Bishop Conlon Decree July 05

Establishment of new Steubenville Parish


In accord with canon 515, after having consulted the Presbyteral Council and the Steubenville Task Force, I hereby decree that a new parish be established in the city of Steubenville and be composed of the parishioners from the following parishes: Holy Name Cathedral, St. Anthony, St. Stanislaus, Holy Rosary, St. Pius X, and Servants of Christ the King. This new Parish shall be formed gradually, as provided in the Steubenville Task Force Pastoral Plan: Renewing the Church in Steubenville. I further decree that the name of the Parish shall be Triumph of the Cross Parish. The boundaries of this Parish will be defined at a later time after receiving advice from the implementation team.
This decree becomes effective September 14th, 2005, the Feast of the Exaltation of the Holy Cross.
Bishop of Steubenville
Given at Steubenville, Ohio this 25th day of July in the year 2005, the Feast of Saint James.