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Prospect-Response Statistics for:


I am a

Response Number of responses Percentage of total
Female 1834 61.32
Male 1157 38.68
Total 2991 100 %

My age

ResponseMen CountMen PercentWomen CountWomen PercentTotal countTotal Percent
17 or less 260 8.69 % 291 9.73 % 551 18.42 %
18 - 19 172 5.75 % 270 9.03 % 442 14.78 %
20 - 24 185 6.19 % 387 12.94 % 572 19.12 %
25 - 29 136 4.55 % 227 7.59 % 363 12.14 %
30 - 34 96 3.21 % 164 5.48 % 260 8.69 %
35 - 39 67 2.24 % 86 2.88 % 153 5.12 %
40 - 44 59 1.97 % 102 3.41 % 161 5.38 %
45 - 49 58 1.94 % 74 2.47 % 132 4.41 %
50 - 54 39 1.30 % 89 2.98 % 128 4.28 %
55 - 59 38 1.27 % 79 2.64 % 117 3.91 %
60+ 47 1.57 % 65 2.17 % 112 3.74 %
Total   1157 38.68 1834 61.32 2991 100%


My marital status is...

Response Men Count Men Percent Women Count Women Percent Total count Total Percent
Single 1005 33.68 % 1527 51.17 % 2532 84.85 %
Married 69 2.31 % 94 3.15 % 163 5.46 %
Widowed 9 0.30 % 43 1.44 % 52 1.74 %
Divorced with annulment 35 1.17 % 69 2.31 % 104 3.49 %
Divorced without annulment 37 1.24 % 96 3.22 % 133 4.46 %
Total   1155 38.71 % 1829 61.29 % 2984 100 %


I am:

Response Men Count Men Percent Women Count Women Percent Total count Total Percent
Roman Catholic 958 32.12 % 1462 49.01 % 2420 81.13 %
Eastern Catholic 23 0.77 % 21 0.70 % 44 1.48 %
Becoming a Catholic 54 1.81 % 110 3.69 % 164 5.50 %
Not a Catholic 118 3.96 % 237 7.95 % 355 11.90 %
Total   1153 38.65 % 1830 61.35 % 2983 100 %


I am exploring the following vocations and/or lifestyles:

Response Men Count Men Percent Women Count Women Percent Total count Total Percent
Sister 10 0.19 % 1478 28.21 % 1488 28.40 %
Brother 649 12.39 % 9 0.17 % 658 12.56 %
Deacon 227 4.33 % 21 0.40 % 248 4.73 %
Lay Ministry/Associate/Service Program 278 5.31 % 536 10.23 % 814 15.53 %
Priest-Order 589 11.24 % 16 0.31 % 605 11.55 %
Priest-Diocesan 386 7.37 % 9 0.17 % 395 7.54 %
Secular Institute/Consecrated Life 299 5.71 % 669 12.77 % 968 18.47 %
Other 20 0.38 % 44 0.84 % 64 1.22 %
Total   2458 46.91 % 2782 53.09 % 5240 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 671 12.21 % 1064 19.36 % 1735 31.57 %
Monastic 499 9.08 % 755 13.74 % 1254 22.82 %
Cloistered/semi-cloistered 364 6.62 % 708 12.88 % 1072 19.51 %
Missionary 515 9.37 % 919 16.72 % 1434 26.10 %
Total   2049 37.29 % 3446 62.71 % 5495 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 366 12.36 % 439 14.82 % 805 27.18 %
I have a high school diploma/secondary certificate or other equivalency (but no further formal educa 119 4.02 % 174 5.87 % 293 9.89 %
I am currently in college, university, or technical school (or have completed courses toward a degre 185 6.25 % 347 11.72 % 532 17.96 %
I have a university, college, or associate/technical degree. 473 15.97 % 859 29.00 % 1332 44.97 %
Total   1143 38.59 % 1819 61.41 % 2962 100 %


I would like to enter a organization in which a habit or distinctive religious garb is... (Note)

Response Men Count Men Percent Women Count Women Percent Total count Total Percent
Worn (some or all of the time) 780 24.68 % 1254 39.67 % 2034 64.35 %
Not worn 420 13.29 % 707 22.37 % 1127 35.65 %
Total   1200 37.96 % 1961 62.04 % 3161 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) 208 8.70 % 315 13.17 % 523 21.87 %
in a group of 2 or 3 205 8.57 % 329 13.76 % 534 22.33 %
in a group of 4 to 7 223 9.33 % 374 15.64 % 597 24.97 %
in a group of 8 or more 234 9.79 % 503 21.04 % 737 30.82 %
Total   870 36.39 % 1521 63.61 % 2391 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 243 13.40 % 407 22.44 % 650 35.83 %
daily 304 16.76 % 503 27.73 % 807 44.49 %
several times a week 132 7.28 % 225 12.40 % 357 19.68 %
Total   679 37.43 % 1135 62.57 % 1814 100 %


In what languages are you proficient?

Response Men Count Men Percent Women Count Women Percent Total count Total Percent
English 450 22.23 % 794 39.23 % 1244 61.46 %
Spanish 106 5.24 % 219 10.82 % 325 16.06 %
French 27 1.33 % 78 3.85 % 105 5.19 %
Portuguese 11 0.54 % 14 0.69 % 25 1.24 %
Italian 16 0.79 % 25 1.24 % 41 2.03 %
Amer. Sign Lang. 4 0.20 % 12 0.59 % 16 0.79 %
Arabic 5 0.25 % 10 0.49 % 15 0.74 %
Bangla 0 0.00 % 2 0.10 % 2 0.10 %
Chinese 5 0.25 % 15 0.74 % 20 0.99 %
Creole 1 0.05 % 1 0.05 % 2 0.10 %
Filipino 9 0.44 % 12 0.59 % 21 1.04 %
Flemish 1 0.05 % 5 0.25 % 6 0.30 %
German 14 0.69 % 30 1.48 % 44 2.17 %
Greek 1 0.05 % 3 0.15 % 4 0.20 %
Hmong 0 0.00 % 1 0.05 % 1 0.05 %
Hungarian 1 0.05 % 2 0.10 % 3 0.15 %
Japanese 7 0.35 % 8 0.40 % 15 0.74 %
Korean 2 0.10 % 3 0.15 % 5 0.25 %
Lithuanian 0 0.00 % 1 0.05 % 1 0.05 %
Polish 2 0.10 % 8 0.40 % 10 0.49 %
Russian 6 0.30 % 8 0.40 % 14 0.69 %
Tagalog 4 0.20 % 6 0.30 % 10 0.49 %
Vietnamese 5 0.25 % 8 0.40 % 13 0.64 %
Other 23 1.14 % 59 2.92 % 82 4.05 %
Total   700 34.58 % 1324 65.42 % 2024 100 %


I am drawn to the following prayer styles:

Response Men Count Men Percent Women Count Women Percent Total count Total Percent
Rosary 343 7.89 % 598 13.75 % 941 21.63 %
Liturgy of the Hours 265 6.09 % 443 10.18 % 708 16.28 %
Daily Mass 392 9.01 % 671 15.43 % 1063 24.44 %
Eucharistic Adoration 312 7.17 % 592 13.61 % 904 20.78 %
Faith Sharing / Lectio Divina 252 5.79 % 482 11.08 % 734 16.87 %
Total   1564 35.95 % 2786 64.05 % 4350 100 %


I pray...

Response Men Count Men Percent Women Count Women Percent Total count Total Percent
occasionally 72 5.45 % 141 10.67 % 213 16.12 %
once or twice a day 188 14.23 % 369 27.93 % 557 42.16 %
more than two times a day 212 16.05 % 339 25.66 % 551 41.71 %
Total   472 35.73 % 849 64.27 % 1321 100 %


Are you free of debt?

Response Men Count Men Percent Women Count Women Percent Total count Total Percent
Yes 357 26.08 % 615 44.92 % 972 71.00 %
No 107 7.82 % 223 16.29 % 330 24.11 %
Other 25 1.83 % 42 3.07 % 67 4.89 %
Total   489 35.72 % 880 64.28 % 1369 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 125 9.56 % 287 21.94 % 412 31.50 %
1 year 57 4.36 % 123 9.40 % 180 13.76 %
2 years 51 3.90 % 79 6.04 % 130 9.94 %
3 years 32 2.45 % 60 4.59 % 92 7.03 %
4 years 19 1.45 % 31 2.37 % 50 3.82 %
5+ years 177 13.53 % 267 20.41 % 444 33.95 %
Total   461 35.24 % 847 64.76 % 1308 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 373 28.24 % 685 51.85 % 1058 80.09 %
No 97 7.34 % 166 12.57 % 263 19.91 %
Total   470 35.58 % 851 64.42 % 1321 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 279 4.55 % 516 8.42 % 795 12.97 %
Preaching 233 3.80 % 204 3.33 % 437 7.13 %
Retreat work 223 3.64 % 416 6.79 % 639 10.43 %
Parish 240 3.92 % 335 5.47 % 575 9.38 %
Prison ministry 128 2.09 % 233 3.80 % 361 5.89 %
Prayer 288 4.70 % 491 8.01 % 779 12.71 %
Youth/campus ministry 177 2.89 % 395 6.45 % 572 9.33 %
Social Service 198 3.23 % 410 6.69 % 608 9.92 %
Healthcare 109 1.78 % 291 4.75 % 400 6.53 %
Foreign missions 171 2.79 % 296 4.83 % 467 7.62 %
Manual labor 178 2.90 % 247 4.03 % 425 6.94 %
Other 25 0.41 % 45 0.73 % 70 1.14 %
Total   2249 36.70 % 3879 63.30 % 6128 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. 118 9.07 % 133 10.22 % 251 19.29 %
No, I have not participated in a formal discernment process. 342 26.29 % 708 54.42 % 1050 80.71 %
Total   460 35.36 % 841 64.64 % 1301 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 138 4.62 % 307 10.29 % 445 14.91 %
Preaching 58 1.94 % 71 2.38 % 129 4.32 %
Retreat work 96 3.22 % 184 6.17 % 280 9.38 %
Parish 172 5.76 % 281 9.42 % 453 15.18 %
Prison ministry 16 0.54 % 15 0.50 % 31 1.04 %
Prayer 178 5.97 % 338 11.33 % 516 17.29 %
Youth/campus ministry 122 4.09 % 272 9.12 % 394 13.20 %
Social Service 94 3.15 % 151 5.06 % 245 8.21 %
Healthcare 38 1.27 % 105 3.52 % 143 4.79 %
Foreign missions 17 0.57 % 50 1.68 % 67 2.25 %
Manual labor 81 2.71 % 113 3.79 % 194 6.50 %
Other 35 1.17 % 52 1.74 % 87 2.92 %
Total   1045 35.02 % 1939 64.98 % 2984 100 %


I have received the following religious training:

Response Men Count Men Percent Women Count Women Percent Total count Total Percent
Catholic school 235 20.87 % 429 38.10 % 664 58.97 %
Theological school 52 4.62 % 68 6.04 % 120 10.66 %
CCD (Confraternity of Christian Doctrine) 62 5.51 % 105 9.33 % 167 14.83 %
Other 66 5.86 % 109 9.68 % 175 15.54 %
Total   415 36.86 % 711 63.14 % 1126 100 %


I have worked in the following areas:

Response Men Count Men Percent Women Count Women Percent Total count Total Percent
Business 147 7.19 % 181 8.86 % 328 16.05 %
Education/Training 138 6.75 % 303 14.82 % 441 21.58 %
Healthcare 75 3.67 % 173 8.46 % 248 12.13 %
Nonprofit, social work 105 5.14 % 227 11.11 % 332 16.24 %
Technical, mechanical, electrical work 63 3.08 % 44 2.15 % 107 5.23 %
Law enforcement, military 31 1.52 % 24 1.17 % 55 2.69 %
Legal work 20 0.98 % 45 2.20 % 65 3.18 %
Ministry (religious) 40 1.96 % 52 2.54 % 92 4.50 %
Ministry (lay) 99 4.84 % 149 7.29 % 248 12.13 %
Other 41 2.01 % 87 4.26 % 128 6.26 %
Total   759 37.13 % 1285 62.87 % 2044 100 %