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Statistical Profile


Who We Are
Whom We Served Last Year


The diocese encompasses 27 counties in northern and western Missouri. 

 Total Population

   1,513,005

 Total Catholics

 133,406


 Ordained Ministers

Bishop 

               1

Bishop Emeritus

 1

Diocesan Priests

  102

Diocesan Priests in Active Ministry                

  70

Diocesan Priests in Retirement

  32

Religious Order Priests

  83

Permanent Deacons                                  

      64



Vowed Religious

 Men

 29

 Women                                                      223


Pastoral Ministers

Pastoral Administrators

               2

Parish Pastoral Ministers

 107


98 Parishes and Missions
Parishes                                                

         87

Missions

 11

Catholic School Education

Catholic Early Childhood Centers                     

      7

Early Childhood Enrollment              

  523

Catholic Elementary Schools

  28

Elementary Enrollment (K-8)

       7,821

Catholic High Schools

 8

High School Enrollment

 3,488

Total Students

     11,832

Catholic Colleges and Universities

 2

College and University Enrollment      

 5,591

Catholic School Professional Staff

Teachers 

    1,083

Principals

 36

Early Education Directors

 7

Superintendents

Central Office Staff

Priestly Vocations

Men Studying for the Priesthood for the Diocese 

  28 

Students Studying at Conception Seminary College                            123 

Catholic Health Care

Catholic Hospitals

 3

Patients Assisted in Catholic Hospitals

       290,581

Residential Homes for the Elderly and Disabled

 11

Patients Assisted in Residential Homes                             

                2,335

Outreach To Neighbors In Need

Food                           

 $1,916,835

Clothing - Furniture

  353,448

Utilities

 725,415

Rent - Shelter

 363,490

Mortgage Aid

 9,133


Numbers Alone Cannot Tell The Story

 People Assisted with Emergency Groceries or Meals

 91,569

 Meals Delivered to Homebound or Served to Senior Citizens

  2,2356

 People Assisted with Clothing and Furniture

 40,970

 People Assisted with Utility Payments

 15,198

 People Assisted with Rent or Shelter

 3,251

 People Assisted with Medical Payments

 1,799

 People Assisted with Transportation

 5,664

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