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I am a

Response Number of responses Percentage of total
Female 753 57.70
Male 552 42.30
Total 1305 100 %

My age

ResponseMen CountMen PercentWomen CountWomen PercentTotal countTotal Percent
17 or less 172 13.18 % 134 10.27 % 306 23.45 %
18 - 19 66 5.06 % 97 7.43 % 163 12.49 %
20 - 24 99 7.59 % 165 12.64 % 264 20.23 %
25 - 29 61 4.67 % 107 8.20 % 168 12.87 %
30 - 34 32 2.45 % 58 4.44 % 90 6.90 %
35 - 39 30 2.30 % 36 2.76 % 66 5.06 %
40 - 44 19 1.46 % 33 2.53 % 52 3.98 %
45 - 49 16 1.23 % 35 2.68 % 51 3.91 %
50 - 54 21 1.61 % 30 2.30 % 51 3.91 %
55 - 59 17 1.30 % 26 1.99 % 43 3.30 %
60+ 19 1.46 % 32 2.45 % 51 3.91 %
Total   552 42.30 753 57.70 1305 100%


My marital status is...

Response Men Count Men Percent Women Count Women Percent Total count Total Percent
Single 486 37.38 % 642 49.38 % 1128 86.77 %
Married 35 2.69 % 35 2.69 % 70 5.38 %
Widowed 3 0.23 % 18 1.38 % 21 1.62 %
Divorced with annulment 19 1.46 % 28 2.15 % 47 3.62 %
Divorced without annulment 6 0.46 % 28 2.15 % 34 2.62 %
Total   549 42.23 % 751 57.77 % 1300 100%


I am:

Response Men Count Men Percent Women Count Women Percent Total count Total Percent
Roman Catholic 458 35.31 % 634 48.88 % 1092 84.19 %
Eastern Catholic 5 0.39 % 7 0.54 % 12 0.93 %
Becoming a Catholic 33 2.54 % 42 3.24 % 75 5.78 %
Not a Catholic 51 3.93 % 67 5.17 % 118 9.10 %
Total   547 42.17 % 750 57.83 % 1297 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 189 14.62 % 151 11.68 % 340 26.30 %
I have a high school diploma/secondary certificate or other equivalency (but no further formal educa 47 3.63 % 64 4.95 % 111 8.58 %
I am currently in college, university, or technical school (or have completed courses toward a degre 109 8.43 % 170 13.15 % 279 21.58 %
I have a university, college, or associate/technical degree. 201 15.55 % 362 28.00 % 563 43.54 %
Total   546 42.23 % 747 57.77 % 1293 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 341 14.94 % 442 19.36 % 783 34.30 %
Monastic 204 8.94 % 266 11.65 % 470 20.59 %
Cloistered/semi-cloistered 149 6.53 % 262 11.48 % 411 18.00 %
Missionary 226 9.90 % 393 17.21 % 619 27.11 %
Total   920 40.30 % 1363 59.70 % 2283 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) 354 26.13 % 505 37.27 % 859 63.39 %
Not worn 204 15.06 % 292 21.55 % 496 36.61 %
Total   558 41.18 % 797 58.82 % 1355 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) 227 10.91 % 266 12.78 % 493 23.69 %
in a group of 2 or 3 205 9.85 % 283 13.60 % 488 23.45 %
in a group of 4 to 7 210 10.09 % 304 14.61 % 514 24.70 %
in a group of 8 or more 231 11.10 % 355 17.06 % 586 28.16 %
Total   873 41.95 % 1208 58.05 % 2081 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 217 13.24 % 329 20.07 % 546 33.31 %
daily 300 18.30 % 422 25.75 % 722 44.05 %
several times a week 154 9.40 % 217 13.24 % 371 22.64 %
Total   671 40.94 % 968 59.06 % 1639 100%


I am drawn to the following prayer styles:

Response Men Count Men Percent Women Count Women Percent Total count Total Percent
Rosary 332 8.74 % 477 12.56 % 809 21.30 %
Liturgy of the Hours 258 6.79 % 330 8.69 % 588 15.48 %
Daily Mass 375 9.87 % 535 14.09 % 910 23.96 %
Eucharistic Adoration 321 8.45 % 483 12.72 % 804 21.17 %
Faith Sharing / Lectio Divina 267 7.03 % 420 11.06 % 687 18.09 %
Total   1553 40.89 % 2245 59.11 % 3798 100%


I pray...

Response Men Count Men Percent Women Count Women Percent Total count Total Percent
occasionally 107 8.57 % 114 9.13 % 221 17.71 %
once or twice a day 194 15.54 % 290 23.24 % 484 38.78 %
more than two times a day 220 17.63 % 323 25.88 % 543 43.51 %
Total   521 41.75 % 727 58.25 % 1248 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 182 14.91 % 269 22.03 % 451 36.94 %
1 year 46 3.77 % 87 7.13 % 133 10.89 %
2 years 67 5.49 % 77 6.31 % 144 11.79 %
3 years 36 2.95 % 58 4.75 % 94 7.70 %
4 years 16 1.31 % 32 2.62 % 48 3.93 %
5+ years 159 13.02 % 192 15.72 % 351 28.75 %
Total   506 41.44 % 715 58.56 % 1221 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 423 34.25 % 622 50.36 % 1045 84.62 %
No 93 7.53 % 97 7.85 % 190 15.38 %
Total   516 41.78 % 719 58.22 % 1235 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. 126 10.34 % 117 9.61 % 243 19.95 %
No, I have not participated in a formal discernment process. 381 31.28 % 594 48.77 % 975 80.05 %
Total   507 41.63 % 711 58.37 % 1218 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 0.13 % 603 25.30 % 606 25.43 %
Brother 286 12.00 % 7 0.29 % 293 12.30 %
Deacon 132 5.54 % 11 0.46 % 143 6.00 %
Lay Ministry/Associate/Service Program 160 6.71 % 262 10.99 % 422 17.71 %
Priest-Order 266 11.16 % 5 0.21 % 271 11.37 %
Priest-Diocesan 173 7.26 % 6 0.25 % 179 7.51 %
Secular Institute/Consecrated Life 145 6.08 % 282 11.83 % 427 17.92 %
Other 20 0.84 % 22 0.92 % 42 1.76 %
Total   1185 49.73 % 1198 50.27 % 2383 100%


Are you free of debt?

Response Men Count Men Percent Women Count Women Percent Total count Total Percent
Yes 360 30.66 % 488 41.57 % 848 72.23 %
No 117 9.97 % 181 15.42 % 298 25.38 %
Other 10 0.85 % 18 1.53 % 28 2.39 %
Total   487 41.48 % 687 58.52 % 1174 100%


In what languages are you proficient?

Response Men Count Men Percent Women Count Women Percent Total count Total Percent
English 459 24.92 % 635 34.47 % 1094 59.39 %
Spanish 126 6.84 % 180 9.77 % 306 16.61 %
French 40 2.17 % 53 2.88 % 93 5.05 %
Portuguese 14 0.76 % 15 0.81 % 29 1.57 %
Italian 25 1.36 % 19 1.03 % 44 2.39 %
Amer. Sign Lang. 5 0.27 % 15 0.81 % 20 1.09 %
Arabic 8 0.43 % 6 0.33 % 14 0.76 %
Bangla 3 0.16 % 3 0.16 % 6 0.33 %
Chinese 13 0.71 % 10 0.54 % 23 1.25 %
Creole 3 0.16 % 5 0.27 % 8 0.43 %
Filipino 10 0.54 % 10 0.54 % 20 1.09 %
Flemish 3 0.16 % 2 0.11 % 5 0.27 %
German 17 0.92 % 24 1.30 % 41 2.23 %
Greek 3 0.16 % 5 0.27 % 8 0.43 %
Hmong 3 0.16 % 2 0.11 % 5 0.27 %
Hungarian 4 0.22 % 2 0.11 % 6 0.33 %
Japanese 3 0.16 % 3 0.16 % 6 0.33 %
Korean 3 0.16 % 10 0.54 % 13 0.71 %
Lithuanian 3 0.16 % 2 0.11 % 5 0.27 %
Polish 11 0.60 % 7 0.38 % 18 0.98 %
Russian 6 0.33 % 4 0.22 % 10 0.54 %
Tagalog 7 0.38 % 10 0.54 % 17 0.92 %
Vietnamese 7 0.38 % 6 0.33 % 13 0.71 %
Other 15 0.81 % 23 1.25 % 38 2.06 %
Total   791 42.94 % 1051 57.06 % 1842 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 266 5.72 % 359 7.73 % 625 13.45 %
Preaching 189 4.07 % 147 3.16 % 336 7.23 %
Retreat work 195 4.20 % 349 7.51 % 544 11.71 %
Parish 189 4.07 % 256 5.51 % 445 9.58 %
Prison ministry 107 2.30 % 126 2.71 % 233 5.01 %
Prayer 249 5.36 % 361 7.77 % 610 13.13 %
Youth/campus ministry 165 3.55 % 309 6.65 % 474 10.20 %
Social Service 140 3.01 % 260 5.60 % 400 8.61 %
Healthcare 92 1.98 % 210 4.52 % 302 6.50 %
Foreign missions 141 3.03 % 236 5.08 % 377 8.11 %
Manual labor 131 2.82 % 146 3.14 % 277 5.96 %
Other 10 0.22 % 14 0.30 % 24 0.52 %
Total   1874 40.33 % 2773 59.67 % 4647 100%


I have received the following religious training:

Response Men Count Men Percent Women Count Women Percent Total count Total Percent
Catholic school 233 27.54 % 302 35.70 % 535 63.24 %
Theological school 35 4.14 % 51 6.03 % 86 10.17 %
CCD (Confraternity of Christian Doctrine) 48 5.67 % 83 9.81 % 131 15.48 %
Other 39 4.61 % 55 6.50 % 94 11.11 %
Total   355 41.96 % 491 58.04 % 846 100%


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 141 6.00 % 196 8.34 % 337 14.33 %
Preaching 49 2.08 % 53 2.25 % 102 4.34 %
Retreat work 109 4.64 % 138 5.87 % 247 10.51 %
Parish 133 5.66 % 201 8.55 % 334 14.21 %
Prison ministry 20 0.85 % 16 0.68 % 36 1.53 %
Prayer 163 6.93 % 236 10.04 % 399 16.97 %
Youth/campus ministry 125 5.32 % 196 8.34 % 321 13.65 %
Social Service 66 2.81 % 106 4.51 % 172 7.32 %
Healthcare 35 1.49 % 74 3.15 % 109 4.64 %
Foreign missions 25 1.06 % 47 2.00 % 72 3.06 %
Manual labor 104 4.42 % 85 3.62 % 189 8.04 %
Other 13 0.55 % 20 0.85 % 33 1.40 %
Total   983 41.81 % 1368 58.19 % 2351 100%


I have worked in the following areas:

Response Men Count Men Percent Women Count Women Percent Total count Total Percent
Business 113 7.16 % 130 8.24 % 243 15.40 %
Education/Training 137 8.68 % 210 13.31 % 347 21.99 %
Healthcare 44 2.79 % 129 8.17 % 173 10.96 %
Nonprofit, social work 97 6.15 % 175 11.09 % 272 17.24 %
Technical, mechanical, electrical work 72 4.56 % 30 1.90 % 102 6.46 %
Law enforcement, military 30 1.90 % 20 1.27 % 50 3.17 %
Legal work 17 1.08 % 19 1.20 % 36 2.28 %
Ministry (religious) 29 1.84 % 41 2.60 % 70 4.44 %
Ministry (lay) 93 5.89 % 134 8.49 % 227 14.39 %
Other 21 1.33 % 37 2.34 % 58 3.68 %
Total   653 41.38 % 925 58.62 % 1578 100%