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Bishop Monforton Christmas 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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Please pray for the repose of the soul of Msgr. William R. Cornelius. Today at 11 a.m., his funeral Mass will be celebrated at Holy Rosary Church, Steubenville, by @BishopMonforton.

Please pray for the repose of the soul of Msgr. William R. Cornelius. Today at 11 a.m., his funeral Mass will be celebrated at Holy Rosary Church, Steubenville, by @BishopMonforton.

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To share in the Cross of Christ is not simply limited to the Lenten Season.

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Ordinary Time encourages us to delve deeper into the daily Gospel stories that Jesus is not simply the last word of our salvation but Jesus is the first word as well.

Ordinary Time encourages us to delve deeper into the daily Gospel stories that Jesus is not simply the last word of our salvation but Jesus is the first word as well.

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