Diocese of Steubenville

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422 Washington Street
P.O. Box 969
Steubenville, OH 43952
P: 740-282-3631
F: 740-282-3327

Diocese of Steubenville

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Diocese of Steubenville Official Website

Bishop Monfonton's Ordinary Time Message 2015

The Diocese of Steubenville is an ecclesiastical division of the Church governed and administered by a bishop who is subject to the ultimate authority of the Holy Father. The Diocese is the local Church, the People of God, all of whom assist the Bishop in the administration of the Diocese. A diocese usually receives its name from the See City and ordinarily the Bishop resides in that city. 
The Diocese of Steubenville comprises thirteen counties in Eastern Ohio. They are Athens, Belmont, Carroll, Gallia, Guernsey, Harrison, Jefferson, Lawrence, Meigs, Morgan, Monroe, Noble and Washington. This territory comprises 5,913 square miles with a total population of 508,406 according to the 2012 federal census estimates. The Catholic Diocese of Steubenville was established on October 21, 1944 and the Most Reverend John King Mussio was appointed the first Bishop on March 16, 1945. The Catholic population is approximately 35,603.

Holy Name Cathedral "Renovation Restoration Renewal"

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Diocese of Steubenville
422 Washington Street
P.O. Box 969
Steubenville, Ohio 43952
Phone 740-282-3631
Fax 740-282-3327

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Bishop Monforton's Twitter Feed

@BishopMonforton: The happiness God promises certainly knows no limits. (St. Gregory of Nyssa)

The happiness God promises certainly knows no limits. (St. Gregory of Nyssa)

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@BishopMonforton: Immaculate Heart of Mary, pray for us this Independence Day. May we truly put into practice the religious freedom our Constitution affirms.

Immaculate Heart of Mary, pray for us this Independence Day. May we truly put into practice the religious freedom our Constitution affirms.

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@BishopMonforton: Religious liberty does not remove God from the public discourse. Freedom is not limited to a place of worship or one's home.

Religious liberty does not remove God from the public discourse. Freedom is not limited to a place of worship or one's home.

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Vatican News Feed

Pope Francis: Address to educators, students

(Vatican Radio) On Tuesday afternoon, Pope Francis travelled to the Catholic University of Ecuador for an encounter with “The World of Schools and Universities.” The meeting included songs, prayers, and testimonies, and concluded with an address by the Holy Father.

Below, please find the full text of the Pope’s remarks:

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Pope Francis meets with Ecuador's educators, civil society

(Vatican Radio) Pope Francis had a pair of major public engagements on Tuesday afternoon: a meeting with students, faculty and other representatives of the world of education and culture at the Pontifical Catholic University of Ecuador in Quito; and a meeting with representatives of Ecuadorean civil society, in the church of St. Francis, also in Quito.

The venue for the first encounter is a private institution founded in 1946 and belonging to the Archdiocese, which has been operated by the Society of Jesus since its founding. It counts 30 thousand students across 14 faculties and institutes in the arts, sciences and applied disciplines ranging from the sacred sciences to the natural & social sciences, to architecture, engineering, and nursing, as well as law and medicine.

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Accepting the grace and challenge of being builders of unity

(Vatican Radio) “The Word of God calls us to live in unity, that the world might believe.” With these words, Pope Francis set the theme of evangelization within the context of Jesus’ prayer for unity at the Last Supper, during his homily for Mass at Bicentennial Park in Quito, Ecuador.

Listen to Christopher Wells' report: 

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