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Current Statistics

Diocese Established: April 23, 1847
Area: 10,419 Square Miles
Total population of the 14 County Diocese: approx. 1,400,000
Catholic population of the 14 County Diocese: approx. 306,500

As of December 31, 2020

Parishes/Apostolates:
   126 Parishes
   4 Apostolates

Diocesan Priests: 157
   Active: 79
   Retired: 78

Religious Order Priests: 34

Ordained Deacons: 110
   Active: 80
   Retired: 30

Religious Brothers: 60

Religious Sisters: 460

Elementary Schools:
   Diocesan and Parish: 17
   Students: 3,001

   Private: 1
   Students: 127

High Schools:
   Diocesan: 4
   Students: 776

   Private: 3
   Students: 1,131

Diocesan School Teachers

Elementary 
   Religious Brothers & Sisters: 1
   Lay Teachers: 396

High School
   Religious Brothers & Sisters: 0
   Lay Teachers: 94

Colleges: 4
   Students: 8,500 (Approximate)

Campus Ministry
   Chapters: 14 
   Priests: 1
   Lay Campus Ministers: 3

Catechetical Programs
   Leaders: 174
   Catechists: 2,213
 

Parish Faith Formation
   Elementary & Junior High: 10,185
   High School: 4,000

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: 838
   People Served: 103,655

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: 6

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

Motherhouses for Religious Sisters: 4
Novitiates for Religious Sisters:  1
Religious Communities of Women in the Diocese: 18

Secular Institutes: 2