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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.

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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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"The consecrated life is at the very heart of the Church."(Pope St. John Paul II) Sr. Katherine's 25th Anniversary pic.twitter.com/kkNx6aaoaT

"The consecrated life is at the very heart of the Church."(Pope St. John Paul II)

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We should live like the temples of God we are, so that it can be seen God lives in us. (St. Cyprian)

We should live like the temples of God we are, so that it can be seen God lives in us. (St. Cyprian)

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It takes more than a village to raise a child; it takes a family.

It takes more than a village to raise a child; it takes a family.

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Pope: St Theresa of Avila source of truth and values

(Vatican Radio) Pope Francis has sent a letter of greeting and encouragement to participants of an Interuniversity Congress on Saint Theresa of Avila.

The letter, signed by Vatican Secretary of State Cardinal Pietro Parolin on behalf of the Holy Father, expresses gratitude to the Academic world for highlighting the relevance of Saint Theresa’s teachings.

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Pope Francis: "Jesus is the bread of life"

(Vatican Radio) Pope Francis has urged the faithful to look beyond material needs and turn to Jesus who is “the bread of life”.

The Pope’s words came as he addressed the crowds gathered in St. Peter’s Square for the Sunday Angelus.

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Pope to hold extra General Audiences during Year of Mercy

(Vatican Radio) The month of August promises to be a busy one for Pope Francis who is scheduled to be involved in a series of public events.

Archbishop Georg Gaenswein, Prefect of the Pontifical Household, told Vatican Radio that the Pope will meet publically with the faithful in numerous occasions during the summer month and that preparations are underway to organize an extra General Audience each month (possibly on a Saturday) during the upcoming Jubilee Year of Mercy.

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