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I am a

Response Number of responses Percentage of total
Female 668 62.78
Male 396 37.22
Total 1064 100 %

My age

ResponseMen CountMen PercentWomen CountWomen PercentTotal countTotal Percent
17 or less 21 1.97 % 60 5.64 % 81 7.61 %
18 - 19 38 3.57 % 68 6.39 % 106 9.96 %
20 - 24 79 7.42 % 166 15.60 % 245 23.03 %
25 - 29 54 5.08 % 98 9.21 % 152 14.29 %
30 - 34 45 4.23 % 52 4.89 % 97 9.12 %
35 - 39 29 2.73 % 55 5.17 % 84 7.89 %
40 - 44 29 2.73 % 40 3.76 % 69 6.48 %
45 - 49 33 3.10 % 29 2.73 % 62 5.83 %
50 - 54 21 1.97 % 34 3.20 % 55 5.17 %
55 - 59 24 2.26 % 38 3.57 % 62 5.83 %
60+ 23 2.16 % 28 2.63 % 51 4.79 %
Total   396 37.22 668 62.78 1064 100%


My marital status is...

Response Men Count Men Percent Women Count Women Percent Total count Total Percent
Single 319 30.15 % 541 51.13 % 860 81.29 %
Married 44 4.16 % 37 3.50 % 81 7.66 %
Widowed 3 0.28 % 17 1.61 % 20 1.89 %
Divorced with annulment 13 1.23 % 35 3.31 % 48 4.54 %
Divorced without annulment 13 1.23 % 36 3.40 % 49 4.63 %
Total   392 37.05 % 666 62.95 % 1058 100 %


I am:

Response Men Count Men Percent Women Count Women Percent Total count Total Percent
Roman Catholic 344 32.64 % 565 53.61 % 909 86.24 %
Eastern Catholic 2 0.19 % 7 0.66 % 9 0.85 %
Becoming a Catholic 25 2.37 % 43 4.08 % 68 6.45 %
Not a Catholic 19 1.80 % 49 4.65 % 68 6.45 %
Total   390 37.00 % 664 63.00 % 1054 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 29 2.77 % 59 5.64 % 88 8.40 %
I have a high school diploma/secondary certificate or other equivalency (but no further formal educa 61 5.83 % 91 8.69 % 152 14.52 %
I am currently in college, university, or technical school (or have completed courses toward a degre 83 7.93 % 162 15.47 % 245 23.40 %
I have a university, college, or associate/technical degree. 211 20.15 % 351 33.52 % 562 53.68 %
Total   384 36.68 % 663 63.32 % 1047 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 242 11.82 % 380 18.56 % 622 30.39 %
Monastic 213 10.41 % 254 12.41 % 467 22.81 %
Cloistered/semi-cloistered 125 6.11 % 250 12.21 % 375 18.32 %
Missionary 190 9.28 % 393 19.20 % 583 28.48 %
Total   770 37.62 % 1277 62.38 % 2047 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) 318 27.82 % 528 46.19 % 846 74.02 %
Not worn 105 9.19 % 192 16.80 % 297 25.98 %
Total   423 37.01 % 720 62.99 % 1143 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) 219 12.20 % 223 12.42 % 442 24.62 %
in a group of 2 or 3 155 8.64 % 208 11.59 % 363 20.22 %
in a group of 4 to 7 156 8.69 % 266 14.82 % 422 23.51 %
in a group of 8 or more 188 10.47 % 380 21.17 % 568 31.64 %
Total   718 40.00 % 1077 60.00 % 1795 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 212 15.30 % 327 23.59 % 539 38.89 %
daily 218 15.73 % 367 26.48 % 585 42.21 %
several times a week 113 8.15 % 149 10.75 % 262 18.90 %
Total   543 39.18 % 843 60.82 % 1386 100 %


I am drawn to the following prayer styles:

Response Men Count Men Percent Women Count Women Percent Total count Total Percent
Rosary 285 8.25 % 472 13.66 % 757 21.90 %
Liturgy of the Hours 225 6.51 % 322 9.32 % 547 15.83 %
Daily Mass 318 9.20 % 509 14.73 % 827 23.93 %
Eucharistic Adoration 265 7.67 % 462 13.37 % 727 21.04 %
Faith Sharing / Lectio Divina 216 6.25 % 382 11.05 % 598 17.30 %
Total   1309 37.88 % 2147 62.12 % 3456 100 %


I pray...

Response Men Count Men Percent Women Count Women Percent Total count Total Percent
occasionally 47 4.60 % 95 9.30 % 142 13.89 %
once or twice a day 136 13.31 % 280 27.40 % 416 40.70 %
more than two times a day 190 18.59 % 274 26.81 % 464 45.40 %
Total   373 36.50 % 649 63.50 % 1022 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 72 7.07 % 208 20.41 % 280 27.48 %
1 year 53 5.20 % 86 8.44 % 139 13.64 %
2 years 41 4.02 % 59 5.79 % 100 9.81 %
3 years 30 2.94 % 57 5.59 % 87 8.54 %
4 years 24 2.36 % 24 2.36 % 48 4.71 %
5+ years 152 14.92 % 213 20.90 % 365 35.82 %
Total   372 36.51 % 647 63.49 % 1019 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 295 28.95 % 539 52.90 % 834 81.84 %
No 78 7.65 % 107 10.50 % 185 18.16 %
Total   373 36.60 % 646 63.40 % 1019 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. 115 11.34 % 115 11.34 % 230 22.68 %
No, I have not participated in a formal discernment process. 257 25.35 % 527 51.97 % 784 77.32 %
Total   372 36.69 % 642 63.31 % 1014 100 %


I am exploring the following vocations and/or lifestyles:

Response Men Count Men Percent Women Count Women Percent Total count Total Percent
Sister 2 0.10 % 576 28.15 % 578 28.25 %
Brother 218 10.65 % 1 0.05 % 219 10.70 %
Deacon 101 4.94 % 9 0.44 % 110 5.38 %
Lay Ministry/Associate/Service Program 105 5.13 % 215 10.51 % 320 15.64 %
Priest-Order 230 11.24 % 14 0.68 % 244 11.93 %
Priest-Diocesan 172 8.41 % 7 0.34 % 179 8.75 %
Secular Institute/Consecrated Life 118 5.77 % 258 12.61 % 376 18.38 %
Other 6 0.29 % 14 0.68 % 20 0.98 %
Total   952 46.53 % 1094 53.47 % 2046 100 %


Are you free of debt?

Response Men Count Men Percent Women Count Women Percent Total count Total Percent
Yes 248 24.53 % 412 40.75 % 660 65.28 %
No 118 11.67 % 199 19.68 % 317 31.36 %
Other 10 0.99 % 24 2.37 % 34 3.36 %
Total   376 37.19 % 635 62.81 % 1011 100 %


In what languages are you proficient?

Response Men Count Men Percent Women Count Women Percent Total count Total Percent
English 341 23.76 % 565 39.37 % 906 63.14 %
Spanish 80 5.57 % 157 10.94 % 237 16.52 %
French 36 2.51 % 45 3.14 % 81 5.64 %
Portuguese 14 0.98 % 5 0.35 % 19 1.32 %
Italian 18 1.25 % 18 1.25 % 36 2.51 %
Amer. Sign Lang. 4 0.28 % 10 0.70 % 14 0.98 %
Arabic 4 0.28 % 5 0.35 % 9 0.63 %
Chinese 2 0.14 % 6 0.42 % 8 0.56 %
Filipino 4 0.28 % 11 0.77 % 15 1.05 %
German 20 1.39 % 17 1.18 % 37 2.58 %
Greek 1 0.07 % 1 0.07 % 2 0.14 %
Hmong 0 0.00 % 1 0.07 % 1 0.07 %
Hungarian 0 0.00 % 2 0.14 % 2 0.14 %
Japanese 4 0.28 % 4 0.28 % 8 0.56 %
Korean 0 0.00 % 4 0.28 % 4 0.28 %
Polish 8 0.56 % 3 0.21 % 11 0.77 %
Russian 2 0.14 % 4 0.28 % 6 0.42 %
Tagalog 6 0.42 % 4 0.28 % 10 0.70 %
Vietnamese 4 0.28 % 3 0.21 % 7 0.49 %
Other 6 0.42 % 16 1.11 % 22 1.53 %
Total   554 38.61 % 881 61.39 % 1435 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 202 4.56 % 356 8.04 % 558 12.60 %
Preaching 194 4.38 % 139 3.14 % 333 7.52 %
Retreat work 163 3.68 % 316 7.13 % 479 10.81 %
Parish 188 4.24 % 256 5.78 % 444 10.02 %
Prison ministry 106 2.39 % 142 3.21 % 248 5.60 %
Prayer 223 5.03 % 375 8.47 % 598 13.50 %
Youth/campus ministry 136 3.07 % 297 6.70 % 433 9.77 %
Social Service 135 3.05 % 274 6.19 % 409 9.23 %
Healthcare 80 1.81 % 192 4.33 % 272 6.14 %
Foreign missions 125 2.82 % 232 5.24 % 357 8.06 %
Manual labor 126 2.84 % 153 3.45 % 279 6.30 %
Other 7 0.16 % 13 0.29 % 20 0.45 %
Total   1685 38.04 % 2745 61.96 % 4430 100 %


I have received the following religious training:

Response Men Count Men Percent Women Count Women Percent Total count Total Percent
Catholic school 146 20.28 % 281 39.03 % 427 59.31 %
Theological school 37 5.14 % 38 5.28 % 75 10.42 %
CCD (Confraternity of Christian Doctrine) 56 7.78 % 98 13.61 % 154 21.39 %
Other 19 2.64 % 45 6.25 % 64 8.89 %
Total   258 35.83 % 462 64.17 % 720 100 %


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 106 4.80 % 211 9.56 % 317 14.36 %
Preaching 53 2.40 % 43 1.95 % 96 4.35 %
Retreat work 64 2.90 % 161 7.29 % 225 10.19 %
Parish 120 5.43 % 227 10.28 % 347 15.72 %
Prison ministry 22 1.00 % 7 0.32 % 29 1.31 %
Prayer 148 6.70 % 240 10.87 % 388 17.57 %
Youth/campus ministry 87 3.94 % 200 9.06 % 287 13.00 %
Social Service 74 3.35 % 103 4.66 % 177 8.02 %
Healthcare 34 1.54 % 65 2.94 % 99 4.48 %
Foreign missions 19 0.86 % 41 1.86 % 60 2.72 %
Manual labor 67 3.03 % 77 3.49 % 144 6.52 %
Other 15 0.68 % 24 1.09 % 39 1.77 %
Total   809 36.64 % 1399 63.36 % 2208 100 %


I have worked in the following areas:

Response Men Count Men Percent Women Count Women Percent Total count Total Percent
Business 112 7.20 % 150 9.64 % 262 16.84 %
Education/Training 121 7.78 % 222 14.27 % 343 22.04 %
Healthcare 47 3.02 % 115 7.39 % 162 10.41 %
Nonprofit, social work 82 5.27 % 157 10.09 % 239 15.36 %
Technical, mechanical, electrical work 64 4.11 % 35 2.25 % 99 6.36 %
Law enforcement, military 30 1.93 % 19 1.22 % 49 3.15 %
Legal work 24 1.54 % 24 1.54 % 48 3.08 %
Ministry (religious) 26 1.67 % 35 2.25 % 61 3.92 %
Ministry (lay) 82 5.27 % 157 10.09 % 239 15.36 %
Other 17 1.09 % 37 2.38 % 54 3.47 %
Total   605 38.88 % 951 61.12 % 1556 100 %