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Protestant Episcopacy in the United States.

--According to the Church Almanac, the Episcopal Church in the United States contains 33 dioceses. The number of bishops, provisional bishops and assistant bishops, is 48; priests and deacons, 2,030; parishes, 2,110. There were ordained during the year 70 deacons and 93 priests. Number of candidates for holy orders, 281; churches consecrated, 69. The baptisms were as follows: Infants, 30,443; adults, 5,121; not stated, 487--total, 40,023.--Number of confirmations, 15,596; communicants added, 14,794; present number, 185,797; marriages, 7,059; burials, 12,442; Sunday School teachers, 14,892; scholars, 118,069.

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