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Diocesan Annual Impact Report

Diocesan Annual Impact Report

Snapshots of our diocese and how we served others through various ministries and outreach. Many of these numbers (i.e., baptisms, weddings) were lower due to closures during COVID-19. Diocesan Statistics: July 1, 2020 – June 30, 2021


Catholic Charities of South Carolina

59,672

Total impacted

12

Number of ministries and programs

15

Number of locations in S.C.

42,275

Our Lady’s Pantry Total served

240

Save A Smile dental program Total Served

2,290

Clean of Heart Laundry & Shower Program Total served

1,080

Loads of laundry

1,210

Showers provided

21

Disaster Services Total served

$245,783.25

Spent on home repairs (natural disasters)

702

Immigration Services Total served

274

Restorative Justice Total served

3,208

Hope Ministry mental health services Total served


Ecclesiastical data

94

Parishes

21

Missions

1

Catholic Community (mission church)

79,116

Registered Households

199,543

Registered Catholics

103

Diocesan priests

40

Religious priests

24

Extern priests

17

Seminarians

205

Permanent deacons

51

In formation

93

Women religious

23

Religious communities


Sacraments

2,563

Baptisms

3,199

First Communions

2,909

Confirmations

189

RCIA

353

Received into full Communion

590

Marriages

1,468

Deaths

8,833

Religious Education Elementary students

1,823

Religious Education High school students


Schools

33

Catholic schools and high schools

7,258

Students

824

Professional Staff

3

Schools offering federal nutrition programs

375

Students eligible for free/reduced priced lunch

587

Students with any diagnosed disability (physical, mental, learning)

15

International students with visas

32

Number of schools with a board, commission or council


Office of Spirituality & Formation Ministry

126

Receiving spiritual direction

30

Certified spiritual directors

17

Studying to be directors


Hospitals

2

Catholic Hospitals


Child Protection Services

2,981

Number of background screenings

The Office of Child and Youth Protection provides a pastoral response to, and competent processing of, allegations of abuse of minors. With the approval and consent of the bishop, it establishes, implements, supervises, and maintains safe environment programs in all parishes, missions and schools within the diocese. Visit charlestondiocese.org/child-and-youth-protection.


The Catholic Miscellany magazine

26,559

Total subscribers

95,000

Bicentennial special editions mailed (June 2021)