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Bishop Monforton 2018 Easter Message
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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Sister Katherine Caldwell has worked in an emergency shelter for abused women, provided counseling to those in need and is now establishing The Sacred Heart Center of Hope, a new trauma counseling center in @diosteub. Read more: https://cathext.in/2LMQgGm pic.twitter.com/8OGCCSUZTT

Sister Katherine Caldwell has worked in an emergency shelter for abused women, provided counseling to those in need and is now establishing The Sacred Heart Center of Hope, a new trauma counseling center in @diosteub. Read more: https://cathext.in/2LMQgGm  pic.twitter.com/8OGCCSUZTT

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New CNS video: The call to mission http://bit.ly/2L2Nr7H 

New CNS video: The call to mission http://bit.ly/2L2Nr7H 

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In today’s Gospel, Jesus sends out the Twelve, instructing them to take nothing but a walking stick, sandals, and a companion! Jesus likewise sends us out, equipped only with the power of the Holy Spirit and the Holy Eucharist, and with the assurance that we go not alone!pic.twitter.com/S9R5JBH1Iy

In today’s Gospel, Jesus sends out the Twelve, instructing them to take nothing but a walking stick, sandals, and a companion! Jesus likewise sends us out, equipped only with the power of the Holy Spirit and the Holy Eucharist, and with the assurance that we go not alone! pic.twitter.com/S9R5JBH1Iy

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