Diocese of Steubenville

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422 Washington Street
P.O. Box 969
Steubenville, OH 43952
P: 740-282-3631
F: 740-282-3327

Diocese of Steubenville

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Diocese of Steubenville Official Website

Bishop Monfonton's Ordinary Time Message 2015

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 35,603.

Holy Name Cathedral "Renovation Restoration Renewal"

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Diocese of Steubenville
422 Washington Street
P.O. Box 969
Steubenville, Ohio 43952
Phone 740-282-3631
Fax 740-282-3327

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Bishop Monforton's Twitter Feed

@BishopMonforton: If a boat purchase is what prevents a Catholic family's children from having a Catholic education, then it's time to reevaluate priorities.

If a boat purchase is what prevents a Catholic family's children from having a Catholic education, then it's time to reevaluate priorities.

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@BishopMonforton: Pentecost instructs that from the day the Holy Spirit visited the Apostles he has always remained with the Church.

Pentecost instructs that from the day the Holy Spirit visited the Apostles he has always remained with the Church.

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@BishopMonforton: The Church is a family structure of living stones. Each Christian vocation is essential to its integrity.

The Church is a family structure of living stones. Each Christian vocation is essential to its integrity.

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Monsignor Paul Tighe at Information Society Summit in Geneva

(Vatican Radio)  During his address at the World Summit on the Information Society currently being held in Geneva, Switzerland, Monsignor Paul Tighe, the Secretary of the Pontifical Council for Social Communication of the Holy See, discussed issues of new technologies, inclusiveness, isolation, as well as the role and responsibilities of emerging digital networks with regards to promoting individual and social well-being of the users.

The full text of his address is reproduced below:

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Pope tells fiancés to prepare for marriage with deep awareness

(Vatican Radio) Pope Francis on Wednesday spoke to couples who are engaged to be married and told them not to be superficial as they prepare to enter into a life-long covenant of love.

In yet another catechesis dedicated to the family, the Pope chose to speak of the importance of engagement as  preparation for marriage.

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Card Parolin: economic reform must focus on human dignity

(Vatican Radio) Cardinal Pietro Parolin, the Secretary of State of the Vatican, has addressed the International Conference of the Centesimus Annus – Pro Pontifice Foundation, which is meeting this week at the Vatican.  

The conference, on the theme Rethinking Key Features of Economic and Social Life, featured speakers from around the world, covering topics such as:

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