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   Diocese of Lubbock Stats  
Year: 2000

Bishop  1
Diocesan priests  33
Religious order priests  8
Diocesan priests outside diocese  2
Diocesan priests retired  6
Extern priests in diocese  6
Total priests in diocese  48
Seminarians  13
Deacons  48
Women religious  39
Parishes  34
Missions  28
Chapels  2
Mass attendance  24,369
Parochial schools elementary  2
Total students  404
Public school students in religious instruction:
High School  2,728
Elementary School  6,252
Total  8,980
Total catechists  1,219
Sisters teaching  33
Paid lay teachers  30
Total teachers  63
Catholic medical centers:
Covenant Lakeside
Bed capacity  420
Covenant Medical
Bed capacity  800
Total patients  125,773
Care centers  35
Total patients  451,178
Catholic Family Service
Total served  35,000
Infant baptisms  1,861
Adult baptisms  91
Received into full Communion  114
First Communions  1,461
Confirmations  939
Marriages:
Catholic  304
Mixed religion  61
Total  365
Deaths  251
The Diocese of Lubbock:
Total square miles  23,382
Catholic population (identified)  55,781
Total Population (U.S. Census)  451,995
Catholic percentage of population  12.3

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