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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
Bishop Monforton's Twitter Feed
In much of the northern hemisphere the days darken more quickly this time of year, but our hope in Jesus Christ never dims.
12/05/16 7:30 am
In much of the northern hemisphere the days darken more quickly this time of year, but our hope in Jesus Christ never dims.Read More
"Ordained to serve" Our five Diocese of Steubenville Permanent Deacons ordained this morning. Share the Word.pic.twitter.com/5bLMCQ2FKl
12/03/16 4:56 pm
"Ordained to serve" Our five Diocese of Steubenville Permanent Deacons ordained this morning. Share the Word. pic.twitter.com/5bLMCQ2FKlRead More
"I have called you by name." (Isaiah 43) Our men in the Franciscan University of Steubenville Priestly Discernment Program.pic.twitter.com/qt01u8LoOL
12/02/16 7:56 am
"I have called you by name." (Isaiah 43) Our men in the Franciscan University of Steubenville Priestly Discernment Program. pic.twitter.com/qt01u8LoOLRead More
Vatican News Feed
12/05/16 8:33 am
(Vatican Radio) Let us allow ourselves to be transformed by Christ; let us allow ourselves to be able to be re-created, freeing us from our sins. That was the message of Pope Francis at the morning Mass at Casa Santa Marta, centred on the theme of the renewal that the Lord brings. The Pope put us on guard about painting over our sins without truly being ashamed in our hearts. Only by calling sins by their name, he said, will we be able to allow God to make us new women and men.
The desert will bloom, the blind will see, the deaf will hear. The first reading, from the Prophet Isaiah, speaks to us about renewal, the Pope said. Everything will be changed, from ugly to beautiful, from wicked to good.” A change for the better: this, he said, is what the People of Israel were expecting from the Messiah.Read More
12/04/16 7:52 am
(Vatican Radio) “The Kingdom of God is at hand and is indeed in the middle of us, this is the central message of all Christian mission.” Those were the words of Pope Francis during his Angelus address in St Peter’s Square on the Second Sunday of Advent.
Listen to Lydia O'Kane's reportRead More
12/03/16 7:31 am
(Vatican Radio) Pope Francis on Saturday greeted participants of the Fortune-Time Global Forum. The Forum brings together Fortune 500 and Time 100 leaders, who were discussing technology and jobs, global health, food and water, commitment to communities, energy and the environment, and financial inclusion—each representing critical elements related to poverty alleviation.
“Our world today is marked by great unrest,” – Pope Francis told them – “Inequality between peoples continues to rise, and many communities are impacted directly by war and poverty, or the migration and displacement which flow from them. People want to make their voices heard and express their concerns and fears.”Read More