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Entrance Class of 2019

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This report presents findings from a national survey of women and men religious who formally entered a religious congregation, province, or monastery based in the United States during 2019.

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This report presents findings from a national survey of women and men religious who formally entered a religious congregation, province, or monastery based in the United States during 2019. Nearly four in five (77%) responding religious institutes had no one entering religious life in 2019.  Eleven percent reported one entrant and 12% reported two or more. The average age of respondents of the Entrance Class of 2019 is 28.  Half of the respondents are age 25 or younger. Read more: 2019 Entrance Class