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I am a

Response Number of responses Percentage of total
Female 3345 61.32
Male 2110 38.68
Total 5455 100 %

My age

ResponseMen CountMen PercentWomen CountWomen PercentTotal countTotal Percent
17 or less 360 6.60 % 584 10.71 % 944 17.31 %
18 - 19 314 5.76 % 451 8.27 % 765 14.02 %
20 - 24 370 6.78 % 743 13.62 % 1113 20.40 %
25 - 29 268 4.91 % 385 7.06 % 653 11.97 %
30 - 34 165 3.02 % 241 4.42 % 406 7.44 %
35 - 39 140 2.57 % 198 3.63 % 338 6.20 %
40 - 44 122 2.24 % 171 3.13 % 293 5.37 %
45 - 49 110 2.02 % 133 2.44 % 243 4.45 %
50 - 54 97 1.78 % 162 2.97 % 259 4.75 %
55 - 59 89 1.63 % 136 2.49 % 225 4.12 %
60+ 75 1.37 % 141 2.58 % 216 3.96 %
Total   2110 38.68 3345 61.32 5455 100%


My marital status is...

Response Men Count Men Percent Women Count Women Percent Total count Total Percent
Single 1787 33.01 % 2765 51.07 % 4552 84.08 %
Married 170 3.14 % 172 3.18 % 342 6.32 %
Widowed 22 0.41 % 71 1.31 % 93 1.72 %
Divorced with annulment 55 1.02 % 151 2.79 % 206 3.80 %
Divorced without annulment 58 1.07 % 163 3.01 % 221 4.08 %
Total   2092 38.64 % 3322 61.36 % 5414 100 %


I am:

Response Men Count Men Percent Women Count Women Percent Total count Total Percent
Roman Catholic 1733 32.07 % 2677 49.54 % 4410 81.61 %
Eastern Catholic 26 0.48 % 38 0.70 % 64 1.18 %
Becoming a Catholic 127 2.35 % 200 3.70 % 327 6.05 %
Not a Catholic 201 3.72 % 402 7.44 % 603 11.16 %
Total   2087 38.62 % 3317 61.38 % 5404 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 530 9.85 % 732 13.61 % 1262 23.47 %
I have a high school diploma/secondary certificate or other equivalency (but no further formal educa 250 4.65 % 334 6.21 % 584 10.86 %
I am currently in college, university, or technical school (or have completed courses toward a degre 378 7.03 % 720 13.39 % 1098 20.42 %
I have a university, college, or associate/technical degree. 914 17.00 % 1520 28.26 % 2434 45.26 %
Total   2072 38.53 % 3306 61.47 % 5378 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 1252 13.12 % 1829 19.17 % 3081 32.30 %
Monastic 882 9.25 % 1156 12.12 % 2038 21.36 %
Cloistered/semi-cloistered 566 5.93 % 1136 11.91 % 1702 17.84 %
Missionary 955 10.01 % 1764 18.49 % 2719 28.50 %
Total   3655 38.31 % 5885 61.69 % 9540 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) 1475 26.15 % 2251 39.90 % 3726 66.05 %
Not worn 692 12.27 % 1223 21.68 % 1915 33.95 %
Total   2167 38.42 % 3474 61.58 % 5641 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) 922 10.68 % 1200 13.90 % 2122 24.58 %
in a group of 2 or 3 817 9.46 % 1152 13.34 % 1969 22.81 %
in a group of 4 to 7 784 9.08 % 1260 14.60 % 2044 23.68 %
in a group of 8 or more 897 10.39 % 1601 18.55 % 2498 28.94 %
Total   3420 39.62 % 5213 60.38 % 8633 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 868 12.86 % 1358 20.12 % 2226 32.98 %
daily 1102 16.33 % 1824 27.02 % 2926 43.35 %
several times a week 641 9.50 % 957 14.18 % 1598 23.67 %
Total   2611 38.68 % 4139 61.32 % 6750 100 %


I am drawn to the following prayer styles:

Response Men Count Men Percent Women Count Women Percent Total count Total Percent
Rosary 1258 7.98 % 2122 13.46 % 3380 21.44 %
Liturgy of the Hours 1016 6.44 % 1452 9.21 % 2468 15.65 %
Daily Mass 1491 9.46 % 2317 14.69 % 3808 24.15 %
Eucharistic Adoration 1205 7.64 % 2098 13.31 % 3303 20.95 %
Faith Sharing / Lectio Divina 1014 6.43 % 1795 11.38 % 2809 17.81 %
Total   5984 37.95 % 9784 62.05 % 15768 100 %


I pray...

Response Men Count Men Percent Women Count Women Percent Total count Total Percent
occasionally 444 8.65 % 676 13.16 % 1120 21.81 %
once or twice a day 728 14.18 % 1328 25.86 % 2056 40.04 %
more than two times a day 782 15.23 % 1177 22.92 % 1959 38.15 %
Total   1954 38.05 % 3181 61.95 % 5135 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 606 12.04 % 1239 24.62 % 1845 36.67 %
1 year 231 4.59 % 343 6.82 % 574 11.41 %
2 years 169 3.36 % 293 5.82 % 462 9.18 %
3 years 135 2.68 % 225 4.47 % 360 7.15 %
4 years 82 1.63 % 112 2.23 % 194 3.86 %
5+ years 693 13.77 % 904 17.96 % 1597 31.74 %
Total   1916 38.08 % 3116 61.92 % 5032 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 1562 30.57 % 2614 51.15 % 4176 81.72 %
No 384 7.51 % 550 10.76 % 934 18.28 %
Total   1946 38.08 % 3164 61.92 % 5110 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. 491 9.70 % 475 9.38 % 966 19.08 %
No, I have not participated in a formal discernment process. 1435 28.34 % 2663 52.59 % 4098 80.92 %
Total   1926 38.03 % 3138 61.97 % 5064 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 % 2591 26.83 % 2607 27.00 %
Brother 1054 10.91 % 16 0.17 % 1070 11.08 %
Deacon 503 5.21 % 66 0.68 % 569 5.89 %
Lay Ministry/Associate/Service Program 521 5.40 % 1065 11.03 % 1586 16.42 %
Priest-Order 1089 11.28 % 62 0.64 % 1151 11.92 %
Priest-Diocesan 790 8.18 % 47 0.49 % 837 8.67 %
Secular Institute/Consecrated Life 543 5.62 % 1160 12.01 % 1703 17.63 %
Other 43 0.45 % 91 0.94 % 134 1.39 %
Total   4559 47.21 % 5098 52.79 % 9657 100 %


Are you free of debt?

Response Men Count Men Percent Women Count Women Percent Total count Total Percent
Yes 1381 27.84 % 2149 43.32 % 3530 71.16 %
No 457 9.21 % 841 16.95 % 1298 26.16 %
Other 50 1.01 % 83 1.67 % 133 2.68 %
Total   1888 38.06 % 3073 61.94 % 4961 100 %


In what languages are you proficient?

Response Men Count Men Percent Women Count Women Percent Total count Total Percent
English 1723 23.70 % 2811 38.67 % 4534 62.37 %
Spanish 411 5.65 % 732 10.07 % 1143 15.72 %
French 149 2.05 % 250 3.44 % 399 5.49 %
Portuguese 53 0.73 % 43 0.59 % 96 1.32 %
Italian 94 1.29 % 99 1.36 % 193 2.66 %
Amer. Sign Lang. 14 0.19 % 54 0.74 % 68 0.94 %
Arabic 22 0.30 % 17 0.23 % 39 0.54 %
Bangla 3 0.04 % 1 0.01 % 4 0.06 %
Chinese 36 0.50 % 51 0.70 % 87 1.20 %
Creole 8 0.11 % 9 0.12 % 17 0.23 %
Filipino 20 0.28 % 55 0.76 % 75 1.03 %
Flemish 6 0.08 % 5 0.07 % 11 0.15 %
German 86 1.18 % 77 1.06 % 163 2.24 %
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 0.12 %
Japanese 21 0.29 % 26 0.36 % 47 0.65 %
Korean 10 0.14 % 19 0.26 % 29 0.40 %
Lithuanian 5 0.07 % 3 0.04 % 8 0.11 %
Polish 24 0.33 % 26 0.36 % 50 0.69 %
Russian 26 0.36 % 29 0.40 % 55 0.76 %
Tagalog 22 0.30 % 32 0.44 % 54 0.74 %
Vietnamese 22 0.30 % 17 0.23 % 39 0.54 %
Other 50 0.69 % 81 1.11 % 131 1.80 %
Total   2819 38.78 % 4450 61.22 % 7269 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 993 4.97 % 1631 8.16 % 2624 13.13 %
Preaching 849 4.25 % 588 2.94 % 1437 7.19 %
Retreat work 732 3.66 % 1454 7.28 % 2186 10.94 %
Parish 812 4.06 % 985 4.93 % 1797 8.99 %
Prison ministry 481 2.41 % 663 3.32 % 1144 5.73 %
Prayer 957 4.79 % 1575 7.88 % 2532 12.67 %
Youth/campus ministry 642 3.21 % 1339 6.70 % 1981 9.92 %
Social Service 635 3.18 % 1299 6.50 % 1934 9.68 %
Healthcare 394 1.97 % 988 4.95 % 1382 6.92 %
Foreign missions 575 2.88 % 1013 5.07 % 1588 7.95 %
Manual labor 580 2.90 % 671 3.36 % 1251 6.26 %
Other 54 0.27 % 69 0.35 % 123 0.62 %
Total   7704 38.56 % 12275 61.44 % 19979 100 %


I have received the following religious training:

Response Men Count Men Percent Women Count Women Percent Total count Total Percent
Catholic school 831 24.07 % 1368 39.62 % 2199 63.68 %
Theological school 133 3.85 % 164 4.75 % 297 8.60 %
CCD (Confraternity of Christian Doctrine) 215 6.23 % 388 11.24 % 603 17.46 %
Other 128 3.71 % 226 6.55 % 354 10.25 %
Total   1307 37.85 % 2146 62.15 % 3453 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 505 5.31 % 918 9.66 % 1423 14.97 %
Preaching 194 2.04 % 186 1.96 % 380 4.00 %
Retreat work 323 3.40 % 676 7.11 % 999 10.51 %
Parish 502 5.28 % 862 9.07 % 1364 14.35 %
Prison ministry 67 0.70 % 56 0.59 % 123 1.29 %
Prayer 595 6.26 % 1014 10.67 % 1609 16.92 %
Youth/campus ministry 419 4.41 % 881 9.27 % 1300 13.67 %
Social Service 305 3.21 % 491 5.16 % 796 8.37 %
Healthcare 128 1.35 % 296 3.11 % 424 4.46 %
Foreign missions 82 0.86 % 179 1.88 % 261 2.75 %
Manual labor 301 3.17 % 362 3.81 % 663 6.97 %
Other 65 0.68 % 100 1.05 % 165 1.74 %
Total   3486 36.67 % 6021 63.33 % 9507 100 %


I have worked in the following areas:

Response Men Count Men Percent Women Count Women Percent Total count Total Percent
Business 467 7.20 % 626 9.65 % 1093 16.84 %
Education/Training 500 7.70 % 945 14.56 % 1445 22.27 %
Healthcare 197 3.04 % 510 7.86 % 707 10.89 %
Nonprofit, social work 374 5.76 % 703 10.83 % 1077 16.59 %
Technical, mechanical, electrical work 230 3.54 % 155 2.39 % 385 5.93 %
Law enforcement, military 116 1.79 % 73 1.12 % 189 2.91 %
Legal work 86 1.33 % 123 1.90 % 209 3.22 %
Ministry (religious) 110 1.69 % 157 2.42 % 267 4.11 %
Ministry (lay) 303 4.67 % 584 9.00 % 887 13.67 %
Other 92 1.42 % 139 2.14 % 231 3.56 %
Total   2475 38.14 % 4015 61.86 % 6490 100 %