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I am a

Response Number of responses Percentage of total
Female 1614 61.00
Male 1032 39.00
Total 2646 100 %

My age

ResponseMen CountMen PercentWomen CountWomen PercentTotal countTotal Percent
17 or less 167 6.31 % 240 9.07 % 407 15.38 %
18 - 19 120 4.54 % 173 6.54 % 293 11.07 %
20 - 24 185 6.99 % 378 14.29 % 563 21.28 %
25 - 29 123 4.65 % 185 6.99 % 308 11.64 %
30 - 34 89 3.36 % 130 4.91 % 219 8.28 %
35 - 39 59 2.23 % 114 4.31 % 173 6.54 %
40 - 44 76 2.87 % 87 3.29 % 163 6.16 %
45 - 49 70 2.65 % 74 2.80 % 144 5.44 %
50 - 54 53 2.00 % 84 3.17 % 137 5.18 %
55 - 59 44 1.66 % 73 2.76 % 117 4.42 %
60+ 46 1.74 % 76 2.87 % 122 4.61 %
Total   1032 39.00 1614 61.00 2646 100%


My marital status is...

Response Men Count Men Percent Women Count Women Percent Total count Total Percent
Single 852 32.37 % 1321 50.19 % 2173 82.56 %
Married 100 3.80 % 85 3.23 % 185 7.03 %
Widowed 11 0.42 % 35 1.33 % 46 1.75 %
Divorced with annulment 31 1.18 % 80 3.04 % 111 4.22 %
Divorced without annulment 31 1.18 % 86 3.27 % 117 4.45 %
Total   1025 38.94 % 1607 61.06 % 2632 100 %


I am:

Response Men Count Men Percent Women Count Women Percent Total count Total Percent
Roman Catholic 857 32.64 % 1305 49.70 % 2162 82.33 %
Eastern Catholic 12 0.46 % 17 0.65 % 29 1.10 %
Becoming a Catholic 60 2.28 % 107 4.07 % 167 6.36 %
Not a Catholic 93 3.54 % 175 6.66 % 268 10.21 %
Total   1022 38.92 % 1604 61.08 % 2626 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 216 8.26 % 267 10.21 % 483 18.48 %
I have a high school diploma/secondary certificate or other equivalency (but no further formal educa 131 5.01 % 193 7.38 % 324 12.39 %
I am currently in college, university, or technical school (or have completed courses toward a degre 198 7.57 % 369 14.12 % 567 21.69 %
I have a university, college, or associate/technical degree. 468 17.90 % 772 29.53 % 1240 47.44 %
Total   1013 38.75 % 1601 61.25 % 2614 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 605 12.53 % 919 19.03 % 1524 31.56 %
Monastic 466 9.65 % 586 12.13 % 1052 21.79 %
Cloistered/semi-cloistered 283 5.86 % 590 12.22 % 873 18.08 %
Missionary 476 9.86 % 904 18.72 % 1380 28.58 %
Total   1830 37.90 % 2999 62.10 % 4829 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) 749 26.97 % 1144 41.20 % 1893 68.17 %
Not worn 329 11.85 % 555 19.99 % 884 31.83 %
Total   1078 38.82 % 1699 61.18 % 2777 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) 485 11.32 % 576 13.44 % 1061 24.76 %
in a group of 2 or 3 393 9.17 % 545 12.72 % 938 21.89 %
in a group of 4 to 7 382 8.91 % 636 14.84 % 1018 23.76 %
in a group of 8 or more 446 10.41 % 822 19.18 % 1268 29.59 %
Total   1706 39.81 % 2579 60.19 % 4285 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 439 13.17 % 701 21.03 % 1140 34.20 %
daily 548 16.44 % 887 26.61 % 1435 43.05 %
several times a week 316 9.48 % 442 13.26 % 758 22.74 %
Total   1303 39.09 % 2030 60.91 % 3333 100 %


I am drawn to the following prayer styles:

Response Men Count Men Percent Women Count Women Percent Total count Total Percent
Rosary 640 8.08 % 1055 13.32 % 1695 21.39 %
Liturgy of the Hours 516 6.51 % 732 9.24 % 1248 15.75 %
Daily Mass 754 9.52 % 1179 14.88 % 1933 24.40 %
Eucharistic Adoration 610 7.70 % 1052 13.28 % 1662 20.98 %
Faith Sharing / Lectio Divina 505 6.37 % 880 11.11 % 1385 17.48 %
Total   3025 38.18 % 4898 61.82 % 7923 100 %


I pray...

Response Men Count Men Percent Women Count Women Percent Total count Total Percent
occasionally 187 7.41 % 260 10.30 % 447 17.71 %
once or twice a day 367 14.54 % 675 26.74 % 1042 41.28 %
more than two times a day 415 16.44 % 620 24.56 % 1035 41.01 %
Total   969 38.39 % 1555 61.61 % 2524 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 276 11.04 % 567 22.67 % 843 33.71 %
1 year 115 4.60 % 183 7.32 % 298 11.92 %
2 years 89 3.56 % 134 5.36 % 223 8.92 %
3 years 68 2.72 % 102 4.08 % 170 6.80 %
4 years 42 1.68 % 57 2.28 % 99 3.96 %
5+ years 370 14.79 % 498 19.91 % 868 34.71 %
Total   960 38.38 % 1541 61.62 % 2501 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 768 30.52 % 1275 50.68 % 2043 81.20 %
No 199 7.91 % 274 10.89 % 473 18.80 %
Total   967 38.43 % 1549 61.57 % 2516 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. 243 9.75 % 252 10.11 % 495 19.86 %
No, I have not participated in a formal discernment process. 711 28.53 % 1286 51.61 % 1997 80.14 %
Total   954 38.28 % 1538 61.72 % 2492 100 %


I am exploring the following vocations and/or lifestyles:

Response Men Count Men Percent Women Count Women Percent Total count Total Percent
Sister 4 0.08 % 1306 27.02 % 1310 27.10 %
Brother 531 10.98 % 4 0.08 % 535 11.07 %
Deacon 246 5.09 % 31 0.64 % 277 5.73 %
Lay Ministry/Associate/Service Program 264 5.46 % 505 10.45 % 769 15.91 %
Priest-Order 546 11.29 % 39 0.81 % 585 12.10 %
Priest-Diocesan 407 8.42 % 23 0.48 % 430 8.90 %
Secular Institute/Consecrated Life 280 5.79 % 582 12.04 % 862 17.83 %
Other 28 0.58 % 38 0.79 % 66 1.37 %
Total   2306 47.70 % 2528 52.30 % 4834 100 %


Are you free of debt?

Response Men Count Men Percent Women Count Women Percent Total count Total Percent
Yes 658 26.79 % 1021 41.57 % 1679 68.36 %
No 263 10.71 % 448 18.24 % 711 28.95 %
Other 21 0.86 % 45 1.83 % 66 2.69 %
Total   942 38.36 % 1514 61.64 % 2456 100 %


In what languages are you proficient?

Response Men Count Men Percent Women Count Women Percent Total count Total Percent
English 855 24.17 % 1356 38.34 % 2211 62.51 %
Spanish 189 5.34 % 356 10.06 % 545 15.41 %
French 83 2.35 % 127 3.59 % 210 5.94 %
Portuguese 28 0.79 % 20 0.57 % 48 1.36 %
Italian 43 1.22 % 46 1.30 % 89 2.52 %
Amer. Sign Lang. 8 0.23 % 26 0.74 % 34 0.96 %
Arabic 9 0.25 % 7 0.20 % 16 0.45 %
Bangla 1 0.03 % 0 0.00 % 1 0.03 %
Chinese 15 0.42 % 28 0.79 % 43 1.22 %
Creole 3 0.08 % 1 0.03 % 4 0.11 %
Filipino 11 0.31 % 26 0.74 % 37 1.05 %
Flemish 2 0.06 % 1 0.03 % 3 0.08 %
German 49 1.39 % 33 0.93 % 82 2.32 %
Greek 3 0.08 % 1 0.03 % 4 0.11 %
Hmong 1 0.03 % 1 0.03 % 2 0.06 %
Hungarian 1 0.03 % 3 0.08 % 4 0.11 %
Japanese 8 0.23 % 14 0.40 % 22 0.62 %
Korean 3 0.08 % 10 0.28 % 13 0.37 %
Lithuanian 3 0.08 % 0 0.00 % 3 0.08 %
Polish 14 0.40 % 11 0.31 % 25 0.71 %
Russian 10 0.28 % 20 0.57 % 30 0.85 %
Tagalog 12 0.34 % 19 0.54 % 31 0.88 %
Vietnamese 13 0.37 % 6 0.17 % 19 0.54 %
Other 24 0.68 % 37 1.05 % 61 1.72 %
Total   1388 39.24 % 2149 60.76 % 3537 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 481 4.82 % 808 8.10 % 1289 12.93 %
Preaching 428 4.29 % 306 3.07 % 734 7.36 %
Retreat work 356 3.57 % 708 7.10 % 1064 10.67 %
Parish 417 4.18 % 532 5.33 % 949 9.52 %
Prison ministry 240 2.41 % 330 3.31 % 570 5.72 %
Prayer 486 4.87 % 824 8.26 % 1310 13.14 %
Youth/campus ministry 310 3.11 % 649 6.51 % 959 9.62 %
Social Service 306 3.07 % 634 6.36 % 940 9.43 %
Healthcare 190 1.91 % 481 4.82 % 671 6.73 %
Foreign missions 285 2.86 % 507 5.08 % 792 7.94 %
Manual labor 289 2.90 % 351 3.52 % 640 6.42 %
Other 20 0.20 % 34 0.34 % 54 0.54 %
Total   3808 38.19 % 6164 61.81 % 9972 100 %


I have received the following religious training:

Response Men Count Men Percent Women Count Women Percent Total count Total Percent
Catholic school 368 22.29 % 639 38.70 % 1007 60.99 %
Theological school 67 4.06 % 89 5.39 % 156 9.45 %
CCD (Confraternity of Christian Doctrine) 125 7.57 % 198 11.99 % 323 19.56 %
Other 56 3.39 % 109 6.60 % 165 9.99 %
Total   616 37.31 % 1035 62.69 % 1651 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 241 5.07 % 447 9.40 % 688 14.46 %
Preaching 103 2.17 % 99 2.08 % 202 4.25 %
Retreat work 139 2.92 % 339 7.13 % 478 10.05 %
Parish 253 5.32 % 470 9.88 % 723 15.20 %
Prison ministry 38 0.80 % 24 0.50 % 62 1.30 %
Prayer 297 6.24 % 539 11.33 % 836 17.57 %
Youth/campus ministry 193 4.06 % 432 9.08 % 625 13.14 %
Social Service 151 3.17 % 239 5.02 % 390 8.20 %
Healthcare 62 1.30 % 139 2.92 % 201 4.23 %
Foreign missions 33 0.69 % 95 2.00 % 128 2.69 %
Manual labor 150 3.15 % 190 3.99 % 340 7.15 %
Other 32 0.67 % 52 1.09 % 84 1.77 %
Total   1692 35.57 % 3065 64.43 % 4757 100 %


I have worked in the following areas:

Response Men Count Men Percent Women Count Women Percent Total count Total Percent
Business 235 7.11 % 318 9.62 % 553 16.73 %
Education/Training 250 7.56 % 471 14.25 % 721 21.82 %
Healthcare 100 3.03 % 263 7.96 % 363 10.98 %
Nonprofit, social work 176 5.33 % 344 10.41 % 520 15.73 %
Technical, mechanical, electrical work 125 3.78 % 80 2.42 % 205 6.20 %
Law enforcement, military 64 1.94 % 40 1.21 % 104 3.15 %
Legal work 43 1.30 % 64 1.94 % 107 3.24 %
Ministry (religious) 55 1.66 % 85 2.57 % 140 4.24 %
Ministry (lay) 158 4.78 % 319 9.65 % 477 14.43 %
Other 43 1.30 % 72 2.18 % 115 3.48 %
Total   1249 37.79 % 2056 62.21 % 3305 100 %