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Bishop Monforton
Ordinary Time Message
2017

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 33,769.

 

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P.O. Box 969
Steubenville, Ohio 43952-5969
Phone 740-282-3631
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The life of Blessed Solanus Casey instructs us that compassion, not indifference, is the appropriate response to our brothers and sisters who find themselves on society’s periphery.

The life of Blessed Solanus Casey instructs us that compassion, not indifference, is the appropriate response to our brothers and sisters who find themselves on society’s periphery.

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Bishops vesting in the Visitors’ locker room — not a bad location since the visitors have won most of the NFL games here this season...pic.twitter.com/tH3Bj76dRh

Bishops vesting in the Visitors’ locker room — not a bad location since the visitors have won most of the NFL games here this season... pic.twitter.com/tH3Bj76dRh

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As we prepare for the Beatification Mass of Father Solanus Casey, we can deepen our relationship with Jesus Christ through humility and simplicity of heart, thereby sharing God's abundant mercy and love with each person we encounter.

As we prepare for the Beatification Mass of Father Solanus Casey, we can deepen our relationship with Jesus Christ through humility and simplicity of heart, thereby sharing God's abundant mercy and love with each person we encounter.

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Pope on World Day of the Poor: they open for us the way to heaven

(Vatican Radio) Pope Francis celebrated Mass on Sunday – the XXXIII Sunday in Ordinary Time and the first-ever World Day of the Poor – in St. Peter’s Basilica. The Holy Father announced the World Day of the Poor during the Extraordinary Jubilee Year of Mercy, and entrusted its organization and promotion to the Pontifical Council for Promoting the New Evangelization.

There were some 4 thousand needy people in the congregation for the Mass, after which Pope Francis offered Sunday lunch in the Paul VI Hall.

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Pope Francis: homily for World Day of the Poor

(Vatican Radio) Pope Francis celebrated Mass on Sunday – the XXXIII Sunday in Ordinary Time and the first-ever World Day of the Poor – in St. Peter’s Basilica. Below, please find the full text of his homily on the occasion, in its official English translation…

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Pope to Ratzinger Prize-winners: a symphony of truth

(Vatican Radio) Pope Francis received the recipients of the 2017 Ratzinger Prize in Theology on Saturday morning. Catholic Professor Karl-Heinz Menke of the Theological Faculty of the University of Bonn, Lutheran Professor Theodor Dieter of the Institute for Ecumenical Research in Strasbourg, and Orthodox composer Arvo Pärt, share the Prize this year, which Benedict XVI established in 2010 as the leading international award for research in Sacred Scripture, patristics, and fundamental theology.

Broadening horizons of the Ratzinger Prize

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