Diocese of Steubenville

Contact Info

422 Washington Street
P.O. Box 969
Steubenville, OH 43952
P: 740-282-3631
F: 740-282-3327

Diocese of Steubenville

WHAT WE DO

Diocese of Steubenville Official Website

Bishop Monfonton's Lenten Message 2015

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 35,603.

Holy Name Cathedral "Renovation Restoration Renewal"

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Contact Us

Diocese of Steubenville
422 Washington Street
P.O. Box 969
Steubenville, Ohio 43952
Phone 740-282-3631
Fax 740-282-3327

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Bishop Monforton's Twitter Feed

@BishopMonforton: Our Lenten pilgrimage teaches us that all is not lost: Jesus is present, ready to embrace us with his merciful love and forgiveness.

Our Lenten pilgrimage teaches us that all is not lost: Jesus is present, ready to embrace us with his merciful love and forgiveness.

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@BishopMonforton: The passion of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ is the hope of glory and a lesson in patience. (St. Augustine)

The passion of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ is the hope of glory and a lesson in patience. (St. Augustine)

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@BishopMonforton: God bless our new Diocese of Steubenville Deacons. pic.twitter.com/ezppSkR1qJ

God bless our new Diocese of Steubenville Deacons. pic.twitter.com/ezppSkR1qJ

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Vatican News Feed

Cor Unum in Iraq: reaching out to refugees and aid workers

(Vatican Radio) Back in the Vatican after a mission to visit Syrian refugees in Iraq, Bishop Segundo Tejado Munoz brings the witness of hope and despair of millions on the run from war and persecution.  

Listen to the report by Linda Bordoni: 

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Bull of Indiction for the Jubilee of Mercy: 11 April in St. Peter's Basilica

Vatican City, 31 March 2015 (VIS) – Following the first announcement of the next extraordinary Holy Year by Pope Francis on 13 March, the Holy Father will proceed with the official indiction of the Jubilee of Mercy with the publication of the Bull of Indiction on Saturday 11 April, at 5.30 pm in St. Peter’s Basilica. 

The rite of publication will involve the reading of various passages of the Bull before the Holy Door of the Vatican Basilica. Pope Francis will subsequently preside at the celebration of First Vespers of Divine Mercy Sunday, thus underlining in a particular way the fundamental theme of the extraordinary Holy Year: God’s Mercy. 

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Pope makes Curial nominations for Education, APSA

(Vatican Radio)  Pope Francis has named the former President of the Prefecture for Economic Affairs of the Holy See, Cardinal Giuseppe Versaldi, the new Prefect of the Congregation for Catholic Education.

The Congregation for Catholic Education is responsible for houses of formation of religious and secular institutes; universities, faculties, institutes and higher schools of study, either ecclesial or civil dependent on ecclesial persons; and schools and educational institutes depending on ecclesiastical authorities.

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