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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
422 Washington Street
P.O. Box 969
Steubenville, Ohio 43952-5969
Phone 740-282-3631
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Arrived in Kraków to a warm welcome and smiling faces. God bless all the volunteers at World Youth Day!pic.twitter.com/lUyUTfUoDR

Arrived in Kraków to a warm welcome and smiling faces. God bless all the volunteers at World Youth Day!pic.twitter.com/lUyUTfUoDR

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We entrust to the care of the Immaculate Heart of Mary our young diocesan ambassadors traveling to Kraków this evening. @WYDUSA

We entrust to the care of the Immaculate Heart of Mary our young diocesan ambassadors traveling to Kraków this evening. @WYDUSA

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This feast day we seek the intercession of St. Mary Magdelene, that we may imitate her fortitude to change and to embrace the devout life.

This feast day we seek the intercession of St. Mary Magdelene, that we may imitate her fortitude to change and to embrace the devout life.

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Final preparations for WYD in Krakow

(Vatican Radio) The final preparations are underway in Krakow for World Youth Day which begins on the 26th of July. While the city prepares for Pope Francis, the finishing touches are being made to many of the areas the Pope will visit over the course of the celebration. Dorata Abdelmoula is the spokesperson for World Youth Day (WYD) in Krakow and spoke to Lydia O’Kane.

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Pope reflects on Lord's Prayer in Angelus address

(Vatican Radio) In his Angelus address on Sunday, Pope Francis focused on Jesus’ teaching on prayer, from the day’s Gospel.

When the Apostles asked the Lord to teach them to pray, Jesus responded, “When you pray, say ‘Father…’” This word, “Father,” the Pope said, is the “secret” of the prayer of Jesus – “it is the key that He Himself gives us so that we too can enter into that relationship of confidential dialogue with the Father.”

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Telegram for victims of Munich attack

(Vatican Radio) Pope Francis expressed his condolences for the victims of the attack that took place in Munich on Friday.

In a telegram addressed to Cardinal Reinhard Marx, the Archbishop of Munich, Vatican Secretary of State Cardinal Pietro Parolin said Pope Francis “shares in the pain of the survivors and expresses to them his closeness in suffering,” and “entrusts the departed, in prayer, to the mercy of God.”

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