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I am a

Response Number of responses Percentage of total
Female 1527 61.08
Male 973 38.92
Total 2500 100 %

My age

ResponseMen CountMen PercentWomen CountWomen PercentTotal countTotal Percent
17 or less 165 6.60 % 233 9.32 % 398 15.92 %
18 - 19 116 4.64 % 164 6.56 % 280 11.20 %
20 - 24 173 6.92 % 359 14.36 % 532 21.28 %
25 - 29 109 4.36 % 170 6.80 % 279 11.16 %
30 - 34 83 3.32 % 122 4.88 % 205 8.20 %
35 - 39 58 2.32 % 109 4.36 % 167 6.68 %
40 - 44 70 2.80 % 82 3.28 % 152 6.08 %
45 - 49 65 2.60 % 70 2.80 % 135 5.40 %
50 - 54 51 2.04 % 79 3.16 % 130 5.20 %
55 - 59 41 1.64 % 68 2.72 % 109 4.36 %
60+ 42 1.68 % 71 2.84 % 113 4.52 %
Total   973 38.92 1527 61.08 2500 100%


My marital status is...

Response Men Count Men Percent Women Count Women Percent Total count Total Percent
Single 805 32.38 % 1256 50.52 % 2061 82.90 %
Married 95 3.82 % 80 3.22 % 175 7.04 %
Widowed 9 0.36 % 30 1.21 % 39 1.57 %
Divorced with annulment 30 1.21 % 73 2.94 % 103 4.14 %
Divorced without annulment 27 1.09 % 81 3.26 % 108 4.34 %
Total   966 38.86 % 1520 61.14 % 2486 100 %


I am:

Response Men Count Men Percent Women Count Women Percent Total count Total Percent
Roman Catholic 805 32.45 % 1235 49.78 % 2040 82.22 %
Eastern Catholic 12 0.48 % 17 0.69 % 29 1.17 %
Becoming a Catholic 58 2.34 % 100 4.03 % 158 6.37 %
Not a Catholic 88 3.55 % 166 6.69 % 254 10.24 %
Total   963 38.82 % 1518 61.18 % 2481 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 213 8.63 % 258 10.45 % 471 19.08 %
I have a high school diploma/secondary certificate or other equivalency (but no further formal educa 125 5.06 % 180 7.29 % 305 12.35 %
I am currently in college, university, or technical school (or have completed courses toward a degre 181 7.33 % 354 14.34 % 535 21.67 %
I have a university, college, or associate/technical degree. 436 17.66 % 722 29.24 % 1158 46.90 %
Total   955 38.68 % 1514 61.32 % 2469 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 566 12.47 % 876 19.30 % 1442 31.76 %
Monastic 438 9.65 % 541 11.92 % 979 21.56 %
Cloistered/semi-cloistered 270 5.95 % 551 12.14 % 821 18.08 %
Missionary 442 9.74 % 856 18.85 % 1298 28.59 %
Total   1716 37.80 % 2824 62.20 % 4540 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) 700 26.69 % 1070 40.79 % 1770 67.48 %
Not worn 318 12.12 % 535 20.40 % 853 32.52 %
Total   1018 38.81 % 1605 61.19 % 2623 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) 454 11.26 % 535 13.27 % 989 24.52 %
in a group of 2 or 3 371 9.20 % 520 12.89 % 891 22.09 %
in a group of 4 to 7 357 8.85 % 601 14.90 % 958 23.75 %
in a group of 8 or more 425 10.54 % 770 19.09 % 1195 29.63 %
Total   1607 39.85 % 2426 60.15 % 4033 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 420 13.34 % 661 20.99 % 1081 34.33 %
daily 517 16.42 % 838 26.61 % 1355 43.03 %
several times a week 298 9.46 % 415 13.18 % 713 22.64 %
Total   1235 39.22 % 1914 60.78 % 3149 100 %


I am drawn to the following prayer styles:

Response Men Count Men Percent Women Count Women Percent Total count Total Percent
Rosary 604 8.10 % 994 13.32 % 1598 21.42 %
Liturgy of the Hours 485 6.50 % 683 9.16 % 1168 15.66 %
Daily Mass 708 9.49 % 1113 14.92 % 1821 24.41 %
Eucharistic Adoration 571 7.65 % 992 13.30 % 1563 20.95 %
Faith Sharing / Lectio Divina 480 6.43 % 830 11.13 % 1310 17.56 %
Total   2848 38.18 % 4612 61.82 % 7460 100 %


I pray...

Response Men Count Men Percent Women Count Women Percent Total count Total Percent
occasionally 174 7.29 % 250 10.47 % 424 17.76 %
once or twice a day 346 14.50 % 639 26.77 % 985 41.27 %
more than two times a day 394 16.51 % 584 24.47 % 978 40.97 %
Total   914 38.29 % 1473 61.71 % 2387 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 265 11.21 % 543 22.97 % 808 34.18 %
1 year 106 4.48 % 175 7.40 % 281 11.89 %
2 years 82 3.47 % 128 5.41 % 210 8.88 %
3 years 67 2.83 % 97 4.10 % 164 6.94 %
4 years 41 1.73 % 55 2.33 % 96 4.06 %
5+ years 344 14.55 % 461 19.50 % 805 34.05 %
Total   905 38.28 % 1459 61.72 % 2364 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 723 30.39 % 1212 50.95 % 1935 81.34 %
No 189 7.94 % 255 10.72 % 444 18.66 %
Total   912 38.34 % 1467 61.66 % 2379 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. 232 9.83 % 238 10.09 % 470 19.92 %
No, I have not participated in a formal discernment process. 668 28.32 % 1221 51.76 % 1889 80.08 %
Total   900 38.15 % 1459 61.85 % 2359 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 0.09 % 1237 27.22 % 1241 27.30 %
Brother 500 11.00 % 4 0.09 % 504 11.09 %
Deacon 227 4.99 % 30 0.66 % 257 5.65 %
Lay Ministry/Associate/Service Program 250 5.50 % 480 10.56 % 730 16.06 %
Priest-Order 509 11.20 % 37 0.81 % 546 12.01 %
Priest-Diocesan 378 8.32 % 22 0.48 % 400 8.80 %
Secular Institute/Consecrated Life 262 5.76 % 548 12.06 % 810 17.82 %
Other 24 0.53 % 33 0.73 % 57 1.25 %
Total   2154 47.39 % 2391 52.61 % 4545 100 %


Are you free of debt?

Response Men Count Men Percent Women Count Women Percent Total count Total Percent
Yes 623 26.77 % 965 41.47 % 1588 68.24 %
No 245 10.53 % 429 18.44 % 674 28.96 %
Other 20 0.86 % 45 1.93 % 65 2.79 %
Total   888 38.16 % 1439 61.84 % 2327 100 %


In what languages are you proficient?

Response Men Count Men Percent Women Count Women Percent Total count Total Percent
English 805 24.10 % 1285 38.47 % 2090 62.57 %
Spanish 178 5.33 % 336 10.06 % 514 15.39 %
French 79 2.37 % 119 3.56 % 198 5.93 %
Portuguese 25 0.75 % 18 0.54 % 43 1.29 %
Italian 41 1.23 % 43 1.29 % 84 2.51 %
Amer. Sign Lang. 8 0.24 % 25 0.75 % 33 0.99 %
Arabic 9 0.27 % 6 0.18 % 15 0.45 %
Bangla 1 0.03 % 0 0.00 % 1 0.03 %
Chinese 15 0.45 % 27 0.81 % 42 1.26 %
Creole 3 0.09 % 1 0.03 % 4 0.12 %
Filipino 10 0.30 % 26 0.78 % 36 1.08 %
Flemish 2 0.06 % 1 0.03 % 3 0.09 %
German 47 1.41 % 31 0.93 % 78 2.34 %
Greek 3 0.09 % 1 0.03 % 4 0.12 %
Hmong 1 0.03 % 1 0.03 % 2 0.06 %
Hungarian 1 0.03 % 3 0.09 % 4 0.12 %
Japanese 8 0.24 % 12 0.36 % 20 0.60 %
Korean 3 0.09 % 9 0.27 % 12 0.36 %
Lithuanian 3 0.09 % 0 0.00 % 3 0.09 %
Polish 12 0.36 % 9 0.27 % 21 0.63 %
Russian 10 0.30 % 16 0.48 % 26 0.78 %
Tagalog 12 0.36 % 19 0.57 % 31 0.93 %
Vietnamese 13 0.39 % 6 0.18 % 19 0.57 %
Other 21 0.63 % 36 1.08 % 57 1.71 %
Total   1310 39.22 % 2030 60.78 % 3340 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 448 4.77 % 765 8.14 % 1213 12.91 %
Preaching 400 4.26 % 288 3.06 % 688 7.32 %
Retreat work 338 3.60 % 674 7.17 % 1012 10.77 %
Parish 392 4.17 % 498 5.30 % 890 9.47 %
Prison ministry 223 2.37 % 316 3.36 % 539 5.74 %
Prayer 458 4.87 % 769 8.18 % 1227 13.06 %
Youth/campus ministry 290 3.09 % 622 6.62 % 912 9.71 %
Social Service 286 3.04 % 601 6.40 % 887 9.44 %
Healthcare 178 1.89 % 453 4.82 % 631 6.71 %
Foreign missions 264 2.81 % 485 5.16 % 749 7.97 %
Manual labor 268 2.85 % 330 3.51 % 598 6.36 %
Other 19 0.20 % 32 0.34 % 51 0.54 %
Total   3564 37.93 % 5833 62.07 % 9397 100 %


I have received the following religious training:

Response Men Count Men Percent Women Count Women Percent Total count Total Percent
Catholic school 354 22.32 % 619 39.03 % 973 61.35 %
Theological school 64 4.04 % 84 5.30 % 148 9.33 %
CCD (Confraternity of Christian Doctrine) 116 7.31 % 187 11.79 % 303 19.10 %
Other 54 3.40 % 108 6.81 % 162 10.21 %
Total   588 37.07 % 998 62.93 % 1586 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 230 5.06 % 432 9.50 % 662 14.56 %
Preaching 98 2.16 % 91 2.00 % 189 4.16 %
Retreat work 131 2.88 % 323 7.11 % 454 9.99 %
Parish 240 5.28 % 448 9.85 % 688 15.13 %
Prison ministry 37 0.81 % 24 0.53 % 61 1.34 %
Prayer 284 6.25 % 513 11.28 % 797 17.53 %
Youth/campus ministry 185 4.07 % 413 9.08 % 598 13.15 %
Social Service 145 3.19 % 229 5.04 % 374 8.23 %
Healthcare 59 1.30 % 133 2.93 % 192 4.22 %
Foreign missions 32 0.70 % 93 2.05 % 125 2.75 %
Manual labor 145 3.19 % 182 4.00 % 327 7.19 %
Other 31 0.68 % 48 1.06 % 79 1.74 %
Total   1617 35.57 % 2929 64.43 % 4546 100 %


I have worked in the following areas:

Response Men Count Men Percent Women Count Women Percent Total count Total Percent
Business 220 7.02 % 302 9.64 % 522 16.66 %
Education/Training 238 7.59 % 450 14.36 % 688 21.95 %
Healthcare 92 2.94 % 251 8.01 % 343 10.94 %
Nonprofit, social work 169 5.39 % 325 10.37 % 494 15.76 %
Technical, mechanical, electrical work 115 3.67 % 76 2.43 % 191 6.09 %
Law enforcement, military 58 1.85 % 37 1.18 % 95 3.03 %
Legal work 39 1.24 % 60 1.91 % 99 3.16 %
Ministry (religious) 52 1.66 % 79 2.52 % 131 4.18 %
Ministry (lay) 155 4.95 % 304 9.70 % 459 14.65 %
Other 42 1.34 % 70 2.23 % 112 3.57 %
Total   1180 37.65 % 1954 62.35 % 3134 100 %