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I am a

Response Number of responses Percentage of total
Female 3068 60.00
Male 2045 40.00
Total 5113 100 %

My age

ResponseMen CountMen PercentWomen CountWomen PercentTotal countTotal Percent
17 or less 439 8.59 % 575 11.25 % 1014 19.83 %
18 - 19 384 7.51 % 513 10.03 % 897 17.54 %
20 - 24 388 7.59 % 604 11.81 % 992 19.40 %
25 - 29 280 5.48 % 403 7.88 % 683 13.36 %
30 - 34 120 2.35 % 237 4.64 % 357 6.98 %
35 - 39 108 2.11 % 148 2.89 % 256 5.01 %
40 - 44 86 1.68 % 130 2.54 % 216 4.22 %
45 - 49 65 1.27 % 119 2.33 % 184 3.60 %
50 - 54 63 1.23 % 116 2.27 % 179 3.50 %
55 - 59 52 1.02 % 104 2.03 % 156 3.05 %
60+ 60 1.17 % 119 2.33 % 179 3.50 %
Total   2045 40.00 3068 60.00 5113 100%


My marital status is...

Response Men Count Men Percent Women Count Women Percent Total count Total Percent
Single 1806 35.48 % 2605 51.18 % 4411 86.66 %
Married 127 2.50 % 159 3.12 % 286 5.62 %
Widowed 14 0.28 % 76 1.49 % 90 1.77 %
Divorced with annulment 58 1.14 % 97 1.91 % 155 3.05 %
Divorced without annulment 29 0.57 % 119 2.34 % 148 2.91 %
Total   2034 39.96 % 3056 60.04 % 5090 100 %


I am:

Response Men Count Men Percent Women Count Women Percent Total count Total Percent
Roman Catholic 1684 33.13 % 2551 50.19 % 4235 83.32 %
Eastern Catholic 23 0.45 % 25 0.49 % 48 0.94 %
Becoming a Catholic 106 2.09 % 150 2.95 % 256 5.04 %
Not a Catholic 216 4.25 % 328 6.45 % 544 10.70 %
Total   2029 39.92 % 3054 60.08 % 5083 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 662 13.06 % 782 15.42 % 1444 28.48 %
I have a high school diploma/secondary certificate or other equivalency (but no further formal educa 194 3.83 % 245 4.83 % 439 8.66 %
I am currently in college, university, or technical school (or have completed courses toward a degre 391 7.71 % 641 12.64 % 1032 20.36 %
I have a university, college, or associate/technical degree. 773 15.25 % 1382 27.26 % 2155 42.50 %
Total   2020 39.84 % 3050 60.16 % 5070 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 1200 13.80 % 1687 19.40 % 2887 33.21 %
Monastic 757 8.71 % 1030 11.85 % 1787 20.55 %
Cloistered/semi-cloistered 532 6.12 % 999 11.49 % 1531 17.61 %
Missionary 848 9.75 % 1641 18.88 % 2489 28.63 %
Total   3337 38.38 % 5357 61.62 % 8694 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) 1297 24.84 % 1971 37.75 % 3268 62.59 %
Not worn 751 14.38 % 1202 23.02 % 1953 37.41 %
Total   2048 39.23 % 3173 60.77 % 5221 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) 857 10.63 % 1054 13.07 % 1911 23.70 %
in a group of 2 or 3 761 9.44 % 1137 14.10 % 1898 23.53 %
in a group of 4 to 7 723 8.96 % 1229 15.24 % 1952 24.20 %
in a group of 8 or more 797 9.88 % 1507 18.69 % 2304 28.57 %
Total   3138 38.91 % 4927 61.09 % 8065 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 784 12.56 % 1247 19.97 % 2031 32.53 %
daily 1039 16.64 % 1676 26.84 % 2715 43.48 %
several times a week 602 9.64 % 896 14.35 % 1498 23.99 %
Total   2425 38.84 % 3819 61.16 % 6244 100 %


I am drawn to the following prayer styles:

Response Men Count Men Percent Women Count Women Percent Total count Total Percent
Rosary 1183 8.19 % 1879 13.00 % 3062 21.19 %
Liturgy of the Hours 972 6.73 % 1319 9.13 % 2291 15.85 %
Daily Mass 1384 9.58 % 2133 14.76 % 3517 24.34 %
Eucharistic Adoration 1126 7.79 % 1931 13.36 % 3057 21.15 %
Faith Sharing / Lectio Divina 904 6.26 % 1620 11.21 % 2524 17.47 %
Total   5569 38.54 % 8882 61.46 % 14451 100 %


I pray...

Response Men Count Men Percent Women Count Women Percent Total count Total Percent
occasionally 477 9.71 % 634 12.91 % 1111 22.62 %
once or twice a day 706 14.37 % 1241 25.26 % 1947 39.64 %
more than two times a day 760 15.47 % 1094 22.27 % 1854 37.74 %
Total   1943 39.56 % 2969 60.44 % 4912 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 706 14.76 % 1207 25.23 % 1913 39.99 %
1 year 195 4.08 % 335 7.00 % 530 11.08 %
2 years 194 4.06 % 265 5.54 % 459 9.59 %
3 years 131 2.74 % 224 4.68 % 355 7.42 %
4 years 79 1.65 % 110 2.30 % 189 3.95 %
5+ years 578 12.08 % 760 15.89 % 1338 27.97 %
Total   1883 39.36 % 2901 60.64 % 4784 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 1610 33.03 % 2527 51.85 % 4137 84.88 %
No 311 6.38 % 426 8.74 % 737 15.12 %
Total   1921 39.41 % 2953 60.59 % 4874 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. 468 9.73 % 431 8.96 % 899 18.70 %
No, I have not participated in a formal discernment process. 1423 29.60 % 2486 51.71 % 3909 81.30 %
Total   1891 39.33 % 2917 60.67 % 4808 100 %


I am exploring the following vocations and/or lifestyles:

Response Men Count Men Percent Women Count Women Percent Total count Total Percent
Sister 20 0.22 % 2375 25.71 % 2395 25.93 %
Brother 1011 10.94 % 14 0.15 % 1025 11.10 %
Deacon 536 5.80 % 57 0.62 % 593 6.42 %
Lay Ministry/Associate/Service Program 548 5.93 % 1127 12.20 % 1675 18.13 %
Priest-Order 994 10.76 % 36 0.39 % 1030 11.15 %
Priest-Diocesan 699 7.57 % 37 0.40 % 736 7.97 %
Secular Institute/Consecrated Life 544 5.89 % 1092 11.82 % 1636 17.71 %
Other 63 0.68 % 85 0.92 % 148 1.60 %
Total   4415 47.79 % 4823 52.21 % 9238 100 %


Are you free of debt?

Response Men Count Men Percent Women Count Women Percent Total count Total Percent
Yes 1369 28.94 % 2053 43.39 % 3422 72.33 %
No 432 9.13 % 744 15.73 % 1176 24.86 %
Other 51 1.08 % 82 1.73 % 133 2.81 %
Total   1852 39.15 % 2879 60.85 % 4731 100 %


In what languages are you proficient?

Response Men Count Men Percent Women Count Women Percent Total count Total Percent
English 1744 24.19 % 2678 37.15 % 4422 61.34 %
Spanish 443 6.15 % 719 9.97 % 1162 16.12 %
French 155 2.15 % 246 3.41 % 401 5.56 %
Portuguese 54 0.75 % 43 0.60 % 97 1.35 %
Italian 75 1.04 % 90 1.25 % 165 2.29 %
Amer. Sign Lang. 22 0.31 % 50 0.69 % 72 1.00 %
Arabic 19 0.26 % 20 0.28 % 39 0.54 %
Bangla 7 0.10 % 5 0.07 % 12 0.17 %
Chinese 40 0.55 % 39 0.54 % 79 1.10 %
Creole 8 0.11 % 10 0.14 % 18 0.25 %
Filipino 32 0.44 % 38 0.53 % 70 0.97 %
Flemish 10 0.14 % 9 0.12 % 19 0.26 %
German 69 0.96 % 97 1.35 % 166 2.30 %
Greek 10 0.14 % 14 0.19 % 24 0.33 %
Hmong 6 0.08 % 3 0.04 % 9 0.12 %
Hungarian 12 0.17 % 4 0.06 % 16 0.22 %
Japanese 16 0.22 % 17 0.24 % 33 0.46 %
Korean 11 0.15 % 23 0.32 % 34 0.47 %
Lithuanian 6 0.08 % 7 0.10 % 13 0.18 %
Polish 25 0.35 % 34 0.47 % 59 0.82 %
Russian 18 0.25 % 24 0.33 % 42 0.58 %
Tagalog 29 0.40 % 30 0.42 % 59 0.82 %
Vietnamese 24 0.33 % 15 0.21 % 39 0.54 %
Other 60 0.83 % 99 1.37 % 159 2.21 %
Total   2895 40.16 % 4314 59.84 % 7209 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 956 5.17 % 1512 8.18 % 2468 13.35 %
Preaching 750 4.06 % 584 3.16 % 1334 7.22 %
Retreat work 727 3.93 % 1390 7.52 % 2117 11.46 %
Parish 730 3.95 % 941 5.09 % 1671 9.04 %
Prison ministry 435 2.35 % 576 3.12 % 1011 5.47 %
Prayer 881 4.77 % 1379 7.46 % 2260 12.23 %
Youth/campus ministry 594 3.21 % 1236 6.69 % 1830 9.90 %
Social Service 561 3.04 % 1149 6.22 % 1710 9.25 %
Healthcare 343 1.86 % 902 4.88 % 1245 6.74 %
Foreign missions 540 2.92 % 1032 5.58 % 1572 8.51 %
Manual labor 514 2.78 % 621 3.36 % 1135 6.14 %
Other 54 0.29 % 74 0.40 % 128 0.69 %
Total   7085 38.34 % 11396 61.66 % 18481 100 %


I have received the following religious training:

Response Men Count Men Percent Women Count Women Percent Total count Total Percent
Catholic school 832 24.35 % 1345 39.36 % 2177 63.71 %
Theological school 137 4.01 % 161 4.71 % 298 8.72 %
CCD (Confraternity of Christian Doctrine) 199 5.82 % 376 11.00 % 575 16.83 %
Other 149 4.36 % 218 6.38 % 367 10.74 %
Total   1317 38.54 % 2100 61.46 % 3417 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 501 5.28 % 858 9.05 % 1359 14.33 %
Preaching 188 1.98 % 216 2.28 % 404 4.26 %
Retreat work 387 4.08 % 717 7.56 % 1104 11.64 %
Parish 502 5.29 % 865 9.12 % 1367 14.42 %
Prison ministry 70 0.74 % 59 0.62 % 129 1.36 %
Prayer 549 5.79 % 970 10.23 % 1519 16.02 %
Youth/campus ministry 441 4.65 % 880 9.28 % 1321 13.93 %
Social Service 277 2.92 % 461 4.86 % 738 7.78 %
Healthcare 130 1.37 % 296 3.12 % 426 4.49 %
Foreign missions 87 0.92 % 195 2.06 % 282 2.97 %
Manual labor 348 3.67 % 338 3.57 % 686 7.24 %
Other 58 0.61 % 88 0.93 % 146 1.54 %
Total   3538 37.32 % 5943 62.68 % 9481 100 %


I have worked in the following areas:

Response Men Count Men Percent Women Count Women Percent Total count Total Percent
Business 444 7.18 % 585 9.46 % 1029 16.65 %
Education/Training 471 7.62 % 852 13.78 % 1323 21.40 %
Healthcare 164 2.65 % 483 7.81 % 647 10.47 %
Nonprofit, social work 356 5.76 % 728 11.78 % 1084 17.54 %
Technical, mechanical, electrical work 242 3.92 % 124 2.01 % 366 5.92 %
Law enforcement, military 115 1.86 % 74 1.20 % 189 3.06 %
Legal work 80 1.29 % 99 1.60 % 179 2.90 %
Ministry (religious) 106 1.71 % 165 2.67 % 271 4.38 %
Ministry (lay) 331 5.36 % 531 8.59 % 862 13.95 %
Other 84 1.36 % 147 2.38 % 231 3.74 %
Total   2393 38.72 % 3788 61.28 % 6181 100 %