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Prospect-Response Statistics for:


I am a

Response Number of responses Percentage of total
Female 439 63.44
Male 253 36.56
Total 692 100 %

My age

ResponseMen CountMen PercentWomen CountWomen PercentTotal countTotal Percent
17 or less 15 2.17 % 42 6.07 % 57 8.24 %
18 - 19 23 3.32 % 45 6.50 % 68 9.83 %
20 - 24 54 7.80 % 108 15.61 % 162 23.41 %
25 - 29 35 5.06 % 63 9.10 % 98 14.16 %
30 - 34 34 4.91 % 32 4.62 % 66 9.54 %
35 - 39 19 2.75 % 33 4.77 % 52 7.51 %
40 - 44 18 2.60 % 24 3.47 % 42 6.07 %
45 - 49 16 2.31 % 19 2.75 % 35 5.06 %
50 - 54 13 1.88 % 21 3.03 % 34 4.91 %
55 - 59 12 1.73 % 29 4.19 % 41 5.92 %
60+ 14 2.02 % 23 3.32 % 37 5.35 %
Total   253 36.56 439 63.44 692 100%


My marital status is...

Response Men Count Men Percent Women Count Women Percent Total count Total Percent
Single 205 29.84 % 355 51.67 % 560 81.51 %
Married 26 3.78 % 25 3.64 % 51 7.42 %
Widowed 2 0.29 % 13 1.89 % 15 2.18 %
Divorced with annulment 9 1.31 % 28 4.08 % 37 5.39 %
Divorced without annulment 8 1.16 % 16 2.33 % 24 3.49 %
Total   250 36.39 % 437 63.61 % 687 100 %


I am:

Response Men Count Men Percent Women Count Women Percent Total count Total Percent
Roman Catholic 214 31.15 % 372 54.15 % 586 85.30 %
Eastern Catholic 2 0.29 % 5 0.73 % 7 1.02 %
Becoming a Catholic 19 2.77 % 30 4.37 % 49 7.13 %
Not a Catholic 15 2.18 % 30 4.37 % 45 6.55 %
Total   250 36.39 % 437 63.61 % 687 100 %


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 20 2.92 % 36 5.26 % 56 8.19 %
I have a high school diploma/secondary certificate or other equivalency (but no further formal educa 38 5.56 % 61 8.92 % 99 14.47 %
I am currently in college, university, or technical school (or have completed courses toward a degre 51 7.46 % 107 15.64 % 158 23.10 %
I have a university, college, or associate/technical degree. 139 20.32 % 232 33.92 % 371 54.24 %
Total   248 36.26 % 436 63.74 % 684 100 %


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 151 11.24 % 246 18.32 % 397 29.56 %
Monastic 143 10.65 % 168 12.51 % 311 23.16 %
Cloistered/semi-cloistered 84 6.25 % 161 11.99 % 245 18.24 %
Missionary 127 9.46 % 263 19.58 % 390 29.04 %
Total   505 37.60 % 838 62.40 % 1343 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) 208 27.59 % 350 46.42 % 558 74.01 %
Not worn 67 8.89 % 129 17.11 % 196 25.99 %
Total   275 36.47 % 479 63.53 % 754 100 %


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) 136 11.71 % 139 11.97 % 275 23.69 %
in a group of 2 or 3 96 8.27 % 131 11.28 % 227 19.55 %
in a group of 4 to 7 104 8.96 % 173 14.90 % 277 23.86 %
in a group of 8 or more 120 10.34 % 262 22.57 % 382 32.90 %
Total   456 39.28 % 705 60.72 % 1161 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 143 15.87 % 214 23.75 % 357 39.62 %
daily 140 15.54 % 238 26.42 % 378 41.95 %
several times a week 74 8.21 % 92 10.21 % 166 18.42 %
Total   357 39.62 % 544 60.38 % 901 100 %


I am drawn to the following prayer styles:

Response Men Count Men Percent Women Count Women Percent Total count Total Percent
Rosary 176 7.81 % 309 13.71 % 485 21.53 %
Liturgy of the Hours 145 6.44 % 221 9.81 % 366 16.25 %
Daily Mass 205 9.10 % 337 14.96 % 542 24.06 %
Eucharistic Adoration 168 7.46 % 304 13.49 % 472 20.95 %
Faith Sharing / Lectio Divina 142 6.30 % 246 10.92 % 388 17.22 %
Total   836 37.11 % 1417 62.89 % 2253 100 %


I pray...

Response Men Count Men Percent Women Count Women Percent Total count Total Percent
occasionally 30 4.50 % 64 9.60 % 94 14.09 %
once or twice a day 79 11.84 % 180 26.99 % 259 38.83 %
more than two times a day 132 19.79 % 182 27.29 % 314 47.08 %
Total   241 36.13 % 426 63.87 % 667 100 %


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 44 6.62 % 137 20.60 % 181 27.22 %
1 year 30 4.51 % 52 7.82 % 82 12.33 %
2 years 30 4.51 % 46 6.92 % 76 11.43 %
3 years 24 3.61 % 40 6.02 % 64 9.62 %
4 years 15 2.26 % 15 2.26 % 30 4.51 %
5+ years 97 14.59 % 135 20.30 % 232 34.89 %
Total   240 36.09 % 425 63.91 % 665 100 %


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 190 28.57 % 357 53.68 % 547 82.26 %
No 50 7.52 % 68 10.23 % 118 17.74 %
Total   240 36.09 % 425 63.91 % 665 100 %


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. 69 10.41 % 73 11.01 % 142 21.42 %
No, I have not participated in a formal discernment process. 171 25.79 % 350 52.79 % 521 78.58 %
Total   240 36.20 % 423 63.80 % 663 100 %


I am exploring the following vocations and/or lifestyles:

Response Men Count Men Percent Women Count Women Percent Total count Total Percent
Sister 1 0.08 % 383 29.02 % 384 29.09 %
Brother 149 11.29 % 1 0.08 % 150 11.36 %
Deacon 63 4.77 % 6 0.45 % 69 5.23 %
Lay Ministry/Associate/Service Program 66 5.00 % 137 10.38 % 203 15.38 %
Priest-Order 151 11.44 % 9 0.68 % 160 12.12 %
Priest-Diocesan 99 7.50 % 3 0.23 % 102 7.73 %
Secular Institute/Consecrated Life 74 5.61 % 165 12.50 % 239 18.11 %
Other 3 0.23 % 10 0.76 % 13 0.98 %
Total   606 45.91 % 714 54.09 % 1320 100 %


Are you free of debt?

Response Men Count Men Percent Women Count Women Percent Total count Total Percent
Yes 157 24.01 % 277 42.35 % 434 66.36 %
No 76 11.62 % 121 18.50 % 197 30.12 %
Other 9 1.38 % 14 2.14 % 23 3.52 %
Total   242 37.00 % 412 63.00 % 654 100 %


In what languages are you proficient?

Response Men Count Men Percent Women Count Women Percent Total count Total Percent
English 215 23.70 % 363 40.02 % 578 63.73 %
Spanish 50 5.51 % 105 11.58 % 155 17.09 %
French 21 2.32 % 27 2.98 % 48 5.29 %
Portuguese 5 0.55 % 1 0.11 % 6 0.66 %
Italian 12 1.32 % 10 1.10 % 22 2.43 %
Amer. Sign Lang. 2 0.22 % 8 0.88 % 10 1.10 %
Arabic 4 0.44 % 2 0.22 % 6 0.66 %
Chinese 0 0.00 % 4 0.44 % 4 0.44 %
Filipino 2 0.22 % 7 0.77 % 9 0.99 %
German 11 1.21 % 13 1.43 % 24 2.65 %
Greek 0 0.00 % 1 0.11 % 1 0.11 %
Hmong 0 0.00 % 1 0.11 % 1 0.11 %
Hungarian 0 0.00 % 2 0.22 % 2 0.22 %
Japanese 2 0.22 % 1 0.11 % 3 0.33 %
Korean 0 0.00 % 2 0.22 % 2 0.22 %
Polish 6 0.66 % 2 0.22 % 8 0.88 %
Russian 0 0.00 % 3 0.33 % 3 0.33 %
Tagalog 5 0.55 % 2 0.22 % 7 0.77 %
Vietnamese 3 0.33 % 2 0.22 % 5 0.55 %
Other 5 0.55 % 8 0.88 % 13 1.43 %
Total   343 37.82 % 564 62.18 % 907 100 %


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 130 4.63 % 227 8.08 % 357 12.71 %
Preaching 127 4.52 % 85 3.03 % 212 7.55 %
Retreat work 106 3.77 % 200 7.12 % 306 10.89 %
Parish 115 4.09 % 151 5.38 % 266 9.47 %
Prison ministry 72 2.56 % 84 2.99 % 156 5.55 %
Prayer 139 4.95 % 230 8.19 % 369 13.14 %
Youth/campus ministry 88 3.13 % 188 6.69 % 276 9.83 %
Social Service 90 3.20 % 173 6.16 % 263 9.36 %
Healthcare 50 1.78 % 125 4.45 % 175 6.23 %
Foreign missions 88 3.13 % 146 5.20 % 234 8.33 %
Manual labor 84 2.99 % 98 3.49 % 182 6.48 %
Other 5 0.18 % 8 0.28 % 13 0.46 %
Total   1094 38.95 % 1715 61.05 % 2809 100 %


I have received the following religious training:

Response Men Count Men Percent Women Count Women Percent Total count Total Percent
Catholic school 90 19.82 % 184 40.53 % 274 60.35 %
Theological school 24 5.29 % 28 6.17 % 52 11.45 %
CCD (Confraternity of Christian Doctrine) 31 6.83 % 58 12.78 % 89 19.60 %
Other 10 2.20 % 29 6.39 % 39 8.59 %
Total   155 34.14 % 299 65.86 % 454 100 %


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 69 4.82 % 135 9.42 % 204 14.24 %
Preaching 39 2.72 % 28 1.95 % 67 4.68 %
Retreat work 41 2.86 % 103 7.19 % 144 10.05 %
Parish 70 4.88 % 147 10.26 % 217 15.14 %
Prison ministry 18 1.26 % 4 0.28 % 22 1.54 %
Prayer 94 6.56 % 158 11.03 % 252 17.59 %
Youth/campus ministry 57 3.98 % 132 9.21 % 189 13.19 %
Social Service 52 3.63 % 69 4.82 % 121 8.44 %
Healthcare 22 1.54 % 41 2.86 % 63 4.40 %
Foreign missions 15 1.05 % 26 1.81 % 41 2.86 %
Manual labor 45 3.14 % 46 3.21 % 91 6.35 %
Other 8 0.56 % 14 0.98 % 22 1.54 %
Total   530 36.99 % 903 63.01 % 1433 100 %


I have worked in the following areas:

Response Men Count Men Percent Women Count Women Percent Total count Total Percent
Business 68 6.92 % 96 9.78 % 164 16.70 %
Education/Training 70 7.13 % 142 14.46 % 212 21.59 %
Healthcare 30 3.05 % 77 7.84 % 107 10.90 %
Nonprofit, social work 57 5.80 % 99 10.08 % 156 15.89 %
Technical, mechanical, electrical work 38 3.87 % 19 1.93 % 57 5.80 %
Law enforcement, military 21 2.14 % 14 1.43 % 35 3.56 %
Legal work 11 1.12 % 16 1.63 % 27 2.75 %
Ministry (religious) 13 1.32 % 22 2.24 % 35 3.56 %
Ministry (lay) 54 5.50 % 95 9.67 % 149 15.17 %
Other 10 1.02 % 30 3.05 % 40 4.07 %
Total   372 37.88 % 610 62.12 % 982 100 %