PA Catholic Statistics

Source: The 2013 Official Catholic Directory

Parishes

  • Parishes: 1,064
  • Parishes with Resident Pastor who is a Diocesan Priests: 878
  • Parishes with Resident Pastor who is a Religious Priest: 73
  • 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: 4
  • Missions: 57
  • Closed Parishes: 18
  • New Parishes Created: 3
  • Pastoral Centers: 42
  • Professional Ministry Personnel – Brothers: 29
  • Professional Ministry Personnel – Sisters: 540
  • Professional Ministry Personnel – Laity: 759

 

Welfare

  • Catholic Hospitals: 13
  • Total Assisted: 2,492,870
  • Health Care Centers: 6
  • Total Assisted: 298,595
  • Homes for the Aged: 69
  • Total Assisted: 11,987
  • Residential Care of Children: 8
  • Total Assisted: 1,838
  • Day Care and Extended Day Care Centers: 12
  • Total Assisted: 898
  • Specialized Homes: 30
  • Total Assisted: 34,989
  • Special Centers for Social Services: 110
  • Total Assisted: 575,870
  • Residential Care of Disabled: 11
  • Total Assisted: 1,269
  • Other Institutions: 19
  • Total Assisted: 17,793

 

Education

  • Diocesan Seminaries: 3
  • Seminary Students at Seminaries in their Home Dioceses: 82
  • Seminary Students at Seminaries from Other Dioceses: 90
  • Diocesan Students in Other Seminaries: 111
  • Religious Seminaries: 2
  • Students in Religious Seminaries: 26
  • Total Seminarians: 219
  • Colleges and Universities: 26
  • Total Students: 98,551
  • Diocesan and Parish High Schools: 55
  • Total Students: 29,907
  • Private High Schools: 22
  • Total Students: 9,593
  • Diocesan and Parish Elementary Schools: 393
  • Total Students: 96,569
  • Private Elementary Schools: 28
  • Total Students: 6,298
  • Non-residential Schools for the Disabled: 10
  • Total Students: 515
  • Catechesis/Religious Education High School Students: 18,342
  • Catechesis/Religious Education Elementary School Students: 148,252
  • Total Students Under Catholic Instruction: 408,246
  • Priests Teaching in the Dioceses: 114
  • Brothers Teaching in the Dioceses: 51
  • Sisters Teaching in the Dioceses: 902
  • Lay Teachers in the Dioceses: 13,829

 

Personnel

  • Number of Retired Cardinals: 1
  • Number of Archbishops: 1
  • Number of Residential Bishops: 7
  • Number of Auxiliary Bishops: 5
  • Number of Retired Bishops: 11
  • Number of Abbots: 2
  • Number of Retired Abbots: 1
  • Priests Active Within Their Diocese: 1,258
  • Priests Active Outside of Their Diocese: 76
  • Diocesan Priests in Foreign Missions: 1
  • Retired, Sick or Absent priests: 592
  • Number of Diocesan Priests: 1,927
  • Religious Priests in Diocese: 697
  • Total Priests in Diocese: 2,624
  • Extern Priests in Diocese: 75
  • Ordinations of Diocesan Priests: 14
  • Ordinations of Religious Priests: 3
  • Ordinations of Transitional Deacons: 15
  • Ordinations of Permanent Deacons: 13
  • Permanent Deacons: 698
  • Brothers: 202
  • Sisters: 5,282

 

Vital Statistics

  • Infant Baptisms: 27,666
  • Minor Baptisms: 1,397
  • Adult Baptisms: 2,510
  • Received into Full Communion: 2,029
  • First Communions: 30,351
  • Confirmations: 30,214
  • Catholic Marriages: 6,529
  • Interfaith Marriages: 3,095
  • Total Marriages: 9,624
  • Deaths: 33,317
  • Total Catholic Population: 3,323,254
  • Total Population: 12,716,146

 

Percentage of the Population that is Catholic: 26%