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Diocese of Steubenville Official Website
|Bishop Monforton Ordinary Time Message 2017|
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
Bishop Monforton's Twitter Feed
I thank God for our priests, who have given their lives to Christ in order that our brothers and sisters may have eternal life.
02/21/17 7:34 am
I thank God for our priests, who have given their lives to Christ in order that our brothers and sisters may have eternal life.Read More
Had the privilege to baptise Nathaniel Joseph today. You have begun a new life in Christ, Nathaniel!pic.twitter.com/5CBTQGEWiX
02/19/17 6:30 pm
Had the privilege to baptise Nathaniel Joseph today. You have begun a new life in Christ, Nathaniel! pic.twitter.com/5CBTQGEWiXRead More
Do you and I envision life as our bidding time in this world or do we value the pilgrimage upon which God has placed us?
02/17/17 8:58 am
Do you and I envision life as our bidding time in this world or do we value the pilgrimage upon which God has placed us?Read More
Vatican News Feed
02/22/17 8:13 am
(Vatican Radio) Self-centeredness and sin corrupt the beauty of Creation, but God does not abandon humanity and turns Creation’s groans into hope for new life. That was at the heart of Pope Francis’ catechesis on Christian hope at his Wednesday General Audience.
Listen to Devin Watkins' report:Read More
02/22/17 7:36 am
(Vatican Radio) Pope Francis has sent a telegramme of condolences for the death of the former Archbishop of Dublin, Cardinal Desmond Connell, who died on Monday at the age of 90 following a long illness.
In the message, addressed to the current Archbishop of Dublin Diarmuid Martin, the Pope recalls Cardinal Connell’s many contributions to the Church in Ireland, especially in the area of philosophical studies.Read More
02/22/17 6:12 am
(Vatican Radio) Pope Francis has appealed for the hard-hit people of South Sudan, “where a fratricidal conflict is compounded by a severe food crisis which has hit the Horn of Africa region and condemns to death by starvation millions of people, including many children”.
He called on all involved to “commit not to stop at making statements, but also to provide concrete food aid and to allow it to reach suffering populations”.Read More