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I am a

Response Number of responses Percentage of total
Female 437 61.12
Male 278 38.88
Total 715 100 %

My age

ResponseMen CountMen PercentWomen CountWomen PercentTotal countTotal Percent
17 or less 21 2.94 % 36 5.03 % 57 7.97 %
18 - 19 28 3.92 % 50 6.99 % 78 10.91 %
20 - 24 72 10.07 % 118 16.50 % 190 26.57 %
25 - 29 46 6.43 % 77 10.77 % 123 17.20 %
30 - 34 26 3.64 % 34 4.76 % 60 8.39 %
35 - 39 26 3.64 % 20 2.80 % 46 6.43 %
40 - 44 11 1.54 % 23 3.22 % 34 4.76 %
45 - 49 11 1.54 % 26 3.64 % 37 5.17 %
50 - 54 15 2.10 % 17 2.38 % 32 4.48 %
55 - 59 12 1.68 % 17 2.38 % 29 4.06 %
60+ 10 1.40 % 19 2.66 % 29 4.06 %
Total   278 38.88 437 61.12 715 100%


My marital status is...

Response Men Count Men Percent Women Count Women Percent Total count Total Percent
Single 235 33.05 % 364 51.20 % 599 84.25 %
Married 21 2.95 % 21 2.95 % 42 5.91 %
Widowed 1 0.14 % 13 1.83 % 14 1.97 %
Divorced with annulment 16 2.25 % 20 2.81 % 36 5.06 %
Divorced without annulment 3 0.42 % 17 2.39 % 20 2.81 %
Total   276 38.82 % 435 61.18 % 711 100%


I am:

Response Men Count Men Percent Women Count Women Percent Total count Total Percent
Roman Catholic 242 34.08 % 373 52.54 % 615 86.62 %
Eastern Catholic 4 0.56 % 2 0.28 % 6 0.85 %
Becoming a Catholic 19 2.68 % 32 4.51 % 51 7.18 %
Not a Catholic 11 1.55 % 27 3.80 % 38 5.35 %
Total   276 38.87 % 434 61.13 % 710 100%


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 26 3.67 % 39 5.50 % 65 9.17 %
I have a high school diploma/secondary certificate or other equivalency (but no further formal educa 31 4.37 % 42 5.92 % 73 10.30 %
I am currently in college, university, or technical school (or have completed courses toward a degre 75 10.58 % 112 15.80 % 187 26.38 %
I have a university, college, or associate/technical degree. 143 20.17 % 241 33.99 % 384 54.16 %
Total   275 38.79 % 434 61.21 % 709 100%


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 183 13.10 % 269 19.26 % 452 32.35 %
Monastic 138 9.88 % 183 13.10 % 321 22.98 %
Cloistered/semi-cloistered 105 7.52 % 167 11.95 % 272 19.47 %
Missionary 116 8.30 % 236 16.89 % 352 25.20 %
Total   542 38.80 % 855 61.20 % 1397 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) 223 29.73 % 338 45.07 % 561 74.80 %
Not worn 59 7.87 % 130 17.33 % 189 25.20 %
Total   282 37.60 % 468 62.40 % 750 100%


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) 130 10.70 % 156 12.84 % 286 23.54 %
in a group of 2 or 3 103 8.48 % 157 12.92 % 260 21.40 %
in a group of 4 to 7 116 9.55 % 195 16.05 % 311 25.60 %
in a group of 8 or more 141 11.60 % 217 17.86 % 358 29.46 %
Total   490 40.33 % 725 59.67 % 1215 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 138 14.78 % 210 22.48 % 348 37.26 %
daily 154 16.49 % 239 25.59 % 393 42.08 %
several times a week 79 8.46 % 114 12.21 % 193 20.66 %
Total   371 39.72 % 563 60.28 % 934 100%


I am drawn to the following prayer styles:

Response Men Count Men Percent Women Count Women Percent Total count Total Percent
Rosary 187 8.06 % 288 12.42 % 475 20.48 %
Liturgy of the Hours 169 7.29 % 215 9.27 % 384 16.56 %
Daily Mass 224 9.66 % 333 14.36 % 557 24.02 %
Eucharistic Adoration 190 8.19 % 308 13.28 % 498 21.47 %
Faith Sharing / Lectio Divina 154 6.64 % 251 10.82 % 405 17.46 %
Total   924 39.84 % 1395 60.16 % 2319 100%


I pray...

Response Men Count Men Percent Women Count Women Percent Total count Total Percent
occasionally 34 4.96 % 53 7.73 % 87 12.68 %
once or twice a day 97 14.14 % 180 26.24 % 277 40.38 %
more than two times a day 134 19.53 % 188 27.41 % 322 46.94 %
Total   265 38.63 % 421 61.37 % 686 100%


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 51 7.48 % 124 18.18 % 175 25.66 %
1 year 30 4.40 % 47 6.89 % 77 11.29 %
2 years 38 5.57 % 52 7.62 % 90 13.20 %
3 years 25 3.67 % 35 5.13 % 60 8.80 %
4 years 11 1.61 % 27 3.96 % 38 5.57 %
5+ years 109 15.98 % 133 19.50 % 242 35.48 %
Total   264 38.71 % 418 61.29 % 682 100%


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 210 30.84 % 368 54.04 % 578 84.88 %
No 54 7.93 % 49 7.20 % 103 15.12 %
Total   264 38.77 % 417 61.23 % 681 100%


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. 84 12.41 % 80 11.82 % 164 24.22 %
No, I have not participated in a formal discernment process. 179 26.44 % 334 49.34 % 513 75.78 %
Total   263 38.85 % 414 61.15 % 677 100%


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 % 369 25.77 % 369 25.77 %
Brother 169 11.80 % 3 0.21 % 172 12.01 %
Deacon 71 4.96 % 7 0.49 % 78 5.45 %
Lay Ministry/Associate/Service Program 86 6.01 % 152 10.61 % 238 16.62 %
Priest-Order 170 11.87 % 3 0.21 % 173 12.08 %
Priest-Diocesan 108 7.54 % 4 0.28 % 112 7.82 %
Secular Institute/Consecrated Life 94 6.56 % 178 12.43 % 272 18.99 %
Other 9 0.63 % 9 0.63 % 18 1.26 %
Total   707 49.37 % 725 50.63 % 1432 100%


Are you free of debt?

Response Men Count Men Percent Women Count Women Percent Total count Total Percent
Yes 172 26.42 % 282 43.32 % 454 69.74 %
No 77 11.83 % 105 16.13 % 182 27.96 %
Other 5 0.77 % 10 1.54 % 15 2.30 %
Total   254 39.02 % 397 60.98 % 651 100%


In what languages are you proficient?

Response Men Count Men Percent Women Count Women Percent Total count Total Percent
English 238 23.26 % 365 35.68 % 603 58.94 %
Spanish 74 7.23 % 109 10.65 % 183 17.89 %
French 25 2.44 % 30 2.93 % 55 5.38 %
Portuguese 10 0.98 % 9 0.88 % 19 1.86 %
Italian 17 1.66 % 14 1.37 % 31 3.03 %
Amer. Sign Lang. 2 0.20 % 8 0.78 % 10 0.98 %
Arabic 4 0.39 % 4 0.39 % 8 0.78 %
Bangla 0 0.00 % 2 0.20 % 2 0.20 %
Chinese 3 0.29 % 2 0.20 % 5 0.49 %
Creole 0 0.00 % 4 0.39 % 4 0.39 %
Filipino 5 0.49 % 8 0.78 % 13 1.27 %
Flemish 0 0.00 % 1 0.10 % 1 0.10 %
German 8 0.78 % 14 1.37 % 22 2.15 %
Greek 0 0.00 % 4 0.39 % 4 0.39 %
Hmong 0 0.00 % 1 0.10 % 1 0.10 %
Hungarian 1 0.10 % 1 0.10 % 2 0.20 %
Japanese 0 0.00 % 1 0.10 % 1 0.10 %
Korean 0 0.00 % 4 0.39 % 4 0.39 %
Lithuanian 0 0.00 % 1 0.10 % 1 0.10 %
Polish 7 0.68 % 4 0.39 % 11 1.08 %
Russian 3 0.29 % 2 0.20 % 5 0.49 %
Tagalog 3 0.29 % 8 0.78 % 11 1.08 %
Vietnamese 1 0.10 % 2 0.20 % 3 0.29 %
Other 7 0.68 % 17 1.66 % 24 2.35 %
Total   408 39.88 % 615 60.12 % 1023 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 146 5.18 % 214 7.60 % 360 12.78 %
Preaching 116 4.12 % 105 3.73 % 221 7.85 %
Retreat work 118 4.19 % 218 7.74 % 336 11.93 %
Parish 114 4.05 % 166 5.89 % 280 9.94 %
Prison ministry 71 2.52 % 87 3.09 % 158 5.61 %
Prayer 156 5.54 % 219 7.77 % 375 13.31 %
Youth/campus ministry 84 2.98 % 180 6.39 % 264 9.37 %
Social Service 89 3.16 % 158 5.61 % 247 8.77 %
Healthcare 57 2.02 % 120 4.26 % 177 6.28 %
Foreign missions 73 2.59 % 147 5.22 % 220 7.81 %
Manual labor 70 2.48 % 95 3.37 % 165 5.86 %
Other 4 0.14 % 10 0.35 % 14 0.50 %
Total   1098 38.98 % 1719 61.02 % 2817 100%


I have received the following religious training:

Response Men Count Men Percent Women Count Women Percent Total count Total Percent
Catholic school 96 21.43 % 157 35.04 % 253 56.47 %
Theological school 25 5.58 % 28 6.25 % 53 11.83 %
CCD (Confraternity of Christian Doctrine) 31 6.92 % 60 13.39 % 91 20.31 %
Other 19 4.24 % 32 7.14 % 51 11.38 %
Total   171 38.17 % 277 61.83 % 448 100%


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 75 5.40 % 119 8.57 % 194 13.97 %
Preaching 32 2.30 % 33 2.38 % 65 4.68 %
Retreat work 53 3.82 % 82 5.90 % 135 9.72 %
Parish 79 5.69 % 126 9.07 % 205 14.76 %
Prison ministry 14 1.01 % 10 0.72 % 24 1.73 %
Prayer 101 7.27 % 143 10.30 % 244 17.57 %
Youth/campus ministry 60 4.32 % 120 8.64 % 180 12.96 %
Social Service 40 2.88 % 68 4.90 % 108 7.78 %
Healthcare 24 1.73 % 44 3.17 % 68 4.90 %
Foreign missions 9 0.65 % 29 2.09 % 38 2.74 %
Manual labor 47 3.38 % 60 4.32 % 107 7.70 %
Other 7 0.50 % 14 1.01 % 21 1.51 %
Total   541 38.95 % 848 61.05 % 1389 100%


I have worked in the following areas:

Response Men Count Men Percent Women Count Women Percent Total count Total Percent
Business 67 6.85 % 77 7.87 % 144 14.72 %
Education/Training 79 8.08 % 138 14.11 % 217 22.19 %
Healthcare 28 2.86 % 85 8.69 % 113 11.55 %
Nonprofit, social work 56 5.73 % 109 11.15 % 165 16.87 %
Technical, mechanical, electrical work 42 4.29 % 19 1.94 % 61 6.24 %
Law enforcement, military 14 1.43 % 16 1.64 % 30 3.07 %
Legal work 7 0.72 % 15 1.53 % 22 2.25 %
Ministry (religious) 19 1.94 % 26 2.66 % 45 4.60 %
Ministry (lay) 59 6.03 % 93 9.51 % 152 15.54 %
Other 7 0.72 % 22 2.25 % 29 2.97 %
Total   378 38.65 % 600 61.35 % 978 100%