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I am a

Response Number of responses Percentage of total
Female 1412 57.85
Male 1029 42.15
Total 2441 100 %

My age

ResponseMen CountMen PercentWomen CountWomen PercentTotal countTotal Percent
17 or less 254 10.41 % 271 11.10 % 525 21.51 %
18 - 19 164 6.72 % 219 8.97 % 383 15.69 %
20 - 24 192 7.87 % 322 13.19 % 514 21.06 %
25 - 29 128 5.24 % 176 7.21 % 304 12.45 %
30 - 34 64 2.62 % 102 4.18 % 166 6.80 %
35 - 39 57 2.34 % 61 2.50 % 118 4.83 %
40 - 44 40 1.64 % 53 2.17 % 93 3.81 %
45 - 49 34 1.39 % 60 2.46 % 94 3.85 %
50 - 54 32 1.31 % 54 2.21 % 86 3.52 %
55 - 59 28 1.15 % 41 1.68 % 69 2.83 %
60+ 36 1.47 % 53 2.17 % 89 3.65 %
Total   1029 42.15 1412 57.85 2441 100%


My marital status is...

Response Men Count Men Percent Women Count Women Percent Total count Total Percent
Single 900 37.04 % 1213 49.92 % 2113 86.95 %
Married 66 2.72 % 63 2.59 % 129 5.31 %
Widowed 9 0.37 % 29 1.19 % 38 1.56 %
Divorced with annulment 38 1.56 % 46 1.89 % 84 3.46 %
Divorced without annulment 10 0.41 % 56 2.30 % 66 2.72 %
Total   1023 42.10 % 1407 57.90 % 2430 100%


I am:

Response Men Count Men Percent Women Count Women Percent Total count Total Percent
Roman Catholic 847 34.93 % 1195 49.28 % 2042 84.21 %
Eastern Catholic 16 0.66 % 11 0.45 % 27 1.11 %
Becoming a Catholic 62 2.56 % 75 3.09 % 137 5.65 %
Not a Catholic 94 3.88 % 125 5.15 % 219 9.03 %
Total   1019 42.02 % 1406 57.98 % 2425 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 318 13.17 % 340 14.08 % 658 27.25 %
I have a high school diploma/secondary certificate or other equivalency (but no further formal educa 103 4.27 % 113 4.68 % 216 8.94 %
I am currently in college, university, or technical school (or have completed courses toward a degre 218 9.03 % 322 13.33 % 540 22.36 %
I have a university, college, or associate/technical degree. 374 15.49 % 627 25.96 % 1001 41.45 %
Total   1013 41.95 % 1402 58.05 % 2415 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 614 14.64 % 796 18.98 % 1410 33.62 %
Monastic 376 8.97 % 478 11.40 % 854 20.36 %
Cloistered/semi-cloistered 268 6.39 % 472 11.25 % 740 17.64 %
Missionary 423 10.09 % 767 18.29 % 1190 28.37 %
Total   1681 40.08 % 2513 59.92 % 4194 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) 668 26.81 % 935 37.52 % 1603 64.33 %
Not worn 353 14.17 % 536 21.51 % 889 35.67 %
Total   1021 40.97 % 1471 59.03 % 2492 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) 441 11.34 % 469 12.06 % 910 23.39 %
in a group of 2 or 3 366 9.41 % 521 13.39 % 887 22.80 %
in a group of 4 to 7 379 9.74 % 581 14.94 % 960 24.68 %
in a group of 8 or more 431 11.08 % 702 18.05 % 1133 29.13 %
Total   1617 41.57 % 2273 58.43 % 3890 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 419 13.82 % 611 20.16 % 1030 33.98 %
daily 533 17.59 % 780 25.73 % 1313 43.32 %
several times a week 274 9.04 % 414 13.66 % 688 22.70 %
Total   1226 40.45 % 1805 59.55 % 3031 100%


I am drawn to the following prayer styles:

Response Men Count Men Percent Women Count Women Percent Total count Total Percent
Rosary 607 8.53 % 894 12.56 % 1501 21.09 %
Liturgy of the Hours 503 7.07 % 634 8.91 % 1137 15.98 %
Daily Mass 697 9.79 % 999 14.04 % 1696 23.83 %
Eucharistic Adoration 601 8.45 % 925 13.00 % 1526 21.44 %
Faith Sharing / Lectio Divina 479 6.73 % 777 10.92 % 1256 17.65 %
Total   2887 40.57 % 4229 59.43 % 7116 100%


I pray...

Response Men Count Men Percent Women Count Women Percent Total count Total Percent
occasionally 207 8.83 % 249 10.62 % 456 19.45 %
once or twice a day 353 15.06 % 548 23.38 % 901 38.44 %
more than two times a day 417 17.79 % 570 24.32 % 987 42.11 %
Total   977 41.68 % 1367 58.32 % 2344 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 325 14.16 % 526 22.91 % 851 37.06 %
1 year 93 4.05 % 175 7.62 % 268 11.67 %
2 years 109 4.75 % 131 5.71 % 240 10.45 %
3 years 69 3.01 % 102 4.44 % 171 7.45 %
4 years 41 1.79 % 63 2.74 % 104 4.53 %
5+ years 314 13.68 % 348 15.16 % 662 28.83 %
Total   951 41.42 % 1345 58.58 % 2296 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 795 34.24 % 1166 50.22 % 1961 84.45 %
No 171 7.36 % 190 8.18 % 361 15.55 %
Total   966 41.60 % 1356 58.40 % 2322 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. 235 10.23 % 214 9.32 % 449 19.55 %
No, I have not participated in a formal discernment process. 719 31.30 % 1129 49.15 % 1848 80.45 %
Total   954 41.53 % 1343 58.47 % 2297 100%


I am exploring the following vocations and/or lifestyles:

Response Men Count Men Percent Women Count Women Percent Total count Total Percent
Sister 6 0.13 % 1120 25.15 % 1126 25.28 %
Brother 523 11.74 % 8 0.18 % 531 11.92 %
Deacon 266 5.97 % 19 0.43 % 285 6.40 %
Lay Ministry/Associate/Service Program 287 6.44 % 497 11.16 % 784 17.60 %
Priest-Order 504 11.32 % 10 0.22 % 514 11.54 %
Priest-Diocesan 345 7.75 % 9 0.20 % 354 7.95 %
Secular Institute/Consecrated Life 281 6.31 % 507 11.38 % 788 17.69 %
Other 34 0.76 % 38 0.85 % 72 1.62 %
Total   2246 50.43 % 2208 49.57 % 4454 100%


Are you free of debt?

Response Men Count Men Percent Women Count Women Percent Total count Total Percent
Yes 688 30.59 % 941 41.84 % 1629 72.43 %
No 218 9.69 % 342 15.21 % 560 24.90 %
Other 25 1.11 % 35 1.56 % 60 2.67 %
Total   931 41.40 % 1318 58.60 % 2249 100%


In what languages are you proficient?

Response Men Count Men Percent Women Count Women Percent Total count Total Percent
English 872 25.12 % 1209 34.82 % 2081 59.94 %
Spanish 236 6.80 % 351 10.11 % 587 16.91 %
French 77 2.22 % 101 2.91 % 178 5.13 %
Portuguese 28 0.81 % 21 0.60 % 49 1.41 %
Italian 40 1.15 % 37 1.07 % 77 2.22 %
Amer. Sign Lang. 12 0.35 % 31 0.89 % 43 1.24 %
Arabic 11 0.32 % 8 0.23 % 19 0.55 %
Bangla 4 0.12 % 4 0.12 % 8 0.23 %
Chinese 17 0.49 % 21 0.60 % 38 1.09 %
Creole 5 0.14 % 6 0.17 % 11 0.32 %
Filipino 18 0.52 % 22 0.63 % 40 1.15 %
Flemish 6 0.17 % 6 0.17 % 12 0.35 %
German 38 1.09 % 48 1.38 % 86 2.48 %
Greek 4 0.12 % 7 0.20 % 11 0.32 %
Hmong 4 0.12 % 3 0.09 % 7 0.20 %
Hungarian 5 0.14 % 3 0.09 % 8 0.23 %
Japanese 7 0.20 % 9 0.26 % 16 0.46 %
Korean 6 0.17 % 15 0.43 % 21 0.60 %
Lithuanian 4 0.12 % 6 0.17 % 10 0.29 %
Polish 12 0.35 % 12 0.35 % 24 0.69 %
Russian 12 0.35 % 10 0.29 % 22 0.63 %
Tagalog 14 0.40 % 19 0.55 % 33 0.95 %
Vietnamese 13 0.37 % 8 0.23 % 21 0.60 %
Other 27 0.78 % 43 1.24 % 70 2.02 %
Total   1472 42.40 % 2000 57.60 % 3472 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 491 5.49 % 696 7.78 % 1187 13.27 %
Preaching 385 4.30 % 300 3.35 % 685 7.66 %
Retreat work 367 4.10 % 665 7.44 % 1032 11.54 %
Parish 360 4.03 % 458 5.12 % 818 9.15 %
Prison ministry 207 2.31 % 270 3.02 % 477 5.33 %
Prayer 473 5.29 % 673 7.52 % 1146 12.81 %
Youth/campus ministry 314 3.51 % 596 6.66 % 910 10.17 %
Social Service 276 3.09 % 508 5.68 % 784 8.77 %
Healthcare 165 1.84 % 402 4.49 % 567 6.34 %
Foreign missions 269 3.01 % 476 5.32 % 745 8.33 %
Manual labor 240 2.68 % 288 3.22 % 528 5.90 %
Other 26 0.29 % 39 0.44 % 65 0.73 %
Total   3573 39.95 % 5371 60.05 % 8944 100%


I have received the following religious training:

Response Men Count Men Percent Women Count Women Percent Total count Total Percent
Catholic school 433 26.70 % 593 36.56 % 1026 63.26 %
Theological school 67 4.13 % 78 4.81 % 145 8.94 %
CCD (Confraternity of Christian Doctrine) 91 5.61 % 178 10.97 % 269 16.58 %
Other 75 4.62 % 107 6.60 % 182 11.22 %
Total   666 41.06 % 956 58.94 % 1622 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 260 5.72 % 378 8.31 % 638 14.03 %
Preaching 89 1.96 % 100 2.20 % 189 4.15 %
Retreat work 198 4.35 % 301 6.62 % 499 10.97 %
Parish 270 5.94 % 407 8.95 % 677 14.88 %
Prison ministry 39 0.86 % 31 0.68 % 70 1.54 %
Prayer 284 6.24 % 469 10.31 % 753 16.55 %
Youth/campus ministry 227 4.99 % 408 8.97 % 635 13.96 %
Social Service 124 2.73 % 206 4.53 % 330 7.25 %
Healthcare 74 1.63 % 134 2.95 % 208 4.57 %
Foreign missions 47 1.03 % 90 1.98 % 137 3.01 %
Manual labor 179 3.93 % 163 3.58 % 342 7.52 %
Other 28 0.62 % 43 0.95 % 71 1.56 %
Total   1819 39.99 % 2730 60.01 % 4549 100%


I have worked in the following areas:

Response Men Count Men Percent Women Count Women Percent Total count Total Percent
Business 209 7.22 % 254 8.78 % 463 16.00 %
Education/Training 238 8.22 % 379 13.10 % 617 21.32 %
Healthcare 87 3.01 % 229 7.91 % 316 10.92 %
Nonprofit, social work 169 5.84 % 322 11.13 % 491 16.97 %
Technical, mechanical, electrical work 128 4.42 % 56 1.94 % 184 6.36 %
Law enforcement, military 52 1.80 % 37 1.28 % 89 3.08 %
Legal work 33 1.14 % 41 1.42 % 74 2.56 %
Ministry (religious) 45 1.55 % 79 2.73 % 124 4.28 %
Ministry (lay) 174 6.01 % 252 8.71 % 426 14.72 %
Other 42 1.45 % 68 2.35 % 110 3.80 %
Total   1177 40.67 % 1717 59.33 % 2894 100%