Phone: 216-696-6525

Toll Free: 1-800-869-6525

Address: 1404 East 9th Street, Cleveland, OH 44114

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Offices Clergy & Religious Statistics

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Below are the statistics of those in ministry in the Diocese of Cleveland as of 4 January 2024:

413 Total Priests

Total Diocesan, Religious Order and Extern Priests serving and/or residing in the Diocese of Cleveland.

206 Diocesan Priests in Active Ministry

204 Diocesan Active and 2 Released from Diocesan Assignment

97 Diocesan Priests who are Retired

11 Other

(4 Administrative Leave, 6 Leave of Absence, 1 Priest Prayer & Penance)

77 Religious Order Priests

72 Religious Order Active and 5 Religious Order Retired

22 Extern Priests

(Priests studying or living in the Diocese who are not incardinated)
(15 Extern Active and 7 Extern Retired)

303 Total Diocesan Priests

206 Diocesan Active and 97 Diocesan Retired

196 Total Deacons

Total Permanent Deacons serving and/or residing in the Diocese of Cleveland.

110 Diocesan Deacons in Active Ministry

104 Diocesan Active and 6 Released from Diocesan Assignment

74 Diocesan Deacons who are Retired

8 Extern Deacons

1 Extern Active and 7 Extern Retired

1 Religious Order Deacon

3 Other

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