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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 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
The members of our senior Clergy are an enormous blessing, for their past service and as they continue to share Jesus in countless ways.
09/14/17 7:22 am
The members of our senior Clergy are an enormous blessing, for their past service and as they continue to share Jesus in countless ways.Read More
Vatican News Feed
09/20/17 7:27 am
(Vatican Radio) Pope Francis at his weekly General Audience on Wednesday expressed his closeness to the people of Mexico after the country was hit Tuesday by a powerful earthquake.
"Here among you (in St Peter’s Square), the Pope said, there are many Mexicans; the earthquake has caused casualties and material damage and in this moment of pain I express my closeness to the whole Mexican population ".Read More
09/20/17 7:02 am
(Vatican Radio) “Wherever the Lord has planted you, stand firm in hope; never lose heart”. Those were Pope Francis’ words at his General Audience on Wednesday as he continued his reflections on Christian hope. This week the Holy Father focused his attention on teaching the virtue of hope, offering his guidance and encouragement especially to young people.
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09/19/17 8:04 am
(Vatican Radio) Pope Francis has set up a new Pontifical institute for the study of marriage and the family, replacing the organisation set up by his predecessor in 1981.
In a Motu Proprio, published on Tuesday, the Vatican announced that the John Paul II Pontifical Theological Institute for Marriage and Family Sciences is being established to carry forward the work of the two recent Synods of Bishops and the Apostolic Exhortation Amoris Laetitia.Read More