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Statistics

Archdiocesan Priests: By the Numbers

Priests and Parishes

This shows priests serving as pastors, associates, or as administrators against the number of parishes. It is evident there soon could be more parishes than the number of active or available priests.

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Ages of Priests and Parishes

The graph shows a majority of priests in parishes are between the ages of 50 and 69, as well as those serving beyond their retirement age. Health issues can impact this number at any time, which in turn, will modify the number of active/available priests.

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Priest Ordinations

This graph shows the number of priests ordained since 2000, as well as ordinations projected for the near future. This information should be assessed in conjunction with the top chart illustrating the ratio of priests to parishes.

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