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Statistics of Fort Worth Diocese

Updated: 6-30-14

Statistics of Catholic Schools

 

 Bishop:
 1
   
 Priests:
 
   Diocesan active  53
   Active outside diocese  
   Priests studying outside the diocese  1
   Priests from other dioceses  6
   Diocesan in foreign missions  1
   Religious priests in diocese  55
   Retired, sick, absent  16
   
   Permanent Deacons  113
   Brothers  5
   Sisters  73
   Seminarians  31
   Lay Ministers  370
   
 Parishes:
 90
   Under direction of resident diocesan clergy 51
   Under direction of resident religious priests 29
   In the care of nonresident pastor 17
   In the care of permanent deacons 4
   In the care of professed men religious 3
   Missions 2
   
 Colleges:
0
   
 High Schools:
 
   Diocesan, parochial, and interparochial  4
   Total students 1,292
   
 Elementary Schools:
 
   Diocesan, parochial, and interparochial 17
   Total students 4,208
   
 Private:
1
   Total students 100
   
 Public school students in religious education classes:
 
   High school students 8,926
   Elementary students 19,435
   Total students under Catholic instruction 33,992
   
 Teachers:
 
   Brothers teaching 0
   Sisters teaching 10
   Lay teachers 502
   Total teachers in diocese 512
   
 Homes for the Aged:
4
   Number assisted annually 850
   
 Special Programs for Social Services:
1
   Number assisted annually  
   
 Baptisms:
 
   Infant Baptisms 5,353
   Minor Baptisms 521
   Adult Baptisms 238
   
 First Communions:
6,165
   
 Confirmations:
3,697
   
 Received into full communion:
771
   
 Marriages:
 
   Catholic 762
   Interfaith marriages 218
   Total Marriages 980
   
 Deaths:
1,015
   
 Total Catholic population:
710,000
   

 Total population:

3,467,869