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 Easter 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 Church is a family structure of living stones. Each Christian vocation is essential to its integrity.

The Church is a family structure of living stones. Each Christian vocation is essential to its integrity.

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@BishopMonforton: "The Lord is my shepherd; there is nothing I shall want." (Ps 23) Trust in Jesus.

"The Lord is my shepherd; there is nothing I shall want." (Ps 23) Trust in Jesus.

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@BishopMonforton: Be a rock where I can take refuge, a mighty stronghold to save me; for you are my rock, my stronghold. (Ps 71)

Be a rock where I can take refuge, a mighty stronghold to save me; for you are my rock, my stronghold. (Ps 71)

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Vatican News Feed

Blessed Irene “Nyaatha” Stefani of Kenya

Tens of thousands of people gathered in Nyeri, a town in central Kenya Saturday to attend the beatification ceremony of Sister Irene “Nyaatha” Stefani, an Italian nun who worked for many years in this East African nation.

Up to 100,000 people from all over the world gathered in Nyeri to witness the ceremony at Dedan Kimathi University in which Sister Irene Stefani was declared ``Blessed Irene,'' Kenya's Daily Nation newspaper reported Saturday.

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Pope Francis' message for World Mission Day 2015

(Vatican Radio) Pope Francis' message for the upcoming 89th World Mission Day which will be marked on Sunday15th of October 2015 has been released. In the message the Holy Father says, " being a missionary is not about proselytizing or mere strategy; mission is part of the “grammar” of faith, something essential for those who listen to the voice of the Spirit who whispers “Come” and “Go forth”."

Below is the English translation of the Pope's Message

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Pope Francis: the gift of the Holy Spirit renews the earth

(Vatican Radio) Pope Francis against the backdrop of St Peter’s Basilica and dressed in scarlet vestments, celebrated Mass on Pentecost Sunday. In his homily, the Holy Father began by focusing on Sunday’s readings saying that, “the word of God, tells us that the Spirit is at work in individuals and communities filled with the Spirit.

Expanding on this theme of the Spirit, Pope Francis said that, in the Gospel, Jesus promises his disciples that, when he has returned to the Father, the Holy Spirit will come to guide them into all the truth. Indeed he calls the Holy Spirit “the Spirit of truth”.

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