Prospect-Response Statistics for...

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Prospect-Response Statistics for:


I am a

Response Number of responses Percentage of total
Female 169 69.83
Male 73 30.17
Total 242 100 %

My age

ResponseMen CountMen PercentWomen CountWomen PercentTotal countTotal Percent
17 or less 9 3.72 % 13 5.37 % 22 9.09 %
18 - 19 6 2.48 % 17 7.02 % 23 9.50 %
20 - 24 14 5.79 % 45 18.60 % 59 24.38 %
25 - 29 11 4.55 % 29 11.98 % 40 16.53 %
30 - 34 8 3.31 % 14 5.79 % 22 9.09 %
35 - 39 6 2.48 % 10 4.13 % 16 6.61 %
40 - 44 3 1.24 % 10 4.13 % 13 5.37 %
45 - 49 2 0.83 % 8 3.31 % 10 4.13 %
50 - 54 4 1.65 % 10 4.13 % 14 5.79 %
55 - 59 5 2.07 % 4 1.65 % 9 3.72 %
60+ 5 2.07 % 9 3.72 % 14 5.79 %
Total   73 30.17 169 69.83 242 100%


My marital status is...

Response Men Count Men Percent Women Count Women Percent Total count Total Percent
Single 62 25.94 % 136 56.90 % 198 82.85 %
Married 7 2.93 % 13 5.44 % 20 8.37 %
Widowed 0 0.00 % 7 2.93 % 7 2.93 %
Divorced with annulment 1 0.42 % 7 2.93 % 8 3.35 %
Divorced without annulment 1 0.42 % 5 2.09 % 6 2.51 %
Total   71 29.71 % 168 70.29 % 239 100 %


I am:

Response Men Count Men Percent Women Count Women Percent Total count Total Percent
Roman Catholic 63 26.25 % 148 61.67 % 211 87.92 %
Eastern Catholic 2 0.83 % 4 1.67 % 6 2.50 %
Becoming a Catholic 4 1.67 % 6 2.50 % 10 4.17 %
Not a Catholic 2 0.83 % 11 4.58 % 13 5.42 %
Total   71 29.58 % 169 70.42 % 240 100 %


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 11 4.62 % 11 4.62 % 22 9.24 %
I have a high school diploma/secondary certificate or other equivalency (but no further formal educa 13 5.46 % 18 7.56 % 31 13.03 %
I am currently in college, university, or technical school (or have completed courses toward a degre 7 2.94 % 50 21.01 % 57 23.95 %
I have a university, college, or associate/technical degree. 39 16.39 % 89 37.40 % 128 53.78 %
Total   70 29.41 % 168 70.59 % 238 100 %


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 40 8.71 % 98 21.35 % 138 30.07 %
Monastic 36 7.84 % 68 14.81 % 104 22.66 %
Cloistered/semi-cloistered 21 4.58 % 64 13.94 % 85 18.52 %
Missionary 36 7.84 % 96 20.91 % 132 28.76 %
Total   133 28.98 % 326 71.02 % 459 100 %


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) 62 23.85 % 137 52.69 % 199 76.54 %
Not worn 18 6.92 % 43 16.54 % 61 23.46 %
Total   80 30.77 % 180 69.23 % 260 100 %


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) 36 9.30 % 55 14.21 % 91 23.51 %
in a group of 2 or 3 23 5.94 % 49 12.66 % 72 18.60 %
in a group of 4 to 7 24 6.20 % 71 18.35 % 95 24.55 %
in a group of 8 or more 29 7.49 % 100 25.84 % 129 33.33 %
Total   112 28.94 % 275 71.06 % 387 100 %


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 39 13.04 % 82 27.42 % 121 40.47 %
daily 35 11.71 % 91 30.43 % 126 42.14 %
several times a week 18 6.02 % 34 11.37 % 52 17.39 %
Total   92 30.77 % 207 69.23 % 299 100 %


I am drawn to the following prayer styles:

Response Men Count Men Percent Women Count Women Percent Total count Total Percent
Rosary 46 5.99 % 116 15.10 % 162 21.09 %
Liturgy of the Hours 39 5.08 % 81 10.55 % 120 15.62 %
Daily Mass 54 7.03 % 136 17.71 % 190 24.74 %
Eucharistic Adoration 45 5.86 % 122 15.89 % 167 21.74 %
Faith Sharing / Lectio Divina 33 4.30 % 96 12.50 % 129 16.80 %
Total   217 28.26 % 551 71.74 % 768 100 %


I pray...

Response Men Count Men Percent Women Count Women Percent Total count Total Percent
occasionally 6 2.68 % 22 9.82 % 28 12.50 %
once or twice a day 24 10.71 % 74 33.04 % 98 43.75 %
more than two times a day 33 14.73 % 65 29.02 % 98 43.75 %
Total   63 28.12 % 161 71.88 % 224 100 %


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 15 6.76 % 48 21.62 % 63 28.38 %
1 year 8 3.60 % 21 9.46 % 29 13.06 %
2 years 6 2.70 % 24 10.81 % 30 13.51 %
3 years 7 3.15 % 12 5.41 % 19 8.56 %
4 years 2 0.90 % 6 2.70 % 8 3.60 %
5+ years 24 10.81 % 49 22.07 % 73 32.88 %
Total   62 27.93 % 160 72.07 % 222 100 %


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 51 22.77 % 139 62.05 % 190 84.82 %
No 11 4.91 % 23 10.27 % 34 15.18 %
Total   62 27.68 % 162 72.32 % 224 100 %


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. 14 6.28 % 29 13.00 % 43 19.28 %
No, I have not participated in a formal discernment process. 48 21.52 % 132 59.19 % 180 80.72 %
Total   62 27.80 % 161 72.20 % 223 100 %


I am exploring the following vocations and/or lifestyles:

Response Men Count Men Percent Women Count Women Percent Total count Total Percent
Sister 1 0.23 % 147 33.95 % 148 34.18 %
Brother 34 7.85 % 0 0.00 % 34 7.85 %
Deacon 18 4.16 % 2 0.46 % 20 4.62 %
Lay Ministry/Associate/Service Program 14 3.23 % 56 12.93 % 70 16.17 %
Priest-Order 42 9.70 % 4 0.92 % 46 10.62 %
Priest-Diocesan 26 6.00 % 1 0.23 % 27 6.24 %
Secular Institute/Consecrated Life 17 3.93 % 64 14.78 % 81 18.71 %
Other 2 0.46 % 5 1.15 % 7 1.62 %
Total   154 35.57 % 279 64.43 % 433 100 %


Are you free of debt?

Response Men Count Men Percent Women Count Women Percent Total count Total Percent
Yes 41 18.55 % 117 52.94 % 158 71.49 %
No 21 9.50 % 33 14.93 % 54 24.43 %
Other 2 0.90 % 7 3.17 % 9 4.07 %
Total   64 28.96 % 157 71.04 % 221 100 %


In what languages are you proficient?

Response Men Count Men Percent Women Count Women Percent Total count Total Percent
English 56 18.48 % 138 45.54 % 194 64.03 %
Spanish 12 3.96 % 38 12.54 % 50 16.50 %
French 5 1.65 % 9 2.97 % 14 4.62 %
Portuguese 1 0.33 % 0 0.00 % 1 0.33 %
Italian 4 1.32 % 4 1.32 % 8 2.64 %
Amer. Sign Lang. 1 0.33 % 2 0.66 % 3 0.99 %
Arabic 1 0.33 % 1 0.33 % 2 0.66 %
Chinese 0 0.00 % 2 0.66 % 2 0.66 %
Filipino 2 0.66 % 2 0.66 % 4 1.32 %
German 3 0.99 % 3 0.99 % 6 1.98 %
Greek 0 0.00 % 1 0.33 % 1 0.33 %
Hungarian 0 0.00 % 1 0.33 % 1 0.33 %
Japanese 1 0.33 % 1 0.33 % 2 0.66 %
Korean 0 0.00 % 1 0.33 % 1 0.33 %
Polish 2 0.66 % 1 0.33 % 3 0.99 %
Russian 0 0.00 % 1 0.33 % 1 0.33 %
Tagalog 2 0.66 % 0 0.00 % 2 0.66 %
Vietnamese 1 0.33 % 1 0.33 % 2 0.66 %
Other 3 0.99 % 3 0.99 % 6 1.98 %
Total   94 31.02 % 209 68.98 % 303 100 %


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 34 3.74 % 83 9.12 % 117 12.86 %
Preaching 29 3.19 % 33 3.63 % 62 6.81 %
Retreat work 28 3.08 % 74 8.13 % 102 11.21 %
Parish 36 3.96 % 56 6.15 % 92 10.11 %
Prison ministry 14 1.54 % 30 3.30 % 44 4.84 %
Prayer 37 4.07 % 84 9.23 % 121 13.30 %
Youth/campus ministry 22 2.42 % 75 8.24 % 97 10.66 %
Social Service 18 1.98 % 63 6.92 % 81 8.90 %
Healthcare 12 1.32 % 42 4.62 % 54 5.93 %
Foreign missions 20 2.20 % 50 5.49 % 70 7.69 %
Manual labor 19 2.09 % 44 4.84 % 63 6.92 %
Other 3 0.33 % 4 0.44 % 7 0.77 %
Total   272 29.89 % 638 70.11 % 910 100 %


I have received the following religious training:

Response Men Count Men Percent Women Count Women Percent Total count Total Percent
Catholic school 28 16.47 % 74 43.53 % 102 60.00 %
Theological school 6 3.53 % 7 4.12 % 13 7.65 %
CCD (Confraternity of Christian Doctrine) 11 6.47 % 29 17.06 % 40 23.53 %
Other 5 2.94 % 10 5.88 % 15 8.82 %
Total   50 29.41 % 120 70.59 % 170 100 %


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 19 3.56 % 57 10.69 % 76 14.26 %
Preaching 9 1.69 % 13 2.44 % 22 4.13 %
Retreat work 18 3.38 % 46 8.63 % 64 12.01 %
Parish 22 4.13 % 62 11.63 % 84 15.76 %
Prison ministry 7 1.31 % 1 0.19 % 8 1.50 %
Prayer 26 4.88 % 62 11.63 % 88 16.51 %
Youth/campus ministry 16 3.00 % 59 11.07 % 75 14.07 %
Social Service 14 2.63 % 23 4.32 % 37 6.94 %
Healthcare 6 1.13 % 18 3.38 % 24 4.50 %
Foreign missions 4 0.75 % 11 2.06 % 15 2.81 %
Manual labor 9 1.69 % 22 4.13 % 31 5.82 %
Other 4 0.75 % 5 0.94 % 9 1.69 %
Total   154 28.89 % 379 71.11 % 533 100 %


I have worked in the following areas:

Response Men Count Men Percent Women Count Women Percent Total count Total Percent
Business 17 5.31 % 34 10.62 % 51 15.94 %
Education/Training 19 5.94 % 56 17.50 % 75 23.44 %
Healthcare 7 2.19 % 25 7.81 % 32 10.00 %
Nonprofit, social work 15 4.69 % 30 9.38 % 45 14.06 %
Technical, mechanical, electrical work 10 3.12 % 7 2.19 % 17 5.31 %
Law enforcement, military 2 0.62 % 5 1.56 % 7 2.19 %
Legal work 2 0.62 % 3 0.94 % 5 1.56 %
Ministry (religious) 3 0.94 % 11 3.44 % 14 4.38 %
Ministry (lay) 11 3.44 % 43 13.44 % 54 16.88 %
Other 6 1.88 % 14 4.38 % 20 6.25 %
Total   92 28.75 % 228 71.25 % 320 100 %