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I am a

Response Number of responses Percentage of total
Female 2458 60.93
Male 1576 39.07
Total 4034 100 %

My age

ResponseMen CountMen PercentWomen CountWomen PercentTotal countTotal Percent
17 or less 309 7.66 % 480 11.90 % 789 19.56 %
18 - 19 220 5.45 % 314 7.78 % 534 13.24 %
20 - 24 269 6.67 % 530 13.14 % 799 19.81 %
25 - 29 202 5.01 % 282 6.99 % 484 12.00 %
30 - 34 125 3.10 % 171 4.24 % 296 7.34 %
35 - 39 93 2.31 % 141 3.50 % 234 5.80 %
40 - 44 92 2.28 % 123 3.05 % 215 5.33 %
45 - 49 79 1.96 % 98 2.43 % 177 4.39 %
50 - 54 74 1.83 % 119 2.95 % 193 4.78 %
55 - 59 57 1.41 % 101 2.50 % 158 3.92 %
60+ 56 1.39 % 99 2.45 % 155 3.84 %
Total   1576 39.07 2458 60.93 4034 100%


My marital status is...

Response Men Count Men Percent Women Count Women Percent Total count Total Percent
Single 1332 33.22 % 2049 51.10 % 3381 84.31 %
Married 126 3.14 % 121 3.02 % 247 6.16 %
Widowed 18 0.45 % 47 1.17 % 65 1.62 %
Divorced with annulment 40 1.00 % 110 2.74 % 150 3.74 %
Divorced without annulment 47 1.17 % 120 2.99 % 167 4.16 %
Total   1563 38.98 % 2447 61.02 % 4010 100 %


I am:

Response Men Count Men Percent Women Count Women Percent Total count Total Percent
Roman Catholic 1283 32.08 % 1959 48.99 % 3242 81.07 %
Eastern Catholic 20 0.50 % 23 0.58 % 43 1.08 %
Becoming a Catholic 89 2.23 % 149 3.73 % 238 5.95 %
Not a Catholic 167 4.18 % 309 7.73 % 476 11.90 %
Total   1559 38.98 % 2440 61.02 % 3999 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 426 10.71 % 580 14.58 % 1006 25.29 %
I have a high school diploma/secondary certificate or other equivalency (but no further formal educa 181 4.55 % 251 6.31 % 432 10.86 %
I am currently in college, university, or technical school (or have completed courses toward a degre 276 6.94 % 516 12.97 % 792 19.91 %
I have a university, college, or associate/technical degree. 663 16.67 % 1085 27.27 % 1748 43.94 %
Total   1546 38.86 % 2432 61.14 % 3978 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 906 12.96 % 1366 19.53 % 2272 32.49 %
Monastic 655 9.37 % 821 11.74 % 1476 21.11 %
Cloistered/semi-cloistered 411 5.88 % 829 11.85 % 1240 17.73 %
Missionary 698 9.98 % 1307 18.69 % 2005 28.67 %
Total   2670 38.18 % 4323 61.82 % 6993 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) 1073 25.87 % 1607 38.75 % 2680 64.62 %
Not worn 533 12.85 % 934 22.52 % 1467 35.38 %
Total   1606 38.73 % 2541 61.27 % 4147 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) 690 10.89 % 853 13.46 % 1543 24.36 %
in a group of 2 or 3 606 9.57 % 838 13.23 % 1444 22.79 %
in a group of 4 to 7 592 9.34 % 927 14.63 % 1519 23.98 %
in a group of 8 or more 658 10.39 % 1171 18.48 % 1829 28.87 %
Total   2546 40.19 % 3789 59.81 % 6335 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 632 12.95 % 976 19.99 % 1608 32.94 %
daily 806 16.51 % 1319 27.02 % 2125 43.53 %
several times a week 473 9.69 % 676 13.85 % 1149 23.54 %
Total   1911 39.14 % 2971 60.86 % 4882 100 %


I am drawn to the following prayer styles:

Response Men Count Men Percent Women Count Women Percent Total count Total Percent
Rosary 923 8.07 % 1531 13.38 % 2454 21.45 %
Liturgy of the Hours 738 6.45 % 1049 9.17 % 1787 15.62 %
Daily Mass 1098 9.60 % 1687 14.74 % 2785 24.34 %
Eucharistic Adoration 870 7.60 % 1518 13.27 % 2388 20.87 %
Faith Sharing / Lectio Divina 732 6.40 % 1297 11.33 % 2029 17.73 %
Total   4361 38.11 % 7082 61.89 % 11443 100 %


I pray...

Response Men Count Men Percent Women Count Women Percent Total count Total Percent
occasionally 342 9.00 % 502 13.21 % 844 22.22 %
once or twice a day 535 14.08 % 976 25.69 % 1511 39.77 %
more than two times a day 583 15.35 % 861 22.66 % 1444 38.01 %
Total   1460 38.43 % 2339 61.57 % 3799 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 481 12.93 % 924 24.83 % 1405 37.76 %
1 year 170 4.57 % 252 6.77 % 422 11.34 %
2 years 120 3.22 % 214 5.75 % 334 8.98 %
3 years 98 2.63 % 162 4.35 % 260 6.99 %
4 years 63 1.69 % 74 1.99 % 137 3.68 %
5+ years 500 13.44 % 663 17.82 % 1163 31.25 %
Total   1432 38.48 % 2289 61.52 % 3721 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 1164 30.82 % 1922 50.89 % 3086 81.71 %
No 290 7.68 % 401 10.62 % 691 18.29 %
Total   1454 38.50 % 2323 61.50 % 3777 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. 350 9.37 % 358 9.58 % 708 18.95 %
No, I have not participated in a formal discernment process. 1086 29.06 % 1943 51.99 % 3029 81.05 %
Total   1436 38.43 % 2301 61.57 % 3737 100 %


I am exploring the following vocations and/or lifestyles:

Response Men Count Men Percent Women Count Women Percent Total count Total Percent
Sister 12 0.17 % 1895 27.01 % 1907 27.18 %
Brother 778 11.09 % 13 0.19 % 791 11.28 %
Deacon 357 5.09 % 48 0.68 % 405 5.77 %
Lay Ministry/Associate/Service Program 390 5.56 % 764 10.89 % 1154 16.45 %
Priest-Order 785 11.19 % 51 0.73 % 836 11.92 %
Priest-Diocesan 578 8.24 % 36 0.51 % 614 8.75 %
Secular Institute/Consecrated Life 396 5.65 % 815 11.62 % 1211 17.26 %
Other 36 0.51 % 61 0.87 % 97 1.38 %
Total   3332 47.50 % 3683 52.50 % 7015 100 %


Are you free of debt?

Response Men Count Men Percent Women Count Women Percent Total count Total Percent
Yes 1025 28.02 % 1581 43.22 % 2606 71.24 %
No 343 9.38 % 611 16.70 % 954 26.08 %
Other 36 0.98 % 62 1.69 % 98 2.68 %
Total   1404 38.38 % 2254 61.62 % 3658 100 %


In what languages are you proficient?

Response Men Count Men Percent Women Count Women Percent Total count Total Percent
English 1287 24.04 % 2060 38.48 % 3347 62.51 %
Spanish 284 5.30 % 529 9.88 % 813 15.18 %
French 115 2.15 % 188 3.51 % 303 5.66 %
Portuguese 40 0.75 % 33 0.62 % 73 1.36 %
Italian 68 1.27 % 69 1.29 % 137 2.56 %
Amer. Sign Lang. 13 0.24 % 41 0.77 % 54 1.01 %
Arabic 17 0.32 % 10 0.19 % 27 0.50 %
Bangla 3 0.06 % 1 0.02 % 4 0.07 %
Chinese 31 0.58 % 43 0.80 % 74 1.38 %
Creole 8 0.15 % 8 0.15 % 16 0.30 %
Filipino 15 0.28 % 37 0.69 % 52 0.97 %
Flemish 5 0.09 % 4 0.07 % 9 0.17 %
German 69 1.29 % 52 0.97 % 121 2.26 %
Greek 7 0.13 % 3 0.06 % 10 0.19 %
Hmong 3 0.06 % 2 0.04 % 5 0.09 %
Hungarian 3 0.06 % 4 0.07 % 7 0.13 %
Japanese 18 0.34 % 17 0.32 % 35 0.65 %
Korean 8 0.15 % 15 0.28 % 23 0.43 %
Lithuanian 5 0.09 % 2 0.04 % 7 0.13 %
Polish 19 0.35 % 16 0.30 % 35 0.65 %
Russian 17 0.32 % 24 0.45 % 41 0.77 %
Tagalog 18 0.34 % 23 0.43 % 41 0.77 %
Vietnamese 17 0.32 % 12 0.22 % 29 0.54 %
Other 36 0.67 % 55 1.03 % 91 1.70 %
Total   2106 39.34 % 3248 60.66 % 5354 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 729 5.04 % 1194 8.25 % 1923 13.29 %
Preaching 604 4.18 % 426 2.94 % 1030 7.12 %
Retreat work 527 3.64 % 1046 7.23 % 1573 10.87 %
Parish 582 4.02 % 720 4.98 % 1302 9.00 %
Prison ministry 346 2.39 % 488 3.37 % 834 5.76 %
Prayer 692 4.78 % 1146 7.92 % 1838 12.70 %
Youth/campus ministry 457 3.16 % 963 6.66 % 1420 9.82 %
Social Service 446 3.08 % 948 6.55 % 1394 9.64 %
Healthcare 283 1.96 % 715 4.94 % 998 6.90 %
Foreign missions 418 2.89 % 744 5.14 % 1162 8.03 %
Manual labor 429 2.97 % 476 3.29 % 905 6.26 %
Other 37 0.26 % 51 0.35 % 88 0.61 %
Total   5550 38.36 % 8917 61.64 % 14467 100 %


I have received the following religious training:

Response Men Count Men Percent Women Count Women Percent Total count Total Percent
Catholic school 610 24.19 % 1026 40.68 % 1636 64.87 %
Theological school 92 3.65 % 121 4.80 % 213 8.45 %
CCD (Confraternity of Christian Doctrine) 160 6.34 % 264 10.47 % 424 16.81 %
Other 88 3.49 % 161 6.38 % 249 9.87 %
Total   950 37.67 % 1572 62.33 % 2522 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 356 5.21 % 659 9.65 % 1015 14.87 %
Preaching 138 2.02 % 136 1.99 % 274 4.01 %
Retreat work 228 3.34 % 503 7.37 % 731 10.71 %
Parish 356 5.21 % 623 9.12 % 979 14.34 %
Prison ministry 47 0.69 % 45 0.66 % 92 1.35 %
Prayer 426 6.24 % 749 10.97 % 1175 17.21 %
Youth/campus ministry 294 4.31 % 628 9.20 % 922 13.50 %
Social Service 215 3.15 % 345 5.05 % 560 8.20 %
Healthcare 86 1.26 % 202 2.96 % 288 4.22 %
Foreign missions 59 0.86 % 136 1.99 % 195 2.86 %
Manual labor 227 3.32 % 256 3.75 % 483 7.07 %
Other 42 0.62 % 72 1.05 % 114 1.67 %
Total   2474 36.23 % 4354 63.77 % 6828 100 %


I have worked in the following areas:

Response Men Count Men Percent Women Count Women Percent Total count Total Percent
Business 352 7.47 % 444 9.42 % 796 16.89 %
Education/Training 365 7.74 % 675 14.32 % 1040 22.06 %
Healthcare 146 3.10 % 362 7.68 % 508 10.78 %
Nonprofit, social work 268 5.69 % 504 10.69 % 772 16.38 %
Technical, mechanical, electrical work 184 3.90 % 119 2.52 % 303 6.43 %
Law enforcement, military 84 1.78 % 53 1.12 % 137 2.91 %
Legal work 65 1.38 % 95 2.02 % 160 3.39 %
Ministry (religious) 78 1.65 % 120 2.55 % 198 4.20 %
Ministry (lay) 219 4.65 % 412 8.74 % 631 13.39 %
Other 65 1.38 % 104 2.21 % 169 3.59 %
Total   1826 38.74 % 2888 61.26 % 4714 100 %