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I am a

Response Number of responses Percentage of total
Female 3350 61.33
Male 2112 38.67
Total 5462 100 %

My age

ResponseMen CountMen PercentWomen CountWomen PercentTotal countTotal Percent
17 or less 360 6.59 % 584 10.69 % 944 17.28 %
18 - 19 314 5.75 % 451 8.26 % 765 14.01 %
20 - 24 371 6.79 % 744 13.62 % 1115 20.41 %
25 - 29 268 4.91 % 386 7.07 % 654 11.97 %
30 - 34 165 3.02 % 241 4.41 % 406 7.43 %
35 - 39 141 2.58 % 198 3.63 % 339 6.21 %
40 - 44 122 2.23 % 171 3.13 % 293 5.36 %
45 - 49 110 2.01 % 133 2.44 % 243 4.45 %
50 - 54 97 1.78 % 163 2.98 % 260 4.76 %
55 - 59 89 1.63 % 137 2.51 % 226 4.14 %
60+ 75 1.37 % 142 2.60 % 217 3.97 %
Total   2112 38.67 3350 61.33 5462 100%


My marital status is...

Response Men Count Men Percent Women Count Women Percent Total count Total Percent
Single 1789 33.00 % 2767 51.04 % 4556 84.04 %
Married 170 3.14 % 172 3.17 % 342 6.31 %
Widowed 22 0.41 % 72 1.33 % 94 1.73 %
Divorced with annulment 55 1.01 % 152 2.80 % 207 3.82 %
Divorced without annulment 59 1.09 % 163 3.01 % 222 4.10 %
Total   2095 38.65 % 3326 61.35 % 5421 100 %


I am:

Response Men Count Men Percent Women Count Women Percent Total count Total Percent
Roman Catholic 1736 32.08 % 2679 49.51 % 4415 81.59 %
Eastern Catholic 26 0.48 % 39 0.72 % 65 1.20 %
Becoming a Catholic 127 2.35 % 201 3.71 % 328 6.06 %
Not a Catholic 201 3.71 % 402 7.43 % 603 11.14 %
Total   2090 38.63 % 3321 61.38 % 5411 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 530 9.84 % 732 13.59 % 1262 23.44 %
I have a high school diploma/secondary certificate or other equivalency (but no further formal educa 250 4.64 % 335 6.22 % 585 10.86 %
I am currently in college, university, or technical school (or have completed courses toward a degre 379 7.04 % 720 13.37 % 1099 20.41 %
I have a university, college, or associate/technical degree. 916 17.01 % 1523 28.28 % 2439 45.29 %
Total   2075 38.53 % 3310 61.47 % 5385 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 1255 13.14 % 1830 19.17 % 3085 32.31 %
Monastic 882 9.24 % 1157 12.12 % 2039 21.36 %
Cloistered/semi-cloistered 566 5.93 % 1139 11.93 % 1705 17.86 %
Missionary 956 10.01 % 1763 18.46 % 2719 28.48 %
Total   3659 38.32 % 5889 61.68 % 9548 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) 1476 26.13 % 2254 39.91 % 3730 66.04 %
Not worn 694 12.29 % 1224 21.67 % 1918 33.96 %
Total   2170 38.42 % 3478 61.58 % 5648 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) 923 10.68 % 1200 13.89 % 2123 24.57 %
in a group of 2 or 3 818 9.47 % 1153 13.34 % 1971 22.81 %
in a group of 4 to 7 786 9.10 % 1261 14.59 % 2047 23.69 %
in a group of 8 or more 898 10.39 % 1603 18.55 % 2501 28.94 %
Total   3425 39.63 % 5217 60.37 % 8642 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 868 12.84 % 1362 20.14 % 2230 32.98 %
daily 1104 16.33 % 1825 26.99 % 2929 43.32 %
several times a week 644 9.53 % 958 14.17 % 1602 23.69 %
Total   2616 38.69 % 4145 61.31 % 6761 100 %


I am drawn to the following prayer styles:

Response Men Count Men Percent Women Count Women Percent Total count Total Percent
Rosary 1261 7.99 % 2123 13.44 % 3384 21.43 %
Liturgy of the Hours 1018 6.45 % 1454 9.21 % 2472 15.65 %
Daily Mass 1494 9.46 % 2320 14.69 % 3814 24.15 %
Eucharistic Adoration 1208 7.65 % 2100 13.30 % 3308 20.95 %
Faith Sharing / Lectio Divina 1016 6.43 % 1797 11.38 % 2813 17.81 %
Total   5997 37.98 % 9794 62.02 % 15791 100 %


I pray...

Response Men Count Men Percent Women Count Women Percent Total count Total Percent
occasionally 444 8.63 % 676 13.15 % 1120 21.78 %
once or twice a day 730 14.20 % 1330 25.87 % 2060 40.06 %
more than two times a day 783 15.23 % 1179 22.93 % 1962 38.16 %
Total   1957 38.06 % 3185 61.94 % 5142 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 606 12.03 % 1240 24.61 % 1846 36.63 %
1 year 231 4.58 % 343 6.81 % 574 11.39 %
2 years 171 3.39 % 294 5.83 % 465 9.23 %
3 years 135 2.68 % 225 4.47 % 360 7.14 %
4 years 82 1.63 % 112 2.22 % 194 3.85 %
5+ years 694 13.77 % 906 17.98 % 1600 31.75 %
Total   1919 38.08 % 3120 61.92 % 5039 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 1564 30.56 % 2617 51.14 % 4181 81.71 %
No 385 7.52 % 551 10.77 % 936 18.29 %
Total   1949 38.09 % 3168 61.91 % 5117 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. 492 9.70 % 476 9.39 % 968 19.09 %
No, I have not participated in a formal discernment process. 1437 28.34 % 2666 52.57 % 4103 80.91 %
Total   1929 38.04 % 3142 61.96 % 5071 100 %


I am exploring the following vocations and/or lifestyles:

Response Men Count Men Percent Women Count Women Percent Total count Total Percent
Sister 16 0.17 % 2595 26.84 % 2611 27.00 %
Brother 1055 10.91 % 16 0.17 % 1071 11.08 %
Deacon 504 5.21 % 66 0.68 % 570 5.90 %
Lay Ministry/Associate/Service Program 522 5.40 % 1066 11.02 % 1588 16.42 %
Priest-Order 1089 11.26 % 62 0.64 % 1151 11.90 %
Priest-Diocesan 791 8.18 % 47 0.49 % 838 8.67 %
Secular Institute/Consecrated Life 544 5.63 % 1162 12.02 % 1706 17.64 %
Other 43 0.44 % 91 0.94 % 134 1.39 %
Total   4564 47.20 % 5105 52.80 % 9669 100 %


Are you free of debt?

Response Men Count Men Percent Women Count Women Percent Total count Total Percent
Yes 1382 27.82 % 2152 43.32 % 3534 71.14 %
No 459 9.24 % 842 16.95 % 1301 26.19 %
Other 50 1.01 % 83 1.67 % 133 2.68 %
Total   1891 38.06 % 3077 61.94 % 4968 100 %


In what languages are you proficient?

Response Men Count Men Percent Women Count Women Percent Total count Total Percent
English 1725 23.70 % 2815 38.67 % 4540 62.37 %
Spanish 412 5.66 % 732 10.06 % 1144 15.72 %
French 150 2.06 % 252 3.46 % 402 5.52 %
Portuguese 53 0.73 % 43 0.59 % 96 1.32 %
Italian 94 1.29 % 99 1.36 % 193 2.65 %
Amer. Sign Lang. 14 0.19 % 54 0.74 % 68 0.93 %
Arabic 22 0.30 % 17 0.23 % 39 0.54 %
Bangla 3 0.04 % 1 0.01 % 4 0.05 %
Chinese 36 0.49 % 51 0.70 % 87 1.20 %
Creole 8 0.11 % 9 0.12 % 17 0.23 %
Filipino 20 0.27 % 55 0.76 % 75 1.03 %
Flemish 6 0.08 % 5 0.07 % 11 0.15 %
German 86 1.18 % 77 1.06 % 163 2.24 %
Greek 8 0.11 % 5 0.07 % 13 0.18 %
Hmong 3 0.04 % 2 0.03 % 5 0.07 %
Hungarian 3 0.04 % 6 0.08 % 9 0.12 %
Japanese 21 0.29 % 26 0.36 % 47 0.65 %
Korean 10 0.14 % 19 0.26 % 29 0.40 %
Lithuanian 5 0.07 % 3 0.04 % 8 0.11 %
Polish 24 0.33 % 26 0.36 % 50 0.69 %
Russian 26 0.36 % 29 0.40 % 55 0.76 %
Tagalog 22 0.30 % 32 0.44 % 54 0.74 %
Vietnamese 22 0.30 % 17 0.23 % 39 0.54 %
Other 50 0.69 % 81 1.11 % 131 1.80 %
Total   2823 38.78 % 4456 61.22 % 7279 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 995 4.98 % 1632 8.16 % 2627 13.14 %
Preaching 850 4.25 % 589 2.95 % 1439 7.20 %
Retreat work 733 3.67 % 1455 7.28 % 2188 10.94 %
Parish 813 4.07 % 985 4.93 % 1798 8.99 %
Prison ministry 481 2.41 % 664 3.32 % 1145 5.73 %
Prayer 958 4.79 % 1578 7.89 % 2536 12.68 %
Youth/campus ministry 643 3.22 % 1339 6.70 % 1982 9.91 %
Social Service 635 3.18 % 1301 6.51 % 1936 9.68 %
Healthcare 394 1.97 % 988 4.94 % 1382 6.91 %
Foreign missions 575 2.88 % 1013 5.07 % 1588 7.94 %
Manual labor 580 2.90 % 674 3.37 % 1254 6.27 %
Other 54 0.27 % 69 0.35 % 123 0.62 %
Total   7711 38.56 % 12287 61.44 % 19998 100 %


I have received the following religious training:

Response Men Count Men Percent Women Count Women Percent Total count Total Percent
Catholic school 832 24.05 % 1369 39.58 % 2201 63.63 %
Theological school 134 3.87 % 165 4.77 % 299 8.64 %
CCD (Confraternity of Christian Doctrine) 216 6.24 % 388 11.22 % 604 17.46 %
Other 128 3.70 % 227 6.56 % 355 10.26 %
Total   1310 37.87 % 2149 62.13 % 3459 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 506 5.32 % 919 9.65 % 1425 14.97 %
Preaching 194 2.04 % 186 1.95 % 380 3.99 %
Retreat work 324 3.40 % 676 7.10 % 1000 10.50 %
Parish 502 5.27 % 862 9.05 % 1364 14.33 %
Prison ministry 67 0.70 % 56 0.59 % 123 1.29 %
Prayer 596 6.26 % 1017 10.68 % 1613 16.94 %
Youth/campus ministry 420 4.41 % 881 9.25 % 1301 13.67 %
Social Service 306 3.21 % 492 5.17 % 798 8.38 %
Healthcare 128 1.34 % 297 3.12 % 425 4.46 %
Foreign missions 82 0.86 % 179 1.88 % 261 2.74 %
Manual labor 302 3.17 % 363 3.81 % 665 6.99 %
Other 65 0.68 % 100 1.05 % 165 1.73 %
Total   3492 36.68 % 6028 63.32 % 9520 100 %


I have worked in the following areas:

Response Men Count Men Percent Women Count Women Percent Total count Total Percent
Business 467 7.18 % 627 9.64 % 1094 16.83 %
Education/Training 502 7.72 % 947 14.57 % 1449 22.29 %
Healthcare 197 3.03 % 510 7.84 % 707 10.88 %
Nonprofit, social work 374 5.75 % 706 10.86 % 1080 16.61 %
Technical, mechanical, electrical work 230 3.54 % 156 2.40 % 386 5.94 %
Law enforcement, military 116 1.78 % 73 1.12 % 189 2.91 %
Legal work 86 1.32 % 123 1.89 % 209 3.21 %
Ministry (religious) 110 1.69 % 157 2.42 % 267 4.11 %
Ministry (lay) 304 4.68 % 585 9.00 % 889 13.67 %
Other 92 1.42 % 139 2.14 % 231 3.55 %
Total   2478 38.12 % 4023 61.88 % 6501 100 %