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26.06.2022 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 26th June 2022

SATURDAY 25th June

6pm Mass at Blessed William Richardson, Kiveton

Readings of the day: Lamentations 2:2,10-14,18-19; Psalm 73(74):1-7,20-21; Luke 2:41-51

SUNDAY 26th June.

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


1 Kings 19:16,19-21; Psalm 15(16):1-2,5,7-11; Galatians 5:1,13-18; Luke 9:51-62

Meeting ID: 865 8518 3549. Passcode: 490535

MONDAY: Amos 2:6-10,13-16; Psalm 49(50):16-23; Matthew 8:18-22

(Saint Cyril of Alexandria, Bishop, Doctor)

TUESDAY: 11.30 to 12.30 Hour of quiet prayer at Blessed William Richardson, Kiveton.

No Mass today

Amos 3:1-8,4:11-12; Psalm 5:5-8; Matthew 8:23-27

(Saint Irenaeus, Bishop, Martyr)


Acts 12:1-11; Psalm 33(34):2-9; 2 Timothy 4:6-8,17-18; Matthew 16:13-19

THURSDAY: No Mass today

Amos 7:10-17; Psalm 18(19):8-11; Matthew 9:1-8

(The First Martyrs of the See of Rome)

FRIDAY: Amos 8:4-6,9-12; Psalm 118(119):2,10,20,30,40,131; Matthew 9:9-13

(Saint Oliver Plunket, Bishop, Martyr)

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

Readings for the day:

Amos 9:11-15; Psalm 84(85): 9,11-14; Matthew 9:14-17

Next Sunday: 14th Sunday in Ordinary Time: 9.30am Mass in church with live zoom stream Readings:

Isaiah 66:10-14; Psalm 65(66):1-7,16,20; Galatians 6:14-18; Luke 10:1-12,17-20

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 all people of good will, that they may never lose hope in creating a more just world. Lord, in your mercy...

(Source: CAFOD Weekly prayers of intercession)


We welcome Fr. Eamonn, of the Spiritan Fathers, to celebrate our Mass this Saturday and Sunday.

THE POPE’ INTENTIONS FOR JUNE: Families We pray for Christian families around the world; may they embody and experience unconditional love and advance in holiness in their daily lives

RETIRING COLLECTION THIS WEEKEND: For the Spiritan Fathers who will also be celebrating Mass.

ZOOM MASSES: From July Mass will be live streamed via Zoom the first Sunday of each month for a 6 month period.

OFFICIAL TWITTER ACCOUNT FOR THE DIOCESE @HallamDioceseRC: We are excited to announce that the Diocese is now on Twitter! You would find the official account under the handle @HallamDioceseRC. Please follow!We hope that by following, it will connect you more into our local community, as you will find news, events, resources, prayers and inspiration to help you in your everyday life.Feel free to join in our conversation, share your views with us and help foster an even stronger sense of family within the Church. We are excited to have you!.

LECTIO DIVINA: Following an inspiring and lively focus on the Parable of the Sower in the first of this series of ecumenical gatherings the next meeting takes place at All Hallows Church, at Harthill at 7pm Thursday 7thJuly. All welcome.

FORMATION OPPORTUNITIES AT ST BEDE’S PASTORAL CENTRE, YORK: As midsummer approaches, we hope you are able to enjoy some time out in the summer sunshine along with the birds and flowers and bees and butterflies. This phase of the year between planting and harvesting is traditionally a time to take some rest where we can. May you be blessed with little gifts of pause and beauty as we journey through the height of these summer days.At St Bede’s there is still time to apply for the next Personal & Spiritual Development course, this course will allow you to Grow in personal awareness, spiritual practice & reflective living. And also the Training in Spiritual Conversation Skills course, which will guide you in the process of Learning to listen and respond to others more deeply.Both courses will start in the autumn term after the summer break. Contact St Bede’s for further information, application forms and to book your place:

CARMEL CARE: Volunteers Needed for Carmel Care

Do you have 2 hours a week to spare, would you like to support our community at the Carmel Care Centre? We are seeking committed and caring individuals to support our activity sessions on Tuesdays and Wednesdays. We are particularly interested in hearing from those who have a skill or interest to share with others, for example any kind of creative arts, music or baking? If you are interested and would like to find out more please contact Janet Kent on 07927 657462 or email Janet at The centre is based at

172 Dykes Hall Rd, Sheffield S6 4GS.

Carmel Care Centre welcomes new members

The Carmel Care Centre welcomes all members of the community to join us weekly on a Tuesday and Wednesday for lunch and activities, we are a caring and welcoming group with plenty of space for new members. To find out more please contact Janet Kent on 07927 657462 or email Janet at centre is based at 172 Dykes Hall Rd, Sheffield S6 4GS.

ESCORTED PILGRIMAGE TO KNOCK SHRINE, IRELAND: 25th July 2022. £699.00 per person sharing. Price includes flight with 10kg hand luggage, all transfers, 4 nights’ in Knock House Hotel with full board. All entertainment and excursions included. Day trips to Westport, Ballintubber Abbey, Croagh Patrick, Fr. Peyton Centre & National Museum. Single supplement £100.00. Contact Patricia on 01268 762 278 or 07740 175557 or email Knock Pilgrimages is fully protected by ATOL T7613.


Help the Poor in these days of rapidly rising costs and more and more people cannot afford food, please continue to donate to charities such as Dinnington and Kiveton Food Banks, The Street People and CAFOD.

Help the Environment consider buying food close to its use by date from Food Works Sheffield and the toogoodtogo App

Live Simply consider switching to Environmentally friendly cleaning products.

More information is on the leaflet in church and on St. Joseph's website

MOOC ON THEOLOGY AND PRACTICE OF SYNODALITY: Are you ready to learn more about the theology and practice of Synodality? We are excited to announce that the first course in the new MOOC, “Theology and Practice of Synodality" will be offered online in July 2022. Over a period of three weeks, different topics on Common discernment and Decision making in the Church will be covered.This course is part of a larger project to accompany formation for more than 100,000 people who have been called to this process of ecclesial renewal. All of the courses will be offered free of charge in several languages—Spanish, English, Portuguese, French and Italian.The world is changing. Our Church is changing. But we are not alone in this transformation. We have been called to participate in the renewal of our Church, and this course will help us do just that. For the registration and more information get in touch at

WORLD YOUTH DAY, Lisbon, August 2023. Hallam Diocese is taking 35 young people aged 17 - 30 to WYD next year. This is a great experience of Church where young people from every continent gather to celebrate their Catholic Faith in the presence of the Pope. If you would like to join us or want more information email Sue, our Hallam Youth Ministry Director for an information pack:

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 Please also see separately on St Joseph’s website Bishop Ralph’s letter about streamed masses from Lourdes and information about St Bernadette’s Relics visit to the Diocese in October this year.

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.

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 and Christine Handley, Robert Hume, Sophie Hughes, Des Jenkinson, Owen 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




A Catholic Voluntary Academy


Headteacher: Miss L.J. Atkinson

Lidgett Lane, Dinnington, Sheffield S25 2QD Tel: 01909 550123 01909 560283 E mail:

Are you passionate about children’s learning?


Teaching Assistant Level 3 SEN

[Temporary until July 2023 with a view to becoming permanent]

Required from 1st September 2022 or as soon as possible after that. Band E Scale Point 7 (£20,444 pro rata) 30 hours per week [8.45am - 3.15pm]

St Joseph’s Catholic Primary School is friendly and welcoming with supportive parents and enthusiastic pupils encouraged to ‘Be the best that they can be’.

Ofsted rating ‘Good’ May 2021 and RE Inspection ‘Good’ May 2017.

St Joseph’s School is situated in the heart of

. The school is part of the Diocese of Halllam. The school is set in extensive grounds with large playing fields and woodland, which provides an

excellent learning environment.

Check out our website for more information about the school

The Governors of St Joseph’s Catholic Primary School are looking to appoint an experienced Level 3 TA. The successful applicant will initially work 1:1 with children with SEND or with small groups across school. This role involves working with the SENCo and teachers to plan provision to provide classroom and intervention support for individual children with specific needs.

We will offer you:

  • an exciting opportunity to work in a school with a strong Catholic ethos.

  • wonderful children who enjoy learning at our school.

  • talented, supportive and innovative staff.

  • high quality opportunities to develop professionally through our high impact CPD programme.

  • career progression through an individual development programme.

The Governors are looking for an ambitious teaching assistant who:

  • has experience of working with children with SEMH/ SENd on a 1:1 or as part of a small group

  • will fully support the Catholic ethos of the school.

  • will put the children’s needs before their own.

  • is highly motivated and self-driven.

  • can fully engage with professional development opportunities.

  • is first aid trained (or willing to go to the relevant training)

  • is prepared to give whatever it takes to ensure that all children achieve.

Visits to the school warmly welcomed (See below).

Further Information: Please contact Victoria McCurrach ( for an application form, further

information or to arrange a visit

Closing Date: 1st July 2022 Interview: w/c 11th July 2022

Please note candidates MUST complete a Catholic Education Service (CES) support staff application form

Or a paper copy which is available on request from the school office. Completed forms should be returned to the school office or via

We are committed to safeguarding and protecting our children and young people at St Joseph’s Catholic School. All posts are subject to a safer recruitment process which includes enhanced criminal records and barring checks, scrutiny of employment history, robust referencing and other vetting checks.

Our safeguarding system is underpinned by a range of policies and procedures which encourage and promote safe working practice across St Joseph’s Catholic Primary School. On joining, you will be required to undergo continuous professional development to maintain safe working practice and to safeguard our children and young people.

Dinnington. It is part of the Metropolitan Borough of Rotherham, as a border

town, it is almost equidistant from Sheffield to Rotherham, and about 5 miles from Worksop


An exciting opportunity has arisen to join this excellent team of counsellors working across schools and parishes within the Hallam Diocese.

If you are a qualified counsellor and are interested in finding out more,

please contact Bernie Ware:

Tel: 07980406198


Safeguarding Trustee

Voluntary Role

To commence as soon as possible

The Roman Catholic Diocese of Hallam comprises of 54 parishes and 47 schools in South Yorkshire and parts of Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire.

The Diocese is looking to recruit a Safeguarding Trustee to join and support the Board on Safeguarding matters and Chair the Safeguarding Sub Committee. The successful candidate will work in partnership with the Safeguarding team, Trustees, priests and external organisations ensuring that regulatory, advisory and scrutiny functions are carried out effectively.

Previous significant experience of working in a safeguarding role either in statutory services or relevant voluntary agency is required, ideally with an appropriate professional qualification.

Trustees of the Diocese of Hallam are Catholics in good standing with the Church and operate on a voluntary basis. The Board of Trustees meet eight times per year and the Safeguarding Sub Committee meet six times per year.

This is a volunteer post.

Closing date: noon Friday 8th July.

Interviews will be held in Sheffield, week commencing 11th July.

Further details may be obtained from Mrs Jessica Moylan –

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