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21.02.2021 Newsletter

t Joseph’s, Dinnington Parish Priest: Fr. Andy Tel: 01909 562664

Weekend Masses: Sunday 9.30am (Zoom); Saturday 5pm (for Sunday) in church, booking required; Maltby – Sunday 11.00am

Email: Website:

EMERGENCY CONTACT: In the event of an emergency where you may specifically require the services of a priest please continue to contact either Monica Carroll (07813 920844) or Anne Marie Carroll (07481 038633) Monica and Anne Marie can also be contacted if you need help from the Support group for shopping,


Week beginning Sunday 21st February 2021. (Year B)

Saturday 20th February: 5pm Mass via Zoom (For Sunday) Readings as for Sunday

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


9.30am Mass in Church with live Zoom

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

Monday: ST PETER’S CHAIR: 1 Peter 5:1-4; Psalm 22(23); Matthew 16:13-19

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

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

Thursday: 9am Mass via Zoom: Esther 4:17; Psalm 137(138):1-3,7-8; Matthew 7:7-12

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

Saturday: 5pm Mass via Zoom (For Sunday)

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

Next Sunday: Second Sunday of Lent.

Readings: Genesis 22:1-2,9-13,15-18; Psalm 115(116):10,15-19; Romans 8:31-34; Mark 9:2-10


“It has been suggested that while we are having zoom Masses that we might be able to join in with the Mass on line more fully. The idea is to have ready at Mass time some bread and wine in your own home and when it is time for Holy Communion, we can all share in the Eucharistic celebration in a much richer way. So when I, as the priest, consecrate the bread and wine, those on zoom having the bread and wine in their presence are able to all eat and drink and share the same Eucharistic meal together. Hopefully this will help us to feel that we are still a faith community and close to the Lord and close to one another.”

For those unable to partake as above and who wish to receive Spiritual Communion the Catholic Bishops Conference offers the following prayer for recitation:

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

Please see below your Zoom meeting details for this week

Saturday 20th February at 5pm: Meeting ID: 839 2580 3523 Passcode: 075347

Sunday 21st February at 9.30am: Meeting ID: 833 5404 0157 Passcode: 101029

Thursday 25th February at 9am Meeting ID: 828 3919 2121 Passcode: 670126



Hail, Guardian of the Redeemer, Spouse of the Blessed Virgin Mary.

To you God entrusted his only Son; in you Mary placed her trust;

with you Christ became man.

Blessed Joseph, to us too, show yourself a father and guide us in the path of life.

Obtain for us grace, mercy, and courage, and defend us from every evil.



We pray for women who are victims of violence, that they may be protected by society and have their sufferings considered and heeded.

FUND RAISING FOR KIVETON: Please visit the Kiveton Project item on the website to find out more information on the restoration project for Blessed William Richardson, Kiveton and also to find how you can make a donation to help on line with this vital project. Please note that we will also accept cash or cheque donations marked clearly ‘BWR’ which can be passed to Fr Andy or any members of the Reflection Group. This year Ash Wednesday coincides with the Feast Day of Blessed William Richardson. We remember also Margaret and Terry Murphy at this time. Margaret worked with great determination for the rededication of the chapel in Kiveton to this local Preist and Martyr. Blessed William Richardson Pray for Us.

STREET FRIENDS: This is a new group made up of people from Dinnington and surrounding areas whose aim is to help the homeless. “We go out to Rotherham, Retford and Worksop on a Saturday afternoon/ evening providing food, clothing and essentials to the homeless. If you are interested in supporting or just reading about the work that we do please take a look. Here’s the

WHAT WOULD POPE FRANCES DO?:"To mark the eighth anniversary of Pope Francis’ election the Edinburgh Jesuit Centre is delighted to announce a number of prominent Catholic voices exploring the teachings of Pope Francis. Join us each Tuesday in Lent as we delve into some of the key issues that are defining Francis’ papacy. Join us on Zoom by following the link:


Meeting ID: 236 509 2814

OR view on Facebook live by typing Edinburgh Jesuit Centre into Facebook. For more information contact:"

WALK FOR WATER WITH CAFOD THIS LENT: CAFOD Walk for Water Lent Appeal. Please donate to the CAFOD Walk for Water Appeal this lent. We take clean water for granted; it just comes from the taps in our homes. One in three people in the world don’t have access to clean water close to their homes. The money you give will help people like Abdella and Hagos in Ethiopia who are struggling to cope in an increasingly hotter and drier climate. Abdella walks for 10 hours a day to collect water for his family. Hagos and his family nearly starved due to drought, but thanks to our Church family and support like yours, CAFOD provided him with solar-powered water pumps. Hagos and his neighbours now have flowing water to cultivate their land. Water is precious and we take it for granted, please help! Ways to Donate:

Family Fast Day is on Friday 26 February. Envelopes will be given out at mass this weekend and collected on Sunday 28th.

• Put your donation in an envelope, label it CAFOD Walk for Water and drop it through the door of the presbytery

• Sponsor St Joseph’s Dinnington Walk for Water Team on Just Giving.

Nine parishioners, are taking part in the 40 day Walk for Water Challenge, we will be walking 10,000 steps a day for 40 days in solidarity with Abdella and Hagos. You can either sponsor a team member when they ask, or click on the link on the Parish What’s App Group, or click on the link below and press donate to a team member.

Right To Life UK: Prayer suggestions for February:

21st - “As we begin this season of Lent, we offer up the merits of our daily sacrifices to the needs of the most vulnerable in society. We offer them especially for the poor, the lonely and the unborn. That the Lord would see their needs and pour out his love and blessing upon them. Lord hear us”

28th - “We pray for all considering abortion. We pray that the love and kindness of those around them would support pregnant women everywhere to continue with their pregnancy and find peace and joy in what the future holds. Lord hear us”

HALLAM PRO-LIFE WITNESS: This is a new group in our Diocese that has started on Facebook. It’s aim is to share pro-life prayers and information on current news and events locally and from around the UK.

PLACES ARE AVAILABLE AT ST JOSEPHS NURSERY: Apply now for September 2021 for 15 or 30hr places. Call or email to arrange a visit on: Or phone 01909 550123. “Playing, learning, and growing in God’s love together”

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, Ged Krotki, Kumba, Pat Luton, Isabel Main-Reade, Haylen Markillie, Franz Muller, John Parker, Kate Patterson, Tom Rutherford, Sandra Sherratt, Olive Stafford, Robert Stock, Pat Vickers, Claire Watt, and Michel

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