PA Catholic Statistics Source: The 2014 Official Catholic Directory Parishes Parishes: 1,032 Parishes with Resident Pastor who is a Diocesan Priests: 851 Parishes with Resident Pastor who is a Religious Priest: 67 Parishes without a Resident Pastor Administered by Priests: 108 Parishes without a Resident Pastor Administered by Religious Men/Women: 1 Parishes without a Resident Pastor Administered by Deacons: 3 Missions: 58 Closed Parishes: 32 New Parishes Created: 2 Pastoral Centers: 16 Professional Ministry Personnel – Brothers: 9 Professional Ministry Personnel – Sisters: 164 Professional Ministry Personnel – Laity: 583   Welfare Catholic Hospitals: 13 Total Assisted: 2,096,637 Health Care Centers: 6 Total Assisted: 656,633 Homes for the Aged: 54 Total Assisted: 12,704 Residential Care of Children: 8 Total Assisted: 1,910 Day Care and Extended Day Care Centers: 22 Total Assisted: 971 Specialized Homes: 30 Total Assisted: 35,156 Special Centers for Social Services: 106 Total Assisted: 591,411 Residential Care of Disabled: 10 Total Assisted: 1,170 Other Institutions: 18 Total Assisted: 2,666   Education Diocesan Seminaries: 3 Seminary Students at Seminaries in their Home Dioceses: 75 Seminary Students at Seminaries from Other Dioceses: 95 Diocesan Students in Other Seminaries: 104 Religious Seminaries: 2 Students in Religious Seminaries: 25 Total Seminarians: 204 Colleges and Universities: 26 Total Students: 98,670 Diocesan and Parish High Schools: 55 Total Students: 28,922 Private High Schools: 23 Total Students: 9,625 Diocesan and Parish Elementary Schools: 356 Total Students: 92,061 Private Elementary Schools: 27 Total Students: 6,146 Non-residential Schools for the Disabled: 9 Total Students: 473 Catechesis/Religious Education High School Students: 16,605 Catechesis/Religious Education Elementary School Students: 148,489 Total Students Under Catholic Instruction: 401,195 Priests Teaching in the Dioceses: 88 Brothers Teaching in the Dioceses: 26 Sisters Teaching in the Dioceses: 377 Lay Teachers in the Dioceses: 12,046   Personnel Number of Retired Cardinals: 1 Number of Archbishops: 1 Number of Residential Bishops: 7 Number of Auxiliary Bishops: 5 Number of Retired Bishops: 10 Number of Abbots: 3 Number of Retired Abbots: 1 Priests Active Within Their Diocese: 1,212 Priests Active Outside of Their Diocese: 67 Diocesan Priests in Foreign Missions: 0 Retired, Sick or Absent priests: 596 Number of Diocesan Priests: 1,875 Religious Priests in Diocese: 733 Total Priests in Diocese: 2,608 Extern Priests in Diocese: 87 Ordinations of Diocesan Priests: 13 Ordinations of Religious Priests: 6 Ordinations of Transitional Deacons: 14 Ordinations of Permanent Deacons: 41 Permanent Deacons: 726 Brothers: 199 Sisters: 5,153   Vital Statistics Infant Baptisms: 26,359 Minor Baptisms: 1,458 Adult Baptisms: 1,186 Received into Full Communion: 1,869 First Communions: 28,568 Confirmations: 27,713 Catholic Marriages: 6,151 Interfaith Marriages: 2,749 Total Marriages: 8,900 Deaths: 31,873 Total Catholic Population: 3,244,201 Total Population: 12,750,398   Percentage of the Population that is Catholic: 25% 2015-06-13 2009-04-14 HalibutBlue