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Holy Week 2021

St Joseph’s, Dinnington Parish Priest: Fr. Andy Tel: 01909 562664

Weekend Masses: Sunday 9.30am in church (booking required); Saturday 5pm via zoom (for Sunday)

Email: Website:

EMERGENCY CONTACT: In the event of an emergency where you may specifically require the services of a priest please continue to contact either Monica Carroll (07813 920844) or Anne Marie Carroll (07481 038633) Monica and Anne Marie can also be contacted if you need help from the Support group for shopping,


Week beginning Sunday 28th March 2021. (Year B)

Saturday 27th March: 5pm Mass via Zoom (For Sunday) Readings as for Sunday

Readings off the day: Ezekiel 37:21-28; Jeremiah 31:10-13; John 11:45-56


9.30am Mass in Church with live Zoom

Readings: Isaiah 50:4-7; Psalm 21(22):8-9,17-20,23-24; Philippians 2:6-11; Mark 14:1-15:47

Monday: Isaiah 42:1-7; Psalm 26(27):1-3,13-14; John 12:1-11

Tuesday: Isaiah 49:1-6; Psalm 70(71):1-6,15,17; John 13:21-33,36-38

WEDNESDAY: Isaiah 50:4-9; Psalm 68(69):8-10,21-22,31,33-34; Matthew 26:14-25



Pease note that readings for the day are given which may vary from the readings in Church due to necessary adaptations to services due to Covid requirements

Maundy Thursday: Mass of the lord’s supper

6pm. Mass in Church with Zoom live stream

Exodus 12:1-8,11-14; Psalm 115(116):12-13,15-18; 1 Corinthians 11:23-26; John 13:1-15


3pm Church Service with Zoom live stream

Readings for the day: Isaiah 52:13-53:12; Psalm 30(31):2,6,12-13,15-17,25;

Hebrews 4:14-16,5:7-9; John 18:1-19:42


5pm Mass in Church with Zoom live stream

Romans 6:3-11; Psalm 117:1-2,16-17,22-23; Mark 16:1-7


9.30am Mass in Church with live Zoom stream

Acts 10:34,37-43; Psalm 117(118):1-2,16-17,22-23; Colossians 3:1-4; John 20:1-9

Next week : Easter Thursday 8th April: Zoom Mass at 9am

Readings: Acts 3:11-26; Psalm 8:2,5-9; Luke 24:35-48


“It has been suggested that while we are having zoom Masses that we might be able to join in with the Mass on line more fully. The idea is to have ready at Mass time some bread and wine in your own home and when it is time for Holy Communion, we can all share in the Eucharistic celebration in a much richer way. So when I, as the priest, consecrate the bread and wine, those on zoom having the bread and wine in their presence are able to all eat and drink and share the same Eucharistic meal together. Hopefully this will help us to feel that we are still a faith community and close to the Lord and close to one another.”

For those unable to partake as above and who wish to receive Spiritual Communion the Catholic Bishops Conference offers the following prayer for recitation:

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

Please see below your Zoom meeting details

Please book your place in Church for Easter services on Tuesday.

Saturday 27th March at 5pm: Meeting ID: 833 8876 1703. Passcode: 142967

Palm Sunday 28th March at 9.30am: Meeting ID: 895 1580 2323. Passcode: 194579

Maundy Thursday 1st April at 6pm: Meeting ID: 850 8014 8923. Passcode: 130259

Good Friday 2nd April at 3pm: Meeting ID: 850 9664 3803. Passcode: 329447

Holy Saturday Easter Vigil at 5pm: Meeting ID: 870 1330 5258 Passcode: 042791

Easter Sunday at 9,30am: Meeting ID: 899 5692 5620 Passcode: 318436

Thursday 8th April at 9am Meeting ID: 811 0014 8685 Passcode: 162564


PRAYER FOR THE YEAR OF ST JOSEPH: Hail, Guardian of the Redeemer, Spouse of the Blessed Virgin Mary.

To you God entrusted his only Son; in you Mary placed her trust;

with you Christ became man.

Blessed Joseph, to us too, show yourself a father and guide us in the path of life.

Obtain for us grace, mercy, and courage, and defend us from every evil.


THE POPE’S INTENTIONS FOR MARCH: Sacrament of Reconciliation

Let us pray that we may experience the sacrament of reconciliation with renewed depth, to taste the infinite mercy of God

ECHOES OF ANGELS: A CD of peaceful and beautiful hymns and Mass songs has been produced by our very own Anna Bownes-Webster and Siobhan Tyler-Morley along with Phil Hall on guitar and vocals. The trio have previously performed the songs at a couple of beautifully spiritual Taize evenings in Church and by popular demand produced the CD which is entitled Echoes of Angels. If you haven’t got your copy yet you can obtain one from Siobhan by phoning: 07732 852184 or drop her an email at There is a small charge of £5per CD to cover production costs.

TWIN MY VACCINE: UNICEF are raising funds to deliver 2 billion COVID vaccines across low and middle income countries including to the most remote places. Donations can be made to UNICEF on line or by ringing 0300 330 5699. There is also a Just Giving page that has been set up by Rowan and Scott Patterson if you prefer to give via that option (They have raised over £42,000 so far). This is a very worthy cause and in the long run keeps us all safe. It costs about £4 per person to vaccinate us in the UK. Could you consider matching the cost of your vaccine so someone else can receive theirs?

FUND RAISING FOR KIVETON: Please visit the Kiveton Project item on the website to find out more information on the restoration project for Blessed William Richardson, Kiveton and also to find how you can make a donation on line to help with this vital project. Please note that we will also accept cash or cheque donations marked clearly ‘BWR’ which can be passed to Fr Andy or any members of the Reflection Group. The target amount we need to achieve is £14,000. This is to meet the costs of roof repairs, essential electrical work, interior renovation, and redecoration. To comply with all health and safety requirements this work must be completed before the Diocese will allow the chapel to reopen. Some funding has already come from the Diocese and the parish is passionately committed to financially supporting the reopening of the chapel and the amount raised to date is £4100.

WHAT WOULD POPE FRANCES DO?:. "To mark the eighth anniversary of Pope Francis’ election the Edinburgh Jesuit Centre is delighted to announce a number of prominent Catholic voices exploring the teachings of Pope Francis. Join us each Tuesday in Lent as we delve into some of the key issues that are defining Francis’ papacy. Join us on Zoom by following the link:


Meeting ID: 236 509 2814

OR view on Facebook live by typing Edinburgh Jesuit Centre into Facebook. For more information contact:"

The last lecture in this excellent series of lectures takes place this Tuesday.

WALK FOR WATER WITH CAFOD THIS LENT: CAFOD Walk for Water Lent Appeal. Please donate to the CAFOD Walk for Water Appeal this lent. We take clean water for granted; it just comes from the taps in our homes. One in three people in the world don’t have access to clean water close to their homes. The money you give will help people like Abdella and Hagos in Ethiopia who are struggling to cope in an increasingly hotter and drier climate. Abdella walks for 10 hours a day to collect water for his family. Hagos and his family nearly starved due to drought, but thanks to our Church family and support like yours, CAFOD provided him with solar-powered water pumps. Hagos and his neighbours now have flowing water to cultivate their land. Water is precious and we take it for granted, please help! Ways to Donate:

• Put your donation in an envelope, label it CAFOD Walk for Water and drop it through the door of the presbytery

• Sponsor St Joseph’s Dinnington Walk for Water Team on Just Giving.

Nine parishioners, are taking part in the 40 day Walk for Water Challenge, we will be walking 10,000 steps a day for 40 days in solidarity with Abdella and Hagos. You can either sponsor a team member when they ask, or click on the link on the Parish What’s App Group, or click on the link below and press donate to a team member.

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, Ged Krotki, Kumba, Pat Luton, Isabel Main-Reade, Haylen Markillie, Franz Muller, John Parker, Kate Patterson, Tom Rutherford, Sandra Sherratt, Olive Stafford, Robert Stock, Pat Vickers, Claire Watt, and Michel

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