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I am a

Response Number of responses Percentage of total
Female 1166 61.66
Male 725 38.34
Total 1891 100 %

My age

ResponseMen CountMen PercentWomen CountWomen PercentTotal countTotal Percent
17 or less 111 5.87 % 191 10.10 % 302 15.97 %
18 - 19 91 4.81 % 114 6.03 % 205 10.84 %
20 - 24 134 7.09 % 292 15.44 % 426 22.53 %
25 - 29 83 4.39 % 137 7.24 % 220 11.63 %
30 - 34 67 3.54 % 95 5.02 % 162 8.57 %
35 - 39 43 2.27 % 81 4.28 % 124 6.56 %
40 - 44 50 2.64 % 53 2.80 % 103 5.45 %
45 - 49 47 2.49 % 54 2.86 % 101 5.34 %
50 - 54 36 1.90 % 49 2.59 % 85 4.49 %
55 - 59 32 1.69 % 51 2.70 % 83 4.39 %
60+ 31 1.64 % 49 2.59 % 80 4.23 %
Total   725 38.34 1166 61.66 1891 100%


My marital status is...

Response Men Count Men Percent Women Count Women Percent Total count Total Percent
Single 593 31.53 % 971 51.62 % 1564 83.15 %
Married 73 3.88 % 59 3.14 % 132 7.02 %
Widowed 6 0.32 % 23 1.22 % 29 1.54 %
Divorced with annulment 25 1.33 % 55 2.92 % 80 4.25 %
Divorced without annulment 22 1.17 % 54 2.87 % 76 4.04 %
Total   719 38.22 % 1162 61.78 % 1881 100 %


I am:

Response Men Count Men Percent Women Count Women Percent Total count Total Percent
Roman Catholic 609 32.48 % 950 50.67 % 1559 83.15 %
Eastern Catholic 8 0.43 % 11 0.59 % 19 1.01 %
Becoming a Catholic 45 2.40 % 77 4.11 % 122 6.51 %
Not a Catholic 54 2.88 % 121 6.45 % 175 9.33 %
Total   716 38.19 % 1159 61.81 % 1875 100 %


Please indicate your current educational status.

Response Men Count Men Percent Women Count Women Percent Total count Total Percent
I am currently in high school/secondary school or working on a General Equivalency Diploma or Genera 151 8.10 % 206 11.05 % 357 19.15 %
I have a high school diploma/secondary certificate or other equivalency (but no further formal educa 95 5.10 % 137 7.35 % 232 12.45 %
I am currently in college, university, or technical school (or have completed courses toward a degre 140 7.51 % 272 14.59 % 412 22.10 %
I have a university, college, or associate/technical degree. 322 17.27 % 541 29.02 % 863 46.30 %
Total   708 37.98 % 1156 62.02 % 1864 100 %


I am drawn to living in the following community type(s):

Response Men Count Men Percent Women Count Women Percent Total count Total Percent
Apostolic/Evangelical 431 12.43 % 670 19.32 % 1101 31.75 %
Monastic 335 9.66 % 423 12.20 % 758 21.86 %
Cloistered/semi-cloistered 210 6.06 % 414 11.94 % 624 17.99 %
Missionary 329 9.49 % 656 18.92 % 985 28.40 %
Total   1305 37.63 % 2163 62.37 % 3468 100 %


I would like to enter a community in which a habit or distinctive religious garb is... (Note)Some communities have members that wear habits all the time as well as members who never wear habits. So be sure to research a matching organization thoroughly before discounting it as not offering what you're seeking.

Response Men Count Men Percent Women Count Women Percent Total count Total Percent
Worn (some or all of the time) 522 26.31 % 816 41.13 % 1338 67.44 %
Not worn 233 11.74 % 413 20.82 % 646 32.56 %
Total   755 38.05 % 1229 61.95 % 1984 100 %


I am drawn to living...

Response Men Count Men Percent Women Count Women Percent Total count Total Percent
alone (while connected to a larger community) 339 11.10 % 393 12.87 % 732 23.97 %
in a group of 2 or 3 283 9.27 % 393 12.87 % 676 22.13 %
in a group of 4 to 7 269 8.81 % 465 15.23 % 734 24.03 %
in a group of 8 or more 316 10.35 % 596 19.52 % 912 29.86 %
Total   1207 39.52 % 1847 60.48 % 3054 100 %


I would like to join a community that prays together...

Response Men Count Men Percent Women Count Women Percent Total count Total Percent
two or more times a day 336 14.06 % 515 21.55 % 851 35.61 %
daily 370 15.48 % 632 26.44 % 1002 41.92 %
several times a week 221 9.25 % 316 13.22 % 537 22.47 %
Total   927 38.79 % 1463 61.21 % 2390 100 %


I am drawn to the following prayer styles:

Response Men Count Men Percent Women Count Women Percent Total count Total Percent
Rosary 458 8.09 % 763 13.48 % 1221 21.57 %
Liturgy of the Hours 365 6.45 % 520 9.19 % 885 15.63 %
Daily Mass 528 9.33 % 849 15.00 % 1377 24.32 %
Eucharistic Adoration 434 7.67 % 750 13.25 % 1184 20.91 %
Faith Sharing / Lectio Divina 365 6.45 % 629 11.11 % 994 17.56 %
Total   2150 37.98 % 3511 62.02 % 5661 100 %


I pray...

Response Men Count Men Percent Women Count Women Percent Total count Total Percent
occasionally 121 6.71 % 192 10.64 % 313 17.35 %
once or twice a day 261 14.47 % 483 26.77 % 744 41.24 %
more than two times a day 294 16.30 % 453 25.11 % 747 41.41 %
Total   676 37.47 % 1128 62.53 % 1804 100 %


I have been considering religious life or the priesthood for...

Response Men Count Men Percent Women Count Women Percent Total count Total Percent
Just beginning 195 10.92 % 437 24.47 % 632 35.39 %
1 year 78 4.37 % 131 7.33 % 209 11.70 %
2 years 62 3.47 % 97 5.43 % 159 8.90 %
3 years 50 2.80 % 75 4.20 % 125 7.00 %
4 years 34 1.90 % 43 2.41 % 77 4.31 %
5+ years 250 14.00 % 334 18.70 % 584 32.70 %
Total   669 37.46 % 1117 62.54 % 1786 100 %


I have done volunteer work and/or gone on retreats of a religious nature.

Response Men Count Men Percent Women Count Women Percent Total count Total Percent
Yes 532 29.60 % 933 51.92 % 1465 81.52 %
No 141 7.85 % 191 10.63 % 332 18.48 %
Total   673 37.45 % 1124 62.55 % 1797 100 %


Have you participated in a formal discernment process?

Response Men Count Men Percent Women Count Women Percent Total count Total Percent
Yes, I have participated in a formal discernment process. 174 9.76 % 194 10.88 % 368 20.64 %
No, I have not participated in a formal discernment process. 492 27.59 % 923 51.77 % 1415 79.36 %
Total   666 37.35 % 1117 62.65 % 1783 100 %


I am exploring the following vocations and/or lifestyles:

Response Men Count Men Percent Women Count Women Percent Total count Total Percent
Sister 3 0.09 % 948 28.11 % 951 28.20 %
Brother 378 11.21 % 2 0.06 % 380 11.27 %
Deacon 168 4.98 % 21 0.62 % 189 5.60 %
Lay Ministry/Associate/Service Program 188 5.58 % 350 10.38 % 538 15.95 %
Priest-Order 371 11.00 % 27 0.80 % 398 11.80 %
Priest-Diocesan 273 8.10 % 14 0.42 % 287 8.51 %
Secular Institute/Consecrated Life 189 5.60 % 402 11.92 % 591 17.53 %
Other 14 0.42 % 24 0.71 % 38 1.13 %
Total   1584 46.98 % 1788 53.02 % 3372 100 %


Are you free of debt?

Response Men Count Men Percent Women Count Women Percent Total count Total Percent
Yes 442 25.29 % 749 42.85 % 1191 68.14 %
No 194 11.10 % 315 18.02 % 509 29.12 %
Other 15 0.86 % 33 1.89 % 48 2.75 %
Total   651 37.24 % 1097 62.76 % 1748 100 %


In what languages are you proficient?

Response Men Count Men Percent Women Count Women Percent Total count Total Percent
English 589 23.21 % 983 38.73 % 1572 61.94 %
Spanish 137 5.40 % 257 10.13 % 394 15.52 %
French 61 2.40 % 95 3.74 % 156 6.15 %
Portuguese 17 0.67 % 9 0.35 % 26 1.02 %
Italian 30 1.18 % 32 1.26 % 62 2.44 %
Amer. Sign Lang. 7 0.28 % 19 0.75 % 26 1.02 %
Arabic 8 0.32 % 6 0.24 % 14 0.55 %
Bangla 1 0.04 % 0 0.00 % 1 0.04 %
Chinese 12 0.47 % 19 0.75 % 31 1.22 %
Creole 3 0.12 % 1 0.04 % 4 0.16 %
Filipino 9 0.35 % 22 0.87 % 31 1.22 %
Flemish 2 0.08 % 0 0.00 % 2 0.08 %
German 36 1.42 % 25 0.99 % 61 2.40 %
Greek 2 0.08 % 1 0.04 % 3 0.12 %
Hmong 1 0.04 % 1 0.04 % 2 0.08 %
Hungarian 1 0.04 % 3 0.12 % 4 0.16 %
Japanese 7 0.28 % 9 0.35 % 16 0.63 %
Korean 2 0.08 % 8 0.32 % 10 0.39 %
Lithuanian 2 0.08 % 0 0.00 % 2 0.08 %
Polish 11 0.43 % 8 0.32 % 19 0.75 %
Russian 8 0.32 % 13 0.51 % 21 0.83 %
Tagalog 11 0.43 % 16 0.63 % 27 1.06 %
Vietnamese 9 0.35 % 4 0.16 % 13 0.51 %
Other 13 0.51 % 28 1.10 % 41 1.62 %
Total   979 38.57 % 1559 61.43 % 2538 100 %


I am interested in pursuing the following ministries or volunteer activities in the future:

Response Men Count Men Percent Women Count Women Percent Total count Total Percent
Education 329 4.61 % 588 8.25 % 917 12.86 %
Preaching 300 4.21 % 223 3.13 % 523 7.33 %
Retreat work 252 3.53 % 518 7.26 % 770 10.80 %
Parish 293 4.11 % 383 5.37 % 676 9.48 %
Prison ministry 165 2.31 % 238 3.34 % 403 5.65 %
Prayer 348 4.88 % 586 8.22 % 934 13.10 %
Youth/campus ministry 216 3.03 % 487 6.83 % 703 9.86 %
Social Service 216 3.03 % 444 6.23 % 660 9.26 %
Healthcare 138 1.94 % 347 4.87 % 485 6.80 %
Foreign missions 206 2.89 % 364 5.10 % 570 7.99 %
Manual labor 203 2.85 % 245 3.44 % 448 6.28 %
Other 14 0.20 % 28 0.39 % 42 0.59 %
Total   2680 37.58 % 4451 62.42 % 7131 100 %


I have received the following religious training:

Response Men Count Men Percent Women Count Women Percent Total count Total Percent
Catholic school 260 21.35 % 489 40.15 % 749 61.49 %
Theological school 49 4.02 % 62 5.09 % 111 9.11 %
CCD (Confraternity of Christian Doctrine) 88 7.22 % 148 12.15 % 236 19.38 %
Other 38 3.12 % 84 6.90 % 122 10.02 %
Total   435 35.71 % 783 64.29 % 1218 100 %


I have been involved in the following ministries or volunteer activities in the past five years:

Response Men Count Men Percent Women Count Women Percent Total count Total Percent
Education 173 4.93 % 332 9.46 % 505 14.38 %
Preaching 76 2.16 % 72 2.05 % 148 4.22 %
Retreat work 98 2.79 % 258 7.35 % 356 10.14 %
Parish 190 5.41 % 355 10.11 % 545 15.52 %
Prison ministry 32 0.91 % 13 0.37 % 45 1.28 %
Prayer 222 6.32 % 387 11.02 % 609 17.35 %
Youth/campus ministry 138 3.93 % 319 9.09 % 457 13.02 %
Social Service 115 3.28 % 174 4.96 % 289 8.23 %
Healthcare 48 1.37 % 99 2.82 % 147 4.19 %
Foreign missions 27 0.77 % 64 1.82 % 91 2.59 %
Manual labor 115 3.28 % 141 4.02 % 256 7.29 %
Other 25 0.71 % 38 1.08 % 63 1.79 %
Total   1259 35.86 % 2252 64.14 % 3511 100 %


I have worked in the following areas:

Response Men Count Men Percent Women Count Women Percent Total count Total Percent
Business 171 7.14 % 226 9.43 % 397 16.57 %
Education/Training 184 7.68 % 338 14.11 % 522 21.79 %
Healthcare 69 2.88 % 191 7.97 % 260 10.85 %
Nonprofit, social work 133 5.55 % 251 10.48 % 384 16.03 %
Technical, mechanical, electrical work 96 4.01 % 52 2.17 % 148 6.18 %
Law enforcement, military 43 1.79 % 26 1.09 % 69 2.88 %
Legal work 33 1.38 % 42 1.75 % 75 3.13 %
Ministry (religious) 38 1.59 % 59 2.46 % 97 4.05 %
Ministry (lay) 124 5.18 % 230 9.60 % 354 14.77 %
Other 31 1.29 % 59 2.46 % 90 3.76 %
Total   922 38.48 % 1474 61.52 % 2396 100 %