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I am a

Response Number of responses Percentage of total
Female 255 63.59
Male 146 36.41
Total 401 100 %

My age

ResponseMen CountMen PercentWomen CountWomen PercentTotal countTotal Percent
17 or less 8 2.00 % 24 5.99 % 32 7.98 %
18 - 19 7 1.75 % 28 6.98 % 35 8.73 %
20 - 24 33 8.23 % 55 13.72 % 88 21.95 %
25 - 29 22 5.49 % 38 9.48 % 60 14.96 %
30 - 34 19 4.74 % 29 7.23 % 48 11.97 %
35 - 39 11 2.74 % 11 2.74 % 22 5.49 %
40 - 44 10 2.49 % 16 3.99 % 26 6.48 %
45 - 49 10 2.49 % 19 4.74 % 29 7.23 %
50 - 54 13 3.24 % 12 2.99 % 25 6.23 %
55 - 59 9 2.24 % 11 2.74 % 20 4.99 %
60+ 4 1.00 % 12 2.99 % 16 3.99 %
Total   146 36.41 255 63.59 401 100%


My marital status is...

Response Men Count Men Percent Women Count Women Percent Total count Total Percent
Single 119 29.97 % 207 52.14 % 326 82.12 %
Married 9 2.27 % 16 4.03 % 25 6.30 %
Widowed 3 0.76 % 6 1.51 % 9 2.27 %
Divorced with annulment 5 1.26 % 14 3.53 % 19 4.79 %
Divorced without annulment 6 1.51 % 12 3.02 % 18 4.53 %
Total   142 35.77 % 255 64.23 % 397 100%


I am:

Response Men Count Men Percent Women Count Women Percent Total count Total Percent
Roman Catholic 127 31.99 % 222 55.92 % 349 87.91 %
Eastern Catholic 2 0.50 % 1 0.25 % 3 0.76 %
Becoming a Catholic 9 2.27 % 18 4.53 % 27 6.80 %
Not a Catholic 4 1.01 % 14 3.53 % 18 4.53 %
Total   142 35.77 % 255 64.23 % 397 100%


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 8 2.02 % 28 7.07 % 36 9.09 %
I have a high school diploma/secondary certificate or other equivalency (but no further formal educa 17 4.29 % 29 7.32 % 46 11.62 %
I am currently in college, university, or technical school (or have completed courses toward a degre 30 7.58 % 67 16.92 % 97 24.49 %
I have a university, college, or associate/technical degree. 86 21.72 % 131 33.08 % 217 54.80 %
Total   141 35.61 % 255 64.39 % 396 100%


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 93 11.64 % 154 19.27 % 247 30.91 %
Monastic 73 9.14 % 115 14.39 % 188 23.53 %
Cloistered/semi-cloistered 48 6.01 % 110 13.77 % 158 19.77 %
Missionary 72 9.01 % 134 16.77 % 206 25.78 %
Total   286 35.79 % 513 64.21 % 799 100%


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) 109 26.08 % 202 48.33 % 311 74.40 %
Not worn 44 10.53 % 63 15.07 % 107 25.60 %
Total   153 36.60 % 265 63.40 % 418 100%


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) 58 8.42 % 73 10.60 % 131 19.01 %
in a group of 2 or 3 59 8.56 % 96 13.93 % 155 22.50 %
in a group of 4 to 7 66 9.58 % 122 17.71 % 188 27.29 %
in a group of 8 or more 64 9.29 % 151 21.92 % 215 31.20 %
Total   247 35.85 % 442 64.15 % 689 100%


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 66 12.60 % 122 23.28 % 188 35.88 %
daily 90 17.18 % 142 27.10 % 232 44.27 %
several times a week 45 8.59 % 59 11.26 % 104 19.85 %
Total   201 38.36 % 323 61.64 % 524 100%


I am drawn to the following prayer styles:

Response Men Count Men Percent Women Count Women Percent Total count Total Percent
Rosary 91 7.00 % 168 12.92 % 259 19.92 %
Liturgy of the Hours 96 7.38 % 131 10.08 % 227 17.46 %
Daily Mass 113 8.69 % 201 15.46 % 314 24.15 %
Eucharistic Adoration 99 7.62 % 179 13.77 % 278 21.38 %
Faith Sharing / Lectio Divina 81 6.23 % 141 10.85 % 222 17.08 %
Total   480 36.92 % 820 63.08 % 1300 100%


I pray...

Response Men Count Men Percent Women Count Women Percent Total count Total Percent
occasionally 16 4.34 % 27 7.32 % 43 11.65 %
once or twice a day 49 13.28 % 96 26.02 % 145 39.30 %
more than two times a day 67 18.16 % 114 30.89 % 181 49.05 %
Total   132 35.77 % 237 64.23 % 369 100%


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 20 5.43 % 69 18.75 % 89 24.18 %
1 year 12 3.26 % 33 8.97 % 45 12.23 %
2 years 11 2.99 % 20 5.43 % 31 8.42 %
3 years 9 2.45 % 23 6.25 % 32 8.70 %
4 years 11 2.99 % 10 2.72 % 21 5.71 %
5+ years 67 18.21 % 83 22.55 % 150 40.76 %
Total   130 35.33 % 238 64.67 % 368 100%


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 110 29.73 % 198 53.51 % 308 83.24 %
No 22 5.95 % 40 10.81 % 62 16.76 %
Total   132 35.68 % 238 64.32 % 370 100%


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. 53 14.40 % 27 7.34 % 80 21.74 %
No, I have not participated in a formal discernment process. 78 21.20 % 210 57.07 % 288 78.26 %
Total   131 35.60 % 237 64.40 % 368 100%


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 % 220 28.31 % 220 28.31 %
Brother 84 10.81 % 2 0.26 % 86 11.07 %
Deacon 37 4.76 % 3 0.39 % 40 5.15 %
Lay Ministry/Associate/Service Program 33 4.25 % 82 10.55 % 115 14.80 %
Priest-Order 93 11.97 % 3 0.39 % 96 12.36 %
Priest-Diocesan 64 8.24 % 3 0.39 % 67 8.62 %
Secular Institute/Consecrated Life 43 5.53 % 91 11.71 % 134 17.25 %
Other 9 1.16 % 10 1.29 % 19 2.45 %
Total   363 46.72 % 414 53.28 % 777 100%


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 97 27.56 % 178 50.57 % 275 78.12 %
Canada 6 1.70 % 12 3.41 % 18 5.11 %
Ireland 4 1.14 % 5 1.42 % 9 2.56 %
United Kingdom 3 0.85 % 13 3.69 % 16 4.55 %
Italy 2 0.57 % 0 0.00 % 2 0.57 %
Other 15 4.26 % 17 4.83 % 32 9.09 %
Total   127 36.08 % 225 63.92 % 352 100%


I currently live in...

Response Men Count Men Percent Women Count Women Percent Total count Total Percent
United States 98 28.41 % 179 51.88 % 277 80.29 %
Canada 5 1.45 % 12 3.48 % 17 4.93 %
Ireland 1 0.29 % 4 1.16 % 5 1.45 %
United Kingdom 3 0.87 % 13 3.77 % 16 4.64 %
Italy 2 0.58 % 1 0.29 % 3 0.87 %
Other 11 3.19 % 16 4.64 % 27 7.83 %
Total   120 34.78 % 225 65.22 % 345 100%


Are you free of debt?

Response Men Count Men Percent Women Count Women Percent Total count Total Percent
Yes 79 21.64 % 159 43.56 % 238 65.21 %
No 48 13.15 % 73 20.00 % 121 33.15 %
Other 3 0.82 % 3 0.82 % 6 1.64 %
Total   130 35.62 % 235 64.38 % 365 100%


In what languages are you proficient?

Response Men Count Men Percent Women Count Women Percent Total count Total Percent
English 122 23.87 % 223 43.64 % 345 67.51 %
Spanish 17 3.33 % 50 9.78 % 67 13.11 %
French 9 1.76 % 23 4.50 % 32 6.26 %
Portuguese 3 0.59 % 1 0.20 % 4 0.78 %
Italian 3 0.59 % 3 0.59 % 6 1.17 %
Amer. Sign Lang. 0 0.00 % 5 0.98 % 5 0.98 %
Chinese 2 0.39 % 2 0.39 % 4 0.78 %
Filipino 4 0.78 % 3 0.59 % 7 1.37 %
German 1 0.20 % 4 0.78 % 5 0.98 %
Greek 0 0.00 % 1 0.20 % 1 0.20 %
Japanese 0 0.00 % 1 0.20 % 1 0.20 %
Korean 1 0.20 % 1 0.20 % 2 0.39 %
Polish 1 0.20 % 3 0.59 % 4 0.78 %
Russian 1 0.20 % 2 0.39 % 3 0.59 %
Tagalog 3 0.59 % 5 0.98 % 8 1.57 %
Vietnamese 2 0.39 % 3 0.59 % 5 0.98 %
Other 5 0.98 % 7 1.37 % 12 2.35 %
Total   174 34.05 % 337 65.95 % 511 100%


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 79 4.55 % 134 7.72 % 213 12.28 %
Preaching 67 3.86 % 51 2.94 % 118 6.80 %
Retreat work 77 4.44 % 125 7.20 % 202 11.64 %
Parish 68 3.92 % 92 5.30 % 160 9.22 %
Prison ministry 42 2.42 % 68 3.92 % 110 6.34 %
Prayer 83 4.78 % 138 7.95 % 221 12.74 %
Youth/campus ministry 61 3.52 % 113 6.51 % 174 10.03 %
Social Service 57 3.29 % 116 6.69 % 173 9.97 %
Healthcare 32 1.84 % 72 4.15 % 104 5.99 %
Foreign missions 49 2.82 % 90 5.19 % 139 8.01 %
Manual labor 42 2.42 % 68 3.92 % 110 6.34 %
Other 6 0.35 % 5 0.29 % 11 0.63 %
Total   663 38.21 % 1072 61.79 % 1735 100%


I have received the following religious training:

Response Men Count Men Percent Women Count Women Percent Total count Total Percent
Catholic school 56 21.05 % 90 33.83 % 146 54.89 %
Theological school 13 4.89 % 9 3.38 % 22 8.27 %
CCD (Confraternity of Christian Doctrine) 26 9.77 % 45 16.92 % 71 26.69 %
Other 12 4.51 % 15 5.64 % 27 10.15 %
Total   107 40.23 % 159 59.77 % 266 100%


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 42 4.92 % 84 9.85 % 126 14.77 %
Preaching 22 2.58 % 17 1.99 % 39 4.57 %
Retreat work 27 3.17 % 50 5.86 % 77 9.03 %
Parish 45 5.28 % 80 9.38 % 125 14.65 %
Prison ministry 6 0.70 % 7 0.82 % 13 1.52 %
Prayer 52 6.10 % 92 10.79 % 144 16.88 %
Youth/campus ministry 45 5.28 % 81 9.50 % 126 14.77 %
Social Service 28 3.28 % 39 4.57 % 67 7.85 %
Healthcare 10 1.17 % 32 3.75 % 42 4.92 %
Foreign missions 9 1.06 % 13 1.52 % 22 2.58 %
Manual labor 27 3.17 % 39 4.57 % 66 7.74 %
Other 2 0.23 % 4 0.47 % 6 0.70 %
Total   315 36.93 % 538 63.07 % 853 100%


I have worked in the following areas:

Response Men Count Men Percent Women Count Women Percent Total count Total Percent
Business 35 5.87 % 52 8.72 % 87 14.60 %
Education/Training 44 7.38 % 78 13.09 % 122 20.47 %
Healthcare 17 2.85 % 50 8.39 % 67 11.24 %
Nonprofit, social work 36 6.04 % 73 12.25 % 109 18.29 %
Technical, mechanical, electrical work 22 3.69 % 16 2.68 % 38 6.38 %
Law enforcement, military 7 1.17 % 7 1.17 % 14 2.35 %
Legal work 3 0.50 % 10 1.68 % 13 2.18 %
Ministry (religious) 12 2.01 % 13 2.18 % 25 4.19 %
Ministry (lay) 43 7.21 % 59 9.90 % 102 17.11 %
Other 8 1.34 % 11 1.85 % 19 3.19 %
Total   227 38.09 % 369 61.91 % 596 100%