The Official Catholic Directory®

The Official Catholic Directory® ( should not be confused with this website ( and

The Official Catholic Directory® is the most authoritative printed directory of Diocese and Catholic Churches in the United States. It was first published in 1817 by P.J. Kenedy & Sons. Today it is published by National Register Publishing® and is recognized by the United States Catholic Conference of Bishops as the official Catholic Church directory for the United States. The directory is updated and approved annually by each Catholic diocese. Their directory contains not only address and contact information, but also very detailed diocese and church information with statistics, lists of religious orders, useful maps, clergy information, and more.

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Mailing Lists*

If you are a marketer looking to contact qualified decision makers at all levels of the Catholic Church in the United States, we highly recommend The Official Catholic Directory® who can provide you with customized lists with over 50 selection filters.

*Per our member agreement, The does not sell, rent, or share mailing lists.

Advertising Opportunities

The Official Catholic Directory® also provides advertising opportunities in their printed directory and online with their Products and Services Guide.

How to contact The Official Catholic Directory®?

Phone: 800-473-7020 or 908-673-1206