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I am a

Response Number of responses Percentage of total
Female 935 56.91
Male 708 43.09
Total 1643 100 %

My age

ResponseMen CountMen PercentWomen CountWomen PercentTotal countTotal Percent
17 or less 205 12.48 % 180 10.96 % 385 23.43 %
18 - 19 93 5.66 % 132 8.03 % 225 13.69 %
20 - 24 130 7.91 % 207 12.60 % 337 20.51 %
25 - 29 89 5.42 % 125 7.61 % 214 13.02 %
30 - 34 45 2.74 % 67 4.08 % 112 6.82 %
35 - 39 38 2.31 % 42 2.56 % 80 4.87 %
40 - 44 22 1.34 % 36 2.19 % 58 3.53 %
45 - 49 23 1.40 % 43 2.62 % 66 4.02 %
50 - 54 25 1.52 % 35 2.13 % 60 3.65 %
55 - 59 18 1.10 % 29 1.77 % 47 2.86 %
60+ 20 1.22 % 39 2.37 % 59 3.59 %
Total   708 43.09 935 56.91 1643 100%


My marital status is...

Response Men Count Men Percent Women Count Women Percent Total count Total Percent
Single 626 38.26 % 800 48.90 % 1426 87.16 %
Married 45 2.75 % 42 2.57 % 87 5.32 %
Widowed 4 0.24 % 23 1.41 % 27 1.65 %
Divorced with annulment 23 1.41 % 35 2.14 % 58 3.55 %
Divorced without annulment 6 0.37 % 32 1.96 % 38 2.32 %
Total   704 43.03 % 932 56.97 % 1636 100%


I am:

Response Men Count Men Percent Women Count Women Percent Total count Total Percent
Roman Catholic 590 36.11 % 795 48.65 % 1385 84.76 %
Eastern Catholic 5 0.31 % 6 0.37 % 11 0.67 %
Becoming a Catholic 41 2.51 % 52 3.18 % 93 5.69 %
Not a Catholic 67 4.10 % 78 4.77 % 145 8.87 %
Total   703 43.02 % 931 56.98 % 1634 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 238 14.63 % 211 12.97 % 449 27.60 %
I have a high school diploma/secondary certificate or other equivalency (but no further formal educa 56 3.44 % 76 4.67 % 132 8.11 %
I am currently in college, university, or technical school (or have completed courses toward a degre 144 8.85 % 203 12.48 % 347 21.33 %
I have a university, college, or associate/technical degree. 261 16.04 % 438 26.92 % 699 42.96 %
Total   699 42.96 % 928 57.04 % 1627 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 433 15.15 % 537 18.79 % 970 33.94 %
Monastic 270 9.45 % 324 11.34 % 594 20.78 %
Cloistered/semi-cloistered 190 6.65 % 325 11.37 % 515 18.02 %
Missionary 283 9.90 % 496 17.35 % 779 27.26 %
Total   1176 41.15 % 1682 58.85 % 2858 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) 457 26.95 % 624 36.79 % 1081 63.74 %
Not worn 252 14.86 % 363 21.40 % 615 36.26 %
Total   709 41.80 % 987 58.20 % 1696 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) 308 11.74 % 318 12.12 % 626 23.86 %
in a group of 2 or 3 267 10.18 % 347 13.22 % 614 23.40 %
in a group of 4 to 7 264 10.06 % 377 14.37 % 641 24.43 %
in a group of 8 or more 291 11.09 % 452 17.23 % 743 28.32 %
Total   1130 43.06 % 1494 56.94 % 2624 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 289 14.02 % 422 20.47 % 711 34.48 %
daily 376 18.23 % 512 24.83 % 888 43.06 %
several times a week 199 9.65 % 264 12.80 % 463 22.45 %
Total   864 41.90 % 1198 58.10 % 2062 100%


I am drawn to the following prayer styles:

Response Men Count Men Percent Women Count Women Percent Total count Total Percent
Rosary 414 8.62 % 597 12.43 % 1011 21.05 %
Liturgy of the Hours 344 7.16 % 421 8.76 % 765 15.92 %
Daily Mass 481 10.01 % 672 13.99 % 1153 24.00 %
Eucharistic Adoration 413 8.60 % 608 12.66 % 1021 21.25 %
Faith Sharing / Lectio Divina 334 6.95 % 520 10.82 % 854 17.78 %
Total   1986 41.34 % 2818 58.66 % 4804 100%


I pray...

Response Men Count Men Percent Women Count Women Percent Total count Total Percent
occasionally 136 8.63 % 151 9.59 % 287 18.22 %
once or twice a day 247 15.68 % 359 22.79 % 606 38.48 %
more than two times a day 287 18.22 % 395 25.08 % 682 43.30 %
Total   670 42.54 % 905 57.46 % 1575 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 240 15.56 % 349 22.63 % 589 38.20 %
1 year 63 4.09 % 111 7.20 % 174 11.28 %
2 years 76 4.93 % 94 6.10 % 170 11.02 %
3 years 49 3.18 % 69 4.47 % 118 7.65 %
4 years 25 1.62 % 42 2.72 % 67 4.35 %
5+ years 199 12.91 % 225 14.59 % 424 27.50 %
Total   652 42.28 % 890 57.72 % 1542 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 537 34.49 % 774 49.71 % 1311 84.20 %
No 124 7.96 % 122 7.84 % 246 15.80 %
Total   661 42.45 % 896 57.55 % 1557 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. 152 9.90 % 140 9.11 % 292 19.01 %
No, I have not participated in a formal discernment process. 498 32.42 % 746 48.57 % 1244 80.99 %
Total   650 42.32 % 886 57.68 % 1536 100%


I am exploring the following vocations and/or lifestyles:

Response Men Count Men Percent Women Count Women Percent Total count Total Percent
Sister 3 0.10 % 747 24.94 % 750 25.04 %
Brother 355 11.85 % 7 0.23 % 362 12.09 %
Deacon 178 5.94 % 13 0.43 % 191 6.38 %
Lay Ministry/Associate/Service Program 203 6.78 % 324 10.82 % 527 17.60 %
Priest-Order 336 11.22 % 6 0.20 % 342 11.42 %
Priest-Diocesan 225 7.51 % 7 0.23 % 232 7.75 %
Secular Institute/Consecrated Life 191 6.38 % 352 11.75 % 543 18.13 %
Other 22 0.73 % 26 0.87 % 48 1.60 %
Total   1513 50.52 % 1482 49.48 % 2995 100%


Are you free of debt?

Response Men Count Men Percent Women Count Women Percent Total count Total Percent
Yes 470 31.54 % 616 41.34 % 1086 72.89 %
No 148 9.93 % 219 14.70 % 367 24.63 %
Other 14 0.94 % 23 1.54 % 37 2.48 %
Total   632 42.42 % 858 57.58 % 1490 100%


In what languages are you proficient?

Response Men Count Men Percent Women Count Women Percent Total count Total Percent
English 597 25.84 % 787 34.07 % 1384 59.91 %
Spanish 157 6.80 % 226 9.78 % 383 16.58 %
French 53 2.29 % 64 2.77 % 117 5.06 %
Portuguese 19 0.82 % 17 0.74 % 36 1.56 %
Italian 28 1.21 % 25 1.08 % 53 2.29 %
Amer. Sign Lang. 7 0.30 % 20 0.87 % 27 1.17 %
Arabic 9 0.39 % 6 0.26 % 15 0.65 %
Bangla 3 0.13 % 3 0.13 % 6 0.26 %
Chinese 14 0.61 % 15 0.65 % 29 1.26 %
Creole 3 0.13 % 5 0.22 % 8 0.35 %
Filipino 12 0.52 % 14 0.61 % 26 1.13 %
Flemish 3 0.13 % 3 0.13 % 6 0.26 %
German 24 1.04 % 32 1.39 % 56 2.42 %
Greek 3 0.13 % 5 0.22 % 8 0.35 %
Hmong 3 0.13 % 2 0.09 % 5 0.22 %
Hungarian 4 0.17 % 2 0.09 % 6 0.26 %
Japanese 4 0.17 % 5 0.22 % 9 0.39 %
Korean 4 0.17 % 11 0.48 % 15 0.65 %
Lithuanian 3 0.13 % 2 0.09 % 5 0.22 %
Polish 11 0.48 % 9 0.39 % 20 0.87 %
Russian 8 0.35 % 5 0.22 % 13 0.56 %
Tagalog 8 0.35 % 12 0.52 % 20 0.87 %
Vietnamese 9 0.39 % 7 0.30 % 16 0.69 %
Other 19 0.82 % 28 1.21 % 47 2.03 %
Total   1005 43.51 % 1305 56.49 % 2310 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 338 5.77 % 453 7.73 % 791 13.49 %
Preaching 259 4.42 % 183 3.12 % 442 7.54 %
Retreat work 254 4.33 % 424 7.23 % 678 11.57 %
Parish 244 4.16 % 309 5.27 % 553 9.43 %
Prison ministry 134 2.29 % 157 2.68 % 291 4.96 %
Prayer 321 5.48 % 444 7.57 % 765 13.05 %
Youth/campus ministry 209 3.57 % 384 6.55 % 593 10.12 %
Social Service 186 3.17 % 325 5.54 % 511 8.72 %
Healthcare 114 1.94 % 259 4.42 % 373 6.36 %
Foreign missions 176 3.00 % 294 5.02 % 470 8.02 %
Manual labor 169 2.88 % 189 3.22 % 358 6.11 %
Other 17 0.29 % 20 0.34 % 37 0.63 %
Total   2421 41.30 % 3441 58.70 % 5862 100%


I have received the following religious training:

Response Men Count Men Percent Women Count Women Percent Total count Total Percent
Catholic school 301 28.03 % 381 35.47 % 682 63.50 %
Theological school 48 4.47 % 59 5.49 % 107 9.96 %
CCD (Confraternity of Christian Doctrine) 64 5.96 % 105 9.78 % 169 15.74 %
Other 49 4.56 % 67 6.24 % 116 10.80 %
Total   462 43.02 % 612 56.98 % 1074 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 185 6.20 % 248 8.31 % 433 14.51 %
Preaching 63 2.11 % 65 2.18 % 128 4.29 %
Retreat work 139 4.66 % 173 5.80 % 312 10.45 %
Parish 177 5.93 % 250 8.38 % 427 14.30 %
Prison ministry 23 0.77 % 20 0.67 % 43 1.44 %
Prayer 202 6.77 % 295 9.88 % 497 16.65 %
Youth/campus ministry 166 5.56 % 254 8.51 % 420 14.07 %
Social Service 88 2.95 % 135 4.52 % 223 7.47 %
Healthcare 47 1.57 % 91 3.05 % 138 4.62 %
Foreign missions 27 0.90 % 62 2.08 % 89 2.98 %
Manual labor 125 4.19 % 107 3.58 % 232 7.77 %
Other 16 0.54 % 27 0.90 % 43 1.44 %
Total   1258 42.14 % 1727 57.86 % 2985 100%


I have worked in the following areas:

Response Men Count Men Percent Women Count Women Percent Total count Total Percent
Business 147 7.45 % 162 8.21 % 309 15.65 %
Education/Training 169 8.56 % 268 13.58 % 437 22.14 %
Healthcare 58 2.94 % 159 8.05 % 217 10.99 %
Nonprofit, social work 120 6.08 % 208 10.54 % 328 16.62 %
Technical, mechanical, electrical work 91 4.61 % 37 1.87 % 128 6.48 %
Law enforcement, military 37 1.87 % 24 1.22 % 61 3.09 %
Legal work 24 1.22 % 27 1.37 % 51 2.58 %
Ministry (religious) 34 1.72 % 49 2.48 % 83 4.20 %
Ministry (lay) 119 6.03 % 166 8.41 % 285 14.44 %
Other 27 1.37 % 48 2.43 % 75 3.80 %
Total   826 41.84 % 1148 58.16 % 1974 100%