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I am a

Response Number of responses Percentage of total
Female 3070 60.01
Male 2046 39.99
Total 5116 100 %

My age

ResponseMen CountMen PercentWomen CountWomen PercentTotal countTotal Percent
17 or less 439 8.58 % 575 11.24 % 1014 19.82 %
18 - 19 384 7.51 % 513 10.03 % 897 17.53 %
20 - 24 388 7.58 % 604 11.81 % 992 19.39 %
25 - 29 280 5.47 % 403 7.88 % 683 13.35 %
30 - 34 120 2.35 % 237 4.63 % 357 6.98 %
35 - 39 108 2.11 % 148 2.89 % 256 5.00 %
40 - 44 86 1.68 % 130 2.54 % 216 4.22 %
45 - 49 66 1.29 % 119 2.33 % 185 3.62 %
50 - 54 63 1.23 % 118 2.31 % 181 3.54 %
55 - 59 52 1.02 % 104 2.03 % 156 3.05 %
60+ 60 1.17 % 119 2.33 % 179 3.50 %
Total   2046 39.99 3070 60.01 5116 100%


My marital status is...

Response Men Count Men Percent Women Count Women Percent Total count Total Percent
Single 1806 35.46 % 2606 51.17 % 4412 86.63 %
Married 128 2.51 % 159 3.12 % 287 5.64 %
Widowed 14 0.27 % 77 1.51 % 91 1.79 %
Divorced with annulment 58 1.14 % 97 1.90 % 155 3.04 %
Divorced without annulment 29 0.57 % 119 2.34 % 148 2.91 %
Total   2035 39.96 % 3058 60.04 % 5093 100 %


I am:

Response Men Count Men Percent Women Count Women Percent Total count Total Percent
Roman Catholic 1685 33.13 % 2553 50.20 % 4238 83.33 %
Eastern Catholic 23 0.45 % 25 0.49 % 48 0.94 %
Becoming a Catholic 106 2.08 % 150 2.95 % 256 5.03 %
Not a Catholic 216 4.25 % 328 6.45 % 544 10.70 %
Total   2030 39.91 % 3056 60.09 % 5086 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 662 13.05 % 782 15.41 % 1444 28.46 %
I have a high school diploma/secondary certificate or other equivalency (but no further formal educa 194 3.82 % 245 4.83 % 439 8.65 %
I am currently in college, university, or technical school (or have completed courses toward a degre 391 7.71 % 641 12.64 % 1032 20.34 %
I have a university, college, or associate/technical degree. 774 15.26 % 1384 27.28 % 2158 42.54 %
Total   2021 39.84 % 3052 60.16 % 5073 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 1201 13.81 % 1688 19.40 % 2889 33.21 %
Monastic 758 8.71 % 1031 11.85 % 1789 20.57 %
Cloistered/semi-cloistered 533 6.13 % 999 11.48 % 1532 17.61 %
Missionary 848 9.75 % 1641 18.86 % 2489 28.61 %
Total   3340 38.40 % 5359 61.60 % 8699 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) 1297 24.83 % 1972 37.75 % 3269 62.58 %
Not worn 752 14.40 % 1203 23.03 % 1955 37.42 %
Total   2049 39.22 % 3175 60.78 % 5224 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) 858 10.63 % 1056 13.08 % 1914 23.71 %
in a group of 2 or 3 761 9.43 % 1139 14.11 % 1900 23.54 %
in a group of 4 to 7 723 8.96 % 1231 15.25 % 1954 24.21 %
in a group of 8 or more 797 9.87 % 1507 18.67 % 2304 28.54 %
Total   3139 38.89 % 4933 61.11 % 8072 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 784 12.55 % 1248 19.98 % 2032 32.53 %
daily 1039 16.63 % 1677 26.84 % 2716 43.48 %
several times a week 603 9.65 % 896 14.34 % 1499 24.00 %
Total   2426 38.83 % 3821 61.17 % 6247 100 %


I am drawn to the following prayer styles:

Response Men Count Men Percent Women Count Women Percent Total count Total Percent
Rosary 1183 8.18 % 1881 13.01 % 3064 21.19 %
Liturgy of the Hours 972 6.72 % 1321 9.14 % 2293 15.86 %
Daily Mass 1385 9.58 % 2134 14.76 % 3519 24.34 %
Eucharistic Adoration 1126 7.79 % 1932 13.36 % 3058 21.15 %
Faith Sharing / Lectio Divina 904 6.25 % 1621 11.21 % 2525 17.46 %
Total   5570 38.52 % 8889 61.48 % 14459 100 %


I pray...

Response Men Count Men Percent Women Count Women Percent Total count Total Percent
occasionally 478 9.73 % 634 12.90 % 1112 22.62 %
once or twice a day 706 14.36 % 1243 25.29 % 1949 39.65 %
more than two times a day 760 15.46 % 1094 22.26 % 1854 37.72 %
Total   1944 39.55 % 2971 60.45 % 4915 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 707 14.77 % 1207 25.21 % 1914 39.98 %
1 year 195 4.07 % 335 7.00 % 530 11.07 %
2 years 194 4.05 % 265 5.54 % 459 9.59 %
3 years 131 2.74 % 224 4.68 % 355 7.42 %
4 years 79 1.65 % 110 2.30 % 189 3.95 %
5+ years 578 12.07 % 762 15.92 % 1340 27.99 %
Total   1884 39.36 % 2903 60.64 % 4787 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 1611 33.03 % 2528 51.84 % 4139 84.87 %
No 311 6.38 % 427 8.76 % 738 15.13 %
Total   1922 39.41 % 2955 60.59 % 4877 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. 468 9.73 % 431 8.96 % 899 18.69 %
No, I have not participated in a formal discernment process. 1424 29.60 % 2488 51.71 % 3912 81.31 %
Total   1892 39.33 % 2919 60.67 % 4811 100 %


I am exploring the following vocations and/or lifestyles:

Response Men Count Men Percent Women Count Women Percent Total count Total Percent
Sister 20 0.22 % 2377 25.71 % 2397 25.92 %
Brother 1012 10.94 % 14 0.15 % 1026 11.10 %
Deacon 537 5.81 % 58 0.63 % 595 6.43 %
Lay Ministry/Associate/Service Program 549 5.94 % 1128 12.20 % 1677 18.14 %
Priest-Order 994 10.75 % 37 0.40 % 1031 11.15 %
Priest-Diocesan 699 7.56 % 37 0.40 % 736 7.96 %
Secular Institute/Consecrated Life 545 5.89 % 1092 11.81 % 1637 17.70 %
Other 63 0.68 % 85 0.92 % 148 1.60 %
Total   4419 47.79 % 4828 52.21 % 9247 100 %


Are you free of debt?

Response Men Count Men Percent Women Count Women Percent Total count Total Percent
Yes 1370 28.94 % 2054 43.39 % 3424 72.33 %
No 432 9.13 % 745 15.74 % 1177 24.86 %
Other 51 1.08 % 82 1.73 % 133 2.81 %
Total   1853 39.14 % 2881 60.86 % 4734 100 %


In what languages are you proficient?

Response Men Count Men Percent Women Count Women Percent Total count Total Percent
English 1745 24.18 % 2680 37.13 % 4425 61.31 %
Spanish 444 6.15 % 719 9.96 % 1163 16.11 %
French 156 2.16 % 246 3.41 % 402 5.57 %
Portuguese 54 0.75 % 43 0.60 % 97 1.34 %
Italian 75 1.04 % 90 1.25 % 165 2.29 %
Amer. Sign Lang. 22 0.30 % 50 0.69 % 72 1.00 %
Arabic 19 0.26 % 20 0.28 % 39 0.54 %
Bangla 7 0.10 % 5 0.07 % 12 0.17 %
Chinese 40 0.55 % 39 0.54 % 79 1.09 %
Creole 8 0.11 % 10 0.14 % 18 0.25 %
Filipino 32 0.44 % 38 0.53 % 70 0.97 %
Flemish 10 0.14 % 9 0.12 % 19 0.26 %
German 70 0.97 % 97 1.34 % 167 2.31 %
Greek 10 0.14 % 14 0.19 % 24 0.33 %
Hmong 6 0.08 % 3 0.04 % 9 0.12 %
Hungarian 12 0.17 % 4 0.06 % 16 0.22 %
Japanese 16 0.22 % 17 0.24 % 33 0.46 %
Korean 11 0.15 % 23 0.32 % 34 0.47 %
Lithuanian 6 0.08 % 8 0.11 % 14 0.19 %
Polish 25 0.35 % 34 0.47 % 59 0.82 %
Russian 18 0.25 % 25 0.35 % 43 0.60 %
Tagalog 29 0.40 % 30 0.42 % 59 0.82 %
Vietnamese 24 0.33 % 15 0.21 % 39 0.54 %
Other 60 0.83 % 99 1.37 % 159 2.20 %
Total   2899 40.17 % 4318 59.83 % 7217 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 957 5.18 % 1513 8.18 % 2470 13.36 %
Preaching 750 4.06 % 585 3.16 % 1335 7.22 %
Retreat work 727 3.93 % 1390 7.52 % 2117 11.45 %
Parish 731 3.95 % 941 5.09 % 1672 9.04 %
Prison ministry 435 2.35 % 576 3.12 % 1011 5.47 %
Prayer 882 4.77 % 1379 7.46 % 2261 12.23 %
Youth/campus ministry 594 3.21 % 1236 6.69 % 1830 9.90 %
Social Service 561 3.03 % 1150 6.22 % 1711 9.25 %
Healthcare 343 1.86 % 903 4.88 % 1246 6.74 %
Foreign missions 540 2.92 % 1032 5.58 % 1572 8.50 %
Manual labor 514 2.78 % 621 3.36 % 1135 6.14 %
Other 54 0.29 % 74 0.40 % 128 0.69 %
Total   7088 38.34 % 11400 61.66 % 18488 100 %


I have received the following religious training:

Response Men Count Men Percent Women Count Women Percent Total count Total Percent
Catholic school 833 24.37 % 1345 39.35 % 2178 63.72 %
Theological school 137 4.01 % 161 4.71 % 298 8.72 %
CCD (Confraternity of Christian Doctrine) 199 5.82 % 376 11.00 % 575 16.82 %
Other 149 4.36 % 218 6.38 % 367 10.74 %
Total   1318 38.56 % 2100 61.44 % 3418 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 502 5.29 % 858 9.05 % 1360 14.34 %
Preaching 188 1.98 % 216 2.28 % 404 4.26 %
Retreat work 387 4.08 % 717 7.56 % 1104 11.64 %
Parish 503 5.30 % 865 9.12 % 1368 14.42 %
Prison ministry 70 0.74 % 59 0.62 % 129 1.36 %
Prayer 550 5.80 % 970 10.23 % 1520 16.03 %
Youth/campus ministry 441 4.65 % 880 9.28 % 1321 13.93 %
Social Service 277 2.92 % 461 4.86 % 738 7.78 %
Healthcare 130 1.37 % 296 3.12 % 426 4.49 %
Foreign missions 87 0.92 % 195 2.06 % 282 2.97 %
Manual labor 348 3.67 % 338 3.56 % 686 7.23 %
Other 58 0.61 % 88 0.93 % 146 1.54 %
Total   3541 37.34 % 5943 62.66 % 9484 100 %


I have worked in the following areas:

Response Men Count Men Percent Women Count Women Percent Total count Total Percent
Business 445 7.19 % 586 9.47 % 1031 16.67 %
Education/Training 471 7.62 % 853 13.79 % 1324 21.41 %
Healthcare 164 2.65 % 484 7.83 % 648 10.48 %
Nonprofit, social work 356 5.76 % 728 11.77 % 1084 17.53 %
Technical, mechanical, electrical work 242 3.91 % 124 2.00 % 366 5.92 %
Law enforcement, military 115 1.86 % 74 1.20 % 189 3.06 %
Legal work 80 1.29 % 99 1.60 % 179 2.89 %
Ministry (religious) 106 1.71 % 165 2.67 % 271 4.38 %
Ministry (lay) 331 5.35 % 531 8.59 % 862 13.94 %
Other 84 1.36 % 147 2.38 % 231 3.73 %
Total   2394 38.71 % 3791 61.29 % 6185 100 %