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9.10.2022 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 9th October 2022

28th Sunday in Ordinary Time.

SATURDAY 8th October 2022

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

Readings for the day: Galatians 3:22-29; Psalm 104(105):2-7; Luke 11:27-28

SUNDAY 9th October 9.30am Mass in St. Joseph’s

Readings: Luke 11:27-28; Psalm 97(98):1-4; 2 Timothy 2:8-13; Luke 17:11-19


Galatians 4:22-24,26-27,31-5:1; Psalm 112(113):1-7; Luke 11:29-32

(Saints Denis, Bishop, and his Companions, Martyrs

or Saint John Leonardi, Priest or Saint Paulinus of York, Bishop and Missionary)

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

7pm Mass in the Parish Rooms

7.30pm Parish Care Support Group meeting in the Parish Rooms

Galatians 5:1-6; Psalm 118(119):41,43-45,47-48; Luke 11:37-41

(Saint John XXIII, Pope)


Galatians 5:18-25; Psalm 1:1-4,6; Luke 11:42-46

(Saint Wilfrid, Bishop and Missionary)

THURSDAY: 8.30am Mass in the Parish Rooms

Ephesians 1:1-10; Psalm 97(98):1-6; Luke 11:47-54

(Saint Edward the Confessor, King)

FRIDAY: Ephesians 1:11-14; Psalm 32(33):1-2,4-5,12-13; Luke 12:1-7

(Saint Callistus, Pope, Martyr)

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

Ephesians 1:15-23; Psalm 8:2-7; Luke 12:8-12

(Saint Teresa of Ávila, Virgin, Doctor)

Next Sunday: 29th Sunday in Ordinary Time 9.30am Mass in church

Readings: Exodus 17:8-13; Psalm 120(121); 2 Timothy 3:14-4:2; Luke 18:1-8

PARISH PRAYER FOR THE WEEK: We pray for our community. May we be grateful for all that we have, willing to share with others and ready to challenge injustice so all people may share in the gifts of the earth. Lord in your mercy... (Source: CAFOD Weekly prayers of intercession)


SIGN OF PEACE: Please feel free to make the Sign of Peace as you feel comfortable to do so. We recognise that, with the increase in Covid cases and respiratory illnesses, not everyone may feel at ease shaking hands. If you prefer to give a wave that is fine.

SCRIPTURE GROUP: There will be a Parish Scripture Group running for 6 weeks on Mondays from 7th November 2022. We will begin at 6.45pm for a cuppa and a chat before the meeting begins at 7pm and will last for an hour. Anyone interested please contact Anne-Marie Carroll on 07841038633 just so we can be aware of numbers.

CONFIRMATION: Anyone interested in Confirmation beginning in February next year, please contact Anne-Marie Carroll 07841038633 or Alison Bergomi 07977341619

HOME FROM HOME: The Diocese of Hallam has welcomed their first Syrian refugee family. We are raising funds to support this family. Home from Home Hallam are a group of volunteers who have been working with the family to help them settle into life in England. The family consists of two young parents and four children, including a new born baby. One of the children is severely disabled and the family has complex social and health needs. The parents are very enthusiastic about learning English and are keen to integrate into life in Sheffield. The three older children are in school. You can learn more in our newsletter ( Please help us to continue to support this wonderful family through the winter. You can make a donation here:

FLAME 2023 - 14-23? Join us on Saturday 4th March 2023 at Wembley Arena for the largest Catholic gathering of young people in England and Wales. Passes cost just £30 including entrance and travel (a subsidised cost from £62). for more information email:

THE POPE’S INTENTIONS FOR OCTOBER: A Church Open to Everyone We pray for the Church; ever faithful to, and courageous in preaching the Gospel, may the Church be a community of solidarity, fraternity and welcome, always living in an atmosphere of synodality.


Live Simply - Save fuel and money by following the eco-driving tips in the October Live Simply leaflet .

Live in Solidarity with the Poor - Donate to CAFOD on Family Fast Day, read about the Food Crisis at home and in the wider world and campaign to Fix the Food System

Live Sustainably with Creation - Plant spring flowering bulbs to help bees and pollinating insects in spring.

See the leaflet in church and on the website for more information.

DIOCESAN DAY OF REFLECTION: The Diocesan Spirituality Group would like to invite everyone to a Diocesan Day of Reflection.

Date: November 27th 2022, The First Sunday in Advent.

Venue: Hallam Pastoral Centre. St Charles St. Sheffield S9 3WU.

Time: 10am until 5pm.

Concluding with the Celebration of Mass.

There is no need to book, just turn up with your picnic lunch, tea and coffee can be provided.

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, 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), Irene Raszyk, Sandra Sherratt, Olive Stafford, Robert Stock, Pat Vickers, Claire Watt, Teresa Williams and Michel




Job Title: Administrative Assistant to the Co- Directors of Caritas Hallam

Hours: Up to forty hours per month with additional hours as required

Location: Hallam Pastoral Centre, Sheffield S9 3WU / Working from home

Holidays: 25 days (pro rata) plus statutory days

Closing date for applications: Friday 14th October 2022.

Please email: for a Job Description and application form


Are you passionate about children’s learning?

EXCITING OPPORTUNITY TO JOIN OUR WONDERFUL SCHOOL Level 2 Teaching Assistant Required October 2022 or ASAP [Temporary to August 2023 in the first instance]

Band D Scale Point 6 30 hours per week

The Governors of this friendly and welcoming school are looking to appoint a Teaching Assistant to join our talented, hardworking and supportive team.

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 will:

  • Fully support the Catholic ethos of the school.

  • Put the children’s needs before their own.

  • Be highly motivated and self-driven.

  • Fully engage with professional development opportunities.

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

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

Closing date: 4pm Friday 7th October 2022 Interview date: w/c 17th October 2022

Visits to the school are encouraged and warmly welcomed. Please contact, Laura Atkinson, Head of School or

Victoria McCurrach, Finance Officer on 01909 550123 if you have any questions or wish to arrange a visit. The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare and safety of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment.

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

Successful applicants will be required to undertake a DBS Enhanced Disclosure.

St. Joseph’s Primary School Dinnington - A Catholic Voluntary Academy is an exempt charity and a company limited by


Teacher of RE (Maternity Cover)

Full Time ● Salary: MPS/UPS

Start date: January 2023

St Bernard’s Catholic High School is an outstanding, popular and over-subscribed 11-16 academy in Rotherham. We are a Catholic Voluntary Academy with a wide catchment area, welcoming students of all faiths and denominations.

We are seeking to appoint a Teacher of RE. As a creative and motivated teacher, you will have a commitment to academic excellence through progressive teaching and learning styles. This post is also suitable for ECTs.

We are looking for a teacher who:

• Has the highest expectations of teaching and learning

• Is passionate about RE

• Is creative and can inspire in the classroom

• Has the desire and ability to help children of all abilities and backgrounds reach the highest levels of attainment and progress

• Is supportive of the school’s Catholic ethos (however you do not need to be a practicing Catholic)

We will offer you:

• A wonderful, vibrant staff family

• A supportive and hard working department and leadership team

• An ongoing CPD programme, tailored to individual requirements

• A calm, well-disciplined learning environment

• An opportunity to contribute to School Direct

For an application pack please visit or contact Vivienne Smith, Clerk to Governors on 01709 828 183. Completed application forms should be returned to Mrs V Smith, St Bernard’s Catholic High School, Herringthorpe Valley Road, Rotherham, S65 3BE or email Please note that only completed Catholic Education Service application forms will be accepted.

The closing date for receipt of completed application forms is: Monday 10th October 2022 at 9.00am.

Interviews will be held on: w/c 10th October 2022

NB if successful for interview, references will be required prior to the interview date.

St Bernard’s Catholic High School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be required to complete a DBS form in line with Section 115 of the Police Act 1997.

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