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Diocese of Steubenville Official Website
|Bishop Monforton Ordinary Time Message 2017|
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
Bishop Monforton's Twitter Feed
I thank God for our priests, who have given their lives to Christ in order that our brothers and sisters may have eternal life.
02/21/17 7:34 am
I thank God for our priests, who have given their lives to Christ in order that our brothers and sisters may have eternal life.Read More
Had the privilege to baptise Nathaniel Joseph today. You have begun a new life in Christ, Nathaniel!pic.twitter.com/5CBTQGEWiX
02/19/17 6:30 pm
Had the privilege to baptise Nathaniel Joseph today. You have begun a new life in Christ, Nathaniel! pic.twitter.com/5CBTQGEWiXRead More
Do you and I envision life as our bidding time in this world or do we value the pilgrimage upon which God has placed us?
02/17/17 8:58 am
Do you and I envision life as our bidding time in this world or do we value the pilgrimage upon which God has placed us?Read More
Vatican News Feed
02/22/17 11:25 am
(Vatican Radio) Pope Francis held an audience on Wednesday for the Italian family members of those who died in the Dhaka massacre in Bangladesh on 1 July 2016.
The terror attack in Dhaka took place on the Holey Artisan Bakery in the diplomatic district of the capital and claimed the lives of 29 people, nine of whom were Italian.Read More
02/22/17 8:50 am
(Vatican Radio) Pope Francis on Wednesday recalled this year marks the centenary of the apparitions at Fatima.
Speaking to German pilgrims during his General Audience, the Holy Father said “let us entrust ourselves to Mary, Mother of hope, who invites us to turn our gaze towards salvation, towards a new world and a new humanity. God bless you all.”Read More
02/22/17 8:30 am
(Vatican Radio) Pope Francis remembered the Feast of the Chair of St. Peter during his final blessing at his weekly General Audience on Wednesday.
“Today we celebrate the feast of the Chair of St. Peter the Apostle, the day of the special communion of believers with the Successor of St Peter and the Holy See,” the Pope said.Read More