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Prospect-Response Statistics for:


I am a

Response Number of responses Percentage of total
Female 134 62.91
Male 79 37.09
Total 213 100 %

My age

ResponseMen CountMen PercentWomen CountWomen PercentTotal countTotal Percent
17 or less 8 3.76 % 15 7.04 % 23 10.80 %
18 - 19 5 2.35 % 21 9.86 % 26 12.21 %
20 - 24 24 11.27 % 33 15.49 % 57 26.76 %
25 - 29 17 7.98 % 22 10.33 % 39 18.31 %
30 - 34 10 4.69 % 7 3.29 % 17 7.98 %
35 - 39 3 1.41 % 6 2.82 % 9 4.23 %
40 - 44 2 0.94 % 3 1.41 % 5 2.35 %
45 - 49 3 1.41 % 8 3.76 % 11 5.16 %
50 - 54 4 1.88 % 6 2.82 % 10 4.69 %
55 - 59 0 0.00 % 4 1.88 % 4 1.88 %
60+ 3 1.41 % 9 4.23 % 12 5.63 %
Total   79 37.09 134 62.91 213 100%


My marital status is...

Response Men Count Men Percent Women Count Women Percent Total count Total Percent
Single 72 34.12 % 110 52.13 % 182 86.26 %
Married 1 0.47 % 6 2.84 % 7 3.32 %
Widowed 0 0.00 % 4 1.90 % 4 1.90 %
Divorced with annulment 5 2.37 % 7 3.32 % 12 5.69 %
Divorced without annulment 0 0.00 % 6 2.84 % 6 2.84 %
Total   78 36.97 % 133 63.03 % 211 100%


I am:

Response Men Count Men Percent Women Count Women Percent Total count Total Percent
Roman Catholic 72 34.12 % 114 54.03 % 186 88.15 %
Eastern Catholic 1 0.47 % 0 0.00 % 1 0.47 %
Becoming a Catholic 3 1.42 % 10 4.74 % 13 6.16 %
Not a Catholic 2 0.95 % 9 4.27 % 11 5.21 %
Total   78 36.97 % 133 63.03 % 211 100%


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 9 4.27 % 15 7.11 % 24 11.37 %
I have a high school diploma/secondary certificate or other equivalency (but no further formal educa 12 5.69 % 11 5.21 % 23 10.90 %
I am currently in college, university, or technical school (or have completed courses toward a degre 20 9.48 % 39 18.48 % 59 27.96 %
I have a university, college, or associate/technical degree. 37 17.54 % 68 32.23 % 105 49.76 %
Total   78 36.97 % 133 63.03 % 211 100%


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 49 11.53 % 95 22.35 % 144 33.88 %
Monastic 40 9.41 % 49 11.53 % 89 20.94 %
Cloistered/semi-cloistered 33 7.76 % 49 11.53 % 82 19.29 %
Missionary 36 8.47 % 74 17.41 % 110 25.88 %
Total   158 37.18 % 267 62.82 % 425 100%


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) 69 32.24 % 104 48.60 % 173 80.84 %
Not worn 9 4.21 % 32 14.95 % 41 19.16 %
Total   78 36.45 % 136 63.55 % 214 100%


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) 33 9.71 % 40 11.76 % 73 21.47 %
in a group of 2 or 3 23 6.76 % 38 11.18 % 61 17.94 %
in a group of 4 to 7 37 10.88 % 58 17.06 % 95 27.94 %
in a group of 8 or more 40 11.76 % 71 20.88 % 111 32.65 %
Total   133 39.12 % 207 60.88 % 340 100%


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 42 15.56 % 62 22.96 % 104 38.52 %
daily 45 16.67 % 68 25.19 % 113 41.85 %
several times a week 17 6.30 % 36 13.33 % 53 19.63 %
Total   104 38.52 % 166 61.48 % 270 100%


I am drawn to the following prayer styles:

Response Men Count Men Percent Women Count Women Percent Total count Total Percent
Rosary 57 8.05 % 88 12.43 % 145 20.48 %
Liturgy of the Hours 46 6.50 % 74 10.45 % 120 16.95 %
Daily Mass 64 9.04 % 103 14.55 % 167 23.59 %
Eucharistic Adoration 54 7.63 % 98 13.84 % 152 21.47 %
Faith Sharing / Lectio Divina 45 6.36 % 79 11.16 % 124 17.51 %
Total   266 37.57 % 442 62.43 % 708 100%


I pray...

Response Men Count Men Percent Women Count Women Percent Total count Total Percent
occasionally 8 3.94 % 17 8.37 % 25 12.32 %
once or twice a day 29 14.29 % 57 28.08 % 86 42.36 %
more than two times a day 39 19.21 % 53 26.11 % 92 45.32 %
Total   76 37.44 % 127 62.56 % 203 100%


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 18 8.91 % 39 19.31 % 57 28.22 %
1 year 8 3.96 % 13 6.44 % 21 10.40 %
2 years 12 5.94 % 12 5.94 % 24 11.88 %
3 years 9 4.46 % 16 7.92 % 25 12.38 %
4 years 2 0.99 % 11 5.45 % 13 6.44 %
5+ years 27 13.37 % 35 17.33 % 62 30.69 %
Total   76 37.62 % 126 62.38 % 202 100%


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 60 29.70 % 113 55.94 % 173 85.64 %
No 16 7.92 % 13 6.44 % 29 14.36 %
Total   76 37.62 % 126 62.38 % 202 100%


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. 17 8.37 % 27 13.30 % 44 21.67 %
No, I have not participated in a formal discernment process. 59 29.06 % 100 49.26 % 159 78.33 %
Total   76 37.44 % 127 62.56 % 203 100%


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 % 117 27.59 % 117 27.59 %
Brother 49 11.56 % 0 0.00 % 49 11.56 %
Deacon 18 4.25 % 1 0.24 % 19 4.48 %
Lay Ministry/Associate/Service Program 23 5.42 % 45 10.61 % 68 16.04 %
Priest-Order 55 12.97 % 1 0.24 % 56 13.21 %
Priest-Diocesan 31 7.31 % 1 0.24 % 32 7.55 %
Secular Institute/Consecrated Life 26 6.13 % 53 12.50 % 79 18.63 %
Other 3 0.71 % 1 0.24 % 4 0.94 %
Total   205 48.35 % 219 51.65 % 424 100%


Are you free of debt?

Response Men Count Men Percent Women Count Women Percent Total count Total Percent
Yes 53 25.85 % 100 48.78 % 153 74.63 %
No 22 10.73 % 23 11.22 % 45 21.95 %
Other 1 0.49 % 6 2.93 % 7 3.41 %
Total   76 37.07 % 129 62.93 % 205 100%


In what languages are you proficient?

Response Men Count Men Percent Women Count Women Percent Total count Total Percent
English 71 23.05 % 112 36.36 % 183 59.42 %
Spanish 22 7.14 % 32 10.39 % 54 17.53 %
French 8 2.60 % 9 2.92 % 17 5.52 %
Portuguese 4 1.30 % 2 0.65 % 6 1.95 %
Italian 6 1.95 % 2 0.65 % 8 2.60 %
Amer. Sign Lang. 0 0.00 % 3 0.97 % 3 0.97 %
Arabic 1 0.32 % 0 0.00 % 1 0.32 %
Chinese 1 0.32 % 1 0.32 % 2 0.65 %
Creole 0 0.00 % 2 0.65 % 2 0.65 %
Filipino 3 0.97 % 3 0.97 % 6 1.95 %
German 2 0.65 % 4 1.30 % 6 1.95 %
Greek 0 0.00 % 2 0.65 % 2 0.65 %
Hungarian 1 0.32 % 0 0.00 % 1 0.32 %
Korean 0 0.00 % 1 0.32 % 1 0.32 %
Polish 3 0.97 % 1 0.32 % 4 1.30 %
Russian 2 0.65 % 1 0.32 % 3 0.97 %
Tagalog 3 0.97 % 3 0.97 % 6 1.95 %
Other 2 0.65 % 1 0.32 % 3 0.97 %
Total   129 41.88 % 179 58.12 % 308 100%


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 42 5.12 % 69 8.40 % 111 13.52 %
Preaching 32 3.90 % 30 3.65 % 62 7.55 %
Retreat work 27 3.29 % 60 7.31 % 87 10.60 %
Parish 27 3.29 % 57 6.94 % 84 10.23 %
Prison ministry 19 2.31 % 27 3.29 % 46 5.60 %
Prayer 44 5.36 % 61 7.43 % 105 12.79 %
Youth/campus ministry 27 3.29 % 65 7.92 % 92 11.21 %
Social Service 23 2.80 % 46 5.60 % 69 8.40 %
Healthcare 14 1.71 % 32 3.90 % 46 5.60 %
Foreign missions 21 2.56 % 50 6.09 % 71 8.65 %
Manual labor 20 2.44 % 23 2.80 % 43 5.24 %
Other 3 0.37 % 2 0.24 % 5 0.61 %
Total   299 36.42 % 522 63.58 % 821 100%


I have received the following religious training:

Response Men Count Men Percent Women Count Women Percent Total count Total Percent
Catholic school 31 23.31 % 50 37.59 % 81 60.90 %
Theological school 7 5.26 % 6 4.51 % 13 9.77 %
CCD (Confraternity of Christian Doctrine) 9 6.77 % 18 13.53 % 27 20.30 %
Other 5 3.76 % 7 5.26 % 12 9.02 %
Total   52 39.10 % 81 60.90 % 133 100%


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 21 5.19 % 35 8.64 % 56 13.83 %
Preaching 9 2.22 % 7 1.73 % 16 3.95 %
Retreat work 16 3.95 % 25 6.17 % 41 10.12 %
Parish 22 5.43 % 41 10.12 % 63 15.56 %
Prison ministry 5 1.23 % 2 0.49 % 7 1.73 %
Prayer 27 6.67 % 44 10.86 % 71 17.53 %
Youth/campus ministry 14 3.46 % 40 9.88 % 54 13.33 %
Social Service 11 2.72 % 20 4.94 % 31 7.65 %
Healthcare 4 0.99 % 11 2.72 % 15 3.70 %
Foreign missions 3 0.74 % 7 1.73 % 10 2.47 %
Manual labor 14 3.46 % 17 4.20 % 31 7.65 %
Other 2 0.49 % 8 1.98 % 10 2.47 %
Total   148 36.54 % 257 63.46 % 405 100%


I have worked in the following areas:

Response Men Count Men Percent Women Count Women Percent Total count Total Percent
Business 23 8.19 % 20 7.12 % 43 15.30 %
Education/Training 26 9.25 % 38 13.52 % 64 22.78 %
Healthcare 2 0.71 % 24 8.54 % 26 9.25 %
Nonprofit, social work 19 6.76 % 37 13.17 % 56 19.93 %
Technical, mechanical, electrical work 12 4.27 % 7 2.49 % 19 6.76 %
Law enforcement, military 1 0.36 % 4 1.42 % 5 1.78 %
Legal work 1 0.36 % 2 0.71 % 3 1.07 %
Ministry (religious) 5 1.78 % 9 3.20 % 14 4.98 %
Ministry (lay) 17 6.05 % 25 8.90 % 42 14.95 %
Other 2 0.71 % 7 2.49 % 9 3.20 %
Total   108 38.43 % 173 61.57 % 281 100%