Name
Michigan Catholic Conference
Phone
(800) 395-5565
Fax
(517) 372-3940
Address
510 S. Capitol Ave.
Lansing, MI 48933

Church Profile

There are 1,823,448 Catholics in the seven (arch)dioceses — Detroit, Gaylord, Grand Rapids, Kalamazoo, Lansing, Marquette, and Saginaw — in the State of Michigan. This represents 18 percent of the total population for the State. The Catholic presence in Michigan includes:

General

  • 633 Parishes
  • 1,188 Priests
  • 1,901 Sisters
  • 86 Brothers
  • 3,239 Baptisms (Adult and Infant)
  • 16,066 First Communions
  • 15,703 Confirmations
  • 4,398 Marriages

Education

  • 45 High Schools
  • 15,095 High School Students
  • 177 Elementary Schools
  • 37,380 Elementary Students
  • 2,768 Lay Teachers
  • 38 Sisters Teaching
  • 37 Priests Teaching
  • 7 Brothers Teaching

Health Care

  • 21 Catholic Hospitals, assisting 7,056,575 patients annually
  • 9 Health Care Centers, assisting 1,444,013 patients annually

Charitable Care

  • 5 Residential Care Orphanages, assisting 455 children annually
  • 16 Day Care/Extended Day Care Centers, assisting 962 annually
  • 77 Specialized Homes, assisting 21,052 individuals annually*
  • 76 Special Centers for Social Services, assisting 528,016 individuals annually

Source: 2017 Official Catholic Directory, P.J. Kenedy & Sons

*Specialized homes include institutions that house youth, unwed mothers, the handicapped, or battered women, or homes that serve as places for drug rehabilitation.

Name
Michigan Catholic Conference
Phone
(800) 395-5565
Fax
(517) 372-3940
Email
Address
510 South Capitol Avenue
Lansing, Michigan 48933
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