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 Lenten 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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Contact Us

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: We pray for our brothers and sisters in final preparation to complete the Sacraments or to enter the Church this Easter. Grace be to you.

We pray for our brothers and sisters in final preparation to complete the Sacraments or to enter the Church this Easter. Grace be to you.

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@BishopMonforton: "May it be done to me according to your word.” (Lk 1) Holy Mary, thank you for placing all your trust in God with your "yes."

"May it be done to me according to your word.” (Lk 1) Holy Mary, thank you for placing all your trust in God with your "yes."

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@BishopMonforton: "Sursum corda!" Lift up your hearts to Jesus this Lenten season.

"Sursum corda!" Lift up your hearts to Jesus this Lenten season.

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Vatican News Feed

Pope greets homeless in Sistine Chapel: this is your home

(Vatican Radio)  Pope Francis made a surprise visit to greet 150 homeless people who were given a special tour of the Sistine Chapel in the Vatican Museums Thursday by the papal charitable office. It was a brief, affectionate and emotional encounter.

The Pope crossed the threshold of the Sistine Chapel to the disbelief of his guests, saying this visit and meeting are “a small caress - because this is the home of all; it is your home. The doors are always open for everyone. "

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Mass at Santa Marta- Ode to joy

Joy and hope are Christian traits. It is

sad to find a believer who knows no joy, fearful in his attachment to cold

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Pope leads worldwide prayer for peace

(Vatican Radio) Pope Francis on Thursday morning began a special prayer for peace as part of the 500 centenary celebrations marking the birth of St Teresa of Avila. The Pope led the hour of prayer at the Casa Santa Marta before saying Mass along with the Superior General of the Discalced Carmelite Order, Father Saverio Cannestrà.

The worldwide Teresian family is participating in this initiative including Carmelite priest Fr Eugene McCaffrey from the Avila Carmelite Centre in Dublin, Ireland, who is also written on St Teresa.

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