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Archdiocese of San Antonio

Archidioecesis Sancti Antonii

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  • Gustavo Garcia-Siller, M.Sp.S., Archbishop
  • Patrick Fernández Flores, Archbishop Emeritus
  • Thomas Joseph Flanagan, Auxiliary Bishop Emeritus

Suffragan Dioceses

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Archdiocese
  • Elevated: 3 August 1926
  • Metropolitan See
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • State: Texas
  • Country: United States of America
  • Square Kilometers: 60,036 (27,841 Square Miles)
  • Conference Region: X (AR, OK, TX)
  • Catholic Directory Abbreviation: SAT
  • Official Web Site:
  • Mailing Address: Chancery Office, 2718 West Woodlawn Ave., P.O. Box 28410, San Antonio, TX 78228
  • Telephone: (210)734-2620
  • Fax: 734-0231

Historical Details

Past and Present Ordinaries

Historical Summary

Diocese of San Antonio
28 August 1874ErectedDiocese of Galveston Diocese of San Antonio (erected)
3 March 1914Territory LostDiocese of Dallas
Diocese of San Antonio
Diocese of Tucson
Diocese of El Paso (erected)
3 August 1926Territory LostDiocese of Dallas
Diocese of San Antonio
Diocese of Amarillo (erected)
Archdiocese of San Antonio
3 August 1926ElevatedDiocese of San Antonio Archdiocese of San Antonio
15 November 1947Territory LostDiocese of Dallas
Diocese of Galveston
Archdiocese of San Antonio
Diocese of Austin (erected)
13 April 1982Territory LostDiocese of Corpus Christi
Diocese of Galveston-Houston
Archdiocese of San Antonio
Diocese of Victoria in Texas (erected)
3 July 2000Territory LostDiocese of Corpus Christi (Webb, Zapata, Jim Hogg, and half of La Salle County)
Archdiocese of San Antonio (Maverick, Zavala, Dimmit and half of La Salle County)
Diocese of Laredo (erected)


YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
Archdiocese of San Antonio

Note: Any changes in boundaries over time are not indicated in the above table.

Affiliated Bishops, Living

Affiliated Bishops, Deceased


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