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Statistics of Fort Worth Diocese

Updated: 7-14-17

Statistics of Catholic Schools

 

 Bishop:
 1
   
 Priests:
 
   Diocesan active 45
   Active outside diocese 1
   Priests studying outside the diocese 0
   Priests from other dioceses 10
   Diocesan in foreign missions  0
   Religious priests in diocese  52
   Retired, sick, absent  24
   
   Permanent Deacons  83
   Brothers 0
   Sisters  74
   Seminarians  31
   Lay Ministers 175
   
 Parishes:
 90
   Under direction of resident diocesan clergy 28
   Under direction of resident religious priests 21
   In the care of nonresident pastor 37
   In the care of permanent deacons 4
   In the care of professed men religious 0
   Missions 1
   
 High Schools:
 
   Diocesan, parochial, and interparochial  4
   Total students 1,139
   
 Elementary Schools:
 
   Diocesan, parochial, and interparochial 17
   Total students 4,252
   
   Total students  
   
 Public school students in religious education classes:
 
   High school students 8,926
   Elementary students 21,213
   Total students under Catholic instruction 30,189
   
 Teachers:
 
   Brothers teaching 0
   Sisters teaching 11
   Lay teachers 512
   Total teachers in diocese 523
   
 Health Care Centers, Ancillary Care Systems, Medical Centers, Sanitoriums,  Hospices:
0
   Number assisted annually 0
   
 Special Programs for Social Services:
4
   Number assisted annually 100,000
   
 Specialized Homes for Substance Abuse, Halfway Homes, Physical Abused  Children or Adults, AIDS/ARC, Ex-offenders, Pregnant Women, Adjudicated  Delinquents, Runaway Youths:
 1
   Number assisted annually 190
   
 Other Institutions:
 4
   Number assisted annually 1,041
   
 Baptisms:
 
   Infant Baptisms 5,243
   Minor Baptisms 633
   Adult Baptisms 244
   
 First Communions:
6,523
   
 Confirmations:
4,025
   
 Received into full communion:
788
   
 Marriages:
 
   Catholic 757
   Interfaith marriages 175
   Total Marriages 932
   
 Deaths:
1,175
   
 Total Catholic population:
890,556
   

 Total population:

3,551,094