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23.04.2023 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 23rd April 2023

Third Sunday of Easter (Year A)

SATURDAY 22nd. 6pm Mass at Blessed William Richardson Church, Kiveton

(For Marie Teesdale and Carmel Perr)

Readings for the day: Acts 6:1-7; Psalm 32(33):1-2,4-5,18-19; John 6:16-21

SUNDAY: 9.30am Mass in St Joseph’s

Readings :

Acts 2:14,22-33; Psalm 15(16):1-2,5,7-11; 1 Peter 1:17-21; Luke 24:13-35


No Mass today

Apocalypse 12:10-12; Psalm 125(126); Romans 5:1-5; John 15:18-21


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

7pm Mass in the parish rooms

1 Peter 5:5-14; Psalm 88(89):2-3,6-7,16-17; Mark 16:15-20

WEDNESDAY: No Mass today

Acts 8:1-8; Psalm 65(66):1-7; John 6:35-40

THURSDAY: 8.30am Mass in the parish rooms

Acts 8:26-40; Psalm 65(66):8-9,16-17,20; John 6:44-51

FRIDAY: No Mass today

Acts 9:1-20; Psalm 116(117); John 6:52-59

(Saint Peter Chanel, Priest, Martyr or Saint Louis Marie Grignion de Montfort, Priest)

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

Readings for the day: 1 John 1:5-2:2; Psalm 102(103):1-4,8-9,13-14,17-18;

(Saint Catherine of Siena, Virgin, Doctor)

Next Sunday: 4th Sunday of Easter: 9.30am Mass in St. Joseph’s.


Acts 2:14,36-41; Psalm 22(23); 1 Peter 2:20-25; John 10:1-10

PARISH PRAYER FOR THE WEEK: We pray for migrants and refugees: that they may be treated with dignity and brought to a place of welcome and safety. Lord, in your mercy...…(Source: CAFOD Weekly Prayers of Intercession)


MISSIONARY APPEAL: We welcome sister Stella Maris of the Daughters of Divine Love who will speak to us at our Masses this weekend about the work they do with less privileged people in society. They are an International congregation founded in Nigeria in 1969 and are members of the Missionary Sisters of England and Wales. There will be a retiring collection following Mass to support the work of the Sisters.

HALLAM DIOCESAN PILGRIMAGE TO OUR LADY’S SHRINE, WALSINGHAM: Saturday 22nd July 2023. Coopers Coach (Killamarsh), will depart from St Joseph’s Dinnington at 07:40, St Helen’s Oldcotes at 08:00, St Joseph the Worker, Worksop at 08:20 and St Joseph’s Retford at 08:50. Coach fares: Adult £25, Child/Student £12.50. Itinerary:- Comfort Stop en route, to arrive in Walsingham approx.12:15pm. There is an (OPTIONAL) Meal arranged to be served at 1pm in Elmham House for those who wish to pre-order. The meal is 2-course with 3 choices of Menu for Main and Dessert +Tea and Coffee. Adult £15 - Child Menu £7.50 ages 4 to16. Children under 4 Free. After lunch, at 2:15pm the Procession will be led by Bishop Ralph from Friday Market to the Shrine Basilica. Pilgrims with mobility impairment or for other reasons who wish not to walk will be transported by coach to the Shrine. The Vigil Mass will be Celebrated in the Shrine Basilica at 4.00pm. Depart Walsingham at 5.30pm for the return journey. Please see the Posters in Church for all the details. If you do choose to pre-book a meal please write your Choices of Menu and place the Payment, together with the Coach Fare in an envelope with your Name, Contact number/email and Parish clearly labelled. This can be given to either Marian Johnson or Catherine Brown (St Joseph’s, Retford). (Cheques made payable to Catherine Brown). Receipts will be issued to confirm your Booking.

CORONATION MASS: A Deanery Mass for the Coronation of King Charles III will take place

on that Friday 5th May, at 6pm, in St Mary Magdalene, Maltby. All are welcome to attend.

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).

FAIRER BENEFITS AND AN END TO THE NEED FOR FOODBANKS: A fairer benefits system that eliminates the need for charitable food aid will be the headline topic at the annual meeting of Church Action on Poverty (CAP) in Sheffield.The local group of the national ecumenical Christian social justice charity, whose supporters include the Diocese of Hallam, will hear from Maria Marshall, from the Independent Food Aid Network, the charity campaigning for a country without the need for charitable food aid where adequate and nutritious food is affordable to all.CAP’s AGM takes place at 7pm on Thursday April 27 at the Central United Reform Church, 60 Norfolk Street, Sheffield, S1 2JB.All are welcome to attend.

PLANNING SYNOD MEETING: We are having a gathering up on what's been going on over the last year since the last big meeting. There will be a planning meeting to think about this.

Anyone who wants to contribute for the planning meeting can come to the PC on the 17th of May at 7pm, join by zoom or send your contributions to the formation and mission team.

Please email us at and let us know how you want to participate.

2023 HOLY LAND PILGRIMAGE: Hallam. Bishop Ralph Heskett CSsR, Bishop of Hallam, will lead a pilgrimage to the Holy Land from 16th to 23rd October 2023.The pilgrimage departing Manchester on 16th October 2023, will include visits to The Church of the Annunciation, Mount Tabor the site of theTransfiguration of Jesus, and Capernaum, the home of St Peter.Pilgrims can pray at The Church of the Beatitudes, visit the site of the multiplication of the loaves and fishes at Tabgha and the Primacy of Peter site, before enjoying a boat trip on the Sea of Galilee. After visiting the Church of the Pater Noster, pilgrims descend the Mount of Olives, via the Palm Sunday route to the Church of Dominus Flavit. St Peter’s in Gallicantu, the Palace of Caiaphas, Mount Zion, St Anne’s Church. The pools of Bethesda and the Chapel of the Cenacle are also included.In Bethlehem pilgrims visit the Basilica of the Nativity: St Catherine’s Church and the Shepherd’s Fields. The Birthplace of John the Baptist in Ein Karim and the Church of the Visitation are also included. Mass is offered each day at one of the locations visited. For further details of pilgrimage arrangements, costs etc please contact:

Joe McNally at:

Telephone: 0114 236 4076 Mobile: 07891072858


Live In Solidarity with the Poor

Sign the CAFOD petition to help small farmers and to Fix the Food System

Live Sustainably with Creation

News – A new community woodland is being created in Dinnington for the community to enjoy and to help us to achieve net-zero by 2030.

Live Simply

Make compost and turn garden waste into a brilliant fertiliser and soil improver for your garden.

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 . Enquiries 07724 650066 or 01302 247910. £840.00 per person 6 nights Full Boad (excl. Insurance) flying from Leeds Bradford Airport direct to Lourdes. Booking forms available at the back of church.

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 for details.

THE POPE’S INTENTIONS FOR APRIL: For a culture of peace and non-violence We pray for the spread of peace and non-violence, by decreasing the use of weapons by States and citizens.

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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