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22.05.2022 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 22nd May 2022 (6th Sunday of Easter)


6pm Mass at Blessed William Richardson, Kiveton.

Readings of the day: Acts 16:1-10; Psalm 99(100):1-3,5; John 15:18-21

(Saint Christopher Magallanes and his Companions, Martyrs)


for Kate Patterson

9.30am Mass in St. Joseph’s (with zoom stream)

Readings: Acts 15:1-2,22-29; Psalm 66(67):2-3,5-6,8;

Apocalypse 21:10-14,22-23; John 14:23-29

Meeting ID: 859 1751 8146 Passcode: 910215

MONDAY: Acts 16:11-15; Psalm 149:1-6,9; John 15:26-16:4

TUESDAY: 7pm Mass in the Parish Rooms

Acts 16:22-34; Psalm 137(138):1-3,7-8; John 16:5-11

WEDNESDAY: Acts 17:15,22-18:1; Psalm 148:1-2,11-14; John 16:12-15

(Saint Bede the Venerable, Priest, Doctor)


8.30am Mass in the Parish Rooms

Acts 1:1-11; Psalm 46(47):2-3,6-9; Ephesians 1:17-23; Luke 24:46-53

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

(Saint Augustine of Canterbury, Bishop)


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

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

Next Sunday: Seventh Sunday of Easter: 9.30am Mass in church with live zoom stream


Acts 7:55-60; Psalm 96(97):1-2b,6-7,9;

Apocalypse 22:12-14,16-17,20; John 17:20-26

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

PARISH PRAYER FOR THE WEEK: We pray for whose hearts are troubled and fearful; who feel alone, depressed, anxious or afraid for the future. May they receive the peace of Christ. Lord, in your mercy.. (Source: CAFOD Weekly prayers of intercession)


THE POPE’S INTENTIONS FOR MAY: Faith-Filled Young People We pray for all young people, called to live life to the fullest; may they see in Mary’s life the way to listen, the depth of discernment, the courage that faith generates, and the dedication to service.

CORPUS CHRISTI PROCESSION: Led byBishop Ralph Heskett at 3.00pm, Sunday 19th June with four altars: Anglican Cathedral Grounds; Fargate; Tudor Square and Barkers Pool. Please gather outside St Marie’s Cathedral on Norfolk Row by 3.00pm Stewards will be there to assist you.

SYNODA JOURNEY: next steps: Would your parish or group like to spend some time on retreat together, reflecting on the synod responses from the parish and discerning the way ahead? Here are two opportunities available:

1. An ‘away’ retreat. Loreto Spirituality Centre Llandudno will host a “Synodal journey: Next Steps retreat” from August 4-7. If a group from your parish are interested in going away together for a few days (one to four days available) please get in touch. Closing date for booking is Monday 30 May 2022 in order to secure a place at the retreat house.

2. A retreat in daily life. If your parish would prefer to meet weekly for 6 weeks for an hour and a half each week, to reflect and discern your next steps, either in person or online, and would like support with this (materials, facilitators, check-ins), do get in touch at:

DIOCESE OF HALLAM: 40th Annual Shrine Pilgrimage to Walsingham: Saturday 23rd July 2022. Coach Pick-up locations are St Joseph's, Retford DN22 6LA at 08:20 Car Park available. St Helen's, Oldcotes S81 8JF at 08:40 Car Park available, and St Joseph the Worker, Worksop at 09:10.

Programme:- Arrive at Walsingham Village 12:15pm. Elham House will provide an (optional), Pre-booked 2-course lunch + Tea and Coffee at 1pm.The Procession will leave the Village at 2.15pm. Those with disability impairments will be escorted by Coach to the Shrine.Vigil Mass at 4.00pm. Depart Walsingham Shrine at 5.45pm….

Coach fares £22 Adult / £11 Child under 16. Kettlewell’s Executive Coach.

Optional Pre-booked Meal:- £13 Adult / £6.50 Child under 16. Special diets catered for.

For further information please contact Marian Johnson (Leader) by TXT only on 07990588083 OR Email

HOME FROM HOME HALLAM: are preparing to welcome a Syrian family to a new home in Sheffield in the middle of June. For an update on our progress (and a request for help with finding an NHS dentist and in providing a laptop computer) please read the newsletter on the Diocesan website (

NEW HALLAM NEWS PROJECT: Since the last edition of Hallam News, the communications group wants to thank you all for the warm welcome to Catalina. And is encouraging everyone to contribute with ideas. At this stage of the project we are welcoming all the ideas. How do you dream of the new Hallam News? What kind of news would it have? Which topics or subjects would the articles talk about?, etc. If answers to these questions pop in your mind, please get in touch with Catalina Cacua at and join the team to make this project go forward and be the voice of everyone in the diocese.

FLAME: FLAME is a Catholic gathering of young people in England and Wales! FLAME – CYMFed which has been going since 2012 and each time it gets bigger with almost 10,000 young people there in 2019! The event takes place 4th March 2023. The Hallam Diocese has tickets available (so PLEASE do not book your tickets through the main site).The suggested age is 13+ as there is a lot of sitting involved listening and engaging with music and speakers. The cost per person is likely to be £30. See link above.


Help the Poor

Join the CAFOD Campaign to Fix the Food System: Our global food system is broken. A few giant corporations put profits before people, and millions of small farmers who grow our food are kept in poverty. The UK government must implement its COP26 commitments and support agricultural systems that put local communities first and protect the planet.  

Take action - Email the Foreign Secretary, Liz Truss, follow the link to send her a letter

Save Water, Save the Earth, Save Money

See the leaflet in church for information about how saving water helps the environment and saves you money

JOB OPPORTUNITIES. Please see below 2 posts currently being recruited for.

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




Required for September 2022


Permanent full time post with release time for SENDCO Role

Please note the short time for returning application forms.

The Governors of St. Mary’s wish to appoint an experienced, enthusiastic and highly motivated teacher/SENCO to join our team. We are a vibrant, caring, friendly and aspirational community with a proud Catholic ethos.

We are looking for someone who:

Is experienced working with primary school children with Special Educational Needs.

  • Able to carry out statutory duties in line with SEN Code of Practice.

  • Is able to work within a close team to achieve the very best for our children.

  • Well-organised with an eye for detail for completing SEND documentation, including EHCP’s Actively develop positive relationships with children, parents and carers.

  • Has high expectations of pupils’ achievements and behaviour.

  • Is fully committed to raising standards and ensuring children meet their full potential.

  • Is fully committed to upholding the Catholic ethos of our school and developing the children’s faith.

We will offer you:

• An exciting opportunity to work in a rapidly improving school with a strong Catholic ethos.

  • Wonderful children who enjoy learning at school.

  • Talented, supportive and innovative staff.

• Supportive governors, parents and parish community.

• Opportunities for further professional development.

Visits to the school are welcomed by prior arrangement.

Please contact the School Business Manager, Amanda Hallford on 01709 812611 or email to make an appointment.

Applications must be made on a CES application forms which, together with further details, is available from school or it can be downloaded from the school website and should be returned to the school.

Closing date for applications: Monday 23rd May – 12 Noon

Shortlisting: Monday 23rd May - pm

Interviews: Thursday 26th May

The 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 applicant will be required to hold an enhanced disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS). The successful applicant will be employed on a Catholic Education Service (CES) contract of employment.


. (Charity Number: 1058476)


The Trustees of Rainbows Bereavement Support GB seek to appoint a

Temporary Part-time Development Workers/Trainers for the region of:


(Equivalent of five hours a week; term time only- i.e. 40 weeks per year)

Applicants will be required to have an appropriate background in education, health or social welfare and should possess an understanding of the issues surrounding bereavement and loss.

Rainbows Bereavement Support GB is an increasingly successful national charity offering training in bereavement and loss to school staff and bereavement support programmes for children and young people grieving a significant and often devastating loss in their lives.

Further details are attached. If you would like to know more about the post, we warmly encourage you to speak informally and in confidence to Sharon Melia-Craven, Rainbows National Co-Director with specific responsibility for the North before making an application. Sharon may be contacted by or phone on 07764 431536


Serving communities in the cities of Sheffield, Barnsley, Doncaster and Rotherham; parts of the shire counties of Yorkshire, Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire and the Diocese of Hallam.

An hourly rate of £10.50 will be paid monthly over twelve months. Travel expenses will be paid from an agreed base within the region. This is a temporary appointment for 12 months initially.


Application forms can be accessed on the Rainbows website

Applicants are requested to submit their application form to Sharon Melia Craven,

National Co-Director, Rainbows Bereavement Support GB by email to

Closing date: 12 noon on the 6th June 2022

Interviews will be held during the week of 13th June 2022.

RAINBOWS DEVELOPMENT WORKERS / TRAINERS (Equivalent to 5 hrs a week; 40 week contract; term time only)

Required for September 2022



The essential purpose of this post is twofold:

1. To support the work of Rainbows currently operating in the schools across the regions.

2. To actively encourage additional schools in the region to ensure staff are trained in bereavement and loss issues and make use of Rainbows programmes as a proven and successful means of supporting children and young people through painful transitions in their lives.

It will be a requirement of the post that the successful candidate undergoes training to become a Rainbows Registered Director/Trainer.


It is essential that applicants are able to show that they have:

• An appropriate understanding of the issues surrounding bereavement and loss

• An empathy towards vulnerable children and adults

• A willingness to undergo training as a Rainbows Registered Director (Dates to be mutually agreed).

• The ability to communicate effectively and appropriately with parents, school staff and a wide range of professionals

• The confidence and ability to train staff in schools and other settings

• Time management skills and an ability to prioritise workload with minimal supervision.

• Computer literate, with an ability to create high quality newsletters, invitations and publicity materials, and to manage basic computer databases, using Microsoft Office.

• The ability to be self-motivated, to work alone and as part of a team

In addition, applicants should hold a current driving licence and have access to a car. The post is subject to an enhanced DBS (Disclosure and Barring Service) check.

While not essential, it will be desirable that applicants have an understanding of Rainbows groups in a school setting.

An hourly rate of £10.50 will be paid monthly over twelve months. Travel expenses will be paid from an agreed base within the region.


Applicants are requested to submit their application form to Sharon Melia Craven, National Co-Director, Rainbows Bereavement Support GB by email to

Closing date: 12 noon on the 6th June 2022 .

Interviews will be held during the week of 13th June 2022 at the Hallam Pastoral Centre, Sheffield

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