Statistics

The Archdiocese of Louisville:

  • contains 200,000 Catholics in 64,000 households
  • consists of 24 counties in central Kentucky covering 8,124 square miles
  • has 111 parishes and missions
  • has 46 K-12 schools serving 19,343 students
  • has 3 colleges/universities
  • has 140 diocesan priests
  • has 133 permanent deacons
  • has 42 religious order priests
  • has 11 monastic priests
  • has 13 brothers
  • has 31 monastic brothers
  • has 543 sisters
  • has 16 seminarians
  • serves more than 274,200 persons in Catholic hospitals, home health centers, homes for the aged, specialized homes and centers for social services
  • serves approximately 7,000 individuals through family ministries programming, including marriage preparation, marriage enrichment,  bereavement and divorce ministries, outreach to hurting marriages, Project Rachel (outreach to women who have experienced an abortion), pro-life endeavors (from conception to natural death), counseling referral services, and safe environment training.  In addition, trained laity provide about 2,000 hours of presence to Catholic patients in hospitals.
  • offers ongoing services to more than 40,000 individuals through Catholic Charities and other social service programs, including Migration and Refugee Services, Sister Visitor Center, Pregnancy and Adoption Services, Parish Social Ministry (Advocacy, Education and Community Organizing), Respect Life, District Long-Term Care Ombudsman Program, Crisis Assessment & Referral, Immigration Services, Mother-Infant Care Program, Senior Social Services, St. Vincent de Paul, Franciscan Kitchen, etc.