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30-01-22 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 30th January 2022

(4th Sunday in Ordinary time Year C)

Saturday 29th January: 6pm Mass at Blessed William Richardson, Kiveton

(For Sunday)

Readings for the day:

2 Samuel 12:1-7,10-17; Psalms 51:12-13, 14-15, 16-17; Mark 4:35-41

Sunday 30th January: 9.30am Mass in St. Joseph’s (with live zoom stream)

Meeting ID: 847 8346 1769 Passcode: 942923


Jeremiah 1:4-5, 17-19; Psalms 71:1-2, 3-4, 5-6, 15-17;

1 Corinthians 12:31-13:13 Or 1 Corinthians 13:4-13; Luke 4:21-30

Monday: 2 Samuel 15:13-14,30,16:5-13; Psalm 3:2-8; Mark 5:1-20

(Saint John Bosco, Priest)

Tuesday: 7pm Mass in the Parish rooms

2 Samuel 18:9-10,14,24-25,30-19:3; Psalm 85(86):1-6; Mark 5:21-43

Wednesday: The Presentation of the Lord

Malachi 3:1-4; Psalm 23(24):7-10; Luke 2:22-40

Thursday: 8.30am Mass in the Parish rooms

1 Kings 2:1-4,10-12; 1 Chronicles 29:10-12; Mark 6:7-13

Friday: Ecclesiasticus 47:2-13; Psalm 17(18):31,47,50-51; Mark 6:14-29

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

Readings for the day: 1 Kings 3:4-13; Psalm 118(119):9-14; Mark 6:30-34

(Saint Agatha, Virgin, Martyr)

Next Sunday: 5th Sunday in Ordinary time

Readings: Isaiah 6:1-2,3-8; Psalm 137(138):1-5,7-8;

1 Corinthians 15:1-11; Luke 5:1-11

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


THE POPE’S INTENTIONS FOR JANUARY: For true human fraternity

We pray for all those suffering from religious discrimination and persecution; may their own rights and dignity be recognized, which originate from being brothers and sisters in the human family.

THE POPE’S INTENTIONS FOR FEBRUARY: For religious sisters and consecrated women

We pray for religious sisters and consecrated women; thanking them for their mission and their courage; may they continue to find new responses to the challenges of our times.


PARISH REVIEW: The review of the responses to our parish questionnaire is now available to read. Please see separate item on the website or it can also be viewed on What’s App.


29 January 2022 St Michael and All Angels, Wombwell 10:00-12:30

5 February 2022 All Saints Catholic High School, Sheffield 10:00-12:30

19 February 2022 St Peter’s Doncaster 10:00-12:30

Participants will need to register to join by visiting the Eventbrite page and choose the event they want to attend:

Two other events scheduled, are a talk by Fr Paul Nicholson SJ on Discernment, and a study morning on ‘How the Second Vatican Council led to the synod on synodality’ with Greg Ryan. These will be primarily aimed at your parish synod representatives. Keep an eye on the diocesan website for notifications of other opportunities or get in touch with Fionnuala Frances and Kevan Grady for more information and help.

Please note the January Hallam News delivery included printed copies of the Diocesan Survey which can be completed and returned.

SEND A POSTCARD TO POPE FRANCIS: Look out for a synod postcard free with the next issue of the Hallam News. This is to enable you, or anyone, to write a simple response to Pope Francis about the synod questions. Do take some away with you for non-church goers whose views are also welcome.

It can be posted directly to the Synod Office in Rome, returned to us in the Diocese or left in the box in church

CARITAS: Mental Health matters: Which is why Caritas Hallam has a professional team of counsellors to support our Communities.

If you have been going through a difficult time and would like some professional help, contact Bernie Ware on:

0114-2566408 / 07980-406198

to discuss your needs.

£45 per hour, but our fundraising means we can offer substantial discounts to those who need them. And if you can’t afford to pay, we will find a way.


A vital aspect of church is people being willing to share their talents, experience and energy. Could your New Year’s resolution be volunteering for CAFOD? We have lots of different ways you can get involved such as:

  • In the parish - where you will be highlighting CAFOD’s work to support communities globally who are living with injustices and in poverty.

  • In local schools – where you’ll deliver assemblies and workshops about CAFOD’s work. No experience necessary. Full support, resources and regular training provided.

If you’d like to know more, please get in touch with or telephone 07779804247.


Live Simply: Eat more Vegetarian and Vegan Food and Reduce your Consumption of meat and dairy products

Help the Poor: Buy from companies who pay the Living Wage at home and abroad

Join the CAFOD Human Rights Campaign

Help the Environment Provide food, water and shelter for the birds. Provide shelter for Animals and Insects in your garden.

For more information please see the information on the leaflet at the back of church and the parish website

2022 DIOCESAN PILGRIMAGE TO LOURDES: Friday 24th June – Thursday 30th June (6 nights) £765.00 Full Board flying from Doncaster Airport. Insurance £33. Booking form and further details available from or telephone 07724 650066. Please note:- Everyone participating in the 2022 pilgrimage must be fully vaccinated against Covid-19. We feel that it is possible to plan for the pilgrimage to take place safely, but if it does not prove to be possible and the diocese cancels, then full refunds will be made.

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, Pat Luton, 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




The Diocese is seeking to recruit a Communications and Social Media Officer to join the Formation and Mission Team. Further details can be found on the Diocese website: (Closing date 4th February).


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 2022 in the first instance]

Required from 21st February 2022 or as soon as possible after that. Band E Scale Point 7 30 hours per week [8.45am - 3.15pm]

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: Thursday 3rd February (midday) Interview: TBA ( w/c 7th February)

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

ALL SAINTS CATHOLIC HIGH SCHOOL have the following staff vacancies:

Senior Network Technician

SCPS 5: Grades 12-17 (£22,183-£24,491)

37 hours per week for 52 weeks per year

Required as soon as possible

Teacher of Computing


Required from 19 April 2022 or 1 September 2022

Teacher of Science

Required from 1 September 2022

For more details please visit the school website

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