Prospect-Response Statistics for...

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Prospect-Response Statistics for:


I am a

Response Number of responses Percentage of total
Female 1082 60.35
Male 711 39.65
Total 1793 100 %

My age

ResponseMen CountMen PercentWomen CountWomen PercentTotal countTotal Percent
17 or less 89 4.96 % 152 8.48 % 241 13.44 %
18 - 19 84 4.68 % 122 6.80 % 206 11.49 %
20 - 24 149 8.31 % 234 13.05 % 383 21.36 %
25 - 29 110 6.13 % 134 7.47 % 244 13.61 %
30 - 34 80 4.46 % 75 4.18 % 155 8.64 %
35 - 39 50 2.79 % 79 4.41 % 129 7.19 %
40 - 44 37 2.06 % 65 3.63 % 102 5.69 %
45 - 49 37 2.06 % 58 3.23 % 95 5.30 %
50 - 54 31 1.73 % 60 3.35 % 91 5.08 %
55 - 59 19 1.06 % 47 2.62 % 66 3.68 %
60+ 25 1.39 % 56 3.12 % 81 4.52 %
Total   711 39.65 1082 60.35 1793 100%


My marital status is...

Response Men Count Men Percent Women Count Women Percent Total count Total Percent
Single 596 33.30 % 862 48.16 % 1458 81.45 %
Married 63 3.52 % 69 3.85 % 132 7.37 %
Widowed 4 0.22 % 24 1.34 % 28 1.56 %
Divorced with annulment 28 1.56 % 57 3.18 % 85 4.75 %
Divorced without annulment 20 1.12 % 67 3.74 % 87 4.86 %
Total   711 39.72 % 1079 60.28 % 1790 100 %


I am:

Response Men Count Men Percent Women Count Women Percent Total count Total Percent
Roman Catholic 597 33.33 % 871 48.63 % 1468 81.97 %
Eastern Catholic 14 0.78 % 16 0.89 % 30 1.68 %
Becoming a Catholic 60 3.35 % 91 5.08 % 151 8.43 %
Not a Catholic 40 2.23 % 102 5.70 % 142 7.93 %
Total   711 39.70 % 1080 60.30 % 1791 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 0.18 % 897 26.44 % 903 26.62 %
Brother 399 11.76 % 5 0.15 % 404 11.91 %
Deacon 182 5.37 % 17 0.50 % 199 5.87 %
Lay Ministry/Associate/Service Program 207 6.10 % 338 9.96 % 545 16.07 %
Priest-Order 407 12.00 % 16 0.47 % 423 12.47 %
Priest-Diocesan 267 7.87 % 15 0.44 % 282 8.31 %
Secular Institute/Consecrated Life 223 6.57 % 413 12.18 % 636 18.75 %
Total   1691 49.85 % 1701 50.15 % 3392 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 475 13.10 % 693 19.11 % 1168 32.21 %
Monastic 378 10.42 % 530 14.62 % 908 25.04 %
Cloistered/semi-cloistered 259 7.14 % 444 12.24 % 703 19.39 %
Missionary 329 9.07 % 518 14.29 % 847 23.36 %
Total   1441 39.74 % 2185 60.26 % 3626 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 133 7.45 % 198 11.09 % 331 18.54 %
I have a high school diploma/secondary certificate or other equivalency (but no further formal educa 115 6.44 % 141 7.90 % 256 14.34 %
I am currently in college, university, or technical school (or have completed courses toward a degre 138 7.73 % 215 12.04 % 353 19.78 %
I have a university, college, or associate/technical degree. 322 18.04 % 523 29.30 % 845 47.34 %
Total   708 39.66 % 1077 60.34 % 1785 100 %


I would like to enter a organization in which a habit or distinctive religious garb is... (Note)

Response Men Count Men Percent Women Count Women Percent Total count Total Percent
Worn (some or all of the time) 565 28.67 % 848 43.02 % 1413 71.69 %
Not worn 215 10.91 % 343 17.40 % 558 28.31 %
Total   780 39.57 % 1191 60.43 % 1971 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) 120 9.28 % 168 12.99 % 288 22.27 %
in a group of 2 or 3 100 7.73 % 159 12.30 % 259 20.03 %
in a group of 4 to 7 125 9.67 % 212 16.40 % 337 26.06 %
in a group of 8 or more 137 10.60 % 272 21.04 % 409 31.63 %
Total   482 37.28 % 811 62.72 % 1293 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 124 12.65 % 250 25.51 % 374 38.16 %
daily 160 16.33 % 261 26.63 % 421 42.96 %
several times a week 66 6.73 % 119 12.14 % 185 18.88 %
Total   350 35.71 % 630 64.29 % 980 100 %


In what languages are you proficient?

Response Men Count Men Percent Women Count Women Percent Total count Total Percent
English 247 24.00 % 434 42.18 % 681 66.18 %
Spanish 55 5.34 % 76 7.39 % 131 12.73 %
French 25 2.43 % 30 2.92 % 55 5.34 %
Portuguese 8 0.78 % 5 0.49 % 13 1.26 %
Italian 12 1.17 % 10 0.97 % 22 2.14 %
Amer. Sign Lang. 2 0.19 % 11 1.07 % 13 1.26 %
Arabic 3 0.29 % 2 0.19 % 5 0.49 %
Bangla 0 0.00 % 2 0.19 % 2 0.19 %
Chinese 3 0.29 % 7 0.68 % 10 0.97 %
Creole 0 0.00 % 3 0.29 % 3 0.29 %
Filipino 4 0.39 % 6 0.58 % 10 0.97 %
Flemish 1 0.10 % 1 0.10 % 2 0.19 %
German 11 1.07 % 16 1.55 % 27 2.62 %
Greek 0 0.00 % 1 0.10 % 1 0.10 %
Hmong 0 0.00 % 1 0.10 % 1 0.10 %
Hungarian 0 0.00 % 2 0.19 % 2 0.19 %
Japanese 0 0.00 % 6 0.58 % 6 0.58 %
Korean 0 0.00 % 2 0.19 % 2 0.19 %
Lithuanian 1 0.10 % 2 0.19 % 3 0.29 %
Polish 6 0.58 % 5 0.49 % 11 1.07 %
Russian 3 0.29 % 6 0.58 % 9 0.87 %
Tagalog 4 0.39 % 7 0.68 % 11 1.07 %
Vietnamese 1 0.10 % 8 0.78 % 9 0.87 %
Total   386 37.51 % 643 62.49 % 1029 100 %


I am drawn to the following prayer styles:

Response Men Count Men Percent Women Count Women Percent Total count Total Percent
Rosary 195 7.97 % 324 13.24 % 519 21.20 %
Liturgy of the Hours 164 6.70 % 252 10.29 % 416 16.99 %
Daily Mass 224 9.15 % 364 14.87 % 588 24.02 %
Eucharistic Adoration 190 7.76 % 347 14.17 % 537 21.94 %
Faith Sharing / Lectio Divina 141 5.76 % 247 10.09 % 388 15.85 %
Total   914 37.34 % 1534 62.66 % 2448 100 %


I pray...

Response Men Count Men Percent Women Count Women Percent Total count Total Percent
occasionally 27 3.92 % 44 6.39 % 71 10.30 %
once or twice a day 88 12.77 % 191 27.72 % 279 40.49 %
more than two times a day 135 19.59 % 204 29.61 % 339 49.20 %
Total   250 36.28 % 439 63.72 % 689 100 %


Are you free of debt?

Response Men Count Men Percent Women Count Women Percent Total count Total Percent
Yes 185 26.66 % 293 42.22 % 478 68.88 %
No 66 9.51 % 145 20.89 % 211 30.40 %
Other 1 0.14 % 4 0.58 % 5 0.72 %
Total   252 36.31 % 442 63.69 % 694 100 %


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 70 10.20 % 147 21.43 % 217 31.63 %
1 year 31 4.52 % 62 9.04 % 93 13.56 %
2 years 29 4.23 % 34 4.96 % 63 9.18 %
3 years 19 2.77 % 39 5.69 % 58 8.45 %
4 years 11 1.60 % 14 2.04 % 25 3.64 %
5+ years 89 12.97 % 141 20.55 % 230 33.53 %
Total   249 36.30 % 437 63.70 % 686 100 %


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 191 27.84 % 359 52.33 % 550 80.17 %
No 56 8.16 % 80 11.66 % 136 19.83 %
Total   247 36.01 % 439 63.99 % 686 100 %


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 171 4.98 % 265 7.71 % 436 12.69 %
Preaching 156 4.54 % 135 3.93 % 291 8.47 %
Retreat work 130 3.78 % 257 7.48 % 387 11.26 %
Parish 145 4.22 % 201 5.85 % 346 10.07 %
Prison ministry 83 2.41 % 103 3.00 % 186 5.41 %
Prayer 161 4.68 % 305 8.87 % 466 13.56 %
Youth/campus ministry 104 3.03 % 230 6.69 % 334 9.72 %
Social Service 96 2.79 % 193 5.62 % 289 8.41 %
Healthcare 69 2.01 % 166 4.83 % 235 6.84 %
Foreign missions 93 2.71 % 142 4.13 % 235 6.84 %
Manual labor 103 3.00 % 127 3.70 % 230 6.69 %
Other 0 0.00 % 2 0.06 % 2 0.06 %
Total   1311 38.14 % 2126 61.86 % 3437 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. 68 10.03 % 59 8.70 % 127 18.73 %
No, I have not participated in a formal discernment process. 178 26.25 % 373 55.01 % 551 81.27 %
Total   246 36.28 % 432 63.72 % 678 100 %


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 86 5.34 % 154 9.57 % 240 14.91 %
Preaching 39 2.42 % 45 2.80 % 84 5.22 %
Retreat work 46 2.86 % 96 5.96 % 142 8.82 %
Parish 97 6.02 % 157 9.75 % 254 15.78 %
Prison ministry 9 0.56 % 7 0.43 % 16 0.99 %
Prayer 105 6.52 % 197 12.24 % 302 18.76 %
Youth/campus ministry 77 4.78 % 149 9.25 % 226 14.04 %
Social Service 46 2.86 % 75 4.66 % 121 7.52 %
Healthcare 26 1.61 % 63 3.91 % 89 5.53 %
Foreign missions 9 0.56 % 26 1.61 % 35 2.17 %
Manual labor 46 2.86 % 55 3.42 % 101 6.27 %
Total   586 36.40 % 1024 63.60 % 1610 100 %


I have received the following religious training:

Response Men Count Men Percent Women Count Women Percent Total count Total Percent
Catholic school 123 24.50 % 202 40.24 % 325 64.74 %
Theological school 33 6.57 % 29 5.78 % 62 12.35 %
CCD (Confraternity of Christian Doctrine) 39 7.77 % 73 14.54 % 112 22.31 %
Other 1 0.20 % 2 0.40 % 3 0.60 %
Total   196 39.04 % 306 60.96 % 502 100 %


I have worked in the following areas:

Response Men Count Men Percent Women Count Women Percent Total count Total Percent
Business 69 6.26 % 107 9.70 % 176 15.96 %
Education/Training 85 7.71 % 162 14.69 % 247 22.39 %
Healthcare 34 3.08 % 117 10.61 % 151 13.69 %
Nonprofit, social work 56 5.08 % 111 10.06 % 167 15.14 %
Technical, mechanical, electrical work 45 4.08 % 28 2.54 % 73 6.62 %
Law enforcement, military 23 2.09 % 17 1.54 % 40 3.63 %
Legal work 14 1.27 % 21 1.90 % 35 3.17 %
Ministry (religious) 17 1.54 % 31 2.81 % 48 4.35 %
Ministry (lay) 58 5.26 % 107 9.70 % 165 14.96 %
Other 0 0.00 % 1 0.09 % 1 0.09 %
Total   401 36.36 % 702 63.64 % 1103 100 %