Diocese of Nashville

The Diocese of Nashville 

The office of the Bishop of Nashville and the mission support offices for the
Diocese of Nashville serve the Catholic churches, schools and other entities in
Middle Tennessee.



To assist the bishop in service, support, and guidance to the Catholic community of 38 counties in
Middle Tennessee.


Helping the pastors, parishes, and other entities of the diocese to thrive.


Living and Proclaiming the Good News of Jesus Christ, Welcoming All.


Service to One Another through Love

Fidelity to God and His Church

Respect for Life

Solidarity with All Humanity

Additional Culture Details

We serve our constituencies through a robust culture of Team Catholic: Focus, Teamwork, and Communication. Our 53 churches within the Diocese make it possible for thousands of people to receive the Sacraments each year, and a wide range of mass times are made available to ensure that anyone can participate if they so desire. 


There are also 18 Catholic Schools within the Diocese that focus on academic excellence and making a catholic education affordable to all through scholarships and tuition assistant. 


The Diocese of Nashville is a vibrant and diverse group of people in which there are many opportunities to get involved for young and old. All are welcome into this community of faith, and we look forward to receiving new members!