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Prospect-Response Statistics for:


I am a

Response Number of responses Percentage of total
Female 124 65.26
Male 66 34.74
Total 190 100 %

My age

ResponseMen CountMen PercentWomen CountWomen PercentTotal countTotal Percent
17 or less 5 2.63 % 10 5.26 % 15 7.89 %
18 - 19 1 0.53 % 13 6.84 % 14 7.37 %
20 - 24 15 7.89 % 29 15.26 % 44 23.16 %
25 - 29 13 6.84 % 19 10.00 % 32 16.84 %
30 - 34 6 3.16 % 13 6.84 % 19 10.00 %
35 - 39 7 3.68 % 7 3.68 % 14 7.37 %
40 - 44 2 1.05 % 9 4.74 % 11 5.79 %
45 - 49 4 2.11 % 6 3.16 % 10 5.26 %
50 - 54 6 3.16 % 7 3.68 % 13 6.84 %
55 - 59 5 2.63 % 4 2.11 % 9 4.74 %
60+ 2 1.05 % 7 3.68 % 9 4.74 %
Total   66 34.74 124 65.26 190 100%


My marital status is...

Response Men Count Men Percent Women Count Women Percent Total count Total Percent
Single 53 28.19 % 102 54.26 % 155 82.45 %
Married 3 1.60 % 6 3.19 % 9 4.79 %
Widowed 2 1.06 % 2 1.06 % 4 2.13 %
Divorced with annulment 2 1.06 % 6 3.19 % 8 4.26 %
Divorced without annulment 4 2.13 % 8 4.26 % 12 6.38 %
Total   64 34.04 % 124 65.96 % 188 100%


I am:

Response Men Count Men Percent Women Count Women Percent Total count Total Percent
Roman Catholic 59 31.38 % 114 60.64 % 173 92.02 %
Eastern Catholic 1 0.53 % 0 0.00 % 1 0.53 %
Becoming a Catholic 4 2.13 % 6 3.19 % 10 5.32 %
Not a Catholic 0 0.00 % 4 2.13 % 4 2.13 %
Total   64 34.04 % 124 65.96 % 188 100%


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 3 1.60 % 11 5.85 % 14 7.45 %
I have a high school diploma/secondary certificate or other equivalency (but no further formal educa 7 3.72 % 15 7.98 % 22 11.70 %
I am currently in college, university, or technical school (or have completed courses toward a degre 13 6.91 % 32 17.02 % 45 23.94 %
I have a university, college, or associate/technical degree. 41 21.81 % 66 35.11 % 107 56.91 %
Total   64 34.04 % 124 65.96 % 188 100%


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 44 11.92 % 72 19.51 % 116 31.44 %
Monastic 29 7.86 % 52 14.09 % 81 21.95 %
Cloistered/semi-cloistered 20 5.42 % 52 14.09 % 72 19.51 %
Missionary 31 8.40 % 69 18.70 % 100 27.10 %
Total   124 33.60 % 245 66.40 % 369 100%


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) 46 23.35 % 97 49.24 % 143 72.59 %
Not worn 19 9.64 % 35 17.77 % 54 27.41 %
Total   65 32.99 % 132 67.01 % 197 100%


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) 29 8.71 % 38 11.41 % 67 20.12 %
in a group of 2 or 3 24 7.21 % 47 14.11 % 71 21.32 %
in a group of 4 to 7 32 9.61 % 56 16.82 % 88 26.43 %
in a group of 8 or more 29 8.71 % 78 23.42 % 107 32.13 %
Total   114 34.23 % 219 65.77 % 333 100%


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 27 11.02 % 58 23.67 % 85 34.69 %
daily 39 15.92 % 70 28.57 % 109 44.49 %
several times a week 23 9.39 % 28 11.43 % 51 20.82 %
Total   89 36.33 % 156 63.67 % 245 100%


I am drawn to the following prayer styles:

Response Men Count Men Percent Women Count Women Percent Total count Total Percent
Rosary 40 6.81 % 76 12.95 % 116 19.76 %
Liturgy of the Hours 42 7.16 % 58 9.88 % 100 17.04 %
Daily Mass 51 8.69 % 96 16.35 % 147 25.04 %
Eucharistic Adoration 42 7.16 % 81 13.80 % 123 20.95 %
Faith Sharing / Lectio Divina 35 5.96 % 66 11.24 % 101 17.21 %
Total   210 35.78 % 377 64.22 % 587 100%


I pray...

Response Men Count Men Percent Women Count Women Percent Total count Total Percent
occasionally 7 4.00 % 12 6.86 % 19 10.86 %
once or twice a day 21 12.00 % 50 28.57 % 71 40.57 %
more than two times a day 31 17.71 % 54 30.86 % 85 48.57 %
Total   59 33.71 % 116 66.29 % 175 100%


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 6 3.45 % 38 21.84 % 44 25.29 %
1 year 8 4.60 % 14 8.05 % 22 12.64 %
2 years 7 4.02 % 8 4.60 % 15 8.62 %
3 years 5 2.87 % 9 5.17 % 14 8.05 %
4 years 5 2.87 % 6 3.45 % 11 6.32 %
5+ years 27 15.52 % 41 23.56 % 68 39.08 %
Total   58 33.33 % 116 66.67 % 174 100%


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 29.14 % 100 57.14 % 151 86.29 %
No 8 4.57 % 16 9.14 % 24 13.71 %
Total   59 33.71 % 116 66.29 % 175 100%


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. 24 13.87 % 17 9.83 % 41 23.70 %
No, I have not participated in a formal discernment process. 34 19.65 % 98 56.65 % 132 76.30 %
Total   58 33.53 % 115 66.47 % 173 100%


I am exploring the following vocations and/or lifestyles:

Response Men Count Men Percent Women Count Women Percent Total count Total Percent
Sister 0 0.00 % 110 31.34 % 110 31.34 %
Brother 34 9.69 % 1 0.28 % 35 9.97 %
Deacon 16 4.56 % 2 0.57 % 18 5.13 %
Lay Ministry/Associate/Service Program 13 3.70 % 34 9.69 % 47 13.39 %
Priest-Order 42 11.97 % 2 0.57 % 44 12.54 %
Priest-Diocesan 31 8.83 % 2 0.57 % 33 9.40 %
Secular Institute/Consecrated Life 15 4.27 % 42 11.97 % 57 16.24 %
Other 4 1.14 % 3 0.85 % 7 1.99 %
Total   155 44.16 % 196 55.84 % 351 100%


I am a citizen of (or have permanent legal residency) in the following country:

Response Men Count Men Percent Women Count Women Percent Total count Total Percent
United States 47 27.65 % 85 50.00 % 132 77.65 %
Canada 4 2.35 % 6 3.53 % 10 5.88 %
Ireland 2 1.18 % 2 1.18 % 4 2.35 %
United Kingdom 1 0.59 % 8 4.71 % 9 5.29 %
Italy 1 0.59 % 0 0.00 % 1 0.59 %
Other 5 2.94 % 9 5.29 % 14 8.24 %
Total   60 35.29 % 110 64.71 % 170 100%


I currently live in...

Response Men Count Men Percent Women Count Women Percent Total count Total Percent
United States 48 28.57 % 87 51.79 % 135 80.36 %
Canada 3 1.79 % 7 4.17 % 10 5.95 %
Ireland 0 0.00 % 1 0.60 % 1 0.60 %
United Kingdom 1 0.60 % 8 4.76 % 9 5.36 %
Italy 1 0.60 % 1 0.60 % 2 1.19 %
Other 3 1.79 % 8 4.76 % 11 6.55 %
Total   56 33.33 % 112 66.67 % 168 100%


Are you free of debt?

Response Men Count Men Percent Women Count Women Percent Total count Total Percent
Yes 36 20.57 % 77 44.00 % 113 64.57 %
No 22 12.57 % 37 21.14 % 59 33.71 %
Other 1 0.57 % 2 1.14 % 3 1.71 %
Total   59 33.71 % 116 66.29 % 175 100%


In what languages are you proficient?

Response Men Count Men Percent Women Count Women Percent Total count Total Percent
English 57 23.46 % 109 44.86 % 166 68.31 %
Spanish 5 2.06 % 26 10.70 % 31 12.76 %
French 5 2.06 % 7 2.88 % 12 4.94 %
Portuguese 1 0.41 % 0 0.00 % 1 0.41 %
Italian 1 0.41 % 0 0.00 % 1 0.41 %
Amer. Sign Lang. 0 0.00 % 2 0.82 % 2 0.82 %
Chinese 1 0.41 % 1 0.41 % 2 0.82 %
Filipino 3 1.23 % 3 1.23 % 6 2.47 %
German 1 0.41 % 1 0.41 % 2 0.82 %
Japanese 0 0.00 % 1 0.41 % 1 0.41 %
Polish 0 0.00 % 3 1.23 % 3 1.23 %
Tagalog 2 0.82 % 4 1.65 % 6 2.47 %
Vietnamese 2 0.82 % 1 0.41 % 3 1.23 %
Other 3 1.23 % 4 1.65 % 7 2.88 %
Total   81 33.33 % 162 66.67 % 243 100%


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 4.16 % 65 7.96 % 99 12.12 %
Preaching 30 3.67 % 19 2.33 % 49 6.00 %
Retreat work 31 3.79 % 59 7.22 % 90 11.02 %
Parish 32 3.92 % 45 5.51 % 77 9.42 %
Prison ministry 23 2.82 % 31 3.79 % 54 6.61 %
Prayer 35 4.28 % 69 8.45 % 104 12.73 %
Youth/campus ministry 34 4.16 % 56 6.85 % 90 11.02 %
Social Service 22 2.69 % 62 7.59 % 84 10.28 %
Healthcare 15 1.84 % 32 3.92 % 47 5.75 %
Foreign missions 23 2.82 % 47 5.75 % 70 8.57 %
Manual labor 17 2.08 % 33 4.04 % 50 6.12 %
Other 1 0.12 % 2 0.24 % 3 0.37 %
Total   297 36.35 % 520 63.65 % 817 100%


I have received the following religious training:

Response Men Count Men Percent Women Count Women Percent Total count Total Percent
Catholic school 28 21.88 % 45 35.16 % 73 57.03 %
Theological school 7 5.47 % 4 3.12 % 11 8.59 %
CCD (Confraternity of Christian Doctrine) 10 7.81 % 25 19.53 % 35 27.34 %
Other 3 2.34 % 6 4.69 % 9 7.03 %
Total   48 37.50 % 80 62.50 % 128 100%


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 14 3.40 % 42 10.19 % 56 13.59 %
Preaching 6 1.46 % 7 1.70 % 13 3.16 %
Retreat work 15 3.64 % 25 6.07 % 40 9.71 %
Parish 22 5.34 % 42 10.19 % 64 15.53 %
Prison ministry 4 0.97 % 2 0.49 % 6 1.46 %
Prayer 23 5.58 % 48 11.65 % 71 17.23 %
Youth/campus ministry 22 5.34 % 40 9.71 % 62 15.05 %
Social Service 13 3.16 % 21 5.10 % 34 8.25 %
Healthcare 6 1.46 % 14 3.40 % 20 4.85 %
Foreign missions 6 1.46 % 8 1.94 % 14 3.40 %
Manual labor 14 3.40 % 17 4.13 % 31 7.52 %
Other 1 0.24 % 0 0.00 % 1 0.24 %
Total   146 35.44 % 266 64.56 % 412 100%


I have worked in the following areas:

Response Men Count Men Percent Women Count Women Percent Total count Total Percent
Business 16 5.61 % 28 9.82 % 44 15.44 %
Education/Training 17 5.96 % 40 14.04 % 57 20.00 %
Healthcare 6 2.11 % 26 9.12 % 32 11.23 %
Nonprofit, social work 14 4.91 % 31 10.88 % 45 15.79 %
Technical, mechanical, electrical work 13 4.56 % 12 4.21 % 25 8.77 %
Law enforcement, military 3 1.05 % 4 1.40 % 7 2.46 %
Legal work 2 0.70 % 3 1.05 % 5 1.75 %
Ministry (religious) 5 1.75 % 6 2.11 % 11 3.86 %
Ministry (lay) 26 9.12 % 23 8.07 % 49 17.19 %
Other 4 1.40 % 6 2.11 % 10 3.51 %
Total   106 37.19 % 179 62.81 % 285 100%