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|Bishop Monforton Advent Message
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
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This final full week of Advent reminds us that we are not mere custodians of truth. We are ambassadors for humanity’s Hope.
12/17/17 8:02 am
This final full week of Advent reminds us that we are not mere custodians of truth. We are ambassadors for humanity’s Hope.Read More
Advent preparation for the Nativity of the Prince of Peace is a time to discover inner peace and to make peace with others.
12/15/17 9:19 am
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As we approach the halfway point of the Advent Season, now is as good a time as any to explore ways to address the spiritual poverty of our day and be more effective hope-filled disciples.
12/12/17 7:00 pm
As we approach the halfway point of the Advent Season, now is as good a time as any to explore ways to address the spiritual poverty of our day and be more effective hope-filled disciples.Read More
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12/09/17 10:37 am
By Seàn-Patrick Lovett
Mother Frances Xavier Cabrini is an Italian-born saint who dedicated her life to helping thousands of Italian immigrants living in the United States during the late 19th century. She died in Chicago exactly one hundred years ago.Read More
12/08/17 11:23 am
(Vatican Radio) Pope Francis left the Vatican on Friday afternoon, headed for Rome’s central Piazza di Spagna in order to pay homage to the statue of the Immaculate Conception there.
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12/08/17 11:09 am
(Vatican Radio) Pope Francis made his annual visit to Rome's Spanish Square on Friday to pray at the foot of the column and statue of the Immaculate Conception.
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