July 28, 2017

Archdiocese of Indianapolis is divided into 11 deaneries

Map of the 11 deaneries in the Archdiocese of Indianapolis.

Map of the 11 deaneries in the Archdiocese of Indianapolis. (Click the image for a larger version)

By Natalie Hoefer and Brandon A. Evans

The archdiocese of Indianapolis is comprised of 129 parishes and nearly 70 Catholic schools. They are organized in 11 different regions, called deaneries.

More than 221,000 Catholics call the archdiocese home. Here are the varying areas where they live and worship.

Batesville Deanery:

  • 19 parishes
  • Includes Dearborn, Decatur, Ohio, Ripley and Shelby counties, and parts of Franklin County
  • 6 elementary schools, 1 high school
  • 25,438 Catholics
  • 11.5 percent of the archdiocese

Bloomington Deanery:

  • 10 parishes
  • Includes Brown, Lawrence, Monroe, Orange and Owen counties, and parts of Morgan County
  • 2 elementary schools
  • 10,900 Catholics
  • 4.9 percent of the archdiocese

Connersville Deanery:

  • 6 parishes
  • Includes Henry, Fayette, Rush, Wayne and Union counties, and parts of Franklin County
  • 4 elementary schools, 1 high school
  • 6,444 Catholics
  • 2.9 percent of the archdiocese

Indianapolis East:

  • 9 parishes
  • Includes Hancock County and parts of Marion County
  • 6 elementary schools, 1 high school
  • 19,533 Catholics
  • 8.8 percent of the archdiocese

Indianapolis North:

  • 10 parishes
  • Includes parts of Marion County
  • 9 elementary schools, 3 high schools
  • 30,726 Catholics
  • 13.7 percent of the archdiocese

Indianapolis South:

  • 14 parishes
  • Includes parts of Marion and Johnson counties
  • 9 elementary schools, 1 high school, 1 pre-K-12
  • 38,836 Catholics
  • 17.4 percent of the archdiocese

Indianapolis West:

  • 11 parishes
  • Includes Hendricks County and parts of Marion and Morgan counties
  • 7 elementary schools, 2 high schools
  • 40,625 Catholics
  • 18.4 percent of the archdiocese

New Albany Deanery:

  • 18 parishes
  • Includes Clark, Floyd and Harrison counties
  • 7 elementary schools, 1 high school
  • 23,107 Catholics
  • 10.5 percent of the archdiocese

Seymour Deanery:

  • 11 parishes
  • Includes Bartholomew, Jackson, Jefferson, Jennings, Scott, Switzerland and Washington counties, and parts of Johnson County
  • 5 elementary schools, 1 high school
  • 13,517 Catholics
  • 6.1 percent of the archdiocese

Tell City Deanery:

  • 11 parishes
  • Includes Crawford and Perry counties, and parts of Spencer County
  • 5,072 Catholics
  • 2.3 percent of the archdiocese

Terre Haute Deanery:

  • 10 parishes
  • Includes Clay, Parke, Putnam, Vermillion and Vigo counties
  • 1 elementary school
  • 7,770 Catholics
  • 3.5 percent of the archdiocese

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