St Joseph's Catholic Church, Dinnington

1 Swinston Hill Road, Dinnington, Sheffield S25 2RX

LATEST WEEKLY BULLETIN 

Telephone: 01909 562664                Email: andyaj_98@yahoo.com

Parish Priest: Fr Andy Graydon 

SIXTH  SUNDAY  IN  ORDINARY  TIME  (Year B)

Week beginning Sunday 18 February 2018
 
 
SATURDAY

6.30pm Mass for People people of the Parish -
Blessed William Richardson, Kiveton

 

SUNDAY

9.00am Mass for Eileen Hicken - St Joseph's Church, Dinnington

 

MONDAY

No Mass today

 

TUESDAY

11.30am Quiet Prayer for Christians in the Middle East & Local Needs - Blessed William Richardson, Kiveton 

11.30am Funeral Service for Sheila Lowe - St Joseph's Church,
Dinnington

7.00pm Mass - Parish Rooms, St Joseph's Church, Dinnington

 

WEDNESDAY 

No Early Morning Mass today

9.15am Childminders' Group - Parish Rooms, St Joseph's Church, Dinnington

11.45am Service of the Word with Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament Followed by the Over 50s Club - Parish Rooms, St Joseph's Church, Dinnington

7.30pm Churches Together Lenten Talk - Salvation Army Hall,
Dinnington

 

THURSDAY FEAST OF THE CHAIR OF ST PETER, APOSTLE

8.15am Mass - Parish Rooms, St Joseph's Church, Dinnington

9.15am Childminders' Group - Parish Rooms, St Joseph's Church, Dinnington

6.30pm First Holy Communion Meeting - Parish Rooms, St Joseph's Church, Dinnington 

 

FRIDAY 

10.30am Service of the Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament -
Parish Rooms, St Joseph's Church, Dinnington

11.00am Coffee Morning for Swinton Lock -Parish Rooms,
St Joseph's Church, Dinnington

 

Last week's collections: £288.32; Hallam Caring Services: £245.98

 

Thank you very much

 

 Next Sunday: Second Sunday in Lent (Year B)

NOTICES

SHEILA LOWE RIP: Please note Sheila’s funeral service will be at 11.30am and not 11.00am as previously stated.

CHURCHES TOGETHER ‘LIFE ATTITUDES’ LENT COURSE: Ecumenical course on the Beatitudes by Robert Warren and Sue Mayfield. Wednesdays at 10am-11.00am at St. Leonard’s Dinnington following 9.30am Holy Communion. All welcome. Meetings also at 7.00pm for 7.30pm to 9.00pm as follows: 21st February – Living Well -  Salvation Army Hall; 28th February – Living Openly – St. George’s, Woodsetts; 7th March – Living Purposefully – St. James’s, Anston; 14th March – Living Lovingly – St. Joseph’s, Dinnington; 21st March – Living Differently – North Anston Methodist. The morning and evening sessions on any day will be the same but you are welcome to attend at different times on different weeks and come to some or all of the meetings. The course suggests that each member has a book but this isn’t necessary. Should you wish to buy one they are available at Church House Publishing for £5.99 – “Life Attitudes”.

GARDEN: Thank you for your co-operation in ensuring the works have gone ahead unhindered. The area has been improved greatly and can now be enjoyed more fully by the whole parish community.

ST. BERNARDS are presenting ‘The Variety Show’ on Wednesday 7th March at 6.30pm. Tickets, £3 each or £10 for a family are available from the school or the Lesotho team at Church or on the door. Please, please they are looking for anyone with a talent in the parish community such as dancers, singers, gymnasts, musicians, magicians, comedians, jugglers even talking dogs to take part. See the poster in the parish rooms.

CHURCH CLEANING: Judith Sherratt is stepping down as lead in organising and managing Church cleaning and a replacement is needed. Contact Judith for more information if you’re interested in taking on this vital role.

COFFEE MORNING and nearly new stall to raise funds for Swinton Lock on Friday 23rd February 11am-1pm in the parish rooms. Donations of raffle prizes are needed and can be given to Margaret O’Rourke or Pat Henstock. Swinton Lock have donated a 1 hour boat trip for 12 people.

FIRST HOLY COMMUNION: Next meeting for parents and children is Thursday 22nd February, 6.30pm in the parish rooms.

ST. PATRICK’S NIGHT DANCE: Saturday 17th March at the Resource Centre. Live music and pie and peas. Tickets £10 on sale soon. Proceeds to the Lourdes fund.

FAMILY FAST DAY: Friday 23rd February. This is an opportunity to help feed those who don’t have enough to eat. Malnutrition still kills 3 million children a year. This year the government will match every pound and every penny we give, meaning that twice the number of people will be fed, so please give as much as you can.

GIFT AID DECLARATIONS (GAD): If you are currently a taxpayer and want to gift aid your donation to the parish, please complete a gift aid declaration form. This will enable the parish to claim an extra 25p from HM Revenue and Customs for every £1 of donation received. The form can be obtained from Adeline Chan or from Fr. Andy. Please contact Adeline if you have any queries or if your personal circumstances have changed which affects your current GAD.

COULD YOU ASSIST WITH THE CHILDRENS LITURGY ONCE EVERY 6 WEEKS? Please contact Susan Bekisz for more details. No teaching experience required just a desire to continue this important ministry. You will not be expected to lead the session (unless you’d like to!) just be present to provide support.

 

PLEASE REMEMBER OUR SICK: George Blow & his grandma, Billy Brennan, Mary Beecroft, Christopher Browne, Eileen Butterfield, Mary Clarke, Peggy Cummins, Joan Dawtry, Gillian Gee, Brendan Handley, Robert Hume, Ged Krotki, Kumba, Pat Luton, Haylen Markillie, John Parker, Mary Rice, Tom Rutherford, Sandra Sherratt, Olive Stafford, Ginette Steele, Viv Stevens, Robert Stock, Pat Vickers, Clare Watt and Michel.

NOTICES

ADVANCE WARNING that work will commence on the garden on 5th February (weather permitting) and for a number of days the side of the church where the chapel and parish rooms are will NOT be accessible – this is to allow the mortar on the paths to harden undisturbed. The access to the church is via the car park and front door of the church ONLY during this time.

PARISH CARE SUPPORT GROUP meet at 7.00pm in the parish rooms this Tuesday 6th February. New members welcome.

FIRST HOLY COMMUNION: Meeting is this Thursday 8th February at 6.30pm in the parish rooms.

CHURCH CLEANING: Judith Sherratt is stepping down as lead in organising and managing Church cleaning and a replacement is needed. Contact Judith for more information if you’re interested in taking on this vital role.

COFFEE MORNING including nearly new stall to raise funds for Swinton Lock on Friday 23rd February from 12 noon to 1pm in the parish rooms.

170 CLUB: Winners of the January draw. £200 (64) N. Vernon; £40 (58) A. Harrison; £20 (10) D. Harron. Congratulations!

ST. JOSEPH’S SCHOOL are still in need of a joiner to help fit a door to an outside reading room. Also the Head Teacher invites past pupils to provide a photo of when they were at school and a present one with a short piece on what they are doing now. It is to celebrate our past pupils achievements and encourage present pupils to aspire to achieve.

VACANCY FOR DIOCESAN SAFEGUARDING CO-ORDINATOR: 80hrs per month (work pattern negotiable) £35,000 pa (fte). Closing date 22nd February and interviews 6th March. For details email: safeguardingadmin@hallam-diocese.com

ST JOSEPH’S COMMUNITY CELEBRATION GARDEN has been awarded £1,000 by Tesco Bags of Help. Thank you to all who voted for our project and Tesco. Thank you also to our local borough councillors who have awarded £2,000 for a granite bench as a memorial to the miners to be included in the garden. We give a big thank you to Maria Paton who has worked so hard on this project and done so much to bring it all to fruition.

GIFT AID DECLARATIONS (GAD): If you are currently a taxpayer and want to gift aid your donation to the parish, please complete a gift aid declaration form. This will enable the parish to claim an extra 25p from HM Revenue and Customs for every £1 of donation received. The form can be obtained from Adeline Chan or from Fr. Andy. Please contact Adeline if you have any queries or if your personal circumstances have changed which affects your current GAD.

LIVISON CHIPATSIO (Programme Officer in CAFOD’s Harare Office, Zimbabwe) is visiting parishes, schools and volunteer centres across the north of England during Lent to speak about their projects tackling hunger and malnutrition in Zimbabwe. He will be sharing his personal stories of the need faced by families and the impact the projects are having on the whole community. He will be speaking at two Hallam venues (1) Holy Spirit, Dronfield on Friday 16th February 12-2pm (lunch provided) (2) St. William of York, Sheffield at Masses on Saturday 17th 6.30pm and Sunday 18th 9.30am and 11.15am (with light lunch after 11.15 mass).Everyone welcome. These are not fundraising events simply for interest and information.

WEDNESDAY 8TH FEBRUARY is the feast of Josephine Bakhita, patron saint of victims of slavery and trafficking. She was a slave in Sudan who was rescued and became a Canossian Sister in Italy. She was canonised in 2000 by St. Pope John Paul. We pray for all victims of modern slavery and human trafficking. The Medaille Trust works to provide support for victims in the UK. For further information about the charity contact Sheena Field (s.field@medaille-trust.org.uk).

HELP ST MARY MAGDALENE’S FOOD BANK by voting for our project with Aviva Community Fund. Please go to community-fund.aviva.co.uk, register and vote for our project: your vote could help us get an extra £1000 to finance the Food Bank. Thank you in anticipation

COULD YOU ASSIST WITH THE CHILDRENS LITURGY ONCE EVERY 6 WEEKS? Please contact Susan Bekisz or email susanbekisz@sky.com for more details. No teaching experience required just a desire to continue this important ministry. You will not be expected to lead the session (unless you’d like to!) just be present to provide support.

 

PLEASE REMEMBER OUR SICK: George Blow & his grandma, Billy Brennan, Mary Beecroft, Christopher Browne, Eileen Butterfield, Mary Clarke, Peggy Cummins, Joan Dawtry, Gillian Gee, Brendan Handley, Robert Hume, Ged Krotki, Kumba, Sheila Lowe, Pat Luton, Haylen Markillie, John Parker, Mary Rice, Tom Rutherford, Sandra Sherratt, Olive Stafford, Ginette Steele, Viv Stevens, Robert Stock, Pat Vickers, Clare Watt and Michel.