Archbishop's Appeal

The Archbishop’s Appeal is the annual fundraising campaign that provides supplemental financial assistance to institutions, programs and ministries affiliated with the Catholic Church throughout the Archdiocese of San Antonio.

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Archdiocesan Statistics

                           

Vital Statistics

                   2016

                            
Personnel Baptisms
Archbishop 1 Infant Baptism Totals      7,786
Retired Archbishops      0 Minor Baptism Totals       1,080
Auxiliary Bishops       1 Adult Baptism Totals       513
Retired Bishops       1                    
Priests: Diocesan Active in Diocese            Received into Full Communion       786
Religious Priests in Diocese      First Communions      8,495
                                        Confirmations       6,269
Ordinations           
Diocesan Priests       2                        
Religious Priests 1
Transitional Deacons       4
Marriages
Permanent Deacons       29 Catholic 1,457
Permanent Deacons in Diocese       382
Interfaith       289
Total Brothers       76 Total Marriages 1,746
Total Sisters       662                        
                                    Total Catholic Population       764,244
Parishes                          
Parishes 139 Total Population 2,622,403
With Resident Pastor:     
Resident Diocesan Priests       87
Resident Religious Priests       41
Without Resident Priests:
Administered by Priests       11
Completely Vacant 0
Missions 34
                                 
Welfare
Catholic Hospitals       5
Total Assisted       352,803
Health Care Centers       3
Homes for the Aged     8
Total Assisted       1,889
Residential Care of Children       3
Total Assisted       2,454
             
             
Day Care Centers           18
Specialized Homes       10
Total Assisted      509
Special Centers for Social Services       10
Other Institutions 1
Total Assisted        80 
                                         
Educational
Seminaries, Diocesan and College       1
Students from This Diocese       31
Students from Other Diocese       40
College and Universities       5
Total Students 17,434
High Schools, Diocesan and Parish       4
Total Students       1,205
High Schools, Private       6
Total Students       2,514
                                       
Elementary Schools, Diocesan and Parish       28
Total Students       7,603
Elementary Schools, Private       4
Total Students 1,169
                             
Catechesis/Religious Education
High School Students       10,104
Elementary Students       27,321
Total Students Under Catholic Instruction 67, 408


Teachers in the Diocese:
Priests 28
Brothers 20
Sisters 55
Lay Teachers 1,965