We, the people of the Roman Catholic Church of Middle Tennessee, as stewards of our faith, are called to live and proclaim the good news of Jesus Christ by:
The Catholic Pastoral Center
2800 McGavock Pike
Nashville, Tennessee 37214
Phone: 615-383-6393, Fax: 615-292-8411
The Catholic Pastoral Center is located across from Opry Mills on the other side of Briley Parkway.
Nashville is the See city of the diocese and was established on July 28, 1837 by Pope Gregory XVI.
The diocese includes 38 counties spread over 16,302 square miles.
The Catholic Center (2400 Twenty-first Avenue, South, Nashville, TN 37212) houses a number of the central administrative offices while others (e.g. Catholic Schools, Catholic Youth Office, Catholic Charities of Tennessee, Inc.) are located at various locations within the Diocese.
The Catholic population of the diocese is estimated at approximately 76,000 individuals registered in parishes, which represents about 3.4% of the overall population in Middle Tennessee.
There are a number of ethnic groups represented in the diocese with the fastest growing group being our Hispanic brothers and sisters. This group is estimated at approximately 110,000.
Mass is offered in Spanish, Vietnamese, Latin, and Korean.
53 Parishes and 3 Missions divided into 5 Deaneries
33 Diocesan Priests serving within the diocese
19 Religious Order Priests with diocesan assignment
12 Non-Nashville Diocesan Priests with assignment
70 Permanent Deacons
1 Religious Brother
168 Religious Sisters
3 High Schools Click Here for details
18 Elementary Schools Click Here for details
1 Diocesan Cemetery Click Here for details
1 Independent Living Home for the aged
1 Assisted Living Home for the aged