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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 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.

 

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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This Easter Season is a lesson in what was and what is: Where there was darkness and despair has been replaced by eternal hope illumined by the Light of Christ.

This Easter Season is a lesson in what was and what is: Where there was darkness and despair has been replaced by eternal hope illumined by the Light of Christ.

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As Jesus shares with his disciples in today’s Gospel Proclamation “Peace be with you,” may that very same peace rule our hearts.

As Jesus shares with his disciples in today’s Gospel Proclamation “Peace be with you,” may that very same peace rule our hearts.

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Instituted as lectors the Covington, KY seminarians, whose bishop is a son of the Diocese of Steubenville, Bishop Foys, at St. Vincent Seminary, Latrobe, PA. “Proclaim God’s word to others.”pic.twitter.com/xA1jMXhBIi

Instituted as lectors the Covington, KY seminarians, whose bishop is a son of the Diocese of Steubenville, Bishop Foys, at St. Vincent Seminary, Latrobe, PA. “Proclaim God’s word to others.” pic.twitter.com/xA1jMXhBIi

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