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I am a

Response Number of responses Percentage of total
Female 2366 61.04
Male 1510 38.96
Total 3876 100 %

My age

ResponseMen CountMen PercentWomen CountWomen PercentTotal countTotal Percent
17 or less 303 7.82 % 469 12.10 % 772 19.92 %
18 - 19 216 5.57 % 298 7.69 % 514 13.26 %
20 - 24 254 6.55 % 503 12.98 % 757 19.53 %
25 - 29 190 4.90 % 273 7.04 % 463 11.95 %
30 - 34 120 3.10 % 162 4.18 % 282 7.28 %
35 - 39 83 2.14 % 138 3.56 % 221 5.70 %
40 - 44 87 2.24 % 120 3.10 % 207 5.34 %
45 - 49 77 1.99 % 96 2.48 % 173 4.46 %
50 - 54 73 1.88 % 112 2.89 % 185 4.77 %
55 - 59 54 1.39 % 99 2.55 % 153 3.95 %
60+ 53 1.37 % 96 2.48 % 149 3.84 %
Total   1510 38.96 2366 61.04 3876 100%


My marital status is...

Response Men Count Men Percent Women Count Women Percent Total count Total Percent
Single 1274 33.07 % 1976 51.30 % 3250 84.37 %
Married 121 3.14 % 113 2.93 % 234 6.07 %
Widowed 17 0.44 % 46 1.19 % 63 1.64 %
Divorced with annulment 39 1.01 % 106 2.75 % 145 3.76 %
Divorced without annulment 46 1.19 % 114 2.96 % 160 4.15 %
Total   1497 38.86 % 2355 61.14 % 3852 100 %


I am:

Response Men Count Men Percent Women Count Women Percent Total count Total Percent
Roman Catholic 1232 32.08 % 1887 49.13 % 3119 81.20 %
Eastern Catholic 17 0.44 % 22 0.57 % 39 1.02 %
Becoming a Catholic 81 2.11 % 141 3.67 % 222 5.78 %
Not a Catholic 163 4.24 % 298 7.76 % 461 12.00 %
Total   1493 38.87 % 2348 61.13 % 3841 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 417 10.91 % 569 14.89 % 986 25.80 %
I have a high school diploma/secondary certificate or other equivalency (but no further formal educa 174 4.55 % 238 6.23 % 412 10.78 %
I am currently in college, university, or technical school (or have completed courses toward a degre 261 6.83 % 493 12.90 % 754 19.73 %
I have a university, college, or associate/technical degree. 628 16.44 % 1041 27.24 % 1669 43.68 %
Total   1480 38.73 % 2341 61.27 % 3821 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 860 12.85 % 1319 19.70 % 2179 32.55 %
Monastic 626 9.35 % 778 11.62 % 1404 20.97 %
Cloistered/semi-cloistered 394 5.88 % 788 11.77 % 1182 17.66 %
Missionary 671 10.02 % 1259 18.81 % 1930 28.83 %
Total   2551 38.10 % 4144 61.90 % 6695 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) 1015 25.45 % 1532 38.42 % 2547 63.87 %
Not worn 525 13.16 % 916 22.97 % 1441 36.13 %
Total   1540 38.62 % 2448 61.38 % 3988 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) 661 10.88 % 823 13.55 % 1484 24.43 %
in a group of 2 or 3 578 9.51 % 813 13.38 % 1391 22.90 %
in a group of 4 to 7 561 9.23 % 893 14.70 % 1454 23.93 %
in a group of 8 or more 628 10.34 % 1118 18.40 % 1746 28.74 %
Total   2428 39.97 % 3647 60.03 % 6075 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 603 12.85 % 932 19.87 % 1535 32.72 %
daily 775 16.52 % 1269 27.05 % 2044 43.57 %
several times a week 454 9.68 % 658 14.03 % 1112 23.70 %
Total   1832 39.05 % 2859 60.95 % 4691 100 %


I am drawn to the following prayer styles:

Response Men Count Men Percent Women Count Women Percent Total count Total Percent
Rosary 879 8.05 % 1469 13.45 % 2348 21.49 %
Liturgy of the Hours 693 6.34 % 1001 9.16 % 1694 15.51 %
Daily Mass 1043 9.55 % 1617 14.80 % 2660 24.35 %
Eucharistic Adoration 831 7.61 % 1452 13.29 % 2283 20.90 %
Faith Sharing / Lectio Divina 698 6.39 % 1242 11.37 % 1940 17.76 %
Total   4144 37.93 % 6781 62.07 % 10925 100 %


I pray...

Response Men Count Men Percent Women Count Women Percent Total count Total Percent
occasionally 332 9.09 % 492 13.48 % 824 22.57 %
once or twice a day 512 14.02 % 937 25.66 % 1449 39.69 %
more than two times a day 554 15.17 % 824 22.57 % 1378 37.74 %
Total   1398 38.29 % 2253 61.71 % 3651 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 475 13.29 % 901 25.20 % 1376 38.49 %
1 year 159 4.45 % 240 6.71 % 399 11.16 %
2 years 117 3.27 % 204 5.71 % 321 8.98 %
3 years 90 2.52 % 152 4.25 % 242 6.77 %
4 years 58 1.62 % 73 2.04 % 131 3.66 %
5+ years 471 13.17 % 635 17.76 % 1106 30.94 %
Total   1370 38.32 % 2205 61.68 % 3575 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 1114 30.70 % 1858 51.20 % 2972 81.90 %
No 277 7.63 % 380 10.47 % 657 18.10 %
Total   1391 38.33 % 2238 61.67 % 3629 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. 331 9.22 % 344 9.58 % 675 18.80 %
No, I have not participated in a formal discernment process. 1043 29.05 % 1872 52.14 % 2915 81.20 %
Total   1374 38.27 % 2216 61.73 % 3590 100 %


I am exploring the following vocations and/or lifestyles:

Response Men Count Men Percent Women Count Women Percent Total count Total Percent
Sister 11 0.16 % 1823 27.14 % 1834 27.30 %
Brother 744 11.08 % 12 0.18 % 756 11.26 %
Deacon 344 5.12 % 46 0.68 % 390 5.81 %
Lay Ministry/Associate/Service Program 378 5.63 % 739 11.00 % 1117 16.63 %
Priest-Order 740 11.02 % 49 0.73 % 789 11.75 %
Priest-Diocesan 545 8.11 % 34 0.51 % 579 8.62 %
Secular Institute/Consecrated Life 383 5.70 % 776 11.55 % 1159 17.25 %
Other 33 0.49 % 60 0.89 % 93 1.38 %
Total   3178 47.31 % 3539 52.69 % 6717 100 %


Are you free of debt?

Response Men Count Men Percent Women Count Women Percent Total count Total Percent
Yes 979 27.88 % 1529 43.55 % 2508 71.43 %
No 328 9.34 % 582 16.58 % 910 25.92 %
Other 33 0.94 % 60 1.71 % 93 2.65 %
Total   1340 38.17 % 2171 61.83 % 3511 100 %


In what languages are you proficient?

Response Men Count Men Percent Women Count Women Percent Total count Total Percent
English 1233 24.07 % 1983 38.72 % 3216 62.79 %
Spanish 268 5.23 % 502 9.80 % 770 15.03 %
French 105 2.05 % 180 3.51 % 285 5.56 %
Portuguese 39 0.76 % 32 0.62 % 71 1.39 %
Italian 63 1.23 % 65 1.27 % 128 2.50 %
Amer. Sign Lang. 13 0.25 % 40 0.78 % 53 1.03 %
Arabic 15 0.29 % 10 0.20 % 25 0.49 %
Bangla 3 0.06 % 1 0.02 % 4 0.08 %
Chinese 29 0.57 % 41 0.80 % 70 1.37 %
Creole 8 0.16 % 8 0.16 % 16 0.31 %
Filipino 13 0.25 % 36 0.70 % 49 0.96 %
Flemish 5 0.10 % 4 0.08 % 9 0.18 %
German 65 1.27 % 48 0.94 % 113 2.21 %
Greek 7 0.14 % 3 0.06 % 10 0.20 %
Hmong 3 0.06 % 2 0.04 % 5 0.10 %
Hungarian 3 0.06 % 4 0.08 % 7 0.14 %
Japanese 17 0.33 % 17 0.33 % 34 0.66 %
Korean 8 0.16 % 14 0.27 % 22 0.43 %
Lithuanian 5 0.10 % 2 0.04 % 7 0.14 %
Polish 19 0.37 % 14 0.27 % 33 0.64 %
Russian 16 0.31 % 24 0.47 % 40 0.78 %
Tagalog 16 0.31 % 22 0.43 % 38 0.74 %
Vietnamese 17 0.33 % 12 0.23 % 29 0.57 %
Other 35 0.68 % 53 1.03 % 88 1.72 %
Total   2005 39.14 % 3117 60.86 % 5122 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 687 4.98 % 1147 8.32 % 1834 13.31 %
Preaching 568 4.12 % 409 2.97 % 977 7.09 %
Retreat work 501 3.63 % 1006 7.30 % 1507 10.93 %
Parish 547 3.97 % 693 5.03 % 1240 9.00 %
Prison ministry 328 2.38 % 460 3.34 % 788 5.72 %
Prayer 657 4.77 % 1093 7.93 % 1750 12.70 %
Youth/campus ministry 437 3.17 % 928 6.73 % 1365 9.90 %
Social Service 420 3.05 % 909 6.60 % 1329 9.64 %
Healthcare 267 1.94 % 686 4.98 % 953 6.91 %
Foreign missions 390 2.83 % 708 5.14 % 1098 7.97 %
Manual labor 405 2.94 % 451 3.27 % 856 6.21 %
Other 37 0.27 % 49 0.36 % 86 0.62 %
Total   5244 38.05 % 8539 61.95 % 13783 100 %


I have received the following religious training:

Response Men Count Men Percent Women Count Women Percent Total count Total Percent
Catholic school 584 23.96 % 990 40.62 % 1574 64.59 %
Theological school 87 3.57 % 116 4.76 % 203 8.33 %
CCD (Confraternity of Christian Doctrine) 157 6.44 % 260 10.67 % 417 17.11 %
Other 85 3.49 % 158 6.48 % 243 9.97 %
Total   913 37.46 % 1524 62.54 % 2437 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 339 5.21 % 635 9.76 % 974 14.97 %
Preaching 130 2.00 % 129 1.98 % 259 3.98 %
Retreat work 219 3.37 % 485 7.45 % 704 10.82 %
Parish 334 5.13 % 598 9.19 % 932 14.32 %
Prison ministry 46 0.71 % 40 0.61 % 86 1.32 %
Prayer 408 6.27 % 715 10.99 % 1123 17.26 %
Youth/campus ministry 276 4.24 % 607 9.33 % 883 13.57 %
Social Service 198 3.04 % 326 5.01 % 524 8.05 %
Healthcare 84 1.29 % 193 2.97 % 277 4.26 %
Foreign missions 53 0.81 % 129 1.98 % 182 2.80 %
Manual labor 213 3.27 % 241 3.70 % 454 6.98 %
Other 40 0.61 % 70 1.08 % 110 1.69 %
Total   2340 35.96 % 4168 64.04 % 6508 100 %


I have worked in the following areas:

Response Men Count Men Percent Women Count Women Percent Total count Total Percent
Business 335 7.46 % 428 9.53 % 763 16.98 %
Education/Training 345 7.68 % 641 14.27 % 986 21.95 %
Healthcare 140 3.12 % 349 7.77 % 489 10.88 %
Nonprofit, social work 250 5.56 % 477 10.62 % 727 16.18 %
Technical, mechanical, electrical work 177 3.94 % 113 2.52 % 290 6.45 %
Law enforcement, military 80 1.78 % 52 1.16 % 132 2.94 %
Legal work 61 1.36 % 88 1.96 % 149 3.32 %
Ministry (religious) 75 1.67 % 113 2.52 % 188 4.18 %
Ministry (lay) 206 4.58 % 398 8.86 % 604 13.44 %
Other 63 1.40 % 102 2.27 % 165 3.67 %
Total   1732 38.55 % 2761 61.45 % 4493 100 %