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Bishop Monforton's Ordinary Time 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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Diocese of Steubenville
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P.O. Box 969
Steubenville, Ohio 43952-5969
Phone 740-282-3631
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Your life and mine can be a metaphor for the Church in others' eyes. Do we share a faith old and tired or one full of life and zeal?

Your life and mine can be a metaphor for the Church in others' eyes. Do we share a faith old and tired or one full of life and zeal?

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Congratulations to Fr. Mark Moore and Sacred Heart Parish, Pomeroy at Fr. Moore's installation as pastor.pic.twitter.com/3HenuckZpC

Congratulations to Fr. Mark Moore and Sacred Heart Parish, Pomeroy at Fr. Moore's installation as pastor. pic.twitter.com/3HenuckZpC

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Our newest Franciscan University faculty members took the Oath of Fidelity strengthening the university community.pic.twitter.com/2Yi2EGPYRA

Our newest Franciscan University faculty members took the Oath of Fidelity strengthening the university community. pic.twitter.com/2Yi2EGPYRA

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Sister Prema: Mercy "second nature" to Mother Teresa

Blessed Mother Teresa of Calcutta is set to be canonized on Sunday, September 4th.

Mother Teresa founded the religious order Missionaries of Charity, which is based in Calcutta, India. She dedicated her life to helping the poorest of the poor.

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Pope Francis receives Facebook CEO in private audience

(Vatican Radio)  Pope Francis met with Mark Zuckerberg, founder and CEO of Facebook, and his wife, Priscilla Chan, on Monday in a private audience in the Vatican.

A statement released by the Holy See Press Office said: “They spoke about how to use communication technologies to alleviate poverty, encourage a culture of encounter, and help deliver a message of hope, especially to those people who are most disadvantaged.”

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Pope sends message to Catholic-Orthodox Symposium

(Vatican Radio) Pope Francis has sent a message to Cardinal Kurt Koch, president of the Pontifical Council for Promoting Christian Unity, on the occasion of the XIV Inter-Christian Symposium taking place in Thessalonika from 28-30 August.

Sponsored by the Franciscan Institute of Spirituality of the Pontifical University Antonianum and the Department of Theology of the Orthodox Theological Faculty of the Aristoteles University of Thessalonika, the Symposium seeks to foster theological and cultural dialogue between Catholics and Orthodox. The theme of this year’s meeting is “The Need for a Re-evangelization of the Christian Communities in Europe.”

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