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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 501,532 according to the 2016 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 31,367.

 

Mission Statement of the Diocese of Steubenville

“We seek to glorify and to proclaim God through our discipleship, in worship and in community,
with loving service and immense hope found only in Jesus Christ.”

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We give thanks to God for our of women religious, especially for those celebrating a jubilee year.pic.twitter.com/NGuY1179w5

We give thanks to God for our of women religious, especially for those celebrating a jubilee year. pic.twitter.com/NGuY1179w5

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On this #RespectLifeSunday, we pray that every human life would be recognized as cherished, chosen, and sent by God to build a culture of life.pic.twitter.com/CT3GDWMlP8

On this #RespectLifeSunday, we pray that every human life would be recognized as cherished, chosen, and sent by God to build a culture of life. pic.twitter.com/CT3GDWMlP8

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Steubenville Catholic Central students participate in Day of Service https://wtov9.com/news/local/steubenville-catholic-central-students-participate-in-day-of-service …

Steubenville Catholic Central students participate in Day of Service https://wtov9.com/news/local/steubenville-catholic-central-students-participate-in-day-of-service …

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Catholic News Feed

Analysis: Will LGBT debate define the youth synod?

Vatican City, Oct 23, 2018 / 03:40 pm (CNA).- As the fifteenth ordinary general session of the Synod of Bishops draws to a close in Rome, the proposed text of the final document is expected to emerge presently.

The synod is meant to address the themes of young people, faith, and vocational discernment.

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Pope Francis lauds wisdom of old age

Vatican City, Oct 23, 2018 / 01:01 pm (CNA).- Pope Francis spoke about the wisdom and knowledge of the faith older people can share with the young at a book presentation Tuesday.

“One of the virtues of grandparents is that they have seen many things in their lives,” the pope said Oct. 23. “I advise [grandparents to have] a lot of love, a lot of tenderness… and prayers” for the young people in their lives who have left the faith.

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Cardinal highlights human trafficking and women's issues at synod

Vatican City, Oct 23, 2018 / 11:00 am (CNA).- Women in Burma are working to end human trafficking, Cardinal Charles Maung Bo of Yangon said Tuesday. The cardinal called the issue a big problem for the country and one which shifts focus from other conversations on women at the synod on young people, faith, and vocations.

Burma is also known as Myanmar, a name which the U.S. government and many pro-democracy activists oppose, because they say it was illegally imposed on the country by its military dictatorship.

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