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%