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Diocese of Steubenville Official Website
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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Diocese of Steubenville
422 Washington Street
P.O. Box 969
Steubenville, Ohio 43952-5969
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"Mercy is the greatest attribute of God." (St. Faustina) It is in God's mercy where we find inner peace.
06/30/16 7:37 am
"Mercy is the greatest attribute of God." (St. Faustina) It is in God's mercy where we find inner peace.Read More
"Cast all your worries upon Him because he cares for you." (1 Peter 5:7) Jesus is always there for us.
06/28/16 7:16 am
"Cast all your worries upon Him because he cares for you." (1 Peter 5:7) Jesus is always there for us.Read More
We thank the Lord for our clergy and pray in a special way for our brother Jubilarians.pic.twitter.com/g5YFPkvoqH
06/25/16 7:13 am
We thank the Lord for our clergy and pray in a special way for our brother Jubilarians.pic.twitter.com/g5YFPkvoqHRead More
Vatican News Feed
06/30/16 8:02 am
(Vatican Radio) On Thursday, Pope Francis held a Special Jubilee Audience, using the text of Matthew 25:35-36 as a launching point. He said that mercy is not an abstraction or a lifestyle but concrete and practical.
The English language summary of the Holy Father's catechesis follows:Read More
06/30/16 7:58 am
(Vatican Radio) Today the Lord invites us to make a serious examination of conscience, Pope Francis said Thursday at a special Jubilee audience at St Peter’s Square in Rome. It’s one thing to talk mercy but quite another to live it, he said. Mercy is not an abstraction or a lifestyle and, paraphrasing the words of St James the Apostle, mercy without works is dead in itself.
Listen to Alexander MacDonald's report:Read More
06/29/16 9:35 am
(Vatican Radio) On Wednesday, Pope Francis celebrated Mass in Saint Peter’s Basilica for the solemnity of Saints Peter and Paul, during which he said prayer is the “way out” when we become closed in on ourselves.
Listen to Ann Scheible's report:Read More