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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.

 

Mission Statement of the Diocese of Steubenville

“We seek to glorify and to proclaim God through our discipleship, in worship and in community,
with loving service and immense hope found only in Jesus Christ.”

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Diocesan Rosary Congress

Oct. 6-12
Ironton, Marietta, Steubenville

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“WALKING WITH CHRIST: Living Discipleship through the Theology of the Body” will take place Oct. 27 at Holy Family Church, Steubenville. To register or learn more, visit http://www.diosteub.org/family  or contact Joseph A. Schmidt at jschmidt@diosteub.org or (740) 373-3643.pic.twitter.com/0YY9TxwDnk

“WALKING WITH CHRIST: Living Discipleship through the Theology of the Body” will take place Oct. 27 at Holy Family Church, Steubenville. To register or learn more, visit http://www.diosteub.org/family  or contact Joseph A. Schmidt at jschmidt@diosteub.org or (740) 373-3643. pic.twitter.com/0YY9TxwDnk

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"Rise Up! Let Your Light Shine" - the Diocesan Youth Conference - will be held Oct. 14 at St. Benedict Church, 701 Gomber Ave., Cambridge. For additional information, visit http://www.diosteub.org/dyc  .pic.twitter.com/tDclR97cjG

"Rise Up! Let Your Light Shine" - the Diocesan Youth Conference - will be held Oct. 14 at St. Benedict Church, 701 Gomber Ave., Cambridge. For additional information, visit http://www.diosteub.org/dyc  . pic.twitter.com/tDclR97cjG

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.@BishopMonforton celebrated a White Mass today, in honor of health care workers, in the chapel at Trinity West Hospital, Steubenville.pic.twitter.com/sJegEyyRjy

. @BishopMonforton celebrated a White Mass today, in honor of health care workers, in the chapel at Trinity West Hospital, Steubenville. pic.twitter.com/sJegEyyRjy

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Catholic News Feed

Scicluna: On abuse crisis, Church must go from words to action

Poznan, Poland, Sep 19, 2018 / 12:00 am (CNA).- According to Archbishop Charles Scicluna, the pope’s recent decision to call to Rome the presidents of bishops’ conferences from around the world is a sign that prevention of abuse and protection of minors must be a concern for the entire Church.

 

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Vatican delegation will travel to China this month to finalize agreement, Chinese newspaper reports

Beijing, China, Sep 18, 2018 / 05:45 pm (CNA).- A newspaper tied to the Chinese Communist Party reported Tuesday that a delegation of Vatican officials will head to China "in late September" for a final round of talks before an agreement on the appointment of bishops is signed.

 

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Youth to meet with Pope Francis during October synod

Vatican City, Sep 18, 2018 / 10:21 am (CNA/EWTN News).- The Synod of Bishops announced Tuesday that the upcoming assembly of bishops will include a meeting of young people with Pope Francis and the Synod Fathers in the Vatican’s Pope Paul VI hall.

Taking place starting at 5:00 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 6, the encounter is intended to allow “young people to offer concrete experiences about their life in study and work, their feelings, their future and their vocational choice,” a press release stated.

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