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21.05.2023 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 21st May 2023

Seventh Sunday of Easter (Year A)


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

(For Neil Matthews, Beryl Driver’s nephew who has died aged 56)

Readings for the day:

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

(Saint Bernardine of Siena, Priest)

SUNDAY: 9.30am Mass in St Joseph’s

Readings :

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

MONDAY: No Mass today

Acts 19:1-8; Psalm 67(68):2-7; John 16:29-33

(Saint Rita of Cascia)

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

No evening Mass today

Acts 20:17-27; Psalm 67(68):10-11,20-21; John 17:1-11

WEDNESDAY: No Mass today

Acts 20:28-38; Psalm 67(68):29-30,33-36; John 17:11-19

THURSDAY: No early morning Mass today

Acts 22:30,23:6-11; Psalm 15(16):1-2,5,7-11; John 17:20-26

(Saint Bede the Venerable, Priest, Doctor)

FRIDAY: No Mass today

Acts 25:13-21; Psalm 102(103):1-2,11-12,19-20;

(Saint Philip Neri, Priest)

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

Readings for the day:

1 Thessalonians 2:2-8; Psalm 116(117); Luke 10:1-9

(Saint Augustine of Canterbury, Bishop)

Next Sunday: PENTECOST: 9.30am Mass in St. Joseph’s.


Acts 2:1-11; Psalm 103(104):1,24,29-31,34;

1 Corinthians 12:3-7,12-13; John 20:19-23

PARISH PRAYER FOR THE WEEK: We pray for those affected by Cyclone Mocha; that God may give them strength and hope and that they receive the practical help they need. May God grant us wisdom to care for our common home, the earth, so that all people may flourish. Lord, in your mercy...…. (Source: CAFOD Weekly Prayers of Intercession)

THE POPES’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.


SAT 7: A guest speaker from Sat 7 will address the congregation at Kiveton at Saturday’s Mass this weekend. Sat 7 is a satellite Christian broadcasting service which provides Christian programmes to countires where it is difficult to openly follow the Christian faith,

LECTIO DIVINA: The next meeting of the Ecumenical group will take place on Wednesday 31st May at 7pm at All Hallows Church, Harthill. (Please note the change of day from Thursday)

HOME FROM HOME: It is now almost a year since Home from Home Hallam welcomed a Syrian refugee family to Sheffield. There have been many challenges along the way but the family is doing very well and adjusting to life in Sheffield. You can find out much more about their journey in this collection of Hallam Bridge articles: Thank you all for your support and prayers.


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.

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).

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


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