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27.03.2022 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 27th March 2022

(Fourth Sunday in Lent Year C)

SATURDAY 26th March: 6pm Mass (for Sunday) at Blessed William Richardson, Kiveton Readings for the day:

Hosea 5:15-6:6; Psalm 50(51):3-4,18-21; Psalm 50(51):3-4,18-21

SUNDAY 27th March : 9.30am Mass in St. Joseph’s (with live zoom stream)

Meeting ID: 857 5077 6303 Passcode: 874329


Joshua 5:9-12; Psalm 33(34):2-7; 2 Corinthians 5:17-21; Luke 15:1-3,11-32

MONDAY: Isaiah 65:17-21; Psalm 29(30):2,4-6,11-13; John 4:43-54

TUESDAY: 7pm Mass in the parish rooms

Ezekiel 47:1-9,12; Psalm 45(46):2-3,5-6,8-9; John 5:1-3,5-16

WEDNESDAY: Isaiah 49:8-15; Psalm 144(145):8-9,13b-14,17-18; John 5:17-30

THURSDAY: 8.30 am Mass in the parish rooms

Exodus 32:7-14; Psalm 105(106):19-23; John 5:31-47

FRIDAY: Wisdom 2:1,12-22; Psalm 33(34):16,18,19-21,23; John 7:1-2,10,25-30

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

Readings for the day: Jeremiah 11:18-20; Psalm 7:2-3,9-12; John 7:40-52

(Saint Francis of Paola, hermit)

Next Sunday: Fifth Sunday of Lent

9.30am Mass in church with live zoom stream

Readings: Isaiah 43:16-21; Psalm 125(126); Philippians 3:8-14; John 8:1-11

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


We pray for the people of Ukraine and for peace in Europe and the World. Silent prayer will continue in St Joseph’s 11-12 Saturday mornings throughout lent until Holy Week

AID FOR UKRAINE: Jamie Turner will give a talk at Mass on 3rd April about his journey to deliver donations from the Parish to Ukraine.

THE POPE’S INTENTIONS FOR MARCH: A Christian Response to Bioethical Challenges We pray for Christians facing new bioethical challenges; may they continue to defend the dignity of all human life with prayer and action

THE POPE’S INTENTIONS FOR APRIL: Health Care Workers We pray for health care workers who serve the sick and the elderly, especially in the poorest countries; may they be adequately supported by governments and local communities.

CAFOD: Walk Against Hunger Lent 2022: A big well done to all who participated in the Parish sponsored walk. £513 has been raised so far and Fr Andy has walked a whopping 150K. It’s not too late to donate if you haven’t already done so. For more info speak to Chris Parrott.

CHURCH CLEANING: We need some church cleaners please. The rota gives a month to each person(s) and there are two months we still need to fill. March this year is taken care of, but we need some volunteers for July this year and March next year going forward. Please either just write your name on the rota in the church porch or contact Anne-Marie Carroll 07841-38633. Thank you.

UKRAINE CRISIS: Co-ordinator required to oversee responses in the Diocese and collate relevant information and liaise with appropriate bodies. The post is on a Voluntary basis.Job description and application form from Anna Portaluri

ECUMENICAL LENTEN GROUPS 2022: Based on the Joy of the Gospel the meetings will take place at 7pm on Mondays during Lent as follows:

28th March St John the Baptist, Wales

4th April St Peter’s, Thorpe Salvin.

Everybody welcome.

2022 DIOCESAN PILGRIMAGE TO LOURDES: Friday 24th June – Thursday 30th June (6 nights) £765.00 Full Board flying from Doncaster Airport. Insurance £33. No tests or forms are required for travel – pilgrims just need to be fully vaccinated and have the NHS Covid Travel Pass.

ST WILFRID’S CENTRE 20p for 2022 fundraising campaign: Following a difficult two years keeping the Centre open throughout a pandemic and supporting vulnerable, isolated and homeless adults in Sheffield, 2022 seems a good time to celebrate with an ambitious fundraising campaign. Please encourage anyone you know to collect 20p and £2 coins to support our valuable work. Download the template to make your own St Wilfrid’s Centre Collection Box and fill it with 20p coins. 1 or 1.5 million coins can make a difference to our clients' lives. Visit:

THE UNIVERSE CATHOLIC WEEKLY: is thrilled to announce that we have launched a new online newspaper with the full support of our first subscriber none other than His Eminence Cardinal Vincent Nichols. Order your Digital 4 weeks FREE trial supply by calling Michelle on 0743 661 7650 or email:


Help the Poor: Sign up for the Walk for Hunger in Lent. Buy Fairtrade goods and join the Campaign for Climate Justice

Help the Environment: Sign up to Rotherham Climate Action and call for Rotherham to declare a Climate Emergency. Put out food, water and nesting materials for the birds

Live Simply: Recycle, Repair, Reuse

See the information leaflet in church

JOB OPPORTUNITIES. Please see below.

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



An exciting opportunity has arisen to join this excellent team of counsellors working across schools and parishes within the Hallam Diocese. We would particularly welcome applications from Counsellors who would be willing to work in the Chesterfield area.

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

please contact Bernie Ware:

Tel: 07980406198

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