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25.02.2024 Newsletter

St Joseph’s, Dinnington         Parish Priest: Fr. Andy              Tel: 01909 562664

Weekend Masses:

 Sunday 9.30am at St Joseph’s;  

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



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 25th February  2024

  The Second  Sunday of Lent. (Year B)

SATURDAY 24th February

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

Readings for the day:

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

Sunday: 9.30am Mass in St Joseph’s

(Mass for thanksgiving for Margaret O’Rourke and Kitty Finnerty - birthdays)

Genesis 22:1-2,9-13,15-18;   Psalm 115(116):10,15-19

Romans 8:31-34;   Mark 9:2-10

MONDAY:  No Mass today

Daniel 9:4-10;   Psalm 78(79):8-9,11,13;   Luke 6:36-38


11.30am Hour of Quiet Prayer at Kiveton this week

7pm  Mass in the parish rooms

Isaiah 1:10,16-20;   Psalm 49(50):8-9,16-17,21,23;   Matthew 23:1-12

(Saint Gregory of Narek, Abbot and Doctor of the Church)

WEDNESDAY:  No Mass today

6pm Sacrament of Reconciliation for First Holy Communion Children in the  Parish Rooms

Jeremiah 18:18-20;   Psalm 30(31):5-6,14-16;   Matthew 20:17-28

THURSDAY:  8.30am Mass in the parish rooms

Jeremiah 17:5-10;   Psalm 1:1-4,6;   Luke 16:19-31


No Mass today

Philippians 3:8-14;   Psalm 1:1-4,6;   Matthew 5:13-16


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

Micah 7:14-15,18-20;   Psalm 102(103):1-4,9-12;   Luke 15:1-3,11-32

Next Sunday: The Third Sunday of Lent (Year B)


Exodus 20:1-17;   Psalm 18(19):8-11;   1 Corinthians 1:22-25;   John 2:13-25

PARISH PRAYER FOR THE WEEK:  We pray for everyone who struggles to get enough food to eat. May God guide us all to share what we can and to work together so that everyone may look to the future with hope.     Lord, in your mercy...

(Source: CAFOD Weekly prayers of intercession)


THE POPE’S INTENTION FOR FEBRUARY:  For the terminally ill

We pray that those with a terminal illness, and their families, receive the necessary physical and spiritual care and accompaniment.


RETIRING COLLECTION:  There will be  retiring collections after weekend Masses this week for CAFOD Family Fast Day.

LENTEN  COURSE: Meeting at 7pm for 7.30pm start, please see listed below the dates and venues for the Lenten 2024 group in Dinnington:  

 29th Feb - St Joseph's (led by St Joseph's)

7th March - St Joseph's (led by St Leonard's)

14th March- The Bridge (led by The Bridge - New Life Church, 7 Silverdales)

21st March - St Leonard's (Led by Les Clark)

ECUMENICAL LENTEN GROUP:  The next 2 dates for the Kiveton and area group are:

Thursday 7pm on 29th February - All Hallows Church, Harthill and the following week

Thursday 7pm,on 7th March at Wales Methodist Church. all welcome. Further dates to be announced.

THE FREEDOM PROGRAMME: The Freedom Programme is for women who are experiencing or have previously experienced domestic abuse, it is an 11-week programme delivered in an environment that is safe, caring and relaxed. It is taking place at;

Carmel Care

172 Dykes Hall Road, S64GS

Starting Wednesday 3rd April at 12-1.30pm 

The aim of the programme is to;

• Provide information that will help you

understand abuse.

• Help you to recognise the beliefs held

by abusive men.

• Assist you to meet other women with

similar life experiences.

• Help build your confidence and self-


• Help you recognise future abusers and

move on to abuse free lives.

• Provide the information in a

confidential and safe environment.

 To discuss the programme in confidence call Jacqui on 07309 858 955, email or Janet at Caritas Hallam on 07927 657462 email


The Diocesan Communications group would like to broaden its membership so that it is more representative of people from all over the diocese. The group currently meets monthly for about 60 minutes. If you have any skills or experience in journalism, website development or social media content generation and are willing to share your knowledge and experience we would love to hear from you. Contact Arthi Fernando for more information or to express your interest in joining the group.


Live Simply and Sustainably with Creation 

Turn your back on Fast Fashion - buy fewer new clothes and buy good quality clothes that will last.

Live in Solidarity with the Poor

Family Fast Day is Fri 23rd February, every penny counts, please give what you can at the weekend Masses retiring collections.

PLEASE REMEMBER OUR SICK: Maureen Appley;  George Blow & his Grandma,  Victoria Broughton, Christopher Browne, Eileen Butterfield,  Jim Chandler,  Sam Cleasby, Betty Delaney, Gillian Gee, Robert Hume, Sophie Hughes, Owen Jenkinson;  Sheila Kobyluch; Ged Krotki, Kumba, Isabel Main-Reade, Haylen Markillie, Charlie Massarella,  John Parker, Emma Pearson (Glen’s daughter),  Annie Reynolds,  Maria Senogles; Sandra Sherratt, Olive Stafford, Robert Stock, Pat Vickers, Teresa Williams, Michel and Teddy.





We are looking for a Safeguarding Training Officer who will be an integral part of the Safeguarding Team and share in the responsibility to keep children, young people and vulnerable adults safe.  


The role will contribute to the development of and ensure the implementation of the diocesan safeguarding training strategy across the whole Diocese and will organise and deliver a rolling programme of safeguarding training to a wide range of stakeholders including office holders, employees and volunteers.  


You should be a qualified, experienced professional who combines experience of safeguarding work and training delivery with approachability and a readiness to respond to a range of individuals across the Diocese.


Salary £28,500 - £30,639 (based on experience)

Full time, 35 hours per week, or available part time as a job share includes evening and/or weekend working for training delivery

10% employer contribution to pension

Generous holiday entitlement

Based at Diocesan Church House in Rotherham but with hybrid working from home


Further information and an application form can be found on our website


Please send your completed application form to


Closing date: Monday 26th February 2024 at 5pm

Interviews: Monday 11th March 2024


For an informal discussion contact Siân Checkley on


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