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Bishop Monforton Advent Message 2016

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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Steubenville, Ohio 43952-5969
Phone 740-282-3631
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God bless our brothers and sisters participating in the RCIA program at Blessed Sacrament Parish and at all of our parish communities.pic.twitter.com/Mch96MJnXF

God bless our brothers and sisters participating in the RCIA program at Blessed Sacrament Parish and at all of our parish communities. pic.twitter.com/Mch96MJnXF

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Regardless our vocation, we all are called to embrace the spiritual poverty of Mary, the Immaculate Conception.

Regardless our vocation, we all are called to embrace the spiritual poverty of Mary, the Immaculate Conception.

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In much of the northern hemisphere the days darken more quickly this time of year, but our hope in Jesus Christ never dims.

In much of the northern hemisphere the days darken more quickly this time of year, but our hope in Jesus Christ never dims.

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Pope tells seminarians to promote “belonging”

(Vatican Radio) Pope Francis met on Saturday with seminarians of the Pontifical Pius XI seminary of the Puglia region, along with a group of local bishops.

Listen to Ann Schneible‘s report of the Holy Father's prepared remarks:

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Pope to Catholic farmers: ‘Follow agricultural cycle, not money’

(Vatican Radio)  Pope Francis has told a Catholic association of farmers not to sacrifice the rhythms of agricultural life for monetary gains.

His address to the International Catholic Rural Association (ICRA) came on Saturday in the Vatican’s Consistory Hall.

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Pope Francis: rigidity, worldliness a disaster for priests

(Vatican Radio) Pope Francis celebrated Mass in the chapel of the Casa Santa Marta on Friday morning, focusing his remarks following the readings of the day on the need for priests to serve as authentic mediators of God’s love, rather than as intermediaries – “go-betweens” or “middle-men” – concerned  only with advancing their own interests.

No to “go-between” priests, yest to priests who are mediators of God’s love

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