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Current Statistics

Diocese Established: April 23, 1847
Area: 10,419 Square Miles
Total population of the 14 County Diocese: approx. 1,388,040
Catholic population of the 14 County Diocese: approx. 300,000

As of December 31, 2017

Parishes/Apostolates:
   126 Parishes
   4 Apostolates

Diocesan Priests: 174
   Active 93
   Retired 81

Religious Order Priests: 36

Ordained Deacons: 110
   Active     82
   Retired   28

Religious Brothers: 60

Religious Sisters: 510

Elementary Schools
   Diocesan and Parish: 18
   Students: 3,802

   Private: 1
   Students: 119

High Schools
   Diocesan: 4
   Students: 948

   Private: 3
   Students: 1,144

Diocesan School Teachers

Elementary 
   Religious Brothers & Sisters: 2
   Lay Teachers: 464

High School
   Religious Brothers & Sisters: 1
   Lay Teachers: 99

Colleges: 4
   Students: 8,500 (Approximate)

Campus Ministry
   Chapters: 14 
   Priests: 2
   Lay Campus Ministers: 5

Catechetical Programs
   Leaders: 146
   Catechists: 2,771
   Youth Ministers: 42

Parish Faith Formation
   Elementary & Junior High: 11,577
   High School: 4,335

Catholic Hospitals: 3
   Capacity: Approximately 750 Beds

Convalescent, Rest Homes, Guest Houses, Homes for the Aged and Residences: 6
   Capacity: 900

Social Service Agencies: 12
   Employees: 889
   People Served: 78,271

Senior Citizen Housing: 15 communities throughout Albany, Rensselaer, Saratoga, Schenectady and Delaware Counties.
   Total Apts.: 893 one and two bedroom apartments and 
   56 two bedroom cottages

Retreat Houses and Houses of Prayer: 7

Religious Communities of Men in the Diocese
   Priests: 9
   Religious Brothers: 7

Motherhouses for Religious Sisters: 6
Noviaties for Religious Sisters:  3
Religious Communities of Women in the Diocese: 18

Secular Institutes: 2