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Diocese of Steubenville Official Website
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.
Diocese of Steubenville
422 Washington Street
P.O. Box 969
Steubenville, Ohio 43952-5969
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An ambassador for Jesus does do not limit oneself to personal growth; he or she also lifts up others whose faith may be weak or dormant.
05/22/17 7:45 am
An ambassador for Jesus does do not limit oneself to personal growth; he or she also lifts up others whose faith may be weak or dormant.Read More
Thank you Franciscan University for the mural of our patroness, the Immaculate Heart of Mary. Pray for us, O Holy Mother of God.pic.twitter.com/i6Jklwl1oO
05/20/17 8:25 am
Thank you Franciscan University for the mural of our patroness, the Immaculate Heart of Mary. Pray for us, O Holy Mother of God. pic.twitter.com/i6Jklwl1oORead More
This Easter Season begs the question how you and I can be more effective to share the joy of Jesus' Resurrection.
05/17/17 7:41 am
This Easter Season begs the question how you and I can be more effective to share the joy of Jesus' Resurrection.Read More
Vatican News Feed
05/24/17 1:28 pm
(Vatican Radio) Pope Francis has told pilgrims that God walks with us always, “even in the most painful moments” of our lives as he did with the disciples on the road to Emmaus.
Pope Francis continued his series of reflections on Christian hope at his Wednesday General Audience shortly after his meeting with US president Donald Trump. The Pope spoke about the disciples’ meeting with Jesus on the Road to Emmaus, in Luke’s Gospel, as “a journey of hope”.Read More
05/24/17 8:25 am
(Vatican Radio) Pope Francis and U.S. President Donald Trump met in the Vatican on Wednesday, discussing issues of peace, interfaith dialogue and religious freedom, as well as the role of the American Church in education, healthcare and support for immigrants.
Listen to Philippa Hitchen's report:Read More
05/23/17 11:24 am
(Vatican Radio) On the second anniversary of the beatification of Archbishop Oscar Romero, who was killed in 1980 by military squadrons linked to the Regime in San Salvador as he defended the poor, Pope Francis recalled Romero’s religious fervor and passion for justice while warning the faithful against a ‘lukewarm’ Church.
The Pope was speaking during Mass at the Casa Santa Marta.Read More