CSsR will be leading a day of reflection on Saturday 4th March at Whirlow Grange Spirituality Centre, Sheffield 10-4. The event is free but partici[ants should bring their own packed lunch. Bookings can be made on the Formation and Mission Eventbrite page. See link below.
SYNOD NEXT STEPS IN HALLAM: Saturday 25th March at Blessed Trinity, Wickersley, 10.00-2.00. “You’ve read the Continental Srage Document, yopu’ve thought about it, you’ve responded to it, lets get together and hear from each other about how synodality is developing in your parish. The event is free but partici[ants should bring their own packed lunch. Bookings can be made on the Formation and Mission Eventbrite page. See link below.
THE POPE’S INTENTIONS FOR FEBRUARY: For parishes We pray that parishes, placing communion at the center, may increasingly become communities of faith, fraternity and welcome towards those most in need.
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