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

           2017

                            
Personnel Baptisms
Archbishop 1 From 1 to 7 years old      5,641
Retired Archbishops      0 Over 7 years old         1,248
Auxiliary Bishops       1 Total baptism       6,889
Retired Bishops       0                    
Priests: Diocesan Active in Diocese           103           
Religious Priests in Diocese     160 First Communions      7,223
                                        Confirmations       5,546
Ordinations           
Diocesan Priests       3                        
Incardinations During the Year 7
Priests Deceased During the Year      17
Marriages
                  Catholic 1,378
Permanent Deacons in Diocese       341
Interfaith       42
Total Brothers       85 Total Marriages 1,420
Total Sisters       656                        
                                    Total Catholic Population       796,954
Parishes                          
Parishes 139 Total Population 2,656,513
With Resident Pastor:     
Resident Diocesan Priests       75
Resident Religious Priests       53
Without Resident Priests:
Administered by Priests       11
Completely Vacant 0
                                 
Welfare
Catholic Hospitals       5
Total Assisted       875,736
Health Care Centers       3
Homes for the Aged     8
Total Assisted       1,574
Orphanages and Other Welfare Centers         3
Total Assisted      1,990
Nurseries              16
Total Assisted 1,700
Marriage Counseling Centers 1
Total Assisted 4,375
Shelters Victims of Violence and Rehabilitation of Drug Abusers 3
Total Assisted 3,160
Other Institutions 1
Total Assisted 80
Educational
Seminaries, Diocesan and College       1
Students from This Diocese       28
Kindergartens         17
Primary or Elementary Schools         30
Total Students      7,923
Secondary Schools         9
Total Students      2,936
Universities for Ecclesiastical Studies        1 
Total Students      140
Faculties for Ecclesiastical Studies Not Incorporated in a University                                      1
Total Students 432
Universities for Secular Studies 3
Total Students 17,745