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20.03.2022 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 (07481 038633)

Week beginning Sunday 20th March 2022

(Third Sunday in Lent Year C)

SATURDAY 19th March:


6pm Mass (for Sunday) at Blessed William Richardson, Kiveton for Alice Olaitans Afolabi

Readings for the day:

2 Samuel 7:4-5,12-14,16; Psalm 88(89):2-5,27,29;

Romans 4:13,16-18,22; Matthew 1:16,18-21,24

SUNDAY 20th March : 9.30am Mass in St. Joseph’s (with live zoom stream)

Meeting ID: 831 0111 6064 Passcode: 365799


Exodus 3:1-8,13-15; Psalm 102(103):1-4,6-8,11; 1 Corinthians 10:1-6,10-12; Luke 13:1-9

MONDAY: 2 Kings 5:1-15; Psalm 41(42):2-3,42:3-4; Luke 4:24-30

TUESDAY: 7pm Mass in the parish rooms

Daniel 3:25,34-43; Psalm 24(25):4-6,7a-9; Matthew 18:21-35

WEDNESDAY: Deuteronomy 4:1,5-9; Psalm 147:12-13,15-16,19-20; Matthew 5:17-19

(Saint Turibius of Mongrovejo, Bishop)

THURSDAY: 8.30 am Mass in the parish rooms

Jeremiah 7:23-28; Psalm 94(95):1-2,6-9; Luke 11:14-23

FRIDAY: The Annunciation of the Lord

Isaiah 7:10-14,8:10; Psalm 39(40):7-11; Hebrews 10:4-10; Luke 1:26-38

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

Readings for the day:

Hosea 5:15-6:6; Psalm 50(51):3-4,18-21; Psalm 50(51):3-4,18-21

Next Sunday: Fourth Sunday of Lent

9.30am Mass in church with live zoom stream


Joshua 5:9-12; Psalm 33(34):2-7; 2 Corinthians 5:17-21; Luke 15:1-3,11-32

Prayer for spiritual Communion

Oh my Jesus, I believe that you are present in this Holy Sacrament of the altar.

I love you above all things, and I passionately desire to receive You into my soul.

Since I cannot at this moment receive You sacramentally come spiritually into my soul.

so that I may unite myself wholly to you now and forever. Amen


We pray for the people of Ukraine and for peace in Europe and the World. Silent prayer will continue in St Joseph’s 11-12 Saturday mornings throughout lent until Holy Week

THE POPE’S INTENTIONS FOR MARCH: A Christian Response to Bioethical Challenges We pray for Christians facing new bioethical challenges; may they continue to defend the dignity of all human life with prayer and action.

DIOCESAN PRE-SYNOD MEETING: 26 March 2022 St Peter’s Doncaster 10:00-2:30pm

The Programme of the Day: Feedback, Listening and Discernment 10:00 -12:30 Lunch and informal conversations 12:30-1:15 Liturgy 1:30-2:30

Please note: We hope to offer a free sandwich lunch to participants and would be grateful if participants would bring their own cakes, fruit etc which they may like to share. Both for organisational and catering purposes it would be helpful if all participants would book online on our Eventbrite page

ECUMENICAL LENTEN GROUPS 2022: Based on the Joy of the Gospel the meetings will take place at 7pm on Mondays during Lent as follows:

21st March Wales Methodist Chapel

28th March St John the Baptist, Wales

4th April St Peter’s, Thorpe Salvin.

Everybody welcome.

2022 DIOCESAN PILGRIMAGE TO LOURDES: Friday 24th June – Thursday 30th June (6 nights) £765.00 Full Board flying from Doncaster Airport. Insurance £33. No tests or forms are required for travel – pilgrims just need to be fully vaccinated and have the NHS Covid Travel Pass.

THE UNIVERSE CATHOLIC WEEKLY: is thrilled to announce that we have launched a new online newspaper with the full support of our first subscriber none other than His Eminence Cardinal Vincent Nichols. Order your Digital 4 weeks FREE trial supply by calling Michelle on 0743 661 7650 or email:

STELLA MARIS: On the one-year anniversary of the Ever Given ship getting stuck in the Suez Canal, Catholic charity Stella Maris (Apostleship of the Sea) is hosting a webinar about modernisation in the shipping industry. It will look at the history of the container ship, the rise of the ultra-large container vessels, and explore what impact modernisation of the shipping industry has had on seafarers around the world. Please register now at to join online on 23 March at 7.30pm to hear how shipping has changed in the last century, the impact this is having on seafarers today, and the important role Stella Maris has in supporting them.


Help the Poor: Sign up for the Walk for Hunger in Lent. Buy Fairtrade goods and join the Campaign for Climate Justice

Help the Environment: Sign up to Rotherham Climate Action and call for Rotherham to declare a Climate Emergency. Put out food, water and nesting materials for the birds

Live Simply: Recycle, Repair, Reuse

See the information leaflet in church

CAFOD: Walk Against Hunger Lent 2022: Please join Fr Andy in the CAFOD Walk Against Hunger. Chris Parrott has joined him and has created a St. Joseph’s Dinnington Team, the more people who join us the more money we can raise! The money will help provide food, seeds, nutrition and health care classes for new parents and training in healthcare, hygiene and proper sanitation all by doing 5km (3 miles) a day for 40 days during Lent. Or if that’s too much you can join the Parish Community 5km Walk Against Hunger on Sun March 20th

Food is vital and we take it for granted, please help! Join the Parish CAFOD Walk Against Hunger team, or join the Parish Walk, tell your friends and family and start getting sponsors. The money can be collected by a Just Giving link or you can get a paper sponsor form and collect the money in the conventional way.

Details are on the leaflet at the back of church

For more information contact Chris Parrott on 07817542303

The link to CAFOD is :-

JOB OPPORTUNITIES. Please see below.

PLEASE REMEMBER OUR SICK ESPECIALLY IN THESE DIFFICULT TIMES: George Blow & his Grandma, Mary Brady, Christopher Browne, Eileen Butterfield, Jim Chandler, Peggy Cummins, Gillian Gee, Brendan Handley, Robert Hume, Sophie Hughes, Des Jenkinson, Sheila Kobyluch; Ged Krotki, Kumba, Isabel Main-Reade, Haylen Markillie, Charlie Massarella, Franz Muller, Izabella O’Rourke, John Parker, Emma Pearson (Glen’s daughter) , Sandra Sherratt, Olive Stafford, Robert Stock, Pat Vickers, Claire Watt, Teresa Williams and Michel



Assistant Curriculum Leader of English – Permanent

Full Time ● Salary: MPS/UPS + TLR 2a

Start date: September 2022

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

We are seeking to appoint an Assistant Curriculum Leader of English. As a creative and motivated teacher, you will have a commitment to academic excellence through progressive teaching and learning styles.

We are looking for a teacher who:

• Has the highest expectations of teaching and learning

• Is passionate about English

• Is creative and can inspire in the classroom

• Has the desire and ability to help children of all abilities and backgrounds reach the highest levels of attainment and progress

• Is supportive of the school’s Catholic ethos (however you do not need to be a practicing Catholic)

We will offer you:

• A wonderful, vibrant staff family

• A supportive and hard working department and leadership team

• An ongoing CPD programme, tailored to individual requirements

• A calm, well-disciplined learning environment

• An opportunity to contribute to School Direct

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 email Please note that only completed Catholic Education Service application forms will be accepted.

The closing date for receipt of completed application forms is: Thursday 24th March 2022 at 9.00am.

Interviews will be held on: w/c 28th March 2022

NB if successful for interview, references will be required prior to this date.

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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