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I am a

Response Number of responses Percentage of total
Female 1169 61.66
Male 727 38.34
Total 1896 100 %

My age

ResponseMen CountMen PercentWomen CountWomen PercentTotal countTotal Percent
17 or less 111 5.85 % 192 10.13 % 303 15.98 %
18 - 19 91 4.80 % 114 6.01 % 205 10.81 %
20 - 24 134 7.07 % 292 15.40 % 426 22.47 %
25 - 29 83 4.38 % 137 7.23 % 220 11.60 %
30 - 34 67 3.53 % 96 5.06 % 163 8.60 %
35 - 39 43 2.27 % 81 4.27 % 124 6.54 %
40 - 44 50 2.64 % 54 2.85 % 104 5.49 %
45 - 49 47 2.48 % 54 2.85 % 101 5.33 %
50 - 54 37 1.95 % 49 2.58 % 86 4.54 %
55 - 59 32 1.69 % 51 2.69 % 83 4.38 %
60+ 32 1.69 % 49 2.58 % 81 4.27 %
Total   727 38.34 1169 61.66 1896 100%


My marital status is...

Response Men Count Men Percent Women Count Women Percent Total count Total Percent
Single 594 31.51 % 973 51.62 % 1567 83.13 %
Married 73 3.87 % 59 3.13 % 132 7.00 %
Widowed 6 0.32 % 23 1.22 % 29 1.54 %
Divorced with annulment 26 1.38 % 55 2.92 % 81 4.30 %
Divorced without annulment 22 1.17 % 54 2.86 % 76 4.03 %
Total   721 38.25 % 1164 61.75 % 1885 100 %


I am:

Response Men Count Men Percent Women Count Women Percent Total count Total Percent
Roman Catholic 611 32.52 % 952 50.67 % 1563 83.18 %
Eastern Catholic 8 0.43 % 11 0.59 % 19 1.01 %
Becoming a Catholic 45 2.39 % 77 4.10 % 122 6.49 %
Not a Catholic 54 2.87 % 121 6.44 % 175 9.31 %
Total   718 38.21 % 1161 61.79 % 1879 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 151 8.08 % 206 11.03 % 357 19.11 %
I have a high school diploma/secondary certificate or other equivalency (but no further formal educa 95 5.09 % 137 7.33 % 232 12.42 %
I am currently in college, university, or technical school (or have completed courses toward a degre 142 7.60 % 272 14.56 % 414 22.16 %
I have a university, college, or associate/technical degree. 322 17.24 % 543 29.07 % 865 46.31 %
Total   710 38.01 % 1158 61.99 % 1868 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 432 12.43 % 671 19.31 % 1103 31.74 %
Monastic 337 9.70 % 423 12.17 % 760 21.87 %
Cloistered/semi-cloistered 210 6.04 % 414 11.91 % 624 17.96 %
Missionary 331 9.53 % 657 18.91 % 988 28.43 %
Total   1310 37.70 % 2165 62.30 % 3475 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) 524 26.36 % 816 41.05 % 1340 67.40 %
Not worn 234 11.77 % 414 20.82 % 648 32.60 %
Total   758 38.13 % 1230 61.87 % 1988 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) 341 11.14 % 393 12.83 % 734 23.97 %
in a group of 2 or 3 284 9.27 % 393 12.83 % 677 22.11 %
in a group of 4 to 7 270 8.82 % 466 15.22 % 736 24.04 %
in a group of 8 or more 318 10.39 % 597 19.50 % 915 29.88 %
Total   1213 39.61 % 1849 60.39 % 3062 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 337 14.07 % 515 21.50 % 852 35.57 %
daily 371 15.49 % 634 26.47 % 1005 41.96 %
several times a week 221 9.23 % 317 13.24 % 538 22.46 %
Total   929 38.79 % 1466 61.21 % 2395 100 %


I am drawn to the following prayer styles:

Response Men Count Men Percent Women Count Women Percent Total count Total Percent
Rosary 460 8.10 % 764 13.45 % 1224 21.55 %
Liturgy of the Hours 367 6.46 % 521 9.17 % 888 15.64 %
Daily Mass 530 9.33 % 851 14.98 % 1381 24.32 %
Eucharistic Adoration 436 7.68 % 752 13.24 % 1188 20.92 %
Faith Sharing / Lectio Divina 367 6.46 % 631 11.11 % 998 17.57 %
Total   2160 38.03 % 3519 61.97 % 5679 100 %


I pray...

Response Men Count Men Percent Women Count Women Percent Total count Total Percent
occasionally 121 6.69 % 192 10.62 % 313 17.31 %
once or twice a day 261 14.44 % 485 26.83 % 746 41.26 %
more than two times a day 296 16.37 % 453 25.06 % 749 41.43 %
Total   678 37.50 % 1130 62.50 % 1808 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 195 10.89 % 438 24.47 % 633 35.36 %
1 year 78 4.36 % 131 7.32 % 209 11.68 %
2 years 62 3.46 % 97 5.42 % 159 8.88 %
3 years 50 2.79 % 75 4.19 % 125 6.98 %
4 years 34 1.90 % 43 2.40 % 77 4.30 %
5+ years 252 14.08 % 335 18.72 % 587 32.79 %
Total   671 37.49 % 1119 62.51 % 1790 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 534 29.65 % 935 51.92 % 1469 81.57 %
No 141 7.83 % 191 10.61 % 332 18.43 %
Total   675 37.48 % 1126 62.52 % 1801 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. 175 9.80 % 194 10.86 % 369 20.66 %
No, I have not participated in a formal discernment process. 492 27.55 % 925 51.79 % 1417 79.34 %
Total   667 37.35 % 1119 62.65 % 1786 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 0.09 % 950 28.07 % 953 28.15 %
Brother 380 11.23 % 2 0.06 % 382 11.29 %
Deacon 169 4.99 % 21 0.62 % 190 5.61 %
Lay Ministry/Associate/Service Program 189 5.58 % 351 10.37 % 540 15.95 %
Priest-Order 372 10.99 % 27 0.80 % 399 11.79 %
Priest-Diocesan 274 8.09 % 14 0.41 % 288 8.51 %
Secular Institute/Consecrated Life 190 5.61 % 404 11.94 % 594 17.55 %
Other 15 0.44 % 24 0.71 % 39 1.15 %
Total   1592 47.03 % 1793 52.97 % 3385 100 %


Are you free of debt?

Response Men Count Men Percent Women Count Women Percent Total count Total Percent
Yes 443 25.29 % 749 42.75 % 1192 68.04 %
No 194 11.07 % 317 18.09 % 511 29.17 %
Other 16 0.91 % 33 1.88 % 49 2.80 %
Total   653 37.27 % 1099 62.73 % 1752 100 %


In what languages are you proficient?

Response Men Count Men Percent Women Count Women Percent Total count Total Percent
English 591 23.25 % 985 38.75 % 1576 62.00 %
Spanish 137 5.39 % 257 10.11 % 394 15.50 %
French 61 2.40 % 95 3.74 % 156 6.14 %
Portuguese 17 0.67 % 9 0.35 % 26 1.02 %
Italian 30 1.18 % 32 1.26 % 62 2.44 %
Amer. Sign Lang. 7 0.28 % 19 0.75 % 26 1.02 %
Arabic 8 0.31 % 6 0.24 % 14 0.55 %
Bangla 1 0.04 % 0 0.00 % 1 0.04 %
Chinese 12 0.47 % 19 0.75 % 31 1.22 %
Creole 3 0.12 % 1 0.04 % 4 0.16 %
Filipino 9 0.35 % 22 0.87 % 31 1.22 %
Flemish 2 0.08 % 0 0.00 % 2 0.08 %
German 36 1.42 % 25 0.98 % 61 2.40 %
Greek 2 0.08 % 1 0.04 % 3 0.12 %
Hmong 1 0.04 % 1 0.04 % 2 0.08 %
Hungarian 1 0.04 % 3 0.12 % 4 0.16 %
Japanese 7 0.28 % 9 0.35 % 16 0.63 %
Korean 2 0.08 % 8 0.31 % 10 0.39 %
Lithuanian 2 0.08 % 0 0.00 % 2 0.08 %
Polish 11 0.43 % 8 0.31 % 19 0.75 %
Russian 8 0.31 % 13 0.51 % 21 0.83 %
Tagalog 11 0.43 % 16 0.63 % 27 1.06 %
Vietnamese 9 0.35 % 4 0.16 % 13 0.51 %
Other 13 0.51 % 28 1.10 % 41 1.61 %
Total   981 38.59 % 1561 61.41 % 2542 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 329 4.61 % 590 8.26 % 919 12.87 %
Preaching 301 4.22 % 223 3.12 % 524 7.34 %
Retreat work 252 3.53 % 519 7.27 % 771 10.80 %
Parish 293 4.10 % 384 5.38 % 677 9.48 %
Prison ministry 166 2.32 % 238 3.33 % 404 5.66 %
Prayer 348 4.87 % 587 8.22 % 935 13.09 %
Youth/campus ministry 216 3.02 % 487 6.82 % 703 9.84 %
Social Service 217 3.04 % 445 6.23 % 662 9.27 %
Healthcare 138 1.93 % 348 4.87 % 486 6.81 %
Foreign missions 206 2.88 % 364 5.10 % 570 7.98 %
Manual labor 203 2.84 % 245 3.43 % 448 6.27 %
Other 14 0.20 % 28 0.39 % 42 0.59 %
Total   2683 37.57 % 4458 62.43 % 7141 100 %


I have received the following religious training:

Response Men Count Men Percent Women Count Women Percent Total count Total Percent
Catholic school 260 21.31 % 490 40.16 % 750 61.48 %
Theological school 49 4.02 % 62 5.08 % 111 9.10 %
CCD (Confraternity of Christian Doctrine) 88 7.21 % 148 12.13 % 236 19.34 %
Other 38 3.11 % 85 6.97 % 123 10.08 %
Total   435 35.66 % 785 64.34 % 1220 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 173 4.91 % 333 9.46 % 506 14.38 %
Preaching 76 2.16 % 72 2.05 % 148 4.20 %
Retreat work 98 2.78 % 258 7.33 % 356 10.11 %
Parish 191 5.43 % 355 10.09 % 546 15.51 %
Prison ministry 32 0.91 % 13 0.37 % 45 1.28 %
Prayer 223 6.34 % 388 11.02 % 611 17.36 %
Youth/campus ministry 138 3.92 % 320 9.09 % 458 13.01 %
Social Service 115 3.27 % 174 4.94 % 289 8.21 %
Healthcare 48 1.36 % 100 2.84 % 148 4.20 %
Foreign missions 27 0.77 % 65 1.85 % 92 2.61 %
Manual labor 116 3.30 % 141 4.01 % 257 7.30 %
Other 25 0.71 % 39 1.11 % 64 1.82 %
Total   1262 35.85 % 2258 64.15 % 3520 100 %


I have worked in the following areas:

Response Men Count Men Percent Women Count Women Percent Total count Total Percent
Business 170 7.09 % 226 9.43 % 396 16.52 %
Education/Training 184 7.68 % 339 14.14 % 523 21.82 %
Healthcare 69 2.88 % 192 8.01 % 261 10.89 %
Nonprofit, social work 132 5.51 % 251 10.47 % 383 15.98 %
Technical, mechanical, electrical work 96 4.01 % 52 2.17 % 148 6.17 %
Law enforcement, military 43 1.79 % 26 1.08 % 69 2.88 %
Legal work 33 1.38 % 42 1.75 % 75 3.13 %
Ministry (religious) 38 1.59 % 59 2.46 % 97 4.05 %
Ministry (lay) 124 5.17 % 231 9.64 % 355 14.81 %
Other 31 1.29 % 59 2.46 % 90 3.75 %
Total   920 38.38 % 1477 61.62 % 2397 100 %