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I am a

Response Number of responses Percentage of total
Female 679 58.99
Male 472 41.01
Total 1151 100 %

My age

ResponseMen CountMen PercentWomen CountWomen PercentTotal countTotal Percent
17 or less 86 7.47 % 118 10.25 % 204 17.72 %
18 - 19 61 5.30 % 88 7.65 % 149 12.95 %
20 - 24 85 7.38 % 134 11.64 % 219 19.03 %
25 - 29 72 6.26 % 95 8.25 % 167 14.51 %
30 - 34 41 3.56 % 64 5.56 % 105 9.12 %
35 - 39 26 2.26 % 30 2.61 % 56 4.87 %
40 - 44 24 2.09 % 36 3.13 % 60 5.21 %
45 - 49 15 1.30 % 36 3.13 % 51 4.43 %
50 - 54 31 2.69 % 29 2.52 % 60 5.21 %
55 - 59 20 1.74 % 25 2.17 % 45 3.91 %
60+ 11 0.96 % 24 2.09 % 35 3.04 %
Total   472 41.01 679 58.99 1151 100%


My marital status is...

Response Men Count Men Percent Women Count Women Percent Total count Total Percent
Single 403 35.35 % 570 50.00 % 973 85.35 %
Married 30 2.63 % 34 2.98 % 64 5.61 %
Widowed 5 0.44 % 14 1.23 % 19 1.67 %
Divorced with annulment 14 1.23 % 28 2.46 % 42 3.68 %
Divorced without annulment 13 1.14 % 29 2.54 % 42 3.68 %
Total   465 40.79 % 675 59.21 % 1140 100%


I am:

Response Men Count Men Percent Women Count Women Percent Total count Total Percent
Roman Catholic 420 36.81 % 588 51.53 % 1008 88.34 %
Eastern Catholic 4 0.35 % 6 0.53 % 10 0.88 %
Becoming a Catholic 24 2.10 % 30 2.63 % 54 4.73 %
Not a Catholic 18 1.58 % 51 4.47 % 69 6.05 %
Total   466 40.84 % 675 59.16 % 1141 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 119 10.47 % 136 11.96 % 255 22.43 %
I have a high school diploma/secondary certificate or other equivalency (but no further formal educa 48 4.22 % 48 4.22 % 96 8.44 %
I am currently in college, university, or technical school (or have completed courses toward a degre 70 6.16 % 155 13.63 % 225 19.79 %
I have a university, college, or associate/technical degree. 227 19.96 % 334 29.38 % 561 49.34 %
Total   464 40.81 % 673 59.19 % 1137 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 295 14.24 % 389 18.78 % 684 33.03 %
Monastic 203 9.80 % 239 11.54 % 442 21.34 %
Cloistered/semi-cloistered 115 5.55 % 229 11.06 % 344 16.61 %
Missionary 227 10.96 % 374 18.06 % 601 29.02 %
Total   840 40.56 % 1231 59.44 % 2071 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) 317 26.57 % 455 38.14 % 772 64.71 %
Not worn 175 14.67 % 246 20.62 % 421 35.29 %
Total   492 41.24 % 701 58.76 % 1193 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) 194 10.52 % 215 11.66 % 409 22.18 %
in a group of 2 or 3 174 9.44 % 225 12.20 % 399 21.64 %
in a group of 4 to 7 178 9.65 % 291 15.78 % 469 25.43 %
in a group of 8 or more 195 10.57 % 372 20.17 % 567 30.75 %
Total   741 40.18 % 1103 59.82 % 1844 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 182 12.62 % 271 18.79 % 453 31.41 %
daily 267 18.52 % 388 26.91 % 655 45.42 %
several times a week 159 11.03 % 175 12.14 % 334 23.16 %
Total   608 42.16 % 834 57.84 % 1442 100%


I am drawn to the following prayer styles:

Response Men Count Men Percent Women Count Women Percent Total count Total Percent
Rosary 267 8.07 % 415 12.54 % 682 20.61 %
Liturgy of the Hours 230 6.95 % 297 8.98 % 527 15.93 %
Daily Mass 328 9.91 % 490 14.81 % 818 24.72 %
Eucharistic Adoration 263 7.95 % 423 12.78 % 686 20.73 %
Faith Sharing / Lectio Divina 227 6.86 % 369 11.15 % 596 18.01 %
Total   1315 39.74 % 1994 60.26 % 3309 100%


I pray...

Response Men Count Men Percent Women Count Women Percent Total count Total Percent
occasionally 110 10.06 % 123 11.25 % 233 21.32 %
once or twice a day 157 14.36 % 270 24.70 % 427 39.07 %
more than two times a day 179 16.38 % 254 23.24 % 433 39.62 %
Total   446 40.80 % 647 59.19 % 1093 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 134 12.44 % 216 20.06 % 350 32.50 %
1 year 45 4.18 % 72 6.69 % 117 10.86 %
2 years 34 3.16 % 59 5.48 % 93 8.64 %
3 years 31 2.88 % 51 4.74 % 82 7.61 %
4 years 24 2.23 % 31 2.88 % 55 5.11 %
5+ years 167 15.51 % 213 19.78 % 380 35.28 %
Total   435 40.39 % 642 59.61 % 1077 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 371 34.07 % 551 50.60 % 922 84.66 %
No 72 6.61 % 95 8.72 % 167 15.34 %
Total   443 40.68 % 646 59.32 % 1089 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. 124 11.47 % 111 10.27 % 235 21.74 %
No, I have not participated in a formal discernment process. 315 29.14 % 531 49.12 % 846 78.26 %
Total   439 40.61 % 642 59.39 % 1081 100%


I am exploring the following vocations and/or lifestyles:

Response Men Count Men Percent Women Count Women Percent Total count Total Percent
Sister 3 0.14 % 554 25.84 % 557 25.98 %
Brother 260 12.13 % 5 0.23 % 265 12.36 %
Deacon 128 5.97 % 16 0.75 % 144 6.72 %
Lay Ministry/Associate/Service Program 123 5.74 % 224 10.45 % 347 16.18 %
Priest-Order 253 11.80 % 11 0.51 % 264 12.31 %
Priest-Diocesan 164 7.65 % 8 0.37 % 172 8.02 %
Secular Institute/Consecrated Life 118 5.50 % 226 10.54 % 344 16.04 %
Other 23 1.07 % 28 1.31 % 51 2.38 %
Total   1072 50.00 % 1072 50.00 % 2144 100%


Are you free of debt?

Response Men Count Men Percent Women Count Women Percent Total count Total Percent
Yes 311 29.70 % 420 40.11 % 731 69.82 %
No 107 10.22 % 190 18.15 % 297 28.37 %
Other 6 0.57 % 13 1.24 % 19 1.81 %
Total   424 40.50 % 623 59.50 % 1047 100%


In what languages are you proficient?

Response Men Count Men Percent Women Count Women Percent Total count Total Percent
English 405 26.28 % 601 39.00 % 1006 65.28 %
Spanish 78 5.06 % 132 8.57 % 210 13.63 %
French 28 1.82 % 56 3.63 % 84 5.45 %
Portuguese 10 0.65 % 4 0.26 % 14 0.91 %
Italian 14 0.91 % 11 0.71 % 25 1.62 %
Amer. Sign Lang. 7 0.45 % 9 0.58 % 16 1.04 %
Arabic 4 0.26 % 0 0.00 % 4 0.26 %
Bangla 4 0.26 % 0 0.00 % 4 0.26 %
Chinese 6 0.39 % 7 0.45 % 13 0.84 %
Creole 3 0.19 % 1 0.06 % 4 0.26 %
Filipino 12 0.78 % 7 0.45 % 19 1.23 %
Flemish 1 0.06 % 1 0.06 % 2 0.13 %
German 11 0.71 % 15 0.97 % 26 1.69 %
Greek 2 0.13 % 2 0.13 % 4 0.26 %
Hmong 3 0.19 % 0 0.00 % 3 0.19 %
Hungarian 2 0.13 % 0 0.00 % 2 0.13 %
Japanese 3 0.19 % 2 0.13 % 5 0.32 %
Korean 4 0.26 % 6 0.39 % 10 0.65 %
Lithuanian 2 0.13 % 0 0.00 % 2 0.13 %
Polish 6 0.39 % 7 0.45 % 13 0.84 %
Russian 4 0.26 % 4 0.26 % 8 0.52 %
Tagalog 10 0.65 % 9 0.58 % 19 1.23 %
Vietnamese 6 0.39 % 6 0.39 % 12 0.78 %
Other 11 0.71 % 25 1.62 % 36 2.34 %
Total   636 41.27 % 905 58.73 % 1541 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 244 5.51 % 345 7.79 % 589 13.30 %
Preaching 185 4.18 % 115 2.60 % 300 6.78 %
Retreat work 186 4.20 % 322 7.27 % 508 11.47 %
Parish 175 3.95 % 222 5.01 % 397 8.97 %
Prison ministry 113 2.55 % 154 3.48 % 267 6.03 %
Prayer 214 4.83 % 311 7.03 % 525 11.86 %
Youth/campus ministry 180 4.07 % 281 6.35 % 461 10.41 %
Social Service 155 3.50 % 268 6.05 % 423 9.55 %
Healthcare 94 2.12 % 203 4.59 % 297 6.71 %
Foreign missions 148 3.34 % 222 5.01 % 370 8.36 %
Manual labor 119 2.69 % 150 3.39 % 269 6.08 %
Other 13 0.29 % 8 0.18 % 21 0.47 %
Total   1826 41.25 % 2601 58.75 % 4427 100%


I have received the following religious training:

Response Men Count Men Percent Women Count Women Percent Total count Total Percent
Catholic school 193 25.53 % 264 34.92 % 457 60.45 %
Theological school 40 5.29 % 29 3.84 % 69 9.13 %
CCD (Confraternity of Christian Doctrine) 64 8.47 % 101 13.36 % 165 21.83 %
Other 29 3.84 % 36 4.76 % 65 8.60 %
Total   326 43.12 % 430 56.88 % 756 100%


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 124 5.35 % 217 9.36 % 341 14.71 %
Preaching 53 2.29 % 49 2.11 % 102 4.40 %
Retreat work 87 3.75 % 155 6.69 % 242 10.44 %
Parish 129 5.57 % 177 7.64 % 306 13.20 %
Prison ministry 20 0.86 % 19 0.82 % 39 1.68 %
Prayer 139 6.00 % 240 10.35 % 379 16.35 %
Youth/campus ministry 126 5.44 % 210 9.06 % 336 14.50 %
Social Service 76 3.28 % 102 4.40 % 178 7.68 %
Healthcare 31 1.34 % 91 3.93 % 122 5.26 %
Foreign missions 22 0.95 % 50 2.16 % 72 3.11 %
Manual labor 87 3.75 % 92 3.97 % 179 7.72 %
Other 11 0.47 % 11 0.47 % 22 0.95 %
Total   905 39.04 % 1413 60.96 % 2318 100%


I have worked in the following areas:

Response Men Count Men Percent Women Count Women Percent Total count Total Percent
Business 105 7.05 % 119 7.99 % 224 15.04 %
Education/Training 122 8.19 % 183 12.29 % 305 20.48 %
Healthcare 46 3.09 % 127 8.53 % 173 11.62 %
Nonprofit, social work 98 6.58 % 170 11.42 % 268 18.00 %
Technical, mechanical, electrical work 57 3.83 % 29 1.95 % 86 5.78 %
Law enforcement, military 25 1.68 % 16 1.07 % 41 2.75 %
Legal work 13 0.87 % 28 1.88 % 41 2.75 %
Ministry (religious) 31 2.08 % 42 2.82 % 73 4.90 %
Ministry (lay) 89 5.98 % 137 9.20 % 226 15.18 %
Other 21 1.41 % 31 2.08 % 52 3.49 %
Total   607 40.77 % 882 59.23 % 1489 100%