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I am a

Response Number of responses Percentage of total
Female 655 62.44
Male 394 37.56
Total 1049 100 %

My age

ResponseMen CountMen PercentWomen CountWomen PercentTotal countTotal Percent
17 or less 20 1.91 % 59 5.62 % 79 7.53 %
18 - 19 38 3.62 % 67 6.39 % 105 10.01 %
20 - 24 79 7.53 % 163 15.54 % 242 23.07 %
25 - 29 54 5.15 % 96 9.15 % 150 14.30 %
30 - 34 44 4.19 % 52 4.96 % 96 9.15 %
35 - 39 29 2.76 % 52 4.96 % 81 7.72 %
40 - 44 29 2.76 % 39 3.72 % 68 6.48 %
45 - 49 33 3.15 % 29 2.76 % 62 5.91 %
50 - 54 21 2.00 % 33 3.15 % 54 5.15 %
55 - 59 24 2.29 % 37 3.53 % 61 5.82 %
60+ 23 2.19 % 28 2.67 % 51 4.86 %
Total   394 37.56 655 62.44 1049 100%


My marital status is...

Response Men Count Men Percent Women Count Women Percent Total count Total Percent
Single 317 30.39 % 530 50.81 % 847 81.21 %
Married 44 4.22 % 37 3.55 % 81 7.77 %
Widowed 3 0.29 % 17 1.63 % 20 1.92 %
Divorced with annulment 13 1.25 % 33 3.16 % 46 4.41 %
Divorced without annulment 13 1.25 % 36 3.45 % 49 4.70 %
Total   390 37.39 % 653 62.61 % 1043 100 %


I am:

Response Men Count Men Percent Women Count Women Percent Total count Total Percent
Roman Catholic 342 32.92 % 553 53.22 % 895 86.14 %
Eastern Catholic 2 0.19 % 7 0.67 % 9 0.87 %
Becoming a Catholic 25 2.41 % 43 4.14 % 68 6.54 %
Not a Catholic 19 1.83 % 48 4.62 % 67 6.45 %
Total   388 37.34 % 651 62.66 % 1039 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 28 2.71 % 58 5.62 % 86 8.33 %
I have a high school diploma/secondary certificate or other equivalency (but no further formal educa 61 5.91 % 90 8.72 % 151 14.63 %
I am currently in college, university, or technical school (or have completed courses toward a degre 82 7.95 % 160 15.50 % 242 23.45 %
I have a university, college, or associate/technical degree. 211 20.45 % 342 33.14 % 553 53.59 %
Total   382 37.02 % 650 62.98 % 1032 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 241 11.95 % 372 18.44 % 613 30.39 %
Monastic 213 10.56 % 248 12.30 % 461 22.86 %
Cloistered/semi-cloistered 124 6.15 % 244 12.10 % 368 18.24 %
Missionary 188 9.32 % 387 19.19 % 575 28.51 %
Total   766 37.98 % 1251 62.02 % 2017 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) 317 28.10 % 519 46.01 % 836 74.11 %
Not worn 105 9.31 % 187 16.58 % 292 25.89 %
Total   422 37.41 % 706 62.59 % 1128 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) 217 12.25 % 217 12.25 % 434 24.49 %
in a group of 2 or 3 153 8.63 % 205 11.57 % 358 20.20 %
in a group of 4 to 7 154 8.69 % 263 14.84 % 417 23.53 %
in a group of 8 or more 188 10.61 % 375 21.16 % 563 31.77 %
Total   712 40.18 % 1060 59.82 % 1772 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 212 15.47 % 322 23.50 % 534 38.98 %
daily 217 15.84 % 359 26.20 % 576 42.04 %
several times a week 113 8.25 % 147 10.73 % 260 18.98 %
Total   542 39.56 % 828 60.44 % 1370 100 %


I am drawn to the following prayer styles:

Response Men Count Men Percent Women Count Women Percent Total count Total Percent
Rosary 283 8.30 % 464 13.60 % 747 21.90 %
Liturgy of the Hours 223 6.54 % 318 9.32 % 541 15.86 %
Daily Mass 317 9.29 % 498 14.60 % 815 23.89 %
Eucharistic Adoration 263 7.71 % 454 13.31 % 717 21.02 %
Faith Sharing / Lectio Divina 215 6.30 % 376 11.02 % 591 17.33 %
Total   1301 38.14 % 2110 61.86 % 3411 100 %


I pray...

Response Men Count Men Percent Women Count Women Percent Total count Total Percent
occasionally 47 4.66 % 95 9.42 % 142 14.09 %
once or twice a day 135 13.39 % 272 26.98 % 407 40.38 %
more than two times a day 190 18.85 % 269 26.69 % 459 45.54 %
Total   372 36.90 % 636 63.10 % 1008 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 71 7.06 % 202 20.10 % 273 27.16 %
1 year 52 5.17 % 85 8.46 % 137 13.63 %
2 years 41 4.08 % 58 5.77 % 99 9.85 %
3 years 30 2.99 % 57 5.67 % 87 8.66 %
4 years 24 2.39 % 22 2.19 % 46 4.58 %
5+ years 153 15.22 % 210 20.90 % 363 36.12 %
Total   371 36.92 % 634 63.08 % 1005 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 293 29.18 % 527 52.49 % 820 81.67 %
No 78 7.77 % 106 10.56 % 184 18.33 %
Total   371 36.95 % 633 63.05 % 1004 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. 115 11.50 % 112 11.20 % 227 22.70 %
No, I have not participated in a formal discernment process. 255 25.50 % 518 51.80 % 773 77.30 %
Total   370 37.00 % 630 63.00 % 1000 100 %


I am exploring the following vocations and/or lifestyles:

Response Men Count Men Percent Women Count Women Percent Total count Total Percent
Sister 2 0.10 % 567 28.03 % 569 28.13 %
Brother 216 10.68 % 1 0.05 % 217 10.73 %
Deacon 101 4.99 % 9 0.44 % 110 5.44 %
Lay Ministry/Associate/Service Program 105 5.19 % 210 10.38 % 315 15.57 %
Priest-Order 229 11.32 % 14 0.69 % 243 12.01 %
Priest-Diocesan 171 8.45 % 7 0.35 % 178 8.80 %
Secular Institute/Consecrated Life 118 5.83 % 254 12.56 % 372 18.39 %
Other 5 0.25 % 14 0.69 % 19 0.94 %
Total   947 46.81 % 1076 53.19 % 2023 100 %


Are you free of debt?

Response Men Count Men Percent Women Count Women Percent Total count Total Percent
Yes 246 24.67 % 405 40.62 % 651 65.30 %
No 118 11.84 % 194 19.46 % 312 31.29 %
Other 10 1.00 % 24 2.41 % 34 3.41 %
Total   374 37.51 % 623 62.49 % 997 100 %


In what languages are you proficient?

Response Men Count Men Percent Women Count Women Percent Total count Total Percent
English 339 23.96 % 554 39.15 % 893 63.11 %
Spanish 79 5.58 % 155 10.95 % 234 16.54 %
French 36 2.54 % 43 3.04 % 79 5.58 %
Portuguese 14 0.99 % 5 0.35 % 19 1.34 %
Italian 18 1.27 % 18 1.27 % 36 2.54 %
Amer. Sign Lang. 4 0.28 % 9 0.64 % 13 0.92 %
Arabic 4 0.28 % 5 0.35 % 9 0.64 %
Chinese 2 0.14 % 5 0.35 % 7 0.49 %
Filipino 4 0.28 % 11 0.78 % 15 1.06 %
German 20 1.41 % 17 1.20 % 37 2.61 %
Greek 1 0.07 % 1 0.07 % 2 0.14 %
Hmong 0 0.00 % 1 0.07 % 1 0.07 %
Hungarian 0 0.00 % 2 0.14 % 2 0.14 %
Japanese 4 0.28 % 4 0.28 % 8 0.57 %
Korean 0 0.00 % 4 0.28 % 4 0.28 %
Polish 8 0.57 % 3 0.21 % 11 0.78 %
Russian 2 0.14 % 4 0.28 % 6 0.42 %
Tagalog 6 0.42 % 4 0.28 % 10 0.71 %
Vietnamese 4 0.28 % 3 0.21 % 7 0.49 %
Other 6 0.42 % 16 1.13 % 22 1.55 %
Total   551 38.94 % 864 61.06 % 1415 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 201 4.59 % 349 7.98 % 550 12.57 %
Preaching 194 4.43 % 137 3.13 % 331 7.57 %
Retreat work 163 3.73 % 310 7.09 % 473 10.81 %
Parish 188 4.30 % 251 5.74 % 439 10.03 %
Prison ministry 105 2.40 % 141 3.22 % 246 5.62 %
Prayer 222 5.07 % 366 8.37 % 588 13.44 %
Youth/campus ministry 136 3.11 % 291 6.65 % 427 9.76 %
Social Service 134 3.06 % 269 6.15 % 403 9.21 %
Healthcare 79 1.81 % 189 4.32 % 268 6.13 %
Foreign missions 124 2.83 % 230 5.26 % 354 8.09 %
Manual labor 125 2.86 % 151 3.45 % 276 6.31 %
Other 7 0.16 % 13 0.30 % 20 0.46 %
Total   1678 38.35 % 2697 61.65 % 4375 100 %


I have received the following religious training:

Response Men Count Men Percent Women Count Women Percent Total count Total Percent
Catholic school 146 20.59 % 275 38.79 % 421 59.38 %
Theological school 37 5.22 % 36 5.08 % 73 10.30 %
CCD (Confraternity of Christian Doctrine) 55 7.76 % 96 13.54 % 151 21.30 %
Other 19 2.68 % 45 6.35 % 64 9.03 %
Total   257 36.25 % 452 63.75 % 709 100 %


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 106 4.85 % 208 9.52 % 314 14.36 %
Preaching 53 2.42 % 43 1.97 % 96 4.39 %
Retreat work 64 2.93 % 158 7.23 % 222 10.16 %
Parish 120 5.49 % 222 10.16 % 342 15.64 %
Prison ministry 22 1.01 % 7 0.32 % 29 1.33 %
Prayer 148 6.77 % 237 10.84 % 385 17.61 %
Youth/campus ministry 87 3.98 % 198 9.06 % 285 13.04 %
Social Service 73 3.34 % 101 4.62 % 174 7.96 %
Healthcare 34 1.56 % 64 2.93 % 98 4.48 %
Foreign missions 19 0.87 % 40 1.83 % 59 2.70 %
Manual labor 67 3.06 % 76 3.48 % 143 6.54 %
Other 15 0.69 % 24 1.10 % 39 1.78 %
Total   808 36.96 % 1378 63.04 % 2186 100 %


I have worked in the following areas:

Response Men Count Men Percent Women Count Women Percent Total count Total Percent
Business 112 7.31 % 145 9.46 % 257 16.78 %
Education/Training 121 7.90 % 217 14.16 % 338 22.06 %
Healthcare 47 3.07 % 114 7.44 % 161 10.51 %
Nonprofit, social work 82 5.35 % 156 10.18 % 238 15.54 %
Technical, mechanical, electrical work 64 4.18 % 33 2.15 % 97 6.33 %
Law enforcement, military 29 1.89 % 19 1.24 % 48 3.13 %
Legal work 24 1.57 % 23 1.50 % 47 3.07 %
Ministry (religious) 26 1.70 % 34 2.22 % 60 3.92 %
Ministry (lay) 82 5.35 % 151 9.86 % 233 15.21 %
Other 16 1.04 % 37 2.42 % 53 3.46 %
Total   603 39.36 % 929 60.64 % 1532 100 %