Prospect-Response Statistics for...

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Prospect-Response Statistics for:


I am a

Response Number of responses Percentage of total
Female 1076 60.28
Male 709 39.72
Total 1785 100 %

My age

ResponseMen CountMen PercentWomen CountWomen PercentTotal countTotal Percent
17 or less 88 4.93 % 151 8.46 % 239 13.39 %
18 - 19 84 4.71 % 121 6.78 % 205 11.48 %
20 - 24 149 8.35 % 233 13.05 % 382 21.40 %
25 - 29 110 6.16 % 134 7.51 % 244 13.67 %
30 - 34 79 4.43 % 73 4.09 % 152 8.52 %
35 - 39 50 2.80 % 79 4.43 % 129 7.23 %
40 - 44 37 2.07 % 64 3.59 % 101 5.66 %
45 - 49 37 2.07 % 58 3.25 % 95 5.32 %
50 - 54 31 1.74 % 60 3.36 % 91 5.10 %
55 - 59 19 1.06 % 47 2.63 % 66 3.70 %
60+ 25 1.40 % 56 3.14 % 81 4.54 %
Total   709 39.72 1076 60.28 1785 100%


My marital status is...

Response Men Count Men Percent Women Count Women Percent Total count Total Percent
Single 594 33.37 % 857 48.15 % 1451 81.52 %
Married 63 3.54 % 67 3.76 % 130 7.30 %
Widowed 4 0.22 % 23 1.29 % 27 1.52 %
Divorced with annulment 28 1.57 % 57 3.20 % 85 4.78 %
Divorced without annulment 20 1.12 % 67 3.76 % 87 4.89 %
Total   709 39.83 % 1071 60.17 % 1780 100 %


I am:

Response Men Count Men Percent Women Count Women Percent Total count Total Percent
Roman Catholic 595 33.41 % 864 48.51 % 1459 81.92 %
Eastern Catholic 14 0.79 % 15 0.84 % 29 1.63 %
Becoming a Catholic 60 3.37 % 91 5.11 % 151 8.48 %
Not a Catholic 40 2.25 % 102 5.73 % 142 7.97 %
Total   709 39.81 % 1072 60.19 % 1781 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 % 891 26.43 % 897 26.61 %
Brother 398 11.81 % 5 0.15 % 403 11.95 %
Deacon 182 5.40 % 17 0.50 % 199 5.90 %
Lay Ministry/Associate/Service Program 207 6.14 % 334 9.91 % 541 16.05 %
Priest-Order 405 12.01 % 16 0.47 % 421 12.49 %
Priest-Diocesan 266 7.89 % 15 0.44 % 281 8.34 %
Secular Institute/Consecrated Life 223 6.62 % 406 12.04 % 629 18.66 %
Total   1687 50.04 % 1684 49.96 % 3371 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 473 13.11 % 690 19.12 % 1163 32.23 %
Monastic 378 10.48 % 527 14.61 % 905 25.08 %
Cloistered/semi-cloistered 258 7.15 % 441 12.22 % 699 19.37 %
Missionary 328 9.09 % 513 14.22 % 841 23.31 %
Total   1437 39.83 % 2171 60.17 % 3608 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 132 7.44 % 196 11.04 % 328 18.48 %
I have a high school diploma/secondary certificate or other equivalency (but no further formal educa 115 6.48 % 139 7.83 % 254 14.31 %
I am currently in college, university, or technical school (or have completed courses toward a degre 138 7.77 % 213 12.00 % 351 19.77 %
I have a university, college, or associate/technical degree. 321 18.08 % 521 29.35 % 842 47.44 %
Total   706 39.77 % 1069 60.23 % 1775 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) 563 28.68 % 842 42.89 % 1405 71.57 %
Not worn 215 10.95 % 343 17.47 % 558 28.43 %
Total   778 39.63 % 1185 60.37 % 1963 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 9.36 % 165 12.87 % 285 22.23 %
in a group of 2 or 3 99 7.72 % 158 12.32 % 257 20.05 %
in a group of 4 to 7 123 9.59 % 211 16.46 % 334 26.05 %
in a group of 8 or more 136 10.61 % 270 21.06 % 406 31.67 %
Total   478 37.29 % 804 62.71 % 1282 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 12.72 % 249 25.54 % 373 38.26 %
daily 159 16.31 % 259 26.56 % 418 42.87 %
several times a week 66 6.77 % 118 12.10 % 184 18.87 %
Total   349 35.79 % 626 64.21 % 975 100 %


In what languages are you proficient?

Response Men Count Men Percent Women Count Women Percent Total count Total Percent
English 246 24.00 % 431 42.05 % 677 66.05 %
Spanish 55 5.37 % 76 7.41 % 131 12.78 %
French 25 2.44 % 30 2.93 % 55 5.37 %
Portuguese 8 0.78 % 5 0.49 % 13 1.27 %
Italian 12 1.17 % 10 0.98 % 22 2.15 %
Amer. Sign Lang. 2 0.20 % 11 1.07 % 13 1.27 %
Arabic 3 0.29 % 2 0.20 % 5 0.49 %
Bangla 0 0.00 % 2 0.20 % 2 0.20 %
Chinese 3 0.29 % 7 0.68 % 10 0.98 %
Creole 0 0.00 % 3 0.29 % 3 0.29 %
Filipino 4 0.39 % 6 0.59 % 10 0.98 %
Flemish 1 0.10 % 1 0.10 % 2 0.20 %
German 11 1.07 % 16 1.56 % 27 2.63 %
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 0.20 % 2 0.20 %
Japanese 0 0.00 % 6 0.59 % 6 0.59 %
Korean 0 0.00 % 2 0.20 % 2 0.20 %
Lithuanian 1 0.10 % 2 0.20 % 3 0.29 %
Polish 6 0.59 % 5 0.49 % 11 1.07 %
Russian 3 0.29 % 6 0.59 % 9 0.88 %
Tagalog 4 0.39 % 7 0.68 % 11 1.07 %
Vietnamese 1 0.10 % 8 0.78 % 9 0.88 %
Total   385 37.56 % 640 62.44 % 1025 100 %


I am drawn to the following prayer styles:

Response Men Count Men Percent Women Count Women Percent Total count Total Percent
Rosary 194 7.97 % 323 13.27 % 517 21.24 %
Liturgy of the Hours 163 6.70 % 251 10.31 % 414 17.01 %
Daily Mass 223 9.16 % 362 14.87 % 585 24.03 %
Eucharistic Adoration 189 7.76 % 344 14.13 % 533 21.90 %
Faith Sharing / Lectio Divina 140 5.75 % 245 10.07 % 385 15.82 %
Total   909 37.35 % 1525 62.65 % 2434 100 %


I pray...

Response Men Count Men Percent Women Count Women Percent Total count Total Percent
occasionally 27 3.94 % 43 6.28 % 70 10.22 %
once or twice a day 88 12.85 % 189 27.59 % 277 40.44 %
more than two times a day 134 19.56 % 204 29.78 % 338 49.34 %
Total   249 36.35 % 436 63.65 % 685 100 %


Are you free of debt?

Response Men Count Men Percent Women Count Women Percent Total count Total Percent
Yes 184 26.67 % 293 42.46 % 477 69.13 %
No 66 9.57 % 142 20.58 % 208 30.14 %
Other 1 0.14 % 4 0.58 % 5 0.72 %
Total   251 36.38 % 439 63.62 % 690 100 %


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 10.26 % 145 21.26 % 215 31.52 %
1 year 31 4.55 % 61 8.94 % 92 13.49 %
2 years 28 4.11 % 34 4.99 % 62 9.09 %
3 years 19 2.79 % 39 5.72 % 58 8.50 %
4 years 11 1.61 % 14 2.05 % 25 3.67 %
5+ years 89 13.05 % 141 20.67 % 230 33.72 %
Total   248 36.36 % 434 63.64 % 682 100 %


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 190 27.86 % 356 52.20 % 546 80.06 %
No 56 8.21 % 80 11.73 % 136 19.94 %
Total   246 36.07 % 436 63.93 % 682 100 %


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 5.00 % 262 7.66 % 433 12.66 %
Preaching 155 4.53 % 135 3.95 % 290 8.48 %
Retreat work 129 3.77 % 254 7.43 % 383 11.20 %
Parish 144 4.21 % 198 5.79 % 342 10.00 %
Prison ministry 83 2.43 % 103 3.01 % 186 5.44 %
Prayer 160 4.68 % 303 8.86 % 463 13.54 %
Youth/campus ministry 104 3.04 % 228 6.67 % 332 9.71 %
Social Service 96 2.81 % 193 5.64 % 289 8.45 %
Healthcare 69 2.02 % 165 4.83 % 234 6.84 %
Foreign missions 93 2.72 % 142 4.15 % 235 6.87 %
Manual labor 103 3.01 % 127 3.71 % 230 6.73 %
Other 0 0.00 % 2 0.06 % 2 0.06 %
Total   1307 38.23 % 2112 61.77 % 3419 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. 67 9.94 % 59 8.75 % 126 18.69 %
No, I have not participated in a formal discernment process. 178 26.41 % 370 54.90 % 548 81.31 %
Total   245 36.35 % 429 63.65 % 674 100 %


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 5.39 % 152 9.53 % 238 14.92 %
Preaching 39 2.45 % 45 2.82 % 84 5.27 %
Retreat work 46 2.88 % 94 5.89 % 140 8.78 %
Parish 96 6.02 % 155 9.72 % 251 15.74 %
Prison ministry 9 0.56 % 7 0.44 % 16 1.00 %
Prayer 104 6.52 % 196 12.29 % 300 18.81 %
Youth/campus ministry 76 4.76 % 147 9.22 % 223 13.98 %
Social Service 45 2.82 % 75 4.70 % 120 7.52 %
Healthcare 25 1.57 % 63 3.95 % 88 5.52 %
Foreign missions 9 0.56 % 25 1.57 % 34 2.13 %
Manual labor 46 2.88 % 55 3.45 % 101 6.33 %
Total   581 36.43 % 1014 63.57 % 1595 100 %


I have received the following religious training:

Response Men Count Men Percent Women Count Women Percent Total count Total Percent
Catholic school 123 24.60 % 202 40.40 % 325 65.00 %
Theological school 33 6.60 % 29 5.80 % 62 12.40 %
CCD (Confraternity of Christian Doctrine) 38 7.60 % 72 14.40 % 110 22.00 %
Other 1 0.20 % 2 0.40 % 3 0.60 %
Total   195 39.00 % 305 61.00 % 500 100 %


I have worked in the following areas:

Response Men Count Men Percent Women Count Women Percent Total count Total Percent
Business 69 6.30 % 107 9.76 % 176 16.06 %
Education/Training 85 7.76 % 160 14.60 % 245 22.35 %
Healthcare 34 3.10 % 116 10.58 % 150 13.69 %
Nonprofit, social work 56 5.11 % 110 10.04 % 166 15.15 %
Technical, mechanical, electrical work 45 4.11 % 28 2.55 % 73 6.66 %
Law enforcement, military 23 2.10 % 17 1.55 % 40 3.65 %
Legal work 13 1.19 % 21 1.92 % 34 3.10 %
Ministry (religious) 17 1.55 % 31 2.83 % 48 4.38 %
Ministry (lay) 58 5.29 % 105 9.58 % 163 14.87 %
Other 0 0.00 % 1 0.09 % 1 0.09 %
Total   400 36.50 % 696 63.50 % 1096 100 %