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I am a

Response Number of responses Percentage of total
Female 886 61.66
Male 551 38.34
Total 1437 100 %

My age

ResponseMen CountMen PercentWomen CountWomen PercentTotal countTotal Percent
17 or less 59 4.11 % 95 6.61 % 154 10.72 %
18 - 19 58 4.04 % 83 5.78 % 141 9.81 %
20 - 24 109 7.59 % 235 16.35 % 344 23.94 %
25 - 29 70 4.87 % 120 8.35 % 190 13.22 %
30 - 34 56 3.90 % 74 5.15 % 130 9.05 %
35 - 39 33 2.30 % 69 4.80 % 102 7.10 %
40 - 44 38 2.64 % 48 3.34 % 86 5.98 %
45 - 49 41 2.85 % 40 2.78 % 81 5.64 %
50 - 54 30 2.09 % 40 2.78 % 70 4.87 %
55 - 59 29 2.02 % 43 2.99 % 72 5.01 %
60+ 28 1.95 % 39 2.71 % 67 4.66 %
Total   551 38.34 886 61.66 1437 100%


My marital status is...

Response Men Count Men Percent Women Count Women Percent Total count Total Percent
Single 449 31.40 % 722 50.49 % 1171 81.89 %
Married 60 4.20 % 45 3.15 % 105 7.34 %
Widowed 5 0.35 % 22 1.54 % 27 1.89 %
Divorced with annulment 17 1.19 % 47 3.29 % 64 4.48 %
Divorced without annulment 16 1.12 % 47 3.29 % 63 4.41 %
Total   547 38.25 % 883 61.75 % 1430 100 %


I am:

Response Men Count Men Percent Women Count Women Percent Total count Total Percent
Roman Catholic 478 33.54 % 736 51.65 % 1214 85.19 %
Eastern Catholic 4 0.28 % 9 0.63 % 13 0.91 %
Becoming a Catholic 32 2.25 % 55 3.86 % 87 6.11 %
Not a Catholic 31 2.18 % 80 5.61 % 111 7.79 %
Total   545 38.25 % 880 61.75 % 1425 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 75 5.29 % 102 7.20 % 177 12.49 %
I have a high school diploma/secondary certificate or other equivalency (but no further formal educa 78 5.50 % 116 8.19 % 194 13.69 %
I am currently in college, university, or technical school (or have completed courses toward a degre 113 7.97 % 211 14.89 % 324 22.87 %
I have a university, college, or associate/technical degree. 272 19.20 % 450 31.76 % 722 50.95 %
Total   538 37.97 % 879 62.03 % 1417 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 333 12.27 % 515 18.98 % 848 31.26 %
Monastic 271 9.99 % 331 12.20 % 602 22.19 %
Cloistered/semi-cloistered 164 6.04 % 319 11.76 % 483 17.80 %
Missionary 262 9.66 % 518 19.09 % 780 28.75 %
Total   1030 37.97 % 1683 62.03 % 2713 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) 422 27.71 % 665 43.66 % 1087 71.37 %
Not worn 160 10.51 % 276 18.12 % 436 28.63 %
Total   582 38.21 % 941 61.79 % 1523 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) 270 11.33 % 297 12.46 % 567 23.78 %
in a group of 2 or 3 214 8.98 % 295 12.37 % 509 21.35 %
in a group of 4 to 7 214 8.98 % 360 15.10 % 574 24.08 %
in a group of 8 or more 255 10.70 % 479 20.09 % 734 30.79 %
Total   953 39.97 % 1431 60.03 % 2384 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 268 14.53 % 415 22.49 % 683 37.02 %
daily 296 16.04 % 487 26.40 % 783 42.44 %
several times a week 163 8.83 % 216 11.71 % 379 20.54 %
Total   727 39.40 % 1118 60.60 % 1845 100 %


I am drawn to the following prayer styles:

Response Men Count Men Percent Women Count Women Percent Total count Total Percent
Rosary 364 8.08 % 610 13.54 % 974 21.63 %
Liturgy of the Hours 293 6.51 % 424 9.41 % 717 15.92 %
Daily Mass 426 9.46 % 661 14.68 % 1087 24.13 %
Eucharistic Adoration 346 7.68 % 607 13.48 % 953 21.16 %
Faith Sharing / Lectio Divina 289 6.42 % 484 10.75 % 773 17.16 %
Total   1718 38.14 % 2786 61.86 % 4504 100 %


I pray...

Response Men Count Men Percent Women Count Women Percent Total count Total Percent
occasionally 73 5.33 % 114 8.33 % 187 13.66 %
once or twice a day 198 14.46 % 376 27.47 % 574 41.93 %
more than two times a day 243 17.75 % 365 26.66 % 608 44.41 %
Total   514 37.55 % 855 62.45 % 1369 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 124 9.12 % 295 21.69 % 419 30.81 %
1 year 64 4.71 % 111 8.16 % 175 12.87 %
2 years 54 3.97 % 75 5.51 % 129 9.49 %
3 years 39 2.87 % 63 4.63 % 102 7.50 %
4 years 30 2.21 % 31 2.28 % 61 4.49 %
5+ years 202 14.85 % 272 20.00 % 474 34.85 %
Total   513 37.72 % 847 62.28 % 1360 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 402 29.49 % 709 52.02 % 1111 81.51 %
No 110 8.07 % 142 10.42 % 252 18.49 %
Total   512 37.56 % 851 62.44 % 1363 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. 148 10.94 % 149 11.01 % 297 21.95 %
No, I have not participated in a formal discernment process. 360 26.61 % 696 51.44 % 1056 78.05 %
Total   508 37.55 % 845 62.45 % 1353 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 0.08 % 748 28.11 % 750 28.18 %
Brother 297 11.16 % 2 0.08 % 299 11.24 %
Deacon 136 5.11 % 19 0.71 % 155 5.82 %
Lay Ministry/Associate/Service Program 145 5.45 % 269 10.11 % 414 15.56 %
Priest-Order 298 11.20 % 20 0.75 % 318 11.95 %
Priest-Diocesan 220 8.27 % 12 0.45 % 232 8.72 %
Secular Institute/Consecrated Life 149 5.60 % 315 11.84 % 464 17.44 %
Other 12 0.45 % 17 0.64 % 29 1.09 %
Total   1259 47.31 % 1402 52.69 % 2661 100 %


Are you free of debt?

Response Men Count Men Percent Women Count Women Percent Total count Total Percent
Yes 343 25.91 % 538 40.63 % 881 66.54 %
No 145 10.95 % 257 19.41 % 402 30.36 %
Other 13 0.98 % 28 2.11 % 41 3.10 %
Total   501 37.84 % 823 62.16 % 1324 100 %


In what languages are you proficient?

Response Men Count Men Percent Women Count Women Percent Total count Total Percent
English 450 23.70 % 740 38.97 % 1190 62.66 %
Spanish 110 5.79 % 206 10.85 % 316 16.64 %
French 47 2.47 % 65 3.42 % 112 5.90 %
Portuguese 14 0.74 % 7 0.37 % 21 1.11 %
Italian 20 1.05 % 24 1.26 % 44 2.32 %
Amer. Sign Lang. 5 0.26 % 13 0.68 % 18 0.95 %
Arabic 6 0.32 % 5 0.26 % 11 0.58 %
Chinese 5 0.26 % 7 0.37 % 12 0.63 %
Creole 1 0.05 % 1 0.05 % 2 0.11 %
Filipino 5 0.26 % 16 0.84 % 21 1.11 %
German 27 1.42 % 19 1.00 % 46 2.42 %
Greek 1 0.05 % 1 0.05 % 2 0.11 %
Hmong 0 0.00 % 1 0.05 % 1 0.05 %
Hungarian 0 0.00 % 3 0.16 % 3 0.16 %
Japanese 5 0.26 % 7 0.37 % 12 0.63 %
Korean 0 0.00 % 4 0.21 % 4 0.21 %
Polish 9 0.47 % 6 0.32 % 15 0.79 %
Russian 4 0.21 % 7 0.37 % 11 0.58 %
Tagalog 7 0.37 % 9 0.47 % 16 0.84 %
Vietnamese 7 0.37 % 3 0.16 % 10 0.53 %
Other 11 0.58 % 21 1.11 % 32 1.69 %
Total   734 38.65 % 1165 61.35 % 1899 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 266 4.72 % 448 7.95 % 714 12.67 %
Preaching 251 4.45 % 179 3.18 % 430 7.63 %
Retreat work 205 3.64 % 394 6.99 % 599 10.63 %
Parish 242 4.29 % 312 5.54 % 554 9.83 %
Prison ministry 133 2.36 % 186 3.30 % 319 5.66 %
Prayer 283 5.02 % 470 8.34 % 753 13.36 %
Youth/campus ministry 177 3.14 % 377 6.69 % 554 9.83 %
Social Service 172 3.05 % 344 6.10 % 516 9.16 %
Healthcare 106 1.88 % 246 4.37 % 352 6.25 %
Foreign missions 168 2.98 % 288 5.11 % 456 8.09 %
Manual labor 162 2.87 % 196 3.48 % 358 6.35 %
Other 13 0.23 % 17 0.30 % 30 0.53 %
Total   2178 38.65 % 3457 61.35 % 5635 100 %


I have received the following religious training:

Response Men Count Men Percent Women Count Women Percent Total count Total Percent
Catholic school 198 21.48 % 353 38.29 % 551 59.76 %
Theological school 44 4.77 % 47 5.10 % 91 9.87 %
CCD (Confraternity of Christian Doctrine) 68 7.38 % 118 12.80 % 186 20.17 %
Other 30 3.25 % 64 6.94 % 94 10.20 %
Total   340 36.88 % 582 63.12 % 922 100 %


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 134 4.81 % 256 9.19 % 390 13.99 %
Preaching 70 2.51 % 56 2.01 % 126 4.52 %
Retreat work 84 3.01 % 200 7.18 % 284 10.19 %
Parish 155 5.56 % 278 9.97 % 433 15.54 %
Prison ministry 28 1.00 % 13 0.47 % 41 1.47 %
Prayer 186 6.67 % 295 10.58 % 481 17.26 %
Youth/campus ministry 116 4.16 % 251 9.01 % 367 13.17 %
Social Service 94 3.37 % 131 4.70 % 225 8.07 %
Healthcare 40 1.44 % 74 2.66 % 114 4.09 %
Foreign missions 24 0.86 % 56 2.01 % 80 2.87 %
Manual labor 88 3.16 % 105 3.77 % 193 6.93 %
Other 21 0.75 % 32 1.15 % 53 1.90 %
Total   1040 37.32 % 1747 62.68 % 2787 100 %


I have worked in the following areas:

Response Men Count Men Percent Women Count Women Percent Total count Total Percent
Business 142 7.31 % 185 9.53 % 327 16.84 %
Education/Training 148 7.62 % 273 14.06 % 421 21.68 %
Healthcare 61 3.14 % 145 7.47 % 206 10.61 %
Nonprofit, social work 106 5.46 % 200 10.30 % 306 15.76 %
Technical, mechanical, electrical work 79 4.07 % 40 2.06 % 119 6.13 %
Law enforcement, military 37 1.91 % 21 1.08 % 58 2.99 %
Legal work 28 1.44 % 30 1.54 % 58 2.99 %
Ministry (religious) 32 1.65 % 46 2.37 % 78 4.02 %
Ministry (lay) 105 5.41 % 190 9.78 % 295 15.19 %
Other 28 1.44 % 46 2.37 % 74 3.81 %
Total   766 39.44 % 1176 60.56 % 1942 100 %