St Joseph's Catholic Church, Dinnington

1 Swinston Hill Road, Dinnington, Sheffield S25 2RX

Blessed William Richardson, Kiveton

St Joseph's Primary School

Lidgett Lane, Dinnington, Sheffield S25 2QD          Telephone: 01909 550123

Headteacher: Mrs Emma Lear

Chair of Governing Body: Martin Thomas

Caretaker: Mr Rob Raszyk

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Baptism Group:

Alison Bergomi

Individuals from this group support the family on their journey through the Sacrament of Baptism.  They will arrange 'Welcomings' to the Parish family and organise the Baptism Service.

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Funerals:

June Anderson

A bereavement group supports the Parish Priest and the family in their difficult time to sort out the logistics of organising a funeral at St Joseph's.

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Funeral Directors' Contact:

Monica Carroll

A point of contact in conjunction with the Parish Priest.

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Sacristan Team:

Hilary Massarella 

Individuals from this group work to ensure that the altar is prepared for Mass, by washing the altar cloths and cassocks, checking candles and preparing for special masses & celebrations within the Liturgical year.

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Marriages:

Chris and Roy Parrott, Martin and Kath Thomas

This group meets 5-6 times with couples, prior to the Wedding ceremony, and follow together the Hallam Diocese Marriage Programme.

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Flowers:

Janet Reilly

This is a group of talented ladies who work on a rota to arrange flowers for the altar and church building.  They are available to prepare special floral arrangements in church for specific occasions such as weddings, on request.

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Church Preparation:

Glen Stevens

Ensures that individuals from this group open and prepare the church for the Sacrament of the Mass.

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Church Maintenance:

Mark Massarella

Looking after the repair and upgrade of the fabric of both St Joseph's Church, Dinnington and Blessed William Richardson's Church, Kiveton.

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Rotas:

Monica Carroll

Organises and co-ordinates a yearly rota of all the ministers for publication.

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Readers:

Fred Sprague

Read study and prepare the first and second readings in order to be able to read aloud at Mass, organises periodic meetings.

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Bidding Prayers:

Anne Neil

Individuals prepare prayers relevant to current issues/needs of the day.

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Eucharistic Home Visits Co-ordinator:

Chris Handley

Ensures that the Eucharist is available to people who are sick or housebound. 

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Eucharistic Ministers:

Claire McKinney

Organises the rota for Ministers of Communion.  Ensures there are sufficient numbers for each service.

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Psalm Cantors:

Siobhan Morley

Organises and supports groups who lead the singing of the psalms within the Mass.

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Offertory Procession:

Helena Bland

Selects families or groups to process to the altar with gift (bread and wine) offerings.

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Children's Liturgy:

Chris Parrott

Organises a rota of volunteers to support the younger parishioner's understanding of the Liturgy.  There are 2 groups which are age appropriate.  Each group has at least one adult leader each week.

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Tea and Coffee:

Jean and Frank Vernon

Organise the groups who serve tea & coffee and purchase provisions.

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Provisions:

Jean and Frank Vernon

Purchase provisions for the kitchen.

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Altar Servers:

Hilary Massarella

Organising the recruitment and training of altar servers.

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Bulletin Preparation:

Fr Andy, Susan Bekisz

Collating all the relevant information for the coming week and notices of interest.  Producing the master copy for printing.

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Bulletin Printing:

Allen Jones

Printing from the master copy prepared by Fr Brian, for distribution to both churches.

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Bulletin Distribution:

Domenica Sywyj

Encourages all parishioners of St Joseph's Church to receive a copy of the current bulletin

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170 Club:

Tony Fallon and Kevin Mogan

A fundraising draw, open to all Parish members.

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Offertory Collections:

Glen Stevens

A team collects and secures all offerings.

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Gift Aid:

Christine Hall

Deals with Gift Aid declarations and contributions to the Parish.  Orders envelopes for Parishioner's contributions.

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Church Cleaning:

Judith Sherratt

Purchases good required for cleaning.  Organises a rota of volunteer cleaners to spruce up the church interior.  Each group of volunteers cleans the church for 1 calendar month.

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Welcoming:

Readers of the week

Welcome everyone into Church on Sundays and give out hymnals and Mass Sheets.

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Music:

Dinnington - Siobhan Morley, Chris Kelly

Provide the parish with musical accompaniment within the Mass.

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Liturgy Reflection and Presentation:

Bill Horrocks

Co-ordinating and steering group to plan and organise services throughout the liturgical year, negotiating with all the relevant support groups in the Parish.  Also ongoing training of readers.

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Accounts:

Anne Creehan

Completing the Parish Accounts Return for the Diocese.

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Youth:

Michael Doherty, Kathy Moutry 

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St Joseph's and St Leonard's Brownies:

Lucy Liversidge and Linda Carter

Open to girls aged 7 to 10, meeting held at the Middleton Institute, Barleycroft Lane, Dinnington, between 6-7.30pm, Wednesday evenings

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Parent and Toddler Group:

Claire Simmons

A gathering place for parents/carers and toddlers from the community.

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First Holy Communion Children's Co-ordinator:

Louise Hilton

Preparing the children through their First Holy Communion programme.

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First Holy Communion Parents' Preparation:

Lucy Liversidge

Preparing the parents of first communicants through their First Holy Communion journey.

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Confirmation Preparation:

Helen McKinney

Individuals from this group support candidates on their journey through the Sacrament of Confirmation.  The Confirmants will follow a programme of meetings.

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Wednesday Club/Over 50s Club:

Janet Reilly

A group meeting on Wednesdays for morning Mass, shared lunch and outings.

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Reflection Group:

Bill Horrocks (Chair)

This group which meets monthly to discuss issues in order to help steer the Parish through change and prepares for full Parish meetings.

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Lourdes Fund:

Kate Patterson and Mary Beecroft

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Queen of Peace Prayer Group:

Tricia Steele

A small group of parishioners meeting for quiet prayer.

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Justice and Peace (Deanery):

Shauna Hilton

Raising awareness of the plights of communities away from St Joseph's and the fundraising efforts to support them.  Inviting speakers in to talk to parishioners.

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Credit Union:

Frank Vernon

The Credit Union holds the funds for Lourdes, but fundraising is carried out by many groups of people.  There is no one specifically leading the raising of funds for Lourdes pilgrimages.

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Hospital Chaplaincy Visiting (Bassetlaw):

Deanery Co-ordinator Representatives:

Fr Andy, Monica Carroll

Represent the Parish at the Deanery meetings. 

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Caring Support Group:

Marie Harvey, Judith Sherratt

Group set up to support people in times of need, to suggest alternative sources of help.

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Public Address System:

Parish List (updates):

Fundraising:

Organised on an individual basis.

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Social Events:

Organised on an individual basis.

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Pastoral Renewal Exchange (PRE):

Marriage Book:

Dead List and Deaths Book:

Notice Boards and Shelves:

Michael Denton (boards); Anne Crehan (shelves): each acting as deputy for the other.

Ensures that notices, posters, leaflets, news-sheets, etc, are relevant to the Parish, current and on the appropriate board or shelf, and tidily displayed. 

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Safeguarding:

Marie Oldroyd

Liaises with the Diocese on all issues relating to child protection and safeguarding in the Parish.

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Website:

Siobhan Morley

Create and manage Church website:

www.stjosephschurchdinnington.webs.com 

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Upcoming Events

Wednesday, Jul 26 at 8:15 AM - 9:00 AM
Wednesday, Jul 26 at 9:15 AM - 11:30 AM
Wednesday, Jul 26 at 11:45 AM - 12:15 PM
Wednesday, Jul 26 at 12:15 PM - 1:45 PM

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