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Prospect-Response Statistics for:


I am a

Response Number of responses Percentage of total
Female 385 63.53
Male 221 36.47
Total 606 100 %

My age

ResponseMen CountMen PercentWomen CountWomen PercentTotal countTotal Percent
17 or less 12 1.98 % 35 5.78 % 47 7.76 %
18 - 19 19 3.14 % 38 6.27 % 57 9.41 %
20 - 24 49 8.09 % 100 16.50 % 149 24.59 %
25 - 29 30 4.95 % 59 9.74 % 89 14.69 %
30 - 34 25 4.13 % 24 3.96 % 49 8.09 %
35 - 39 18 2.97 % 31 5.12 % 49 8.09 %
40 - 44 17 2.81 % 21 3.47 % 38 6.27 %
45 - 49 15 2.48 % 15 2.48 % 30 4.95 %
50 - 54 13 2.15 % 17 2.81 % 30 4.95 %
55 - 59 12 1.98 % 24 3.96 % 36 5.94 %
60+ 11 1.82 % 21 3.47 % 32 5.28 %
Total   221 36.47 385 63.53 606 100%


My marital status is...

Response Men Count Men Percent Women Count Women Percent Total count Total Percent
Single 180 29.90 % 313 51.99 % 493 81.89 %
Married 23 3.82 % 22 3.65 % 45 7.48 %
Widowed 2 0.33 % 12 1.99 % 14 2.33 %
Divorced with annulment 6 1.00 % 23 3.82 % 29 4.82 %
Divorced without annulment 7 1.16 % 14 2.33 % 21 3.49 %
Total   218 36.21 % 384 63.79 % 602 100 %


I am:

Response Men Count Men Percent Women Count Women Percent Total count Total Percent
Roman Catholic 188 31.23 % 330 54.82 % 518 86.05 %
Eastern Catholic 2 0.33 % 5 0.83 % 7 1.16 %
Becoming a Catholic 16 2.66 % 23 3.82 % 39 6.48 %
Not a Catholic 12 1.99 % 26 4.32 % 38 6.31 %
Total   218 36.21 % 384 63.79 % 602 100 %


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 18 3.01 % 30 5.01 % 48 8.01 %
I have a high school diploma/secondary certificate or other equivalency (but no further formal educa 36 6.01 % 48 8.01 % 84 14.02 %
I am currently in college, university, or technical school (or have completed courses toward a degre 42 7.01 % 99 16.53 % 141 23.54 %
I have a university, college, or associate/technical degree. 120 20.03 % 206 34.39 % 326 54.42 %
Total   216 36.06 % 383 63.94 % 599 100 %


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 132 11.28 % 217 18.55 % 349 29.83 %
Monastic 124 10.60 % 149 12.73 % 273 23.33 %
Cloistered/semi-cloistered 70 5.98 % 134 11.45 % 204 17.44 %
Missionary 110 9.40 % 234 20.00 % 344 29.40 %
Total   436 37.27 % 734 62.73 % 1170 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) 180 27.48 % 307 46.87 % 487 74.35 %
Not worn 60 9.16 % 108 16.49 % 168 25.65 %
Total   240 36.64 % 415 63.36 % 655 100 %


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) 121 11.87 % 120 11.78 % 241 23.65 %
in a group of 2 or 3 85 8.34 % 116 11.38 % 201 19.73 %
in a group of 4 to 7 89 8.73 % 156 15.31 % 245 24.04 %
in a group of 8 or more 102 10.01 % 230 22.57 % 332 32.58 %
Total   397 38.96 % 622 61.04 % 1019 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 122 15.46 % 189 23.95 % 311 39.42 %
daily 125 15.84 % 209 26.49 % 334 42.33 %
several times a week 65 8.24 % 79 10.01 % 144 18.25 %
Total   312 39.54 % 477 60.46 % 789 100 %


I am drawn to the following prayer styles:

Response Men Count Men Percent Women Count Women Percent Total count Total Percent
Rosary 153 7.79 % 271 13.80 % 424 21.59 %
Liturgy of the Hours 122 6.21 % 192 9.78 % 314 15.99 %
Daily Mass 181 9.22 % 301 15.33 % 482 24.54 %
Eucharistic Adoration 145 7.38 % 268 13.65 % 413 21.03 %
Faith Sharing / Lectio Divina 121 6.16 % 210 10.69 % 331 16.85 %
Total   722 36.76 % 1242 63.24 % 1964 100 %


I pray...

Response Men Count Men Percent Women Count Women Percent Total count Total Percent
occasionally 26 4.46 % 55 9.43 % 81 13.89 %
once or twice a day 67 11.49 % 153 26.24 % 220 37.74 %
more than two times a day 116 19.90 % 166 28.47 % 282 48.37 %
Total   209 35.85 % 374 64.15 % 583 100 %


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 38 6.54 % 121 20.83 % 159 27.37 %
1 year 25 4.30 % 43 7.40 % 68 11.70 %
2 years 27 4.65 % 39 6.71 % 66 11.36 %
3 years 22 3.79 % 35 6.02 % 57 9.81 %
4 years 13 2.24 % 15 2.58 % 28 4.82 %
5+ years 83 14.29 % 120 20.65 % 203 34.94 %
Total   208 35.80 % 373 64.20 % 581 100 %


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 163 28.06 % 320 55.08 % 483 83.13 %
No 45 7.75 % 53 9.12 % 98 16.87 %
Total   208 35.80 % 373 64.20 % 581 100 %


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. 59 10.19 % 65 11.23 % 124 21.42 %
No, I have not participated in a formal discernment process. 149 25.73 % 306 52.85 % 455 78.58 %
Total   208 35.92 % 371 64.08 % 579 100 %


I am exploring the following vocations and/or lifestyles:

Response Men Count Men Percent Women Count Women Percent Total count Total Percent
Sister 1 0.09 % 334 28.94 % 335 29.03 %
Brother 127 11.01 % 1 0.09 % 128 11.09 %
Deacon 56 4.85 % 6 0.52 % 62 5.37 %
Lay Ministry/Associate/Service Program 61 5.29 % 118 10.23 % 179 15.51 %
Priest-Order 128 11.09 % 9 0.78 % 137 11.87 %
Priest-Diocesan 85 7.37 % 3 0.26 % 88 7.63 %
Secular Institute/Consecrated Life 69 5.98 % 144 12.48 % 213 18.46 %
Other 3 0.26 % 9 0.78 % 12 1.04 %
Total   530 45.93 % 624 54.07 % 1154 100 %


Are you free of debt?

Response Men Count Men Percent Women Count Women Percent Total count Total Percent
Yes 135 23.64 % 245 42.91 % 380 66.55 %
No 67 11.73 % 103 18.04 % 170 29.77 %
Other 8 1.40 % 13 2.28 % 21 3.68 %
Total   210 36.78 % 361 63.22 % 571 100 %


In what languages are you proficient?

Response Men Count Men Percent Women Count Women Percent Total count Total Percent
English 186 23.63 % 316 40.15 % 502 63.79 %
Spanish 43 5.46 % 97 12.33 % 140 17.79 %
French 16 2.03 % 20 2.54 % 36 4.57 %
Portuguese 5 0.64 % 1 0.13 % 6 0.76 %
Italian 10 1.27 % 8 1.02 % 18 2.29 %
Amer. Sign Lang. 2 0.25 % 6 0.76 % 8 1.02 %
Arabic 2 0.25 % 2 0.25 % 4 0.51 %
Chinese 0 0.00 % 4 0.51 % 4 0.51 %
Filipino 2 0.25 % 6 0.76 % 8 1.02 %
German 9 1.14 % 10 1.27 % 19 2.41 %
Greek 0 0.00 % 1 0.13 % 1 0.13 %
Hmong 0 0.00 % 1 0.13 % 1 0.13 %
Hungarian 0 0.00 % 2 0.25 % 2 0.25 %
Japanese 2 0.25 % 1 0.13 % 3 0.38 %
Korean 0 0.00 % 1 0.13 % 1 0.13 %
Polish 6 0.76 % 2 0.25 % 8 1.02 %
Russian 0 0.00 % 2 0.25 % 2 0.25 %
Tagalog 5 0.64 % 2 0.25 % 7 0.89 %
Vietnamese 3 0.38 % 1 0.13 % 4 0.51 %
Other 5 0.64 % 8 1.02 % 13 1.65 %
Total   296 37.61 % 491 62.39 % 787 100 %


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 112 4.60 % 197 8.09 % 309 12.68 %
Preaching 108 4.43 % 77 3.16 % 185 7.59 %
Retreat work 88 3.61 % 172 7.06 % 260 10.67 %
Parish 99 4.06 % 131 5.38 % 230 9.44 %
Prison ministry 63 2.59 % 75 3.08 % 138 5.67 %
Prayer 122 5.01 % 195 8.00 % 317 13.01 %
Youth/campus ministry 71 2.91 % 166 6.81 % 237 9.73 %
Social Service 77 3.16 % 152 6.24 % 229 9.40 %
Healthcare 45 1.85 % 109 4.47 % 154 6.32 %
Foreign missions 73 3.00 % 132 5.42 % 205 8.42 %
Manual labor 75 3.08 % 87 3.57 % 162 6.65 %
Other 4 0.16 % 6 0.25 % 10 0.41 %
Total   937 38.46 % 1499 61.54 % 2436 100 %


I have received the following religious training:

Response Men Count Men Percent Women Count Women Percent Total count Total Percent
Catholic school 80 19.46 % 167 40.63 % 247 60.10 %
Theological school 22 5.35 % 27 6.57 % 49 11.92 %
CCD (Confraternity of Christian Doctrine) 28 6.81 % 53 12.90 % 81 19.71 %
Other 8 1.95 % 26 6.33 % 34 8.27 %
Total   138 33.58 % 273 66.42 % 411 100 %


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 59 4.63 % 122 9.58 % 181 14.21 %
Preaching 34 2.67 % 27 2.12 % 61 4.79 %
Retreat work 36 2.83 % 93 7.30 % 129 10.13 %
Parish 63 4.95 % 133 10.44 % 196 15.38 %
Prison ministry 14 1.10 % 3 0.24 % 17 1.33 %
Prayer 85 6.67 % 139 10.91 % 224 17.58 %
Youth/campus ministry 46 3.61 % 121 9.50 % 167 13.11 %
Social Service 46 3.61 % 61 4.79 % 107 8.40 %
Healthcare 19 1.49 % 36 2.83 % 55 4.32 %
Foreign missions 11 0.86 % 26 2.04 % 37 2.90 %
Manual labor 40 3.14 % 42 3.30 % 82 6.44 %
Other 7 0.55 % 11 0.86 % 18 1.41 %
Total   460 36.11 % 814 63.89 % 1274 100 %


I have worked in the following areas:

Response Men Count Men Percent Women Count Women Percent Total count Total Percent
Business 62 7.17 % 85 9.83 % 147 16.99 %
Education/Training 57 6.59 % 127 14.68 % 184 21.27 %
Healthcare 24 2.77 % 65 7.51 % 89 10.29 %
Nonprofit, social work 49 5.66 % 87 10.06 % 136 15.72 %
Technical, mechanical, electrical work 34 3.93 % 18 2.08 % 52 6.01 %
Law enforcement, military 17 1.97 % 12 1.39 % 29 3.35 %
Legal work 11 1.27 % 15 1.73 % 26 3.01 %
Ministry (religious) 12 1.39 % 21 2.43 % 33 3.82 %
Ministry (lay) 46 5.32 % 86 9.94 % 132 15.26 %
Other 9 1.04 % 28 3.24 % 37 4.28 %
Total   321 37.11 % 544 62.89 % 865 100 %