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Bishop Ottenweller's Body Returns to Steubenville One Last Time

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Ohio Valley residents will keep fond memories in their heart as they prepare to say goodbye to the second Bishop of the Catholic Diocese of Steubenville.

The body of retired Bishop Albert Ottenweller arrived this afternoon at Holy Name Cathedral.

Bishop Ottenweller passed away Sunday after a brief illness.

Many mourned as current Bishop Jeffery Monforton blessed his body before the chancellors carried it down the aisle. After prayers and blessings were said, members of the Diocese and visitors were able to pay their respects.

The cathedral will remain open to the public until 8:30 PM Thursday and will reopen tomorrow morning at 9 am for the Funeral Mass. The mass is scheduled to begin at 11 am Friday.