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26.02.2023 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: andyjgraydon@gmail.com Website: www.stjosephsdinnington.com


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 26th February 2023

1st Sunday of Lent (Year A)


SATURDAY 25th February 2023

6pm Mass at Blessed William Richardson Church, Kiveton

Readings for the day:

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


SUNDAY 26th February : 9.30am Mass in St Joseph’s

Readings:

Genesis 2:7-9,3:1-7; Psalm 50(51):3-6,12-14,17; Romans 5:12-19; Matthew 4:1-11


MONDAY: No Mass today

Leviticus 19:1-2,11-18; Psalm 18(19):8-10,15; Matthew 25:31-46

(Blessed William Richardson; Saint Gregory of Narek, Abbot and Doctor of the Church)


TUESDAY: No evening Mass today

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


WEDNESDAY: SAINT DAVID’S DAY

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


THURSDAY:

8.30am Mass in the parish rooms

6.30pm First Holy Communion Prepartion Group Meeting in the parish rooms

Esther 4:17; Psalm 137(138):1-3,7-8; Matthew 7:7-12


FRIDAY: No Mass today

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


SATURDAY:

Mass at 6pm Mass at Blessed William Richardson Church, Kiveton

Readings for the day:

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

(Saint Casimir)


Next Sunday: 2nd Sunday of Lent. 9.30 Mass in St. Joseph’s.

Readings:

Genesis 12:1-4; Psalm 32(33):4-5,18-20,22; 2 Timothy 1:8-10; Matthew 17:1-9


PARISH PRAYER FOR THE WEEK: We pray for all those whose crops and land are affected by the climate crisis, that they may have strength and hope as they work to adapt to these urgent challenges. 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 Inercession)


NOTICES


TUKEY/SYRIA APPEAL: The total collected over the last two weekends for the DEC(Turkey/Syria Quake Appeal) came to £661.27. Thank you.


CAFOD FAMILY FAST DAY – LENT APPEAL: This Lent, your donations to CAFOD’s Family Fast Day Appeal will help families fighting the climate crisis and ensure that our Church network can quickly respond to emergencies, like the recent earthquake in Syria and Turkey. Give today using the envelope or at cafod.org.uk/give and please join us in praying for CAFOD’s development and emergency response work all over the world. CAFOD Family Fast Day 3 March. There will be a second collection on 4th and 5th March. To donate either use the envelope or at cafod.org.uk/give and please pray for CAFOD’s development and emergency response work all over the world. There have been a lot of second collections recently so please just give what you can.


LENTEN MEETINGS:

Kiveton: Weekly Ecumenical meetings are taking place at 7pm throughout March beginning Thursday 2nd March at Blessed William Richardson Church, Kiveton.

Dinnington: Local Anglican Church’s are running a Lenten Course with a focus on the classic film ‘Casablanca’. Each session is a mix of film clips, bible study and reflection. It's a 5 week course Wednesdays at 7.30pm as follows:St. James’ - South Anston; 1st March, ‘Exit Papers’; The Bridge New Life Church - Dinnington, 8th March, Of all the gin joints in all the towns in all the world..”.; St. George’s - Woodsetts, 15th March, “We’ll always have Paris”. South Anston Methodist Church, 22nd March, “I stick my neck out for nobody”. St Leonard’s - Dinnington, 29th March, “Welcome back to the fight”.

WHAT’S APP GROUP: There is a lively Parish ‘Whats App‘ group ( approximately 70 people currently ) which was expanded during Covid and was a lifeline for many people. If you would like to be added to the group send a text to Monica on 07813920844 with your details. Your telephone must be ‘what’s app’ ready. It would also be useful whilst you are doing that to share an email address as well if you have one.

THE DEAKIN AND WITHERS FUND: Grants of up to £750 are available for women over 40 years old who are single, divorced, widowed, in need or hardship and active members of a Church. The money can be used to pay utility bills or for household items, but it cannot go towards anything that has already been paid for or holidays. Applications can be made directly via http://www.sycf.org.uk/deakinandwithersfund, or if you would like more information or support to apply, please get in touch with Judith Sherratt 07474 570654.

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 www.hallam-lourdes.com . Enquiries 07724 650066 or 01302 247910. £840.00 per person 6 nights Full Boad (excl. Insurance) flying from Leeds Bradford Airport direct to Lourdes.

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 smcdonald@hallam-diocese.com for details.

LIVE SIMPLY FEBRUARY

Live Simply Tyres are the biggest source of microplastic pollution in our rivers and seas. Use eco-driving methods to reduce your impact.

Live Sustainably with Creation Good News –Single use plastics such as plastic plates, cutlery and trays from retailers, takeaways and food vendors will be banned in England from October.

Live in Solidarity with the Poor

Pray for people in the UK who are in debt because of the cost of living crisis and for low income countries whose economies are crippled by debt.

For more information see the leaflet in church and the parish website

LENTEN DAY OF REFLECTION: Fr Dennis McBride CSsR will be leading a day of reflection on Saturday 4th March at Whirlow Grange Spirituality Centre, Sheffield 10-4. The event is free but partici[ants should bring their own packed lunch. Bookings can be made on the Formation and Mission Eventbrite page. See link below.

SYNOD NEXT STEPS IN HALLAM: Saturday 25th March at Blessed Trinity, Wickersley, 10.00-2.00. “You’ve read the Continental Srage Document, yopu’ve thought about it, you’ve responded to it, lets get together and hear from each other about how synodality is developing in your parish. The event is free but partici[ants should bring their own packed lunch. Bookings can be made on the Formation and Mission Eventbrite page. See link below.

THE POPE’S INTENTIONS FOR FEBRUARY: For parishes We pray that parishes, placing communion at the center, may increasingly become communities of faith, fraternity and welcome towards those most in need.

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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