Prospect-Response Statistics for...

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Prospect-Response Statistics for:


I am a

Response Number of responses Percentage of total
Female 1005 63.45
Male 579 36.55
Total 1584 100 %

My age

ResponseMen CountMen PercentWomen CountWomen PercentTotal countTotal Percent
17 or less 117 7.39 % 197 12.44 % 314 19.82 %
18 - 19 44 2.78 % 116 7.32 % 160 10.10 %
20 - 24 114 7.20 % 192 12.12 % 306 19.32 %
25 - 29 91 5.74 % 120 7.58 % 211 13.32 %
30 - 34 58 3.66 % 65 4.10 % 123 7.77 %
35 - 39 37 2.34 % 73 4.61 % 110 6.94 %
40 - 44 30 1.89 % 52 3.28 % 82 5.18 %
45 - 49 26 1.64 % 56 3.54 % 82 5.18 %
50 - 54 21 1.33 % 57 3.60 % 78 4.92 %
55 - 59 22 1.39 % 39 2.46 % 61 3.85 %
60+ 19 1.20 % 38 2.40 % 57 3.60 %
Total   579 36.55 1005 63.45 1584 100%


My marital status is...

Response Men Count Men Percent Women Count Women Percent Total count Total Percent
Single 508 32.09 % 806 50.92 % 1314 83.01 %
Married 41 2.59 % 53 3.35 % 94 5.94 %
Widowed 7 0.44 % 35 2.21 % 42 2.65 %
Divorced with annulment 13 0.82 % 48 3.03 % 61 3.85 %
Divorced without annulment 10 0.63 % 62 3.92 % 72 4.55 %
Total   579 36.58 % 1004 63.42 % 1583 100 %


I am:

Response Men Count Men Percent Women Count Women Percent Total count Total Percent
Roman Catholic 488 30.85 % 828 52.34 % 1316 83.19 %
Eastern Catholic 14 0.88 % 12 0.76 % 26 1.64 %
Becoming a Catholic 48 3.03 % 64 4.05 % 112 7.08 %
Not a Catholic 29 1.83 % 99 6.26 % 128 8.09 %
Total   579 36.60 % 1003 63.40 % 1582 100 %


I am exploring the following vocations and/or lifestyles:

Response Men Count Men Percent Women Count Women Percent Total count Total Percent
Sister 4 0.14 % 799 28.00 % 803 28.14 %
Brother 306 10.72 % 5 0.18 % 311 10.90 %
Deacon 124 4.34 % 14 0.49 % 138 4.84 %
Lay Ministry/Associate/Service Program 187 6.55 % 341 11.95 % 528 18.50 %
Priest-Order 302 10.58 % 16 0.56 % 318 11.14 %
Priest-Diocesan 209 7.32 % 12 0.42 % 221 7.74 %
Secular Institute/Consecrated Life 163 5.71 % 349 12.23 % 512 17.94 %
Other 11 0.39 % 12 0.42 % 23 0.81 %
Total   1306 45.76 % 1548 54.24 % 2854 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 357 11.85 % 642 21.31 % 999 33.17 %
Monastic 276 9.16 % 407 13.51 % 683 22.68 %
Cloistered/semi-cloistered 165 5.48 % 373 12.38 % 538 17.86 %
Missionary 289 9.59 % 503 16.70 % 792 26.29 %
Total   1087 36.09 % 1925 63.91 % 3012 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 144 9.15 % 246 15.63 % 390 24.78 %
I have a high school diploma/secondary certificate or other equivalency (but no further formal educa 72 4.57 % 102 6.48 % 174 11.05 %
I am currently in college, university, or technical school (or have completed courses toward a degre 116 7.37 % 199 12.64 % 315 20.01 %
I have a university, college, or associate/technical degree. 242 15.37 % 453 28.78 % 695 44.16 %
Total   574 36.47 % 1000 63.53 % 1574 100 %


I would like to enter a organization in which a habit or distinctive religious garb is... (Note)

Response Men Count Men Percent Women Count Women Percent Total count Total Percent
Worn (some or all of the time) 416 24.44 % 678 39.84 % 1094 64.28 %
Not worn 200 11.75 % 408 23.97 % 608 35.72 %
Total   616 36.19 % 1086 63.81 % 1702 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) 85 8.73 % 118 12.12 % 203 20.84 %
in a group of 2 or 3 85 8.73 % 123 12.63 % 208 21.36 %
in a group of 4 to 7 98 10.06 % 156 16.02 % 254 26.08 %
in a group of 8 or more 95 9.75 % 214 21.97 % 309 31.72 %
Total   363 37.27 % 611 62.73 % 974 100 %


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 107 14.36 % 190 25.50 % 297 39.87 %
daily 108 14.50 % 196 26.31 % 304 40.81 %
several times a week 57 7.65 % 87 11.68 % 144 19.33 %
Total   272 36.51 % 473 63.49 % 745 100 %


In what languages are you proficient?

Response Men Count Men Percent Women Count Women Percent Total count Total Percent
English 188 23.59 % 329 41.28 % 517 64.87 %
Spanish 42 5.27 % 76 9.54 % 118 14.81 %
French 16 2.01 % 25 3.14 % 41 5.14 %
Portuguese 8 1.00 % 6 0.75 % 14 1.76 %
Italian 8 1.00 % 13 1.63 % 21 2.63 %
Amer. Sign Lang. 3 0.38 % 5 0.63 % 8 1.00 %
Arabic 2 0.25 % 3 0.38 % 5 0.63 %
Chinese 3 0.38 % 1 0.13 % 4 0.50 %
Filipino 0 0.00 % 2 0.25 % 2 0.25 %
Flemish 1 0.13 % 0 0.00 % 1 0.13 %
German 4 0.50 % 6 0.75 % 10 1.25 %
Greek 1 0.13 % 0 0.00 % 1 0.13 %
Japanese 2 0.25 % 3 0.38 % 5 0.63 %
Korean 1 0.13 % 3 0.38 % 4 0.50 %
Lithuanian 1 0.13 % 0 0.00 % 1 0.13 %
Polish 3 0.38 % 3 0.38 % 6 0.75 %
Russian 0 0.00 % 2 0.25 % 2 0.25 %
Tagalog 0 0.00 % 2 0.25 % 2 0.25 %
Vietnamese 1 0.13 % 1 0.13 % 2 0.25 %
Other 16 2.01 % 17 2.13 % 33 4.14 %
Total   300 37.64 % 497 62.36 % 797 100 %


I am drawn to the following prayer styles:

Response Men Count Men Percent Women Count Women Percent Total count Total Percent
Rosary 125 6.98 % 232 12.95 % 357 19.92 %
Liturgy of the Hours 119 6.64 % 178 9.93 % 297 16.57 %
Daily Mass 168 9.38 % 277 15.46 % 445 24.83 %
Eucharistic Adoration 125 6.98 % 267 14.90 % 392 21.88 %
Faith Sharing / Lectio Divina 113 6.31 % 188 10.49 % 301 16.80 %
Total   650 36.27 % 1142 63.73 % 1792 100 %


I pray...

Response Men Count Men Percent Women Count Women Percent Total count Total Percent
occasionally 22 4.20 % 34 6.49 % 56 10.69 %
once or twice a day 74 14.12 % 145 27.67 % 219 41.79 %
more than two times a day 95 18.13 % 154 29.39 % 249 47.52 %
Total   191 36.45 % 333 63.55 % 524 100 %


Are you free of debt?

Response Men Count Men Percent Women Count Women Percent Total count Total Percent
Yes 143 26.05 % 218 39.71 % 361 65.76 %
No 47 8.56 % 114 20.77 % 161 29.33 %
Other 9 1.64 % 18 3.28 % 27 4.92 %
Total   199 36.25 % 350 63.75 % 549 100 %


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 47 9.11 % 118 22.87 % 165 31.98 %
1 year 27 5.23 % 52 10.08 % 79 15.31 %
2 years 21 4.07 % 34 6.59 % 55 10.66 %
3 years 20 3.88 % 18 3.49 % 38 7.36 %
4 years 7 1.36 % 11 2.13 % 18 3.49 %
5+ years 67 12.98 % 94 18.22 % 161 31.20 %
Total   189 36.63 % 327 63.37 % 516 100 %


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 150 28.79 % 280 53.74 % 430 82.53 %
No 39 7.49 % 52 9.98 % 91 17.47 %
Total   189 36.28 % 332 63.72 % 521 100 %


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 122 4.74 % 204 7.93 % 326 12.67 %
Preaching 119 4.62 % 89 3.46 % 208 8.08 %
Retreat work 100 3.89 % 171 6.65 % 271 10.53 %
Parish 111 4.31 % 143 5.56 % 254 9.87 %
Prison ministry 61 2.37 % 78 3.03 % 139 5.40 %
Prayer 113 4.39 % 230 8.94 % 343 13.33 %
Youth/campus ministry 94 3.65 % 164 6.37 % 258 10.03 %
Social Service 69 2.68 % 145 5.64 % 214 8.32 %
Healthcare 56 2.18 % 113 4.39 % 169 6.57 %
Foreign missions 75 2.91 % 112 4.35 % 187 7.27 %
Manual labor 66 2.57 % 113 4.39 % 179 6.96 %
Other 10 0.39 % 15 0.58 % 25 0.97 %
Total   996 38.71 % 1577 61.29 % 2573 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. 53 10.27 % 52 10.08 % 105 20.35 %
No, I have not participated in a formal discernment process. 136 26.36 % 275 53.29 % 411 79.65 %
Total   189 36.63 % 327 63.37 % 516 100 %


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 71 5.41 % 120 9.14 % 191 14.55 %
Preaching 43 3.27 % 26 1.98 % 69 5.26 %
Retreat work 33 2.51 % 75 5.71 % 108 8.23 %
Parish 90 6.85 % 113 8.61 % 203 15.46 %
Prison ministry 4 0.30 % 5 0.38 % 9 0.69 %
Prayer 86 6.55 % 145 11.04 % 231 17.59 %
Youth/campus ministry 65 4.95 % 121 9.22 % 186 14.17 %
Social Service 37 2.82 % 52 3.96 % 89 6.78 %
Healthcare 29 2.21 % 56 4.27 % 85 6.47 %
Foreign missions 13 0.99 % 19 1.45 % 32 2.44 %
Manual labor 31 2.36 % 57 4.34 % 88 6.70 %
Other 8 0.61 % 14 1.07 % 22 1.68 %
Total   510 38.84 % 803 61.16 % 1313 100 %


I have received the following religious training:

Response Men Count Men Percent Women Count Women Percent Total count Total Percent
Catholic school 95 20.00 % 169 35.58 % 264 55.58 %
Theological school 25 5.26 % 29 6.11 % 54 11.37 %
CCD (Confraternity of Christian Doctrine) 31 6.53 % 68 14.32 % 99 20.84 %
Other 30 6.32 % 28 5.89 % 58 12.21 %
Total   181 38.11 % 294 61.89 % 475 100 %


I have worked in the following areas:

Response Men Count Men Percent Women Count Women Percent Total count Total Percent
Business 66 7.28 % 77 8.49 % 143 15.77 %
Education/Training 68 7.50 % 108 11.91 % 176 19.40 %
Healthcare 32 3.53 % 88 9.70 % 120 13.23 %
Nonprofit, social work 55 6.06 % 98 10.80 % 153 16.87 %
Technical, mechanical, electrical work 40 4.41 % 21 2.32 % 61 6.73 %
Law enforcement, military 11 1.21 % 12 1.32 % 23 2.54 %
Legal work 6 0.66 % 12 1.32 % 18 1.98 %
Ministry (religious) 22 2.43 % 33 3.64 % 55 6.06 %
Ministry (lay) 53 5.84 % 75 8.27 % 128 14.11 %
Other 15 1.65 % 15 1.65 % 30 3.31 %
Total   368 40.57 % 539 59.43 % 907 100 %