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I am a

Response Number of responses Percentage of total
Female 1149 61.51
Male 719 38.49
Total 1868 100 %

My age

ResponseMen CountMen PercentWomen CountWomen PercentTotal countTotal Percent
17 or less 110 5.89 % 184 9.85 % 294 15.74 %
18 - 19 90 4.82 % 113 6.05 % 203 10.87 %
20 - 24 133 7.12 % 289 15.47 % 422 22.59 %
25 - 29 83 4.44 % 136 7.28 % 219 11.72 %
30 - 34 66 3.53 % 94 5.03 % 160 8.57 %
35 - 39 42 2.25 % 80 4.28 % 122 6.53 %
40 - 44 50 2.68 % 53 2.84 % 103 5.51 %
45 - 49 46 2.46 % 54 2.89 % 100 5.35 %
50 - 54 36 1.93 % 49 2.62 % 85 4.55 %
55 - 59 32 1.71 % 50 2.68 % 82 4.39 %
60+ 31 1.66 % 47 2.52 % 78 4.18 %
Total   719 38.49 1149 61.51 1868 100%


My marital status is...

Response Men Count Men Percent Women Count Women Percent Total count Total Percent
Single 588 31.65 % 957 51.51 % 1545 83.15 %
Married 72 3.88 % 57 3.07 % 129 6.94 %
Widowed 6 0.32 % 23 1.24 % 29 1.56 %
Divorced with annulment 25 1.35 % 54 2.91 % 79 4.25 %
Divorced without annulment 22 1.18 % 54 2.91 % 76 4.09 %
Total   713 38.37 % 1145 61.63 % 1858 100 %


I am:

Response Men Count Men Percent Women Count Women Percent Total count Total Percent
Roman Catholic 606 32.72 % 938 50.65 % 1544 83.37 %
Eastern Catholic 8 0.43 % 11 0.59 % 19 1.03 %
Becoming a Catholic 44 2.38 % 75 4.05 % 119 6.43 %
Not a Catholic 52 2.81 % 118 6.37 % 170 9.18 %
Total   710 38.34 % 1142 61.66 % 1852 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 149 8.09 % 199 10.81 % 348 18.90 %
I have a high school diploma/secondary certificate or other equivalency (but no further formal educa 93 5.05 % 137 7.44 % 230 12.49 %
I am currently in college, university, or technical school (or have completed courses toward a degre 139 7.55 % 267 14.50 % 406 22.05 %
I have a university, college, or associate/technical degree. 321 17.44 % 536 29.11 % 857 46.55 %
Total   702 38.13 % 1139 61.87 % 1841 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 428 12.51 % 658 19.23 % 1086 31.74 %
Monastic 332 9.70 % 418 12.22 % 750 21.92 %
Cloistered/semi-cloistered 207 6.05 % 405 11.84 % 612 17.88 %
Missionary 328 9.59 % 646 18.88 % 974 28.46 %
Total   1295 37.84 % 2127 62.16 % 3422 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) 517 26.38 % 806 41.12 % 1323 67.50 %
Not worn 233 11.89 % 404 20.61 % 637 32.50 %
Total   750 38.27 % 1210 61.73 % 1960 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) 338 11.21 % 388 12.87 % 726 24.09 %
in a group of 2 or 3 281 9.32 % 386 12.81 % 667 22.13 %
in a group of 4 to 7 266 8.83 % 458 15.20 % 724 24.02 %
in a group of 8 or more 311 10.32 % 586 19.44 % 897 29.76 %
Total   1196 39.68 % 1818 60.32 % 3014 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 333 14.15 % 507 21.54 % 840 35.68 %
daily 367 15.59 % 620 26.34 % 987 41.93 %
several times a week 220 9.35 % 307 13.04 % 527 22.39 %
Total   920 39.08 % 1434 60.92 % 2354 100 %


I am drawn to the following prayer styles:

Response Men Count Men Percent Women Count Women Percent Total count Total Percent
Rosary 455 8.14 % 751 13.43 % 1206 21.57 %
Liturgy of the Hours 362 6.47 % 512 9.16 % 874 15.63 %
Daily Mass 524 9.37 % 837 14.97 % 1361 24.34 %
Eucharistic Adoration 430 7.69 % 740 13.24 % 1170 20.93 %
Faith Sharing / Lectio Divina 360 6.44 % 620 11.09 % 980 17.53 %
Total   2131 38.11 % 3460 61.89 % 5591 100 %


I pray...

Response Men Count Men Percent Women Count Women Percent Total count Total Percent
occasionally 120 6.73 % 187 10.48 % 307 17.21 %
once or twice a day 261 14.63 % 477 26.74 % 738 41.37 %
more than two times a day 290 16.26 % 449 25.17 % 739 41.42 %
Total   671 37.61 % 1113 62.39 % 1784 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 194 10.98 % 426 24.11 % 620 35.09 %
1 year 77 4.36 % 131 7.41 % 208 11.77 %
2 years 62 3.51 % 95 5.38 % 157 8.89 %
3 years 50 2.83 % 74 4.19 % 124 7.02 %
4 years 33 1.87 % 43 2.43 % 76 4.30 %
5+ years 249 14.09 % 333 18.85 % 582 32.94 %
Total   665 37.63 % 1102 62.37 % 1767 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 527 29.67 % 920 51.80 % 1447 81.48 %
No 141 7.94 % 188 10.59 % 329 18.52 %
Total   668 37.61 % 1108 62.39 % 1776 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. 173 9.82 % 192 10.90 % 365 20.72 %
No, I have not participated in a formal discernment process. 488 27.70 % 909 51.59 % 1397 79.28 %
Total   661 37.51 % 1101 62.49 % 1762 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 0.09 % 938 28.08 % 941 28.17 %
Brother 376 11.26 % 2 0.06 % 378 11.32 %
Deacon 166 4.97 % 21 0.63 % 187 5.60 %
Lay Ministry/Associate/Service Program 186 5.57 % 346 10.36 % 532 15.93 %
Priest-Order 368 11.02 % 27 0.81 % 395 11.83 %
Priest-Diocesan 271 8.11 % 14 0.42 % 285 8.53 %
Secular Institute/Consecrated Life 187 5.60 % 398 11.92 % 585 17.52 %
Other 14 0.42 % 23 0.69 % 37 1.11 %
Total   1571 47.04 % 1769 52.96 % 3340 100 %


Are you free of debt?

Response Men Count Men Percent Women Count Women Percent Total count Total Percent
Yes 437 25.32 % 735 42.58 % 1172 67.90 %
No 194 11.24 % 312 18.08 % 506 29.32 %
Other 15 0.87 % 33 1.91 % 48 2.78 %
Total   646 37.43 % 1080 62.57 % 1726 100 %


In what languages are you proficient?

Response Men Count Men Percent Women Count Women Percent Total count Total Percent
English 585 23.34 % 967 38.59 % 1552 61.93 %
Spanish 135 5.39 % 255 10.18 % 390 15.56 %
French 61 2.43 % 93 3.71 % 154 6.15 %
Portuguese 17 0.68 % 9 0.36 % 26 1.04 %
Italian 30 1.20 % 32 1.28 % 62 2.47 %
Amer. Sign Lang. 7 0.28 % 18 0.72 % 25 1.00 %
Arabic 8 0.32 % 6 0.24 % 14 0.56 %
Bangla 1 0.04 % 0 0.00 % 1 0.04 %
Chinese 11 0.44 % 19 0.76 % 30 1.20 %
Creole 3 0.12 % 1 0.04 % 4 0.16 %
Filipino 9 0.36 % 22 0.88 % 31 1.24 %
Flemish 2 0.08 % 0 0.00 % 2 0.08 %
German 36 1.44 % 23 0.92 % 59 2.35 %
Greek 2 0.08 % 1 0.04 % 3 0.12 %
Hmong 1 0.04 % 1 0.04 % 2 0.08 %
Hungarian 1 0.04 % 3 0.12 % 4 0.16 %
Japanese 7 0.28 % 9 0.36 % 16 0.64 %
Korean 2 0.08 % 8 0.32 % 10 0.40 %
Lithuanian 2 0.08 % 0 0.00 % 2 0.08 %
Polish 11 0.44 % 8 0.32 % 19 0.76 %
Russian 8 0.32 % 13 0.52 % 21 0.84 %
Tagalog 11 0.44 % 15 0.60 % 26 1.04 %
Vietnamese 9 0.36 % 4 0.16 % 13 0.52 %
Other 13 0.52 % 27 1.08 % 40 1.60 %
Total   972 38.79 % 1534 61.21 % 2506 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 327 4.64 % 578 8.20 % 905 12.84 %
Preaching 298 4.23 % 222 3.15 % 520 7.38 %
Retreat work 250 3.55 % 512 7.26 % 762 10.81 %
Parish 292 4.14 % 380 5.39 % 672 9.53 %
Prison ministry 163 2.31 % 234 3.32 % 397 5.63 %
Prayer 346 4.91 % 577 8.19 % 923 13.09 %
Youth/campus ministry 214 3.04 % 480 6.81 % 694 9.85 %
Social Service 215 3.05 % 436 6.19 % 651 9.24 %
Healthcare 137 1.94 % 339 4.81 % 476 6.75 %
Foreign missions 205 2.91 % 358 5.08 % 563 7.99 %
Manual labor 203 2.88 % 241 3.42 % 444 6.30 %
Other 14 0.20 % 28 0.40 % 42 0.60 %
Total   2664 37.79 % 4385 62.21 % 7049 100 %


I have received the following religious training:

Response Men Count Men Percent Women Count Women Percent Total count Total Percent
Catholic school 259 21.51 % 481 39.95 % 740 61.46 %
Theological school 49 4.07 % 61 5.07 % 110 9.14 %
CCD (Confraternity of Christian Doctrine) 87 7.23 % 145 12.04 % 232 19.27 %
Other 38 3.16 % 84 6.98 % 122 10.13 %
Total   433 35.96 % 771 64.04 % 1204 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 172 4.95 % 330 9.50 % 502 14.45 %
Preaching 75 2.16 % 71 2.04 % 146 4.20 %
Retreat work 98 2.82 % 253 7.28 % 351 10.10 %
Parish 189 5.44 % 350 10.07 % 539 15.52 %
Prison ministry 32 0.92 % 13 0.37 % 45 1.30 %
Prayer 221 6.36 % 383 11.02 % 604 17.39 %
Youth/campus ministry 138 3.97 % 313 9.01 % 451 12.98 %
Social Service 115 3.31 % 171 4.92 % 286 8.23 %
Healthcare 48 1.38 % 96 2.76 % 144 4.15 %
Foreign missions 27 0.78 % 64 1.84 % 91 2.62 %
Manual labor 115 3.31 % 137 3.94 % 252 7.25 %
Other 25 0.72 % 38 1.09 % 63 1.81 %
Total   1255 36.13 % 2219 63.87 % 3474 100 %


I have worked in the following areas:

Response Men Count Men Percent Women Count Women Percent Total count Total Percent
Business 169 7.14 % 221 9.34 % 390 16.48 %
Education/Training 181 7.65 % 334 14.11 % 515 21.76 %
Healthcare 68 2.87 % 188 7.94 % 256 10.82 %
Nonprofit, social work 132 5.58 % 248 10.48 % 380 16.05 %
Technical, mechanical, electrical work 96 4.06 % 52 2.20 % 148 6.25 %
Law enforcement, military 43 1.82 % 26 1.10 % 69 2.92 %
Legal work 33 1.39 % 39 1.65 % 72 3.04 %
Ministry (religious) 38 1.61 % 58 2.45 % 96 4.06 %
Ministry (lay) 123 5.20 % 228 9.63 % 351 14.83 %
Other 31 1.31 % 59 2.49 % 90 3.80 %
Total   914 38.61 % 1453 61.39 % 2367 100 %