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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
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P.O. Box 969
Steubenville, Ohio 43952-5969
Phone 740-282-3631
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Life is full of commitments, challenges, and problems. Entrust all to God and his immutable mercy and love.

Life is full of commitments, challenges, and problems. Entrust all to God and his immutable mercy and love.

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At this conclusion of my retreat I am reminded of the intrinsic value to listen attentively and quietly in prayer.

At this conclusion of my retreat I am reminded of the intrinsic value to listen attentively and quietly in prayer.

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Pope celebrates 800th anniversary of founding of Dominicans

(Vatican Radio) Pope Francis on Saturday celebrated Mass at the Cathedral Archbasilica of St John Lateran for the conclusion of the Jubilee for the 800th anniversary of the papal confirmation of the Order of Preachers – the Dominicans.

In his homily, the Holy Father contrasted two opposed “human scenarios”: a “‘carnival’ of worldly curiosity, on the one hand; and on the other, the “glorification of the Father through good works.”

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Pope to Roman Rota: Legal and sacramental preparation needed for married couples

(Vatican Radio) Pope Francis on Saturday received members of the Apostolic Tribunal of the Roman Rota on the occasion of the inauguration of the judicial year.

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Pope Mass: ‘Christians need to overcome a self-centered mindset’

(Vatican Radio)  Pope Francis has called on Christians to overcome the self-centered mindset of the doctors of the law who know only how to condemn. His words came at the morning Mass in the Casa Santa Marta.

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