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I am a

Response Number of responses Percentage of total
Female 1400 57.76
Male 1024 42.24
Total 2424 100 %

My age

ResponseMen CountMen PercentWomen CountWomen PercentTotal countTotal Percent
17 or less 254 10.48 % 271 11.18 % 525 21.66 %
18 - 19 163 6.72 % 218 8.99 % 381 15.72 %
20 - 24 190 7.84 % 316 13.04 % 506 20.87 %
25 - 29 128 5.28 % 175 7.22 % 303 12.50 %
30 - 34 64 2.64 % 101 4.17 % 165 6.81 %
35 - 39 57 2.35 % 61 2.52 % 118 4.87 %
40 - 44 39 1.61 % 53 2.19 % 92 3.80 %
45 - 49 34 1.40 % 58 2.39 % 92 3.80 %
50 - 54 31 1.28 % 54 2.23 % 85 3.51 %
55 - 59 28 1.16 % 40 1.65 % 68 2.81 %
60+ 36 1.49 % 53 2.19 % 89 3.67 %
Total   1024 42.24 1400 57.76 2424 100%


My marital status is...

Response Men Count Men Percent Women Count Women Percent Total count Total Percent
Single 895 37.11 % 1204 49.92 % 2099 87.02 %
Married 66 2.74 % 62 2.57 % 128 5.31 %
Widowed 9 0.37 % 28 1.16 % 37 1.53 %
Divorced with annulment 37 1.53 % 46 1.91 % 83 3.44 %
Divorced without annulment 10 0.41 % 55 2.28 % 65 2.69 %
Total   1017 42.16 % 1395 57.84 % 2412 100%


I am:

Response Men Count Men Percent Women Count Women Percent Total count Total Percent
Roman Catholic 841 34.94 % 1184 49.19 % 2025 84.13 %
Eastern Catholic 16 0.66 % 11 0.46 % 27 1.12 %
Becoming a Catholic 62 2.58 % 75 3.12 % 137 5.69 %
Not a Catholic 94 3.91 % 124 5.15 % 218 9.06 %
Total   1013 42.09 % 1394 57.91 % 2407 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 318 13.27 % 340 14.18 % 658 27.45 %
I have a high school diploma/secondary certificate or other equivalency (but no further formal educa 101 4.21 % 112 4.67 % 213 8.89 %
I am currently in college, university, or technical school (or have completed courses toward a degre 217 9.05 % 319 13.31 % 536 22.36 %
I have a university, college, or associate/technical degree. 371 15.48 % 619 25.82 % 990 41.30 %
Total   1007 42.01 % 1390 57.99 % 2397 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 609 14.67 % 788 18.98 % 1397 33.65 %
Monastic 371 8.94 % 475 11.44 % 846 20.38 %
Cloistered/semi-cloistered 265 6.38 % 468 11.27 % 733 17.65 %
Missionary 420 10.12 % 756 18.21 % 1176 28.32 %
Total   1665 40.10 % 2487 59.90 % 4152 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) 662 26.80 % 925 37.45 % 1587 64.25 %
Not worn 352 14.25 % 531 21.50 % 883 35.75 %
Total   1014 41.05 % 1456 58.95 % 2470 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) 439 11.39 % 465 12.06 % 904 23.45 %
in a group of 2 or 3 365 9.47 % 516 13.39 % 881 22.85 %
in a group of 4 to 7 375 9.73 % 573 14.86 % 948 24.59 %
in a group of 8 or more 427 11.08 % 695 18.03 % 1122 29.11 %
Total   1606 41.66 % 2249 58.34 % 3855 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 416 13.84 % 605 20.13 % 1021 33.98 %
daily 528 17.57 % 773 25.72 % 1301 43.29 %
several times a week 273 9.08 % 410 13.64 % 683 22.73 %
Total   1217 40.50 % 1788 59.50 % 3005 100%


I am drawn to the following prayer styles:

Response Men Count Men Percent Women Count Women Percent Total count Total Percent
Rosary 602 8.54 % 883 12.52 % 1485 21.06 %
Liturgy of the Hours 500 7.09 % 627 8.89 % 1127 15.99 %
Daily Mass 693 9.83 % 989 14.03 % 1682 23.86 %
Eucharistic Adoration 595 8.44 % 916 12.99 % 1511 21.43 %
Faith Sharing / Lectio Divina 475 6.74 % 770 10.92 % 1245 17.66 %
Total   2865 40.64 % 4185 59.36 % 7050 100%


I pray...

Response Men Count Men Percent Women Count Women Percent Total count Total Percent
occasionally 207 8.90 % 248 10.66 % 455 19.56 %
once or twice a day 349 15.00 % 542 23.30 % 891 38.31 %
more than two times a day 415 17.84 % 565 24.29 % 980 42.13 %
Total   971 41.75 % 1355 58.25 % 2326 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 325 14.27 % 522 22.91 % 847 37.18 %
1 year 93 4.08 % 174 7.64 % 267 11.72 %
2 years 106 4.65 % 131 5.75 % 237 10.40 %
3 years 69 3.03 % 99 4.35 % 168 7.37 %
4 years 41 1.80 % 62 2.72 % 103 4.52 %
5+ years 311 13.65 % 345 15.14 % 656 28.80 %
Total   945 41.48 % 1333 58.52 % 2278 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 789 34.24 % 1158 50.26 % 1947 84.51 %
No 171 7.42 % 186 8.07 % 357 15.49 %
Total   960 41.67 % 1344 58.33 % 2304 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. 234 10.27 % 212 9.30 % 446 19.57 %
No, I have not participated in a formal discernment process. 714 31.33 % 1119 49.10 % 1833 80.43 %
Total   948 41.60 % 1331 58.40 % 2279 100%


I am exploring the following vocations and/or lifestyles:

Response Men Count Men Percent Women Count Women Percent Total count Total Percent
Sister 6 0.14 % 1108 25.14 % 1114 25.27 %
Brother 518 11.75 % 8 0.18 % 526 11.93 %
Deacon 264 5.99 % 19 0.43 % 283 6.42 %
Lay Ministry/Associate/Service Program 286 6.49 % 490 11.12 % 776 17.60 %
Priest-Order 500 11.34 % 10 0.23 % 510 11.57 %
Priest-Diocesan 342 7.76 % 9 0.20 % 351 7.96 %
Secular Institute/Consecrated Life 277 6.28 % 500 11.34 % 777 17.63 %
Other 34 0.77 % 37 0.84 % 71 1.61 %
Total   2227 50.52 % 2181 49.48 % 4408 100%


Are you free of debt?

Response Men Count Men Percent Women Count Women Percent Total count Total Percent
Yes 684 30.66 % 935 41.91 % 1619 72.57 %
No 216 9.68 % 337 15.11 % 553 24.79 %
Other 25 1.12 % 34 1.52 % 59 2.64 %
Total   925 41.46 % 1306 58.54 % 2231 100%


In what languages are you proficient?

Response Men Count Men Percent Women Count Women Percent Total count Total Percent
English 867 25.14 % 1200 34.80 % 2067 59.95 %
Spanish 234 6.79 % 348 10.09 % 582 16.88 %
French 77 2.23 % 100 2.90 % 177 5.13 %
Portuguese 28 0.81 % 21 0.61 % 49 1.42 %
Italian 40 1.16 % 37 1.07 % 77 2.23 %
Amer. Sign Lang. 12 0.35 % 31 0.90 % 43 1.25 %
Arabic 11 0.32 % 8 0.23 % 19 0.55 %
Bangla 4 0.12 % 4 0.12 % 8 0.23 %
Chinese 17 0.49 % 21 0.61 % 38 1.10 %
Creole 5 0.15 % 6 0.17 % 11 0.32 %
Filipino 18 0.52 % 21 0.61 % 39 1.13 %
Flemish 6 0.17 % 6 0.17 % 12 0.35 %
German 36 1.04 % 47 1.36 % 83 2.41 %
Greek 4 0.12 % 7 0.20 % 11 0.32 %
Hmong 4 0.12 % 3 0.09 % 7 0.20 %
Hungarian 5 0.15 % 3 0.09 % 8 0.23 %
Japanese 7 0.20 % 9 0.26 % 16 0.46 %
Korean 6 0.17 % 15 0.44 % 21 0.61 %
Lithuanian 4 0.12 % 6 0.17 % 10 0.29 %
Polish 12 0.35 % 12 0.35 % 24 0.70 %
Russian 12 0.35 % 10 0.29 % 22 0.64 %
Tagalog 14 0.41 % 19 0.55 % 33 0.96 %
Vietnamese 13 0.38 % 8 0.23 % 21 0.61 %
Other 27 0.78 % 43 1.25 % 70 2.03 %
Total   1463 42.43 % 1985 57.57 % 3448 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 486 5.49 % 686 7.75 % 1172 13.25 %
Preaching 383 4.33 % 295 3.33 % 678 7.66 %
Retreat work 364 4.11 % 657 7.43 % 1021 11.54 %
Parish 355 4.01 % 452 5.11 % 807 9.12 %
Prison ministry 205 2.32 % 265 3.00 % 470 5.31 %
Prayer 469 5.30 % 666 7.53 % 1135 12.83 %
Youth/campus ministry 311 3.52 % 590 6.67 % 901 10.19 %
Social Service 274 3.10 % 501 5.66 % 775 8.76 %
Healthcare 164 1.85 % 399 4.51 % 563 6.36 %
Foreign missions 267 3.02 % 471 5.32 % 738 8.34 %
Manual labor 239 2.70 % 284 3.21 % 523 5.91 %
Other 26 0.29 % 37 0.42 % 63 0.71 %
Total   3543 40.05 % 5303 59.95 % 8846 100%


I have received the following religious training:

Response Men Count Men Percent Women Count Women Percent Total count Total Percent
Catholic school 431 26.72 % 589 36.52 % 1020 63.24 %
Theological school 67 4.15 % 78 4.84 % 145 8.99 %
CCD (Confraternity of Christian Doctrine) 91 5.64 % 179 11.10 % 270 16.74 %
Other 73 4.53 % 105 6.51 % 178 11.04 %
Total   662 41.04 % 951 58.96 % 1613 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 257 5.70 % 378 8.39 % 635 14.09 %
Preaching 89 1.97 % 101 2.24 % 190 4.22 %
Retreat work 195 4.33 % 297 6.59 % 492 10.92 %
Parish 267 5.92 % 402 8.92 % 669 14.84 %
Prison ministry 38 0.84 % 30 0.67 % 68 1.51 %
Prayer 282 6.26 % 465 10.32 % 747 16.57 %
Youth/campus ministry 225 4.99 % 403 8.94 % 628 13.93 %
Social Service 122 2.71 % 204 4.53 % 326 7.23 %
Healthcare 74 1.64 % 133 2.95 % 207 4.59 %
Foreign missions 47 1.04 % 90 2.00 % 137 3.04 %
Manual labor 178 3.95 % 160 3.55 % 338 7.50 %
Other 27 0.60 % 43 0.95 % 70 1.55 %
Total   1801 39.96 % 2706 60.04 % 4507 100%


I have worked in the following areas:

Response Men Count Men Percent Women Count Women Percent Total count Total Percent
Business 208 7.22 % 252 8.75 % 460 15.97 %
Education/Training 235 8.16 % 380 13.19 % 615 21.35 %
Healthcare 86 2.99 % 227 7.88 % 313 10.87 %
Nonprofit, social work 168 5.83 % 321 11.15 % 489 16.98 %
Technical, mechanical, electrical work 128 4.44 % 56 1.94 % 184 6.39 %
Law enforcement, military 52 1.81 % 37 1.28 % 89 3.09 %
Legal work 33 1.15 % 41 1.42 % 74 2.57 %
Ministry (religious) 45 1.56 % 79 2.74 % 124 4.31 %
Ministry (lay) 172 5.97 % 250 8.68 % 422 14.65 %
Other 42 1.46 % 68 2.36 % 110 3.82 %
Total   1169 40.59 % 1711 59.41 % 2880 100%