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PA Catholic Statistics

PA Catholic Statistics

Source: The 2020 Official Catholic Directory

The 2020 Official Catholic Directory

 

Parishes

  • Parishes: 935
  • Parishes with Resident Pastor who is a Diocesan Priests: 618
  • Parishes with Resident Pastor who is a Religious Priest: 77
  • Parishes without a Resident Pastor Administered by Priests: 231
  • Parishes without a Resident Pastor Administered by Religious Men/Women: 1
  • Parishes without a Resident Pastor Administered by Lay People: 3
  • Parishes without a Resident Pastor Administered by Deacons: 6
  • Missions:77
  • Closed Parishes: 30
  • New Parishes Created: 7
  • Professional Ministry Personnel – Brothers: 98
  • Professional Ministry Personnel – Sisters: 1729
  • Professional Ministry Personnel – Laity: 617

 

Welfare

  • Catholic Hospitals: 10
  • Total Assisted: 1,261,204
  • Health Care Centers: 3
  • Total Assisted: 687
  • Homes for the Aged: 52
  • Total Assisted: 10,758
  • Residential Care of Children: 3
  • Total Assisted:  897
  • Day Care and Extended Day Care Centers: 6
  • Total Assisted: 404
  • Specialized Homes: 35
  • Total Assisted: 8,018
  • Special Centers for Social Services: 88
  • Total Assisted: 383,891
  • Residential Care of Disabled: 782
  • Total Assisted: 7,389
  • Other Institutions:  19
  • Total Assisted:  774,862

 

Education

  • Diocesan Seminaries: 4
  • Seminary Students at Seminaries in their Home Dioceses: 97
  • Seminary Students at Seminaries from Other Dioceses: 87
  • Diocesan Students in Other Seminaries: 90
  • Religious Seminaries: 4
  • Students in Religious Seminaries: 24
  • Total Seminarians: 211
  • Colleges and Universities: 26
  • Total Students: 87,385
  • Diocesan and Parish High Schools: 51
  • Total Students: 22,944
  • Private High Schools: 27
  • Total Students:10,362
  • Diocesan and Parish Elementary Schools: 290
  • Total Students: 88,884
  • Private Elementary Schools: 35
  • Total Students: 9,224
  • Non-residential Schools for the Disabled: 10
  • Total Students: 479
  • Catechesis/Religious Education High School Students: 12,733
  • Catechesis/Religious Education Elementary School Students: 97,393
  • Total Students Under Catholic Instruction: 329,614
  • Priests Teaching in the Dioceses: 74
  • Brothers Teaching in the Dioceses: 23
  • Sisters Teaching in the Dioceses: 266
  • Lay Teachers in the Dioceses:12,224

 

Personnel

  • Number of Retired Cardinals: 1
  • Number of Archbishops: 1
  • Number of Retired Archbishops: 1
  • Number of Residential Bishops: 7
  • Number of Auxiliary Bishops: 5
  • Number of Retired Bishops: 8
  • Number of Abbots: 2
  • Priests Active Within Their Diocese: 947
  • Priests Active Outside of Their Diocese: 49
  • Diocesan Priests in Foreign Missions: 0
  • Retired, Sick or Absent priests: 618
  • Number of Diocesan Priests: 1,614
  • Religious Priests in Diocese: 733
  • Total Priests in Diocese: 2,347
  • Extern Priests in Diocese: 119
  • Ordinations of Diocesan Priests: 18
  • Ordinations of Religious Priests: 3
  • Ordinations of Transitional Deacons: 14
  • Ordinations of Permanent Deacons: 11
  • Permanent Deacons:  733
  • Brothers: 164
  • Sisters: 4,189

 

Vital Statistics

  • Infant Baptisms: 20,931
  • Minor Baptisms: 1,629
  • Adult Baptisms: 1,050
  • Received into Full Communion: 1,252
  • First Communions: 21,269
  • Confirmations:  22,283
  • Catholic Marriages: 4,961
  • Interfaith Marriages: 2,273
  • Total Marriages: 7,234
  • Deaths: 29,156
  • Total Catholic Population: 2,937,513
  • Total Population: 12,793,927

 

Percentage of the Population that is Catholic: 23%

 

The 2019 Official Catholic Directory

 

Parishes

  • Parishes: 957
  • Parishes with Resident Pastor who is a Diocesan Priests: 783
  • Parishes with Resident Pastor who is a Religious Priest: 75
  • Parishes without a Resident Pastor Administered by Priests: 90
  • Parishes without a Resident Pastor Administered by Religious Men/Women: 1
  • Parishes without a Resident Pastor Administered by Lay People: 2
  • Parishes without a Resident Pastor Administered by Deacons: 6
  • Missions: 54
  • Closed Parishes: 2
  • New Parishes Created: 1
  • Pastoral Centers: 13
  • Professional Ministry Personnel – Brothers: 9
  • Professional Ministry Personnel – Sisters: 1,700
  • Professional Ministry Personnel – Laity: 874

 

Welfare

  • Catholic Hospitals: 11
  • Total Assisted: 1,532,312
  • Health Care Centers: 3
  • Total Assisted: 888
  • Homes for the Aged: 54
  • Total Assisted: 9,588
  • Residential Care of Children: 3
  • Total Assisted: 920
  • Day Care and Extended Day Care Centers: 8
  • Total Assisted: 399
  • Specialized Homes: 30
  • Total Assisted: 15,145
  • Special Centers for Social Services: 151
  • Total Assisted: 404,241
  • Residential Care of Disabled: 733
  • Total Assisted: 2,422
  • Other Institutions:  43
  • Total Assisted:  737,999

 

Education

  • Diocesan Seminaries: 4
  • Seminary Students at Seminaries in their Home Dioceses: 95
  • Seminary Students at Seminaries from Other Dioceses: 93
  • Diocesan Students in Other Seminaries: 89
  • Religious Seminaries: 4
  • Students in Religious Seminaries: 28
  • Total Seminarians: 212
  • Colleges and Universities: 26
  • Total Students: 83,971
  • Diocesan and Parish High Schools: 50
  • Total Students: 24,081
  • Private High Schools: 27
  • Total Students: 9,812
  • Diocesan and Parish Elementary Schools: 299
  • Total Students: 73,513
  • Private Elementary Schools: 28
  • Total Students: 4,142
  • Non-residential Schools for the Disabled: 9
  • Total Students: 443
  • Catechesis/Religious Education High School Students: 14,477
  • Catechesis/Religious Education Elementary School Students: 113,066
  • Total Students Under Catholic Instruction: 323,685
  • Priests Teaching in the Dioceses: 72
  • Brothers Teaching in the Dioceses: 21
  • Sisters Teaching in the Dioceses: 330
  • Lay Teachers in the Dioceses:12,443

 

Personnel

  • Number of Retired Cardinals: 1
  • Number of Archbishops: 1
  • Number of Residential Bishops: 7
  • Number of Auxiliary Bishops: 5
  • Number of Retired Bishops: 8
  • Number of Abbots: 2
  • Priests Active Within Their Diocese: 1,008
  • Priests Active Outside of Their Diocese: 55
  • Diocesan Priests in Foreign Missions: 0
  • Retired, Sick or Absent priests: 571
  • Number of Diocesan Priests: 1,634
  • Religious Priests in Diocese: 742
  • Total Priests in Diocese: 2,376
  • Extern Priests in Diocese: 125
  • Ordinations of Diocesan Priests: 18
  • Ordinations of Religious Priests: 2
  • Ordinations of Transitional Deacons: 19
  • Ordinations of Permanent Deacons: 18
  • Permanent Deacons:  696
  • Brothers: 157
  • Sisters: 4,229

 

Vital Statistics

  • Infant Baptisms: 22,107
  • Minor Baptisms: 1,652
  • Adult Baptisms: 1,163
  • Received into Full Communion: 1,421
  • First Communions: 23,740
  • Confirmations:  24,496
  • Catholic Marriages: 5,396
  • Interfaith Marriages: 2,227
  • Total Marriages: 7,623
  • Deaths: 29,856
  • Total Catholic Population: 3,035,626
  • Total Population: 12,773,181

 

Percentage of the Population that is Catholic: 24%