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27.08.2023 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 27th August 2023

21st Sunday in Ordinary Time (Year A)


SATURDAY 26th August 6pm Mass at Blessed William Richardson Church, Kiveton

Readings for the day:

Ruth 2:1-3,8-11,4:13-17; Psalm 127(128):1-5; Matthew 23:1-12

(Blessed Dominic of the Mother of God (Dominic Barberi), Priest)

SUNDAY: 9.30am Mass in St Joseph’s

Readings :

Isaiah 22:19-23; Psalm 137(138):1-3,6,8;

Romans 11:33-36; Matthew 16:13-20

MONDAY: No Mass today

1 Thessalonians 1:1-5,8-10; Psalm 149:1-6,9; Matthew 23:13-22

(Saint Augustine, Bishop, Doctor)


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

7pm Mass in the parish rooms

1 Thessalonians 2:1-8; Psalm 138(139):1-3,4-6; Mark 6:17-29

WEDNESDAY: No Mass today

1 Thessalonians 2:9-13; Psalm 138(139):7-12; Matthew 23:27-32

(Saints Margaret Clitherow, Anne Line, and Margaret Ward, Martyrs)

THURSDAY: 8.30pm Mass in the parish rooms

1 Thessalonians 3:7-13; Psalm 89(90):3-4,12-14,17; Matthew 24:42-51

(Saint Aidan, Bishop and Missionary, and the saints of Lindisfarne)

FRIDAY: No Mass today

1 Thessalonians 4:1-8; Psalm 96(97):1-2,5-6,10-12; Matthew 25:1-13

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

Readings for the day:

1 Thessalonians 4:9-11; Psalm 97(98):1,7-9; Matthew 25:14-30

Next Sunday: 22nd Sunday in Ordinary Time

9.30am Mass in St. Joseph’s.


Jeremiah 20:7-9; Psalm 62(63):2-6,8-9; Romans 12:1-2; Matthew 16:21-27

PARISH PRAYER FOR THE WEEK: We pray for all those affected by violence, political unrest, storms, floods and fires. May God grant us wisdom to care for each other and our common home, so that all people may live in safety and flourish. Lord, in your mercy...Lord, in your mercy.……..

(Source: CAFOD Weekly prayers of intercession)

THE POPE’S INTENTION FOR AUGUST: For World Youth Day We pray the World Youth Day in Lisbon will help young people to live and witness the Gospel in their own lives.


DES JENKINSON RIP: Des has been on our sick list for some time and the family have

informed us that he has died. Further information isn’t available at this time but we keep Des and the family in our prayers.

HALLAM DIOCESE MISSION MASS: A Mass is to be celebrated by Missio and the Mill Hill

Missionaries at St Peter in Chains, Doncaster on Saturday 23rd September at 12 noon.

Followed by guest speaker Fr Emmanuel Mbeh. MHM. Refreshments are provided but please feel free to bring a packed lunch. Email or telephone 07593 544625 for queries or to confirm attendance. All welcome.

SEASON OF CREATION: Catholic Dioceses across the UK are preparing in various ways for the upcoming Season of Creation, (September1st - October 4th).

These include using special penitential rites and bidding prayers for Sunday Masses, holding services celebrating and thanking God for Creation, saying rosaries and novenas, and organising parish and Diocesan walks.

The ancient practice of pilgrimage, honoured by many of the world's great faiths, has a renewed focus in this age of climate and ecological emergency. Walking together with intention, mindfulness and prayer creates a different pace and place in relationship to the earth and with each other.

There are already 'Pilgrimages for the Planet' arranged for 9th September in London, Glasgow, Bristol and Merseyside.

In Sheffield there will be an afternoon riverside walk along Porter Brook from Endcliffe Park to Forge Dam and back on Saturday 9th September, meeting outside Endcliffe Park Cafe at 2pm. An opportunity to come together in thanksgiving and enjoyment of lovely surroundings. For more information contact Columba at

There will be an ecumenical circular walk with stops for reflection and prayer from Grindleford Station on the afternoon of Saturday 23rd September. This is organised by Green Christian - more details from

VOLUNTEERING OPPORTUNITY AT CARMEL CARE: We are in need of a volunteer to support the delivery of lunches for our group on a Thursday between 10.30 and 1.30. If you can help us please get in touch.

For more information, please contact Janet on 07927657462

SONGS OF PRAISE: On Sunday the 3rd of September at 3pm Blessed William Richardson

Church, Kiveton, is hosting an afternoon of Songs of Praise. This Ecumenical event includes

Anglican Churches from Harthill, Thorpe Salvin and Wales and Wales Methodists. Please

come and join us for an uplifting afternoon of hymns and praise followed by afternoon tea. All welcome.


4 – 8pm Monday 28th August at Dinnington Methodist Church, Laughton Road, S25 2PS

Open to everyone and hosted by Dinnington churches. BBQ, games and a chance to have your say on what Dinnington needs. See posters and flyers at the back of church (at St Joseph’s)

LOST CHORD: At the Methodist church in Wales a new meeting each month is starting up. It will be led by Lost Chord, an innovative charity dedicated to improving the quality of life and well-being of those living with dementia using interactive musical stimuli. It will be from 12.00 to 1.30 with soup and rolls. There will be a Singalong with old favourites. It will be open to anyone with dementia from a home or anyone who is lonely etc. It will start on 14th Sept.

THE LIGHT PROJECT - Programmes for women:

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:-

St Vincent's Mission Hub, Solly St, Sheffield City Centre, Sheffield S1 4DE

From Tuesday 10th October 2023 at 1.30pm

Free Wellbeing Course for Women

A free six-week course for a happier and more relaxed you.

Starting for six weekly sessions from Wednesday 4th October 2023 online at 6pm -7pm

Join us to explore;

- Emotional Self-care – Emotional self-care allows us to take time for the benefit of our health and well-being.

- Thinking about putting your own needs first - building your resilience.

- Being more assertive and setting boundaries – so that you can communicate better and more effectively at home and work.

- Stress and relaxation techniques – learning new skills for a more relaxed you.

- Build resilience and recover from trauma – To move forward in our life.

Come and join us for these relaxed, friendly and supportive sessions!

For more information Contact Janet Kent on 07927657462 or email at

PLEASE REMEMBER OUR SICK: Maureen Appley; George Blow & his Grandma, Christopher Browne, Eileen Butterfield, Jim Chandler, Sam Cleasby, Peggy Cummins, Betty Delaney, Gillian Gee, Robert Hume, Sophie Hughes, 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, Teresa Williams and Michel

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