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I am a

Response Number of responses Percentage of total
Female 3257 61.27
Male 2059 38.73
Total 5316 100 %

My age

ResponseMen CountMen PercentWomen CountWomen PercentTotal countTotal Percent
17 or less 356 6.70 % 577 10.85 % 933 17.55 %
18 - 19 309 5.81 % 442 8.31 % 751 14.13 %
20 - 24 357 6.72 % 716 13.47 % 1073 20.18 %
25 - 29 264 4.97 % 371 6.98 % 635 11.95 %
30 - 34 163 3.07 % 233 4.38 % 396 7.45 %
35 - 39 136 2.56 % 193 3.63 % 329 6.19 %
40 - 44 120 2.26 % 166 3.12 % 286 5.38 %
45 - 49 102 1.92 % 128 2.41 % 230 4.33 %
50 - 54 93 1.75 % 157 2.95 % 250 4.70 %
55 - 59 84 1.58 % 135 2.54 % 219 4.12 %
60+ 75 1.41 % 139 2.61 % 214 4.03 %
Total   2059 38.73 3257 61.27 5316 100%


My marital status is...

Response Men Count Men Percent Women Count Women Percent Total count Total Percent
Single 1747 33.11 % 2692 51.01 % 4439 84.12 %
Married 163 3.09 % 164 3.11 % 327 6.20 %
Widowed 22 0.42 % 69 1.31 % 91 1.72 %
Divorced with annulment 53 1.00 % 150 2.84 % 203 3.85 %
Divorced without annulment 57 1.08 % 160 3.03 % 217 4.11 %
Total   2042 38.70 % 3235 61.30 % 5277 100 %


I am:

Response Men Count Men Percent Women Count Women Percent Total count Total Percent
Roman Catholic 1689 32.07 % 2605 49.47 % 4294 81.54 %
Eastern Catholic 26 0.49 % 36 0.68 % 62 1.18 %
Becoming a Catholic 124 2.35 % 196 3.72 % 320 6.08 %
Not a Catholic 197 3.74 % 393 7.46 % 590 11.20 %
Total   2036 38.66 % 3230 61.34 % 5266 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 525 10.02 % 726 13.85 % 1251 23.87 %
I have a high school diploma/secondary certificate or other equivalency (but no further formal educa 243 4.64 % 326 6.22 % 569 10.86 %
I am currently in college, university, or technical school (or have completed courses toward a degre 366 6.98 % 693 13.22 % 1059 20.21 %
I have a university, college, or associate/technical degree. 888 16.94 % 1474 28.12 % 2362 45.07 %
Total   2022 38.58 % 3219 61.42 % 5241 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 1217 13.10 % 1785 19.22 % 3002 32.32 %
Monastic 859 9.25 % 1117 12.03 % 1976 21.27 %
Cloistered/semi-cloistered 552 5.94 % 1105 11.90 % 1657 17.84 %
Missionary 933 10.05 % 1720 18.52 % 2653 28.56 %
Total   3561 38.34 % 5727 61.66 % 9288 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) 1435 26.14 % 2183 39.76 % 3618 65.90 %
Not worn 675 12.30 % 1197 21.80 % 1872 34.10 %
Total   2110 38.43 % 3380 61.57 % 5490 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) 898 10.68 % 1175 13.98 % 2073 24.66 %
in a group of 2 or 3 799 9.50 % 1123 13.36 % 1922 22.86 %
in a group of 4 to 7 766 9.11 % 1222 14.54 % 1988 23.65 %
in a group of 8 or more 877 10.43 % 1547 18.40 % 2424 28.83 %
Total   3340 39.73 % 5067 60.27 % 8407 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 847 12.91 % 1322 20.15 % 2169 33.06 %
daily 1070 16.31 % 1768 26.95 % 2838 43.26 %
several times a week 625 9.53 % 929 14.16 % 1554 23.69 %
Total   2542 38.74 % 4019 61.26 % 6561 100 %


I am drawn to the following prayer styles:

Response Men Count Men Percent Women Count Women Percent Total count Total Percent
Rosary 1226 7.99 % 2064 13.46 % 3290 21.45 %
Liturgy of the Hours 990 6.45 % 1413 9.21 % 2403 15.66 %
Daily Mass 1453 9.47 % 2253 14.69 % 3706 24.16 %
Eucharistic Adoration 1171 7.63 % 2038 13.29 % 3209 20.92 %
Faith Sharing / Lectio Divina 984 6.41 % 1748 11.39 % 2732 17.81 %
Total   5824 37.97 % 9516 62.03 % 15340 100 %


I pray...

Response Men Count Men Percent Women Count Women Percent Total count Total Percent
occasionally 436 8.72 % 662 13.23 % 1098 21.95 %
once or twice a day 705 14.09 % 1289 25.77 % 1994 39.86 %
more than two times a day 765 15.29 % 1145 22.89 % 1910 38.18 %
Total   1906 38.10 % 3096 61.90 % 5002 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 594 12.13 % 1214 24.79 % 1808 36.91 %
1 year 230 4.70 % 330 6.74 % 560 11.43 %
2 years 161 3.29 % 283 5.78 % 444 9.06 %
3 years 131 2.67 % 217 4.43 % 348 7.10 %
4 years 77 1.57 % 110 2.25 % 187 3.82 %
5+ years 675 13.78 % 876 17.88 % 1551 31.67 %
Total   1868 38.14 % 3030 61.86 % 4898 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 1525 30.64 % 2543 51.09 % 4068 81.74 %
No 373 7.49 % 536 10.77 % 909 18.26 %
Total   1898 38.14 % 3079 61.86 % 4977 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. 474 9.61 % 461 9.35 % 935 18.97 %
No, I have not participated in a formal discernment process. 1404 28.48 % 2591 52.56 % 3995 81.03 %
Total   1878 38.09 % 3052 61.91 % 4930 100 %


I am exploring the following vocations and/or lifestyles:

Response Men Count Men Percent Women Count Women Percent Total count Total Percent
Sister 16 0.17 % 2511 26.72 % 2527 26.89 %
Brother 1025 10.91 % 16 0.17 % 1041 11.08 %
Deacon 492 5.24 % 65 0.69 % 557 5.93 %
Lay Ministry/Associate/Service Program 508 5.41 % 1037 11.03 % 1545 16.44 %
Priest-Order 1058 11.26 % 61 0.65 % 1119 11.91 %
Priest-Diocesan 769 8.18 % 45 0.48 % 814 8.66 %
Secular Institute/Consecrated Life 533 5.67 % 1130 12.02 % 1663 17.70 %
Other 42 0.45 % 90 0.96 % 132 1.40 %
Total   4443 47.28 % 4955 52.72 % 9398 100 %


Are you free of debt?

Response Men Count Men Percent Women Count Women Percent Total count Total Percent
Yes 1349 27.94 % 2092 43.32 % 3441 71.26 %
No 443 9.17 % 817 16.92 % 1260 26.09 %
Other 47 0.97 % 81 1.68 % 128 2.65 %
Total   1839 38.08 % 2990 61.92 % 4829 100 %


In what languages are you proficient?

Response Men Count Men Percent Women Count Women Percent Total count Total Percent
English 1677 23.69 % 2733 38.60 % 4410 62.29 %
Spanish 396 5.59 % 713 10.07 % 1109 15.66 %
French 145 2.05 % 244 3.45 % 389 5.49 %
Portuguese 53 0.75 % 42 0.59 % 95 1.34 %
Italian 90 1.27 % 96 1.36 % 186 2.63 %
Amer. Sign Lang. 14 0.20 % 53 0.75 % 67 0.95 %
Arabic 22 0.31 % 17 0.24 % 39 0.55 %
Bangla 3 0.04 % 1 0.01 % 4 0.06 %
Chinese 36 0.51 % 50 0.71 % 86 1.21 %
Creole 8 0.11 % 8 0.11 % 16 0.23 %
Filipino 20 0.28 % 54 0.76 % 74 1.05 %
Flemish 6 0.08 % 5 0.07 % 11 0.16 %
German 85 1.20 % 77 1.09 % 162 2.29 %
Greek 8 0.11 % 5 0.07 % 13 0.18 %
Hmong 3 0.04 % 2 0.03 % 5 0.07 %
Hungarian 3 0.04 % 6 0.08 % 9 0.13 %
Japanese 19 0.27 % 24 0.34 % 43 0.61 %
Korean 10 0.14 % 19 0.27 % 29 0.41 %
Lithuanian 5 0.07 % 3 0.04 % 8 0.11 %
Polish 24 0.34 % 26 0.37 % 50 0.71 %
Russian 25 0.35 % 29 0.41 % 54 0.76 %
Tagalog 22 0.31 % 31 0.44 % 53 0.75 %
Vietnamese 22 0.31 % 17 0.24 % 39 0.55 %
Other 49 0.69 % 80 1.13 % 129 1.82 %
Total   2745 38.77 % 4335 61.23 % 7080 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 966 4.98 % 1584 8.17 % 2550 13.15 %
Preaching 827 4.27 % 569 2.94 % 1396 7.20 %
Retreat work 712 3.67 % 1415 7.30 % 2127 10.97 %
Parish 789 4.07 % 955 4.93 % 1744 9.00 %
Prison ministry 466 2.40 % 637 3.29 % 1103 5.69 %
Prayer 927 4.78 % 1531 7.90 % 2458 12.68 %
Youth/campus ministry 621 3.20 % 1290 6.65 % 1911 9.86 %
Social Service 618 3.19 % 1257 6.48 % 1875 9.67 %
Healthcare 384 1.98 % 957 4.94 % 1341 6.92 %
Foreign missions 559 2.88 % 987 5.09 % 1546 7.97 %
Manual labor 563 2.90 % 653 3.37 % 1216 6.27 %
Other 52 0.27 % 67 0.35 % 119 0.61 %
Total   7484 38.61 % 11902 61.39 % 19386 100 %


I have received the following religious training:

Response Men Count Men Percent Women Count Women Percent Total count Total Percent
Catholic school 815 24.28 % 1331 39.65 % 2146 63.93 %
Theological school 129 3.84 % 160 4.77 % 289 8.61 %
CCD (Confraternity of Christian Doctrine) 207 6.17 % 373 11.11 % 580 17.28 %
Other 125 3.72 % 217 6.46 % 342 10.19 %
Total   1276 38.01 % 2081 61.99 % 3357 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 488 5.27 % 897 9.68 % 1385 14.94 %
Preaching 191 2.06 % 182 1.96 % 373 4.02 %
Retreat work 314 3.39 % 662 7.14 % 976 10.53 %
Parish 490 5.29 % 841 9.07 % 1331 14.36 %
Prison ministry 65 0.70 % 56 0.60 % 121 1.31 %
Prayer 582 6.28 % 992 10.70 % 1574 16.98 %
Youth/campus ministry 407 4.39 % 857 9.25 % 1264 13.64 %
Social Service 296 3.19 % 473 5.10 % 769 8.30 %
Healthcare 125 1.35 % 289 3.12 % 414 4.47 %
Foreign missions 81 0.87 % 178 1.92 % 259 2.79 %
Manual labor 293 3.16 % 350 3.78 % 643 6.94 %
Other 63 0.68 % 96 1.04 % 159 1.72 %
Total   3395 36.63 % 5873 63.37 % 9268 100 %


I have worked in the following areas:

Response Men Count Men Percent Women Count Women Percent Total count Total Percent
Business 454 7.19 % 610 9.66 % 1064 16.84 %
Education/Training 487 7.71 % 920 14.56 % 1407 22.27 %
Healthcare 192 3.04 % 495 7.84 % 687 10.88 %
Nonprofit, social work 365 5.78 % 685 10.84 % 1050 16.62 %
Technical, mechanical, electrical work 225 3.56 % 150 2.37 % 375 5.94 %
Law enforcement, military 115 1.82 % 73 1.16 % 188 2.98 %
Legal work 85 1.35 % 121 1.92 % 206 3.26 %
Ministry (religious) 108 1.71 % 153 2.42 % 261 4.13 %
Ministry (lay) 290 4.59 % 565 8.94 % 855 13.53 %
Other 89 1.41 % 135 2.14 % 224 3.55 %
Total   2410 38.15 % 3907 61.85 % 6317 100 %