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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.
Diocese of Steubenville
422 Washington Street
P.O. Box 969
Steubenville, Ohio 43952-5969
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For a faith community, gossip can be more divisive and destructive than any assault from external forces.
09/21/17 8:29 am
For a faith community, gossip can be more divisive and destructive than any assault from external forces.Read More
For the greater one's love is, the easier the work. All that we do in the Lord's name is the gift of his grace. (St. Augustine)
09/19/17 5:39 am
For the greater one's love is, the easier the work. All that we do in the Lord's name is the gift of his grace. (St. Augustine)Read More
Mass for Health Care Workers in the northern part of the Steubenville diocese: Thank you to our Missionary Disciples in the medical field.pic.twitter.com/1v5CLRwRRV
09/18/17 6:57 am
Mass for Health Care Workers in the northern part of the Steubenville diocese: Thank you to our Missionary Disciples in the medical field. pic.twitter.com/1v5CLRwRRVRead More
Vatican News Feed
09/22/17 1:57 pm
(Vatican Radio) Pope Francis on Friday made a surprise visit to a Rome rehabilitation centre for patients with neurological diseases.
A statement from the Holy See press office said the afternoon visit was a continuation of the ‘Fridays of Mercy’ initiative that he inaugurated during the recent Jubilee Year to encourage practical gestures of solidarity with those most in need.Read More
09/22/17 9:45 am
(Vatican Radio) Pope Francis on Friday urged Churches in Europe to step up efforts to combat intolerance, discrimination and xenophobia against migrants and refugees.
The pope’s words came in a meeting with national migration directors under the auspices of the Council of European Bishops Conferences or CCEE. He said he was saddened to see that Catholic communities in Europe were also defensive and unwelcoming towards migrants, justifying their attitudes on grounds of conserving their cultural and religious identity.Read More
09/21/17 1:00 pm
(Vatican Radio) Pope Francis has given money to the earthquake relief effort in Mexico to help survivors and victims’ families in the worst hit areas of the country.
The Vatican said on Thursday that an initial contribution of 150.000 dollars would be sent through the Dicastery for Integral Human Development.Read More