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Prospect-Response Statistics for:


I am a

Response Number of responses Percentage of total
Female 116 61.05
Male 74 38.95
Total 190 100 %

My age

ResponseMen CountMen PercentWomen CountWomen PercentTotal countTotal Percent
17 or less 7 3.68 % 15 7.89 % 22 11.58 %
18 - 19 5 2.63 % 18 9.47 % 23 12.11 %
20 - 24 23 12.11 % 27 14.21 % 50 26.32 %
25 - 29 15 7.89 % 20 10.53 % 35 18.42 %
30 - 34 10 5.26 % 7 3.68 % 17 8.95 %
35 - 39 4 2.11 % 5 2.63 % 9 4.74 %
40 - 44 2 1.05 % 2 1.05 % 4 2.11 %
45 - 49 3 1.58 % 7 3.68 % 10 5.26 %
50 - 54 4 2.11 % 4 2.11 % 8 4.21 %
55 - 59 0 0.00 % 3 1.58 % 3 1.58 %
60+ 1 0.53 % 8 4.21 % 9 4.74 %
Total   74 38.95 116 61.05 190 100%


My marital status is...

Response Men Count Men Percent Women Count Women Percent Total count Total Percent
Single 68 36.36 % 94 50.27 % 162 86.63 %
Married 1 0.53 % 5 2.67 % 6 3.21 %
Widowed 0 0.00 % 4 2.14 % 4 2.14 %
Divorced with annulment 3 1.60 % 6 3.21 % 9 4.81 %
Divorced without annulment 0 0.00 % 6 3.21 % 6 3.21 %
Total   72 38.50 % 115 61.50 % 187 100%


I am:

Response Men Count Men Percent Women Count Women Percent Total count Total Percent
Roman Catholic 66 35.29 % 98 52.41 % 164 87.70 %
Eastern Catholic 1 0.53 % 0 0.00 % 1 0.53 %
Becoming a Catholic 3 1.60 % 8 4.28 % 11 5.88 %
Not a Catholic 2 1.07 % 9 4.81 % 11 5.88 %
Total   72 38.50 % 115 61.50 % 187 100%


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 8 4.28 % 14 7.49 % 22 11.76 %
I have a high school diploma/secondary certificate or other equivalency (but no further formal educa 10 5.35 % 11 5.88 % 21 11.23 %
I am currently in college, university, or technical school (or have completed courses toward a degre 20 10.70 % 31 16.58 % 51 27.27 %
I have a university, college, or associate/technical degree. 34 18.18 % 59 31.55 % 93 49.73 %
Total   72 38.50 % 115 61.50 % 187 100%


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 45 11.94 % 82 21.75 % 127 33.69 %
Monastic 38 10.08 % 42 11.14 % 80 21.22 %
Cloistered/semi-cloistered 33 8.75 % 41 10.88 % 74 19.63 %
Missionary 34 9.02 % 62 16.45 % 96 25.46 %
Total   150 39.79 % 227 60.21 % 377 100%


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) 64 33.86 % 88 46.56 % 152 80.42 %
Not worn 8 4.23 % 29 15.34 % 37 19.58 %
Total   72 38.10 % 117 61.90 % 189 100%


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) 32 10.67 % 34 11.33 % 66 22.00 %
in a group of 2 or 3 21 7.00 % 33 11.00 % 54 18.00 %
in a group of 4 to 7 34 11.33 % 49 16.33 % 83 27.67 %
in a group of 8 or more 37 12.33 % 60 20.00 % 97 32.33 %
Total   124 41.33 % 176 58.67 % 300 100%


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 39 16.18 % 57 23.65 % 96 39.83 %
daily 41 17.01 % 57 23.65 % 98 40.66 %
several times a week 16 6.64 % 31 12.86 % 47 19.50 %
Total   96 39.83 % 145 60.17 % 241 100%


I am drawn to the following prayer styles:

Response Men Count Men Percent Women Count Women Percent Total count Total Percent
Rosary 53 8.56 % 74 11.95 % 127 20.52 %
Liturgy of the Hours 42 6.79 % 63 10.18 % 105 16.96 %
Daily Mass 59 9.53 % 87 14.05 % 146 23.59 %
Eucharistic Adoration 50 8.08 % 83 13.41 % 133 21.49 %
Faith Sharing / Lectio Divina 42 6.79 % 66 10.66 % 108 17.45 %
Total   246 39.74 % 373 60.26 % 619 100%


I pray...

Response Men Count Men Percent Women Count Women Percent Total count Total Percent
occasionally 7 3.89 % 16 8.89 % 23 12.78 %
once or twice a day 27 15.00 % 46 25.56 % 73 40.56 %
more than two times a day 36 20.00 % 48 26.67 % 84 46.67 %
Total   70 38.89 % 110 61.11 % 180 100%


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 17 9.55 % 35 19.66 % 52 29.21 %
1 year 7 3.93 % 11 6.18 % 18 10.11 %
2 years 11 6.18 % 11 6.18 % 22 12.36 %
3 years 8 4.49 % 13 7.30 % 21 11.80 %
4 years 2 1.12 % 10 5.62 % 12 6.74 %
5+ years 25 14.04 % 28 15.73 % 53 29.78 %
Total   70 39.33 % 108 60.67 % 178 100%


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 54 30.34 % 97 54.49 % 151 84.83 %
No 16 8.99 % 11 6.18 % 27 15.17 %
Total   70 39.33 % 108 60.67 % 178 100%


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. 15 8.38 % 21 11.73 % 36 20.11 %
No, I have not participated in a formal discernment process. 55 30.73 % 88 49.16 % 143 79.89 %
Total   70 39.11 % 109 60.89 % 179 100%


I am exploring the following vocations and/or lifestyles:

Response Men Count Men Percent Women Count Women Percent Total count Total Percent
Sister 0 0.00 % 100 26.45 % 100 26.45 %
Brother 46 12.17 % 0 0.00 % 46 12.17 %
Deacon 18 4.76 % 1 0.26 % 19 5.03 %
Lay Ministry/Associate/Service Program 21 5.56 % 37 9.79 % 58 15.34 %
Priest-Order 51 13.49 % 1 0.26 % 52 13.76 %
Priest-Diocesan 29 7.67 % 1 0.26 % 30 7.94 %
Secular Institute/Consecrated Life 25 6.61 % 45 11.90 % 70 18.52 %
Other 2 0.53 % 1 0.26 % 3 0.79 %
Total   192 50.79 % 186 49.21 % 378 100%


Are you free of debt?

Response Men Count Men Percent Women Count Women Percent Total count Total Percent
Yes 50 27.62 % 87 48.07 % 137 75.69 %
No 20 11.05 % 18 9.94 % 38 20.99 %
Other 1 0.55 % 5 2.76 % 6 3.31 %
Total   71 39.23 % 110 60.77 % 181 100%


In what languages are you proficient?

Response Men Count Men Percent Women Count Women Percent Total count Total Percent
English 66 24.54 % 97 36.06 % 163 60.59 %
Spanish 19 7.06 % 27 10.04 % 46 17.10 %
French 7 2.60 % 5 1.86 % 12 4.46 %
Portuguese 4 1.49 % 2 0.74 % 6 2.23 %
Italian 5 1.86 % 2 0.74 % 7 2.60 %
Amer. Sign Lang. 0 0.00 % 3 1.12 % 3 1.12 %
Arabic 1 0.37 % 0 0.00 % 1 0.37 %
Chinese 1 0.37 % 1 0.37 % 2 0.74 %
Creole 0 0.00 % 2 0.74 % 2 0.74 %
Filipino 3 1.12 % 2 0.74 % 5 1.86 %
German 2 0.74 % 3 1.12 % 5 1.86 %
Greek 0 0.00 % 2 0.74 % 2 0.74 %
Hungarian 1 0.37 % 0 0.00 % 1 0.37 %
Korean 0 0.00 % 1 0.37 % 1 0.37 %
Polish 2 0.74 % 1 0.37 % 3 1.12 %
Russian 1 0.37 % 1 0.37 % 2 0.74 %
Tagalog 3 1.12 % 2 0.74 % 5 1.86 %
Other 2 0.74 % 1 0.37 % 3 1.12 %
Total   117 43.49 % 152 56.51 % 269 100%


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 41 5.70 % 58 8.07 % 99 13.77 %
Preaching 31 4.31 % 26 3.62 % 57 7.93 %
Retreat work 26 3.62 % 49 6.82 % 75 10.43 %
Parish 27 3.76 % 47 6.54 % 74 10.29 %
Prison ministry 18 2.50 % 24 3.34 % 42 5.84 %
Prayer 41 5.70 % 50 6.95 % 91 12.66 %
Youth/campus ministry 26 3.62 % 55 7.65 % 81 11.27 %
Social Service 22 3.06 % 37 5.15 % 59 8.21 %
Healthcare 12 1.67 % 25 3.48 % 37 5.15 %
Foreign missions 19 2.64 % 41 5.70 % 60 8.34 %
Manual labor 18 2.50 % 21 2.92 % 39 5.42 %
Other 3 0.42 % 2 0.28 % 5 0.70 %
Total   284 39.50 % 435 60.50 % 719 100%


I have received the following religious training:

Response Men Count Men Percent Women Count Women Percent Total count Total Percent
Catholic school 29 23.97 % 44 36.36 % 73 60.33 %
Theological school 6 4.96 % 5 4.13 % 11 9.09 %
CCD (Confraternity of Christian Doctrine) 9 7.44 % 17 14.05 % 26 21.49 %
Other 5 4.13 % 6 4.96 % 11 9.09 %
Total   49 40.50 % 72 59.50 % 121 100%


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 20 5.60 % 30 8.40 % 50 14.01 %
Preaching 8 2.24 % 6 1.68 % 14 3.92 %
Retreat work 15 4.20 % 21 5.88 % 36 10.08 %
Parish 20 5.60 % 35 9.80 % 55 15.41 %
Prison ministry 4 1.12 % 1 0.28 % 5 1.40 %
Prayer 25 7.00 % 38 10.64 % 63 17.65 %
Youth/campus ministry 13 3.64 % 34 9.52 % 47 13.17 %
Social Service 9 2.52 % 18 5.04 % 27 7.56 %
Healthcare 3 0.84 % 10 2.80 % 13 3.64 %
Foreign missions 3 0.84 % 7 1.96 % 10 2.80 %
Manual labor 13 3.64 % 15 4.20 % 28 7.84 %
Other 2 0.56 % 7 1.96 % 9 2.52 %
Total   135 37.82 % 222 62.18 % 357 100%


I have worked in the following areas:

Response Men Count Men Percent Women Count Women Percent Total count Total Percent
Business 22 8.91 % 18 7.29 % 40 16.19 %
Education/Training 24 9.72 % 32 12.96 % 56 22.67 %
Healthcare 2 0.81 % 20 8.10 % 22 8.91 %
Nonprofit, social work 16 6.48 % 29 11.74 % 45 18.22 %
Technical, mechanical, electrical work 12 4.86 % 6 2.43 % 18 7.29 %
Law enforcement, military 1 0.40 % 4 1.62 % 5 2.02 %
Legal work 0 0.00 % 2 0.81 % 2 0.81 %
Ministry (religious) 3 1.21 % 9 3.64 % 12 4.86 %
Ministry (lay) 16 6.48 % 22 8.91 % 38 15.38 %
Other 2 0.81 % 7 2.83 % 9 3.64 %
Total   98 39.68 % 149 60.32 % 247 100%