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Statistics at a Glance

Created as a Diocese on April 25, 1793; Archdiocese July 19, 1850

The Archdiocese of New Orleans encompasses 4,208 square miles in 8 civil parishes: Jefferson, Orleans, Plaquemines, St. Bernard, St. Charles, St. John the Baptist, St. Tammany and Washington.

CLERGY IN THE ARCHDIOCESE

  • Archdiocesan Priests - 196
  • Active - 133
  • Retired - 56
  • Duty out of the archdiocese - 7
  • Religious Order Priests - 140
  • TOTAL PRIESTS - 336
  • Permanent Deacons - 227
  • Brothers - 66
  • Sisters - 413
  • Seminarians - 36

PARISHES

  • Total parishes - 108
  • Missions & Quasi-parishes - 10
  • Campus Ministry Centers - 2

HIGHER LEARNING

  • Seminaries, Archdiocesan - 2
  • Seminaries, religious - 1
  • Colleges and universities - 3
  • TOTAL STUDENTS - 9,805

ELEMENTARY AND HIGH SCHOOLS

  • Catholic Elementary Schools - 61
    Total students - 25,009
  • Catholic High Schools - 23
    Total students - 13,072
  • Schools for persons with disabilities (mental and/or physical) - 1
    Total students - 199
  • TOTAL ELEMENTARY AND HIGH SCHOOLS - 85
  • TOTAL STUDENTS - 38,280

OTHER FACILITIES

  • Homes for dependent children - 4
  • Homes for adults - 8
  • Homes for invalid and aged guests - 21
  • Nursing Homes - 5