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Statistics

for the Diocese of Boise


 

The Diocese of Boise was erected by His Holiness Pope Leo XIII

on August 26, 1893 and comprises the entire state of Idaho

(83,557 sq. miles; total population 1,532,200.)


  

Number of Parishes in the Diocese of Boise

52

Number of Missions in the Diocese of Boise

28

 

Number of Chapels in the Diocese of Boise

28

Total Catholic Population

172,234

 

Number of Diocesan Priests

47

 

Number of Retired Priests

24

 

Number of Religious Order Priests

16

 

Number of Brothers

5

 

Number of Religious Sisters

85

 

Number of Permanent Deacons

69

 

Number of Catholic High Schools

1

 

Number of Catholic Elementary Schools

13

 

Campus Ministry Centers

3

 

Number of Catholic Hospitals

4

 

(Statistics taken from 2011 Official Catholic Directory)

 

 

 

Diocese of Boise Coat of Arms

 

 Bishop Peter F. Christensen

 

 Previous Bishops of Boise

 

History of the Diocese of Boise

 

Diocesan Vision and Mission