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Bishop Monforton
Lenten 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.

 

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P.O. Box 969
Steubenville, Ohio 43952-5969
Phone 740-282-3631
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Theology was front and center yesterday evening with our young adults. Faith comes from hearing.pic.twitter.com/RtgfgNgy1Y

Theology was front and center yesterday evening with our young adults. Faith comes from hearing. pic.twitter.com/RtgfgNgy1Y

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Who cares? Jesus cares.

Who cares? Jesus cares.

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Almsgiving, a pillar of Lent, is also a form of Christian hospitality. It informs others they have value in our eyes.

Almsgiving, a pillar of Lent, is also a form of Christian hospitality. It informs others they have value in our eyes.

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Pope appeals for protection for Iraqi civilians trapped in war

(Vatican Radio) Pope Francis has appealed for a concerted effort to protect Iraqi civilians who are victims of the ongoing bloody war in their nation and he prayed in particular for those who are trapped in the embattled city of Mosul.

Iraqi forces backed by US-led coalition air strikes are fighting to clear Islamic State militants from Iraq's second city where the coalition allegedly had a role in a March bombing which killed over 200 people..

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Pope sends message to young people at Barcelona symposium

(Vatican Radio)  Pope Francis has sent a message to participants in the European Symposium on Young People, encouraging them to reflect “on the challenges of evangelization”.

The event, entitled “He walked by their side (Lk 24:15) - Accompanying young people to freely respond to Christ's call”, is taking place in Barcelona, Spain on 28-31 March.

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General Audience: English Summary

(Vatican Radio) Pope Francis on Wednesday encouraged Christians to always put their trust in God’s word, even at those times when hope seems humanly impossible.

The Pope was addressing pilgrims gathered in St. Peter’s Square for the weekly General Audience.

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