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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.
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Diocese of Steubenville
422 Washington Street
P.O. Box 969
Steubenville, Ohio 43952-5969
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We are grateful to our Project Rachel leadership and their ministry of healing.pic.twitter.com/LfuqWJyTOV
10/17/17 9:26 am
We are grateful to our Project Rachel leadership and their ministry of healing. pic.twitter.com/LfuqWJyTOVRead More
Mass for Health Care Workers in the southern part of the Steubenville diocese: Thank you for caring for our fellow brothers and sisters.pic.twitter.com/yIMfHGjuqW
10/15/17 12:31 pm
Mass for Health Care Workers in the southern part of the Steubenville diocese: Thank you for caring for our fellow brothers and sisters. pic.twitter.com/yIMfHGjuqWRead More
We pray for our brothers and sisters who are swayed by the culture of relativism. May the light of Truth correct their obscured vision.
10/12/17 7:26 am
We pray for our brothers and sisters who are swayed by the culture of relativism. May the light of Truth correct their obscured vision.Read More
Vatican News Feed
10/17/17 12:10 pm
(Vatican Radio) During the Sunday Angelus in St Peter’s Square, Pope Francis reminded the crowds that on Tuesday, 17th October, we mark the International Day for the Eradication of Poverty.
It’s an occurrence that was established 25 years ago by the UN and it continues to challenge leaders and policymakers to put in place appropriate social protection systems and measures that cover everybody, especially the most vulnerable.Read More
10/17/17 8:55 am
(Vatican Radio) Pope Francis celebrated Mass in the chapel of the Casa Santa Marta on Tuesday – the Feast of St. Ignatius of Antioch, Bishop and Martyr. Following the Readings of the Day, the Holy Father reflected on the “foolishness” of those, who are unable to hear the Word of God, preferring appearances, idols, or ideologies – like the people of Jerusalem, whose faithlessness caused Our Lord to weep nostalgic tears.
The folly of those who hear not the WordRead More
10/17/17 8:43 am
(Vatican Radio) Pope Francis has sent a letter to the Franciscan Custody of the Holy Land marking the 800th anniversary of their presence as guardians of the holy sites in modern day Israel and Palestine.
In the letter, published on Tuesday, the pope praises the Franciscans for their vital contribution to life in the Holy Land, in particular their work to accompany pilgrims coming from all over the world.Read More