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Diocesan Annual Impact Report

Here are a few snapshots of our diocese and how we served others through various ministries and outreach. Diocesan Statistics: July 1, 2021 – June 30, 2022


Ecclesiastical data

94 Parishes

21 Missions

1 Catholic Community (mission church)

80,887 Registered Households

205,947 Registered Catholics

103 Diocesan priests

44 Religious priests

24 Extern priests

17 Seminarians

212 Permanent deacons

50 In formation

93 Women religious

23 Religious communities


2,717 Baptisms

2,292 First Communions

2,261 Confirmations

232 RCIA

364 Received into full Communion

670 Marriages

1,446 Deaths

9,280 Religious education elementary students

2,313 Religious education High School students

2 Catholic Hospitals


32 Catholic schools and high schools

7,523 Students

805 Professional Staff

2 Schools offering federal nutrition programs

385 Students eligible for free/reduced priced lunch

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

16 International students with visas

32 Number of schools with a board, commission or council

Child Protection Services

4,809 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

Catholic Charities of South Carolina

12 Number of ministries and programs

15 Number of locations in S.C.

30,350 Our Lady’s Pantry Total served

126 Save A Smile dental program Total Served

3,156 Clean of Heart Laundry & Shower Program Total served

1,683 Loads of laundry

1,513 Showers provided

18 Disaster Services Total served

$197,800 Spent on home repairs (natural disasters)

1,151 Immigration Services Total served

274 Restorative Justice Total served

36,906 Total impacted (includes Emergency Assistance, Next Level Services, Clothing Closet and above list)

The Catholic Miscellany magazine

68,500 Total subscribers (as of December 2022)

26,536 Bishop Fabre Special Edition (June 2022)