Prospect-Response Statistics for...

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Prospect-Response Statistics for:


I am a

Response Number of responses Percentage of total
Female 337 59.96
Male 225 40.04
Total 562 100 %

My age

ResponseMen CountMen PercentWomen CountWomen PercentTotal countTotal Percent
17 or less 25 4.45 % 40 7.12 % 65 11.57 %
18 - 19 14 2.49 % 40 7.12 % 54 9.61 %
20 - 24 49 8.72 % 80 14.23 % 129 22.95 %
25 - 29 33 5.87 % 56 9.96 % 89 15.84 %
30 - 34 24 4.27 % 35 6.23 % 59 10.50 %
35 - 39 15 2.67 % 9 1.60 % 24 4.27 %
40 - 44 14 2.49 % 17 3.02 % 31 5.52 %
45 - 49 15 2.67 % 13 2.31 % 28 4.98 %
50 - 54 11 1.96 % 17 3.02 % 28 4.98 %
55 - 59 12 2.14 % 13 2.31 % 25 4.45 %
60+ 13 2.31 % 17 3.02 % 30 5.34 %
Total   225 40.04 337 59.96 562 100%


My marital status is...

Response Men Count Men Percent Women Count Women Percent Total count Total Percent
Single 180 32.09 % 273 48.66 % 453 80.75 %
Married 24 4.28 % 20 3.57 % 44 7.84 %
Widowed 2 0.36 % 9 1.60 % 11 1.96 %
Divorced with annulment 10 1.78 % 11 1.96 % 21 3.74 %
Divorced without annulment 9 1.60 % 23 4.10 % 32 5.70 %
Total   225 40.11 % 336 59.89 % 561 100 %


I am:

Response Men Count Men Percent Women Count Women Percent Total count Total Percent
Roman Catholic 193 34.53 % 268 47.94 % 461 82.47 %
Eastern Catholic 7 1.25 % 4 0.72 % 11 1.97 %
Becoming a Catholic 11 1.97 % 28 5.01 % 39 6.98 %
Not a Catholic 13 2.33 % 35 6.26 % 48 8.59 %
Total   224 40.07 % 335 59.93 % 559 100 %


I am exploring the following vocations and/or lifestyles:

Response Men Count Men Percent Women Count Women Percent Total count Total Percent
Sister 0 0.00 % 260 25.19 % 260 25.19 %
Brother 125 12.11 % 0 0.00 % 125 12.11 %
Deacon 59 5.72 % 5 0.48 % 64 6.20 %
Lay Ministry/Associate/Service Program 59 5.72 % 101 9.79 % 160 15.50 %
Priest-Order 137 13.28 % 2 0.19 % 139 13.47 %
Priest-Diocesan 84 8.14 % 1 0.10 % 85 8.24 %
Secular Institute/Consecrated Life 64 6.20 % 123 11.92 % 187 18.12 %
Other 4 0.39 % 8 0.78 % 12 1.16 %
Total   532 51.55 % 500 48.45 % 1032 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 130 12.30 % 180 17.03 % 310 29.33 %
Monastic 103 9.74 % 150 14.19 % 253 23.94 %
Cloistered/semi-cloistered 72 6.81 % 138 13.06 % 210 19.87 %
Missionary 108 10.22 % 176 16.65 % 284 26.87 %
Total   413 39.07 % 644 60.93 % 1057 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 29 5.22 % 47 8.45 % 76 13.67 %
I have a high school diploma/secondary certificate or other equivalency (but no further formal educa 33 5.94 % 39 7.01 % 72 12.95 %
I am currently in college, university, or technical school (or have completed courses toward a degre 47 8.45 % 64 11.51 % 111 19.96 %
I have a university, college, or associate/technical degree. 114 20.50 % 183 32.91 % 297 53.42 %
Total   223 40.11 % 333 59.89 % 556 100 %


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) 167 27.83 % 250 41.67 % 417 69.50 %
Not worn 72 12.00 % 111 18.50 % 183 30.50 %
Total   239 39.83 % 361 60.17 % 600 100 %


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) 83 10.84 % 96 12.53 % 179 23.37 %
in a group of 2 or 3 67 8.75 % 96 12.53 % 163 21.28 %
in a group of 4 to 7 69 9.01 % 114 14.88 % 183 23.89 %
in a group of 8 or more 76 9.92 % 165 21.54 % 241 31.46 %
Total   295 38.51 % 471 61.49 % 766 100 %


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 75 12.82 % 136 23.25 % 211 36.07 %
daily 110 18.80 % 154 26.32 % 264 45.13 %
several times a week 46 7.86 % 64 10.94 % 110 18.80 %
Total   231 39.49 % 354 60.51 % 585 100 %


In what languages are you proficient?

Response Men Count Men Percent Women Count Women Percent Total count Total Percent
English 143 24.24 % 229 38.81 % 372 63.05 %
Spanish 26 4.41 % 71 12.03 % 97 16.44 %
French 8 1.36 % 24 4.07 % 32 5.42 %
Portuguese 2 0.34 % 4 0.68 % 6 1.02 %
Italian 6 1.02 % 8 1.36 % 14 2.37 %
Amer. Sign Lang. 1 0.17 % 2 0.34 % 3 0.51 %
Arabic 1 0.17 % 3 0.51 % 4 0.68 %
Chinese 2 0.34 % 2 0.34 % 4 0.68 %
Filipino 3 0.51 % 3 0.51 % 6 1.02 %
Flemish 1 0.17 % 2 0.34 % 3 0.51 %
German 4 0.68 % 7 1.19 % 11 1.86 %
Greek 0 0.00 % 1 0.17 % 1 0.17 %
Japanese 5 0.85 % 2 0.34 % 7 1.19 %
Korean 0 0.00 % 1 0.17 % 1 0.17 %
Polish 0 0.00 % 3 0.51 % 3 0.51 %
Russian 1 0.17 % 2 0.34 % 3 0.51 %
Tagalog 1 0.17 % 1 0.17 % 2 0.34 %
Vietnamese 1 0.17 % 1 0.17 % 2 0.34 %
Other 7 1.19 % 12 2.03 % 19 3.22 %
Total   212 35.93 % 378 64.07 % 590 100 %


I am drawn to the following prayer styles:

Response Men Count Men Percent Women Count Women Percent Total count Total Percent
Rosary 113 8.18 % 191 13.82 % 304 22.00 %
Liturgy of the Hours 82 5.93 % 143 10.35 % 225 16.28 %
Daily Mass 120 8.68 % 207 14.98 % 327 23.66 %
Eucharistic Adoration 98 7.09 % 184 13.31 % 282 20.41 %
Faith Sharing / Lectio Divina 96 6.95 % 148 10.71 % 244 17.66 %
Total   509 36.83 % 873 63.17 % 1382 100 %


I pray...

Response Men Count Men Percent Women Count Women Percent Total count Total Percent
occasionally 17 4.19 % 39 9.61 % 56 13.79 %
once or twice a day 62 15.27 % 104 25.62 % 166 40.89 %
more than two times a day 73 17.98 % 111 27.34 % 184 45.32 %
Total   152 37.44 % 254 62.56 % 406 100 %


Are you free of debt?

Response Men Count Men Percent Women Count Women Percent Total count Total Percent
Yes 103 25.88 % 171 42.96 % 274 68.84 %
No 43 10.80 % 70 17.59 % 113 28.39 %
Other 3 0.75 % 8 2.01 % 11 2.76 %
Total   149 37.44 % 249 62.56 % 398 100 %


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 30 7.50 % 66 16.50 % 96 24.00 %
1 year 15 3.75 % 38 9.50 % 53 13.25 %
2 years 17 4.25 % 32 8.00 % 49 12.25 %
3 years 16 4.00 % 20 5.00 % 36 9.00 %
4 years 5 1.25 % 13 3.25 % 18 4.50 %
5+ years 65 16.25 % 83 20.75 % 148 37.00 %
Total   148 37.00 % 252 63.00 % 400 100 %


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 114 28.36 % 201 50.00 % 315 78.36 %
No 35 8.71 % 52 12.94 % 87 21.64 %
Total   149 37.06 % 253 62.94 % 402 100 %


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 77 4.52 % 139 8.15 % 216 12.67 %
Preaching 72 4.22 % 64 3.75 % 136 7.98 %
Retreat work 72 4.22 % 114 6.69 % 186 10.91 %
Parish 73 4.28 % 90 5.28 % 163 9.56 %
Prison ministry 47 2.76 % 62 3.64 % 109 6.39 %
Prayer 92 5.40 % 133 7.80 % 225 13.20 %
Youth/campus ministry 50 2.93 % 100 5.87 % 150 8.80 %
Social Service 60 3.52 % 99 5.81 % 159 9.33 %
Healthcare 32 1.88 % 76 4.46 % 108 6.33 %
Foreign missions 48 2.82 % 79 4.63 % 127 7.45 %
Manual labor 60 3.52 % 53 3.11 % 113 6.63 %
Other 4 0.23 % 9 0.53 % 13 0.76 %
Total   687 40.29 % 1018 59.71 % 1705 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. 37 9.25 % 44 11.00 % 81 20.25 %
No, I have not participated in a formal discernment process. 111 27.75 % 208 52.00 % 319 79.75 %
Total   148 37.00 % 252 63.00 % 400 100 %


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 36 4.61 % 71 9.09 % 107 13.70 %
Preaching 15 1.92 % 29 3.71 % 44 5.63 %
Retreat work 25 3.20 % 55 7.04 % 80 10.24 %
Parish 41 5.25 % 78 9.99 % 119 15.24 %
Prison ministry 5 0.64 % 5 0.64 % 10 1.28 %
Prayer 49 6.27 % 92 11.78 % 141 18.05 %
Youth/campus ministry 26 3.33 % 66 8.45 % 92 11.78 %
Social Service 27 3.46 % 40 5.12 % 67 8.58 %
Healthcare 9 1.15 % 25 3.20 % 34 4.35 %
Foreign missions 5 0.64 % 15 1.92 % 20 2.56 %
Manual labor 21 2.69 % 28 3.59 % 49 6.27 %
Other 10 1.28 % 8 1.02 % 18 2.30 %
Total   269 34.44 % 512 65.56 % 781 100 %


I have received the following religious training:

Response Men Count Men Percent Women Count Women Percent Total count Total Percent
Catholic school 54 20.69 % 99 37.93 % 153 58.62 %
Theological school 18 6.90 % 23 8.81 % 41 15.71 %
CCD (Confraternity of Christian Doctrine) 13 4.98 % 24 9.20 % 37 14.18 %
Other 14 5.36 % 16 6.13 % 30 11.49 %
Total   99 37.93 % 162 62.07 % 261 100 %


I have worked in the following areas:

Response Men Count Men Percent Women Count Women Percent Total count Total Percent
Business 47 8.42 % 46 8.24 % 93 16.67 %
Education/Training 46 8.24 % 68 12.19 % 114 20.43 %
Healthcare 17 3.05 % 48 8.60 % 65 11.65 %
Nonprofit, social work 31 5.56 % 63 11.29 % 94 16.85 %
Technical, mechanical, electrical work 30 5.38 % 7 1.25 % 37 6.63 %
Law enforcement, military 12 2.15 % 5 0.90 % 17 3.05 %
Legal work 6 1.08 % 11 1.97 % 17 3.05 %
Ministry (religious) 12 2.15 % 15 2.69 % 27 4.84 %
Ministry (lay) 28 5.02 % 37 6.63 % 65 11.65 %
Other 11 1.97 % 18 3.23 % 29 5.20 %
Total   240 43.01 % 318 56.99 % 558 100 %