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Prospect-Response Statistics for:


I am a

Response Number of responses Percentage of total
Female 407 63.59
Male 233 36.41
Total 640 100 %

My age

ResponseMen CountMen PercentWomen CountWomen PercentTotal countTotal Percent
17 or less 12 1.88 % 39 6.09 % 51 7.97 %
18 - 19 20 3.12 % 41 6.41 % 61 9.53 %
20 - 24 52 8.12 % 105 16.41 % 157 24.53 %
25 - 29 32 5.00 % 60 9.38 % 92 14.38 %
30 - 34 29 4.53 % 28 4.38 % 57 8.91 %
35 - 39 19 2.97 % 32 5.00 % 51 7.97 %
40 - 44 17 2.66 % 21 3.28 % 38 5.94 %
45 - 49 15 2.34 % 15 2.34 % 30 4.69 %
50 - 54 13 2.03 % 18 2.81 % 31 4.84 %
55 - 59 12 1.88 % 26 4.06 % 38 5.94 %
60+ 12 1.88 % 22 3.44 % 34 5.31 %
Total   233 36.41 407 63.59 640 100%


My marital status is...

Response Men Count Men Percent Women Count Women Percent Total count Total Percent
Single 188 29.61 % 330 51.97 % 518 81.57 %
Married 25 3.94 % 23 3.62 % 48 7.56 %
Widowed 2 0.31 % 13 2.05 % 15 2.36 %
Divorced with annulment 8 1.26 % 24 3.78 % 32 5.04 %
Divorced without annulment 7 1.10 % 15 2.36 % 22 3.46 %
Total   230 36.22 % 405 63.78 % 635 100 %


I am:

Response Men Count Men Percent Women Count Women Percent Total count Total Percent
Roman Catholic 198 31.18 % 348 54.80 % 546 85.98 %
Eastern Catholic 2 0.31 % 5 0.79 % 7 1.10 %
Becoming a Catholic 17 2.68 % 23 3.62 % 40 6.30 %
Not a Catholic 13 2.05 % 29 4.57 % 42 6.61 %
Total   230 36.22 % 405 63.78 % 635 100 %


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 18 2.85 % 33 5.22 % 51 8.07 %
I have a high school diploma/secondary certificate or other equivalency (but no further formal educa 37 5.85 % 51 8.07 % 88 13.92 %
I am currently in college, university, or technical school (or have completed courses toward a degre 44 6.96 % 104 16.46 % 148 23.42 %
I have a university, college, or associate/technical degree. 129 20.41 % 216 34.18 % 345 54.59 %
Total   228 36.08 % 404 63.92 % 632 100 %


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 139 11.25 % 228 18.45 % 367 29.69 %
Monastic 132 10.68 % 156 12.62 % 288 23.30 %
Cloistered/semi-cloistered 75 6.07 % 144 11.65 % 219 17.72 %
Missionary 116 9.39 % 246 19.90 % 362 29.29 %
Total   462 37.38 % 774 62.62 % 1236 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) 191 27.52 % 324 46.69 % 515 74.21 %
Not worn 62 8.93 % 117 16.86 % 179 25.79 %
Total   253 36.46 % 441 63.54 % 694 100 %


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) 126 11.69 % 128 11.87 % 254 23.56 %
in a group of 2 or 3 88 8.16 % 121 11.22 % 209 19.39 %
in a group of 4 to 7 94 8.72 % 166 15.40 % 260 24.12 %
in a group of 8 or more 110 10.20 % 245 22.73 % 355 32.93 %
Total   418 38.78 % 660 61.22 % 1078 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 130 15.59 % 199 23.86 % 329 39.45 %
daily 128 15.35 % 222 26.62 % 350 41.97 %
several times a week 69 8.27 % 86 10.31 % 155 18.59 %
Total   327 39.21 % 507 60.79 % 834 100 %


I am drawn to the following prayer styles:

Response Men Count Men Percent Women Count Women Percent Total count Total Percent
Rosary 161 7.75 % 286 13.77 % 447 21.52 %
Liturgy of the Hours 130 6.26 % 202 9.73 % 332 15.98 %
Daily Mass 190 9.15 % 317 15.26 % 507 24.41 %
Eucharistic Adoration 154 7.41 % 284 13.67 % 438 21.09 %
Faith Sharing / Lectio Divina 129 6.21 % 224 10.78 % 353 17.00 %
Total   764 36.78 % 1313 63.22 % 2077 100 %


I pray...

Response Men Count Men Percent Women Count Women Percent Total count Total Percent
occasionally 27 4.38 % 59 9.58 % 86 13.96 %
once or twice a day 72 11.69 % 163 26.46 % 235 38.15 %
more than two times a day 122 19.81 % 173 28.08 % 295 47.89 %
Total   221 35.88 % 395 64.12 % 616 100 %


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 40 6.51 % 126 20.52 % 166 27.04 %
1 year 25 4.07 % 47 7.65 % 72 11.73 %
2 years 30 4.89 % 44 7.17 % 74 12.05 %
3 years 23 3.75 % 37 6.03 % 60 9.77 %
4 years 13 2.12 % 15 2.44 % 28 4.56 %
5+ years 89 14.50 % 125 20.36 % 214 34.85 %
Total   220 35.83 % 394 64.17 % 614 100 %


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 174 28.34 % 334 54.40 % 508 82.74 %
No 46 7.49 % 60 9.77 % 106 17.26 %
Total   220 35.83 % 394 64.17 % 614 100 %


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. 65 10.62 % 68 11.11 % 133 21.73 %
No, I have not participated in a formal discernment process. 155 25.33 % 324 52.94 % 479 78.27 %
Total   220 35.95 % 392 64.05 % 612 100 %


I am exploring the following vocations and/or lifestyles:

Response Men Count Men Percent Women Count Women Percent Total count Total Percent
Sister 1 0.08 % 353 28.89 % 354 28.97 %
Brother 136 11.13 % 1 0.08 % 137 11.21 %
Deacon 60 4.91 % 6 0.49 % 66 5.40 %
Lay Ministry/Associate/Service Program 63 5.16 % 125 10.23 % 188 15.38 %
Priest-Order 139 11.37 % 9 0.74 % 148 12.11 %
Priest-Diocesan 93 7.61 % 3 0.25 % 96 7.86 %
Secular Institute/Consecrated Life 70 5.73 % 150 12.28 % 220 18.00 %
Other 3 0.25 % 10 0.82 % 13 1.06 %
Total   565 46.24 % 657 53.76 % 1222 100 %


Are you free of debt?

Response Men Count Men Percent Women Count Women Percent Total count Total Percent
Yes 142 23.43 % 258 42.57 % 400 66.01 %
No 72 11.88 % 112 18.48 % 184 30.36 %
Other 9 1.49 % 13 2.15 % 22 3.63 %
Total   223 36.80 % 383 63.20 % 606 100 %


In what languages are you proficient?

Response Men Count Men Percent Women Count Women Percent Total count Total Percent
English 198 23.63 % 336 40.10 % 534 63.72 %
Spanish 44 5.25 % 103 12.29 % 147 17.54 %
French 18 2.15 % 23 2.74 % 41 4.89 %
Portuguese 5 0.60 % 1 0.12 % 6 0.72 %
Italian 10 1.19 % 8 0.95 % 18 2.15 %
Amer. Sign Lang. 2 0.24 % 8 0.95 % 10 1.19 %
Arabic 3 0.36 % 2 0.24 % 5 0.60 %
Chinese 0 0.00 % 4 0.48 % 4 0.48 %
Filipino 2 0.24 % 7 0.84 % 9 1.07 %
German 9 1.07 % 12 1.43 % 21 2.51 %
Greek 0 0.00 % 1 0.12 % 1 0.12 %
Hmong 0 0.00 % 1 0.12 % 1 0.12 %
Hungarian 0 0.00 % 2 0.24 % 2 0.24 %
Japanese 2 0.24 % 1 0.12 % 3 0.36 %
Korean 0 0.00 % 2 0.24 % 2 0.24 %
Polish 6 0.72 % 2 0.24 % 8 0.95 %
Russian 0 0.00 % 2 0.24 % 2 0.24 %
Tagalog 5 0.60 % 2 0.24 % 7 0.84 %
Vietnamese 3 0.36 % 1 0.12 % 4 0.48 %
Other 5 0.60 % 8 0.95 % 13 1.55 %
Total   312 37.23 % 526 62.77 % 838 100 %


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 119 4.55 % 211 8.08 % 330 12.63 %
Preaching 116 4.44 % 80 3.06 % 196 7.50 %
Retreat work 95 3.64 % 188 7.19 % 283 10.83 %
Parish 107 4.09 % 142 5.43 % 249 9.53 %
Prison ministry 65 2.49 % 81 3.10 % 146 5.59 %
Prayer 128 4.90 % 212 8.11 % 340 13.01 %
Youth/campus ministry 78 2.99 % 178 6.81 % 256 9.80 %
Social Service 80 3.06 % 162 6.20 % 242 9.26 %
Healthcare 47 1.80 % 118 4.52 % 165 6.31 %
Foreign missions 79 3.02 % 142 5.43 % 221 8.46 %
Manual labor 78 2.99 % 95 3.64 % 173 6.62 %
Other 5 0.19 % 7 0.27 % 12 0.46 %
Total   997 38.16 % 1616 61.84 % 2613 100 %


I have received the following religious training:

Response Men Count Men Percent Women Count Women Percent Total count Total Percent
Catholic school 85 19.54 % 179 41.15 % 264 60.69 %
Theological school 24 5.52 % 28 6.44 % 52 11.95 %
CCD (Confraternity of Christian Doctrine) 29 6.67 % 55 12.64 % 84 19.31 %
Other 9 2.07 % 26 5.98 % 35 8.05 %
Total   147 33.79 % 288 66.21 % 435 100 %


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 63 4.68 % 131 9.73 % 194 14.40 %
Preaching 36 2.67 % 27 2.00 % 63 4.68 %
Retreat work 39 2.90 % 98 7.28 % 137 10.17 %
Parish 66 4.90 % 140 10.39 % 206 15.29 %
Prison ministry 15 1.11 % 3 0.22 % 18 1.34 %
Prayer 87 6.46 % 149 11.06 % 236 17.52 %
Youth/campus ministry 50 3.71 % 129 9.58 % 179 13.29 %
Social Service 47 3.49 % 64 4.75 % 111 8.24 %
Healthcare 21 1.56 % 38 2.82 % 59 4.38 %
Foreign missions 13 0.97 % 26 1.93 % 39 2.90 %
Manual labor 41 3.04 % 45 3.34 % 86 6.38 %
Other 7 0.52 % 12 0.89 % 19 1.41 %
Total   485 36.01 % 862 63.99 % 1347 100 %


I have worked in the following areas:

Response Men Count Men Percent Women Count Women Percent Total count Total Percent
Business 64 6.92 % 89 9.62 % 153 16.54 %
Education/Training 63 6.81 % 135 14.59 % 198 21.41 %
Healthcare 28 3.03 % 73 7.89 % 101 10.92 %
Nonprofit, social work 54 5.84 % 93 10.05 % 147 15.89 %
Technical, mechanical, electrical work 36 3.89 % 19 2.05 % 55 5.95 %
Law enforcement, military 19 2.05 % 13 1.41 % 32 3.46 %
Legal work 11 1.19 % 16 1.73 % 27 2.92 %
Ministry (religious) 13 1.41 % 21 2.27 % 34 3.68 %
Ministry (lay) 48 5.19 % 91 9.84 % 139 15.03 %
Other 10 1.08 % 29 3.14 % 39 4.22 %
Total   346 37.41 % 579 62.59 % 925 100 %