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By the numbers

Published: November 15, 2008   
Jonny Meyer
Tyler Boelkens (right) places a ring on the finger of his wife, Erin, at their wedding at Christ the King Church in Little Rock in 2007.

2007 sacramental statistics in the Diocese of Little Rock

Baptism

  • 3,346 people were baptized

  • 2,939 of these were infants

  • 206 were minors and 201 were adults

    Eucharist

  • 2,389 children received their First Communion

  • 430 others also received their first Eucharist

    Reconciliation

  • Statistics on those who received this sacrament are not recorded

    Confirmation

  • 1,748 youth were confirmed in Arkansas parishes

  • 430 others were also confirmed

    Marriage

  • 559 couples were married in Catholic churches across the state

  • 332 of these were both Catholic while 227 were interfaith couples

    Holy Orders

  • One man was ordained to the priesthood in the diocese

    Anointing of the Sick

  • Statistics on those who received this sacrament are not recorded

    Source: The Diocese of Little Rock Official Catholic Directory 2008


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