Toward Shaping the Agenda: A National Survey of Catholic Religious Education, Survey of Elementary School Principals, 1993

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All frequencies are raw numbers (no weights used).
1) Survey of Elementary School Principals (FORMTYPE)
TOTAL%
4) 29100.0
TOTAL29100.0
2) ID number (IDNUM)
TOTAL%
1) 13.4
2) 13.4
3) 13.4
4) 13.4
5) 13.4
6) 13.4
7) 13.4
8) 13.4
9) 13.4
10) 13.4
11) 13.4
12) 13.4
13) 13.4
14) 13.4
15) 13.4
16) 13.4
17) 13.4
18) 13.4
19) 13.4
20) 13.4
21) 13.4
22) 13.4
23) 13.4
24) 13.4
25) 13.4
26) 13.4
27) 13.4
28) 13.4
29) 13.4
TOTAL29100.0
3) Parish code (PARISHCD)
TOTAL%
176) 13.4
182) 13.4
607) 13.4
956) 13.4
1040) 13.4
1252) 13.4
1294) 13.4
1397) 13.4
1687) 13.4
1691) 13.4
1751) 13.4
1760) 13.4
1843) 13.4
1848) 13.4
1854) 13.4
1855) 13.4
1859) 13.4
2068) 13.4
2175) 13.4
2327) 13.4
2386) 13.4
2753) 13.4
2762) 13.4
3051) 13.4
3279) 13.4
3299) 13.4
3551) 13.4
3660) 13.4
3849) 13.4
TOTAL29100.0
4) How long have you been a Catholic school principal in this or another parish? (TENURE)
TOTAL%
1) Less than two years310.3
2) 2-4 years310.3
3) 5-10 years1241.4
4) Over 10 years1137.9
TOTAL29100.0
5) Please check those areas listed below that are within your areas of responsibility. -- Catholic school religious education (RESPON1)
TOTAL%
1) Checked2689.7
2) Not checked310.3
TOTAL29100.0
6) Please check those areas listed below that are within your areas of responsibility. -- Parish programs in religious education/catechesis (RESPON2)
TOTAL%
1) Checked620.7
2) Not checked2379.3
TOTAL29100.0
7) Please check those areas listed below that are within your areas of responsibility. -- Adult education-Parish (RESPON3)
TOTAL%
1) Checked26.9
2) Not checked2793.1
TOTAL29100.0
8) Please check those areas listed below that are within your areas of responsibility. -- Youth programs/ministry (RESPON4)
TOTAL%
1) Checked413.8
2) Not checked2586.2
TOTAL29100.0
9) Please check those areas listed below that are within your areas of responsibility. -- Catechist/religion teacher training (RESPON5)
TOTAL%
1) Checked1034.5
2) Not checked1965.5
TOTAL29100.0
10) Which best describes your status? (STATUS)
TOTAL%
3) Sister1137.9
4) Layman724.1
5) Laywoman1137.9
TOTAL29100.0
11) Do you hold an advanced degree in theology, religious education, or a closely related field? (ADVANDEG)
TOTAL%
1) Yes310.3
2) No2689.7
TOTAL29100.0
12) Please check those programs you have completed. -- Diocesan training program for principals (PROGCOM1)
TOTAL%
1) Checked2482.8
2) Not checked517.2
TOTAL29100.0
13) Please check those programs you have completed. -- DRE [Director of Religious Education]/religious educator training program (PROGCOM2)
TOTAL%
1) Checked310.3
2) Not checked2689.7
TOTAL29100.0
14) Please check those programs you have completed. -- College program for Catholic school administration (PROGCOM3)
TOTAL%
1) Checked1137.9
2) Not checked1862.1
TOTAL29100.0
15) Please check those programs you have completed. -- Master's Degree in Educational Administration (PROGCOM4)
TOTAL%
1) Checked2069.0
2) Not checked931.0
TOTAL29100.0
16) In promoting your school, what level of emphasis do you place on the school's benefits to students and families? Please respond by rating each benefit. -- A disciplined and orderly learning environment (BENEFIT1)
TOTAL%
1) Great emphasis2172.4
2) Some emphasis724.1
4) No emphasis at all13.4
TOTAL29100.0
17) In promoting your school, what level of emphasis do you place on the school's benefits to students and families? Please respond by rating each benefit. -- Academic skill development (BENEFIT2)
TOTAL%
1) Great emphasis2689.7
2) Some emphasis26.9
4) No emphasis at all13.4
TOTAL29100.0
18) In promoting your school, what level of emphasis do you place on the school's benefits to students and families? Please respond by rating each benefit. -- Drug-free and safe school community (BENEFIT3)
TOTAL%
1) Great emphasis1864.3
2) Some emphasis621.4
3) Very limited emphasis27.1
4) No emphasis at all27.1
Missing1 
TOTAL28100.0
19) In promoting your school, what level of emphasis do you place on the school's benefits to students and families? Please respond by rating each benefit. -- Religious literacy and learning (BENEFIT4)
TOTAL%
1) Great emphasis2589.3
2) Some emphasis27.1
4) No emphasis at all13.6
Missing1 
TOTAL28100.0
20) In promoting your school, what level of emphasis do you place on the school's benefits to students and families? Please respond by rating each benefit. -- Faith development (BENEFIT5)
TOTAL%
1) Great emphasis2592.6
2) Some emphasis13.7
4) No emphasis at all13.7
Missing2 
TOTAL27100.0
21) In promoting your school, what level of emphasis do you place on the school's benefits to students and families? Please respond by rating each benefit. -- Development of sense of justice and social concern (BENEFIT6)
TOTAL%
1) Great emphasis1864.3
2) Some emphasis932.1
4) No emphasis at all13.6
Missing1 
TOTAL28100.0
22) In promoting your school, what level of emphasis do you place on the school's benefits to students and families? Please respond by rating each benefit. -- Participation in a faith community (BENEFIT7)
TOTAL%
1) Great emphasis2382.1
2) Some emphasis310.7
3) Very limited emphasis13.6
4) No emphasis at all13.6
Missing1 
TOTAL28100.0
23) In promoting your school, what level of emphasis do you place on the school's benefits to students and families? Please respond by rating each benefit. -- Acceptance of students of various faiths (BENEFIT8)
TOTAL%
1) Great emphasis1553.6
2) Some emphasis1035.7
3) Very limited emphasis27.1
4) No emphasis at all13.6
Missing1 
TOTAL28100.0
24) In promoting your school, what level of emphasis do you place on the school's benefits to students and families? Please respond by rating each benefit. -- Other (BENEFIT9)
TOTAL%
1) Great emphasis266.7
2) Some emphasis133.3
Missing26 
TOTAL3100.0
25) Please rate each of the following roles on how they relate to your present position. -- Administrator responsible for finances, personnel and operations (ROLE1)
TOTAL%
1) I see this as definitely my role.2074.1
2) I see this as my role to some extent.518.5
3) This role is filled by a member of my staff.27.4
Missing2 
TOTAL27100.0
26) Please rate each of the following roles on how they relate to your present position. -- Instructional leader in teaching of school subjects (ROLE2)
TOTAL%
1) I see this as definitely my role.2074.1
2) I see this as my role to some extent.622.2
4) This role is not given very much attention.13.7
Missing2 
TOTAL27100.0
27) Please rate each of the following roles on how they relate to your present position. -- Disciplinarian (ROLE3)
TOTAL%
1) I see this as definitely my role.621.4
2) I see this as my role to some extent.2175.0
3) This role is filled by a member of my staff.13.6
Missing1 
TOTAL28100.0
28) Please rate each of the following roles on how they relate to your present position. -- Religious/spiritual leader of the faculty (ROLE4)
TOTAL%
1) I see this as definitely my role.2485.7
2) I see this as my role to some extent.414.3
Missing1 
TOTAL28100.0
29) Please rate each of the following roles on how they relate to your present position. -- Religious/spiritual leader of the school community (ROLE5)
TOTAL%
1) I see this as definitely my role.2382.1
2) I see this as my role to some extent.517.9
Missing1 
TOTAL28100.0
30) Please rate each of the following roles on how they relate to your present position. -- Coordinator of the school's religious education program (ROLE6)
TOTAL%
1) I see this as definitely my role.1451.9
2) I see this as my role to some extent.518.5
3) This role is filled by a member of my staff.829.6
Missing2 
TOTAL27100.0
31) Please rate each of the following roles on how they relate to your present position. -- Evaluator of school's academic effectiveness (ROLE7)
TOTAL%
1) I see this as definitely my role.2589.3
2) I see this as my role to some extent.27.1
4) This role is not given very much attention.13.6
Missing1 
TOTAL28100.0
32) Please rate each of the following roles on how they relate to your present position. -- Evaluator of school's effectiveness in religious education (ROLE8)
TOTAL%
1) I see this as definitely my role.2175.0
2) I see this as my role to some extent.621.4
3) This role is filled by a member of my staff.13.6
Missing1 
TOTAL28100.0
33) In the past twelve months, related to your professional development, how much time have you spent in reading and/or attending conferences, seminars, workshops, etc. in each of the following subject areas? -- Religious education (INTRST1)
TOTAL%
1) No hours13.6
2) 1-4 hours828.6
3) 5-15 hours725.0
4) 16-30 hours310.7
5) Over 30 hours932.1
Missing1 
TOTAL28100.0
34) In the past twelve months, related to your professional development, how much time have you spent in reading and/or attending conferences, seminars, workshops, etc. in each of the following subject areas? -- Issues related to nonpublic schools (INTRST2)
TOTAL%
1) No hours310.7
2) 1-4 hours725.0
3) 5-15 hours1035.7
4) 16-30 hours310.7
5) Over 30 hours517.9
Missing1 
TOTAL28100.0
35) In the past twelve months, related to your professional development, how much time have you spent in reading and/or attending conferences, seminars, workshops, etc. in each of the following subject areas? -- Contemporary social issues (INTRST3)
TOTAL%
1) No hours414.3
2) 1-4 hours621.4
3) 5-15 hours828.6
4) 16-30 hours414.3
5) Over 30 hours621.4
Missing1 
TOTAL28100.0
36) In the past twelve months, related to your professional development, how much time have you spent in reading and/or attending conferences, seminars, workshops, etc. in each of the following subject areas? -- Instructional technology (INTRST4)
TOTAL%
1) No hours310.7
2) 1-4 hours932.1
3) 5-15 hours932.1
4) 16-30 hours517.9
5) Over 30 hours27.1
Missing1 
TOTAL28100.0
37) In the past twelve months, related to your professional development, how much time have you spent in reading and/or attending conferences, seminars, workshops, etc. in each of the following subject areas? -- Psychology/sociology (INTRST5)
TOTAL%
1) No hours517.9
2) 1-4 hours828.6
3) 5-15 hours517.9
4) 16-30 hours828.6
5) Over 30 hours27.1
Missing1 
TOTAL28100.0
38) In the past twelve months, related to your professional development, how much time have you spent in reading and/or attending conferences, seminars, workshops, etc. in each of the following subject areas? -- Educational research (INTRST6)
TOTAL%
1) No hours517.9
2) 1-4 hours310.7
3) 5-15 hours828.6
4) 16-30 hours828.6
5) Over 30 hours414.3
Missing1 
TOTAL28100.0
39) In the past twelve months, related to your professional development, how much time have you spent in reading and/or attending conferences, seminars, workshops, etc. in each of the following subject areas? -- Contemporary Church reform issues (INTRST7)
TOTAL%
1) No hours414.3
2) 1-4 hours932.1
3) 5-15 hours1035.7
4) 16-30 hours27.1
5) Over 30 hours310.7
Missing1 
TOTAL28100.0
40) In the past twelve months, related to your professional development, how much time have you spent in reading and/or attending conferences, seminars, workshops, etc. in each of the following subject areas? -- Ecumenical studies (INTRST8)
TOTAL%
1) No hours1139.3
2) 1-4 hours1035.7
3) 5-15 hours517.9
4) 16-30 hours13.6
5) Over 30 hours13.6
Missing1 
TOTAL28100.0
41) In the past twelve months, related to your professional development, how much time have you spent in reading and/or attending conferences, seminars, workshops, etc. in each of the following subject areas? -- Educational theory/practice (INTRST9)
TOTAL%
1) No hours310.7
2) 1-4 hours414.3
3) 5-15 hours828.6
4) 16-30 hours1035.7
5) Over 30 hours310.7
Missing1 
TOTAL28100.0
42) In the past twelve months, related to your professional development, how much time have you spent in reading and/or attending conferences, seminars, workshops, etc. in each of the following subject areas? -- Multicultural issues (INTRST10)
TOTAL%
1) No hours13.6
2) 1-4 hours828.6
3) 5-15 hours725.0
4) 16-30 hours310.7
5) Over 30 hours932.1
Missing1 
TOTAL28100.0
43) Does your diocese have one or more Video/AV resource centers for religious educators? (VIDEO1)
TOTAL%
1) Checked2896.6
2) Not checked13.4
TOTAL29100.0
44) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHOSE DIOCESE HAS ONE OR MORE VIDEO/AV RESOURCE CENTERS FOR RELIGIOUS EDUCATORS: Where is/are they located? (VIDEO2)
TOTAL%
1) In one location1973.1
2) In several locations726.9
Missing3 
TOTAL26100.0
45) In the training of catechists/religion teachers, which of the following descriptions apply to your diocese? -- Training is left to parish DREs or school principals. (TRAIN1)
TOTAL%
1) Checked1655.2
2) Not checked1344.8
TOTAL29100.0
46) In the training of catechists/religion teachers, which of the following descriptions apply to your diocese? -- Training is delivered by the diocesan office. (TRAIN2)
TOTAL%
1) Checked2379.3
2) Not checked620.7
TOTAL29100.0
47) In the training of catechists/religion teachers, which of the following descriptions apply to your diocese? -- A certain amount of training is a requirement for certification. (TRAIN3)
TOTAL%
1) Checked2896.6
2) Not checked13.4
TOTAL29100.0
48) In the training of catechists/religion teachers, which of the following descriptions apply to your diocese? -- Certification is primarily a self-study/examination process with training available as a supplement. (TRAIN4)
TOTAL%
1) Checked13.4
2) Not checked2896.6
TOTAL29100.0
49) In the training of catechists/religion teachers, which of the following descriptions apply to your diocese? -- Training courses follow a detailed diocesan syllabus. (TRAIN5)
TOTAL%
1) Checked1862.1
2) Not checked1137.9
TOTAL29100.0
50) In the training of catechists/religion teachers, which of the following descriptions apply to your diocese? -- Training courses follow a general outline with specific contents determined by the presenters. (TRAIN6)
TOTAL%
1) Checked1551.7
2) Not checked1448.3
TOTAL29100.0
51) In the training of catechists/religion teachers, which of the following descriptions apply to your diocese? -- Presenters in training courses are themselves briefed in detail on the course contents. (TRAIN7)
TOTAL%
1) Checked1551.7
2) Not checked1448.3
TOTAL29100.0
52) In the training of catechists/religion teachers, which of the following descriptions apply to your diocese? -- The diocese simply selects the best available trainers and leaves the program up to them. (TRAIN8)
TOTAL%
1) Checked310.3
2) Not checked2689.7
TOTAL29100.0
53) In the training of catechists/religion teachers, which of the following descriptions apply to your diocese? -- The diocese has an ongoing task force that plans and updates the catechist training program. (TRAIN9)
TOTAL%
1) Checked2069.0
2) Not checked931.0
TOTAL29100.0
54) In the training of catechists/religion teachers, which of the following descriptions apply to your diocese? -- The diocese has collaborated with other dioceses or national organizations in developing its training program. (TRAIN10)
TOTAL%
1) Checked1034.5
2) Not checked1965.5
TOTAL29100.0
55) In the training of catechists/religion teachers, which of the following descriptions apply to your diocese? -- The catechist training program in this diocese is one of the best in the country. (TRAIN11)
TOTAL%
1) Checked413.8
2) Not checked2586.2
TOTAL29100.0
56) In reviewing textbooks, materials, and new programs for religious education, what approach does your diocese take? -- There is no formal mechanism; reviewing is done informally (TEXTBK1)
TOTAL%
1) Checked931.0
2) Not checked2069.0
TOTAL29100.0
57) In reviewing textbooks, materials, and new programs for religious education, what approach does your diocese take? -- An ongoing task force systematically reviews new textbooks, materials, etc. (TEXTBK2)
TOTAL%
1) Checked1551.7
2) Not checked1448.3
TOTAL29100.0
58) In reviewing textbooks, materials, and new programs for religious education, what approach does your diocese take? -- A task force is established as needed to select textbooks and other materials (TEXTBK3)
TOTAL%
1) Checked827.6
2) Not checked2172.4
TOTAL29100.0
59) In reviewing textbooks, materials, and new programs for religious education, what approach does your diocese take? -- Other (TEXTBK4)
TOTAL%
1) Checked517.2
2) Not checked2482.8
TOTAL29100.0
60) Does your diocese promote any form of program evaluation or assessment in religious education? (EVAL1)
TOTAL%
1) Yes1965.5
2) No1034.5
TOTAL29100.0
61) What forms of evaluation or assessment of your religion program do you use? -- Evaluation from parents (EVAL2)
TOTAL%
1) Checked1241.4
2) Not checked1758.6
TOTAL29100.0
62) What forms of evaluation or assessment of your religion program do you use? -- Evaluation from students (EVAL3)
TOTAL%
1) Checked931.0
2) Not checked2069.0
TOTAL29100.0
63) What forms of evaluation or assessment of your religion program do you use? -- Published criteria for program effectiveness (EVAL4)
TOTAL%
1) Checked26.9
2) Not checked2793.1
TOTAL29100.0
64) What forms of evaluation or assessment of your religion program do you use? -- Standardized outcomes assessments (e.g., ACRE) (EVAL5)
TOTAL%
1) Checked1758.6
2) Not checked1241.4
TOTAL29100.0
65) What forms of evaluation or assessment of your religion program do you use? -- Diocesan-wide student exams/exercises (EVAL6)
TOTAL%
1) Checked13.4
2) Not checked2896.6
TOTAL29100.0
66) What forms of evaluation or assessment of your religion program do you use? -- Other (EVAL7)
TOTAL%
1) Checked724.1
2) Not checked2275.9
TOTAL29100.0
67) Listed below are possible issues or problems facing religious education today. You are asked to rate each possible issue or problem in terms of its seriousness or importance. -- Discrepancy between the way most classes are taught and the way young people learn today (ISSUE1)
TOTAL%
1) Very serious26.9
2) Serious1034.5
3) Somewhat serious620.7
4) Not an issue or problem at all1137.9
TOTAL29100.0
68) Listed below are possible issues or problems facing religious education today. You are asked to rate each possible issue or problem in terms of its seriousness or importance. -- Discrepancy between the way most classes are taught and the way adults learn (ISSUE2)
TOTAL%
1) Very serious13.7
2) Serious933.3
3) Somewhat serious1037.0
4) Not an issue or problem at all725.9
Missing2 
TOTAL27100.0
69) Listed below are possible issues or problems facing religious education today. You are asked to rate each possible issue or problem in terms of its seriousness or importance. -- The scarcity of family-focused learning programs (ISSUE3)
TOTAL%
1) Very serious622.2
2) Serious933.3
3) Somewhat serious725.9
4) Not an issue or problem at all518.5
Missing2 
TOTAL27100.0
70) Listed below are possible issues or problems facing religious education today. You are asked to rate each possible issue or problem in terms of its seriousness or importance. -- The lack of top-quality video presentations as a basic classroom tool for catechists/religion teachers (ISSUE4)
TOTAL%
2) Serious620.7
3) Somewhat serious1551.7
4) Not an issue or problem at all827.6
TOTAL29100.0
71) Listed below are possible issues or problems facing religious education today. You are asked to rate each possible issue or problem in terms of its seriousness or importance. -- The lack of top-quality print and video materials for the training of catechists nationwide (ISSUE5)
TOTAL%
1) Very serious13.6
2) Serious621.4
3) Somewhat serious1657.1
4) Not an issue or problem at all517.9
Missing1 
TOTAL28100.0
72) Listed below are possible issues or problems facing religious education today. You are asked to rate each possible issue or problem in terms of its seriousness or importance. -- Need for top-quality text and video materials at the youth and adult levels (ISSUE6)
TOTAL%
1) Very serious13.6
2) Serious1035.7
3) Somewhat serious1242.9
4) Not an issue or problem at all517.9
Missing1 
TOTAL28100.0
73) Listed below are possible issues or problems facing religious education today. You are asked to rate each possible issue or problem in terms of its seriousness or importance. -- An emphasis on current issues more than on traditional teachings (ISSUE7)
TOTAL%
1) Very serious310.3
2) Serious827.6
3) Somewhat serious1344.8
4) Not an issue or problem at all517.2
TOTAL29100.0
74) Listed below are possible issues or problems facing religious education today. You are asked to rate each possible issue or problem in terms of its seriousness or importance. -- The quantity and quality of assistance and materials provided to catechists (ISSUE8)
TOTAL%
1) Very serious26.9
2) Serious620.7
3) Somewhat serious1551.7
4) Not an issue or problem at all620.7
TOTAL29100.0
75) Listed below are possible issues or problems facing religious education today. You are asked to rate each possible issue or problem in terms of its seriousness or importance. -- The absence of market incentives for publishers to develop quality materials for Hispanic and multicultural programs (ISSUE9)
TOTAL%
1) Very serious28.7
2) Serious521.7
3) Somewhat serious939.1
4) Not an issue or problem at all730.4
Missing6 
TOTAL23100.0
76) Listed below are possible issues or problems facing religious education today. You are asked to rate each possible issue or problem in terms of its seriousness or importance. -- Inadequate recognition of value conflicts experienced by language-minority families and children (ISSUE10)
TOTAL%
1) Very serious28.3
2) Serious937.5
3) Somewhat serious833.3
4) Not an issue or problem at all520.8
Missing5 
TOTAL24100.0
77) Listed below are possible issues or problems facing religious education today. You are asked to rate each possible issue or problem in terms of its seriousness or importance. -- The development of secure and financially viable careers for lay persons in Church ministry (ISSUE11)
TOTAL%
1) Very serious1242.9
2) Serious621.4
3) Somewhat serious828.6
4) Not an issue or problem at all27.1
Missing1 
TOTAL28100.0
78) Listed below are possible issues or problems facing religious education today. You are asked to rate each possible issue or problem in terms of its seriousness or importance. -- Selection of diocesan educational leaders without regard to their theological qualifications (ISSUE12)
TOTAL%
1) Very serious413.8
2) Serious931.0
3) Somewhat serious724.1
4) Not an issue or problem at all931.0
TOTAL29100.0
79) Listed below are possible issues or problems facing religious education today. You are asked to rate each possible issue or problem in terms of its seriousness or importance. -- Dwindling pool from which to recruit parish directors of religious education with appropriate theological and ministerial preparation (ISSUE13)
TOTAL%
1) Very serious517.9
2) Serious1139.3
3) Somewhat serious1035.7
4) Not an issue or problem at all27.1
Missing1 
TOTAL28100.0
80) Listed below are possible issues or problems facing religious education today. You are asked to rate each possible issue or problem in terms of its seriousness or importance. -- Absence of a national approach to the certification of catechists/religion teachers (ISSUE14)
TOTAL%
1) Very serious310.7
2) Serious828.6
3) Somewhat serious414.3
4) Not an issue or problem at all1346.4
Missing1 
TOTAL28100.0
81) Listed below are possible issues or problems facing religious education today. You are asked to rate each possible issue or problem in terms of its seriousness or importance. -- An absence of clear goals/objectives for Catholic religious education at the various levels (ISSUE15)
TOTAL%
1) Very serious13.4
2) Serious931.0
3) Somewhat serious1241.4
4) Not an issue or problem at all724.1
TOTAL29100.0
82) Listed below are possible issues or problems facing religious education today. You are asked to rate each possible issue or problem in terms of its seriousness or importance. -- A need to shift major attention from youth to adult religious education (ISSUE16)
TOTAL%
1) Very serious27.1
2) Serious725.0
3) Somewhat serious1450.0
4) Not an issue or problem at all517.9
Missing1 
TOTAL28100.0
83) Listed below are possible issues or problems facing religious education today. You are asked to rate each possible issue or problem in terms of its seriousness or importance. -- The absence of uniformity in religious education within and among dioceses (ISSUE17)
TOTAL%
1) Very serious13.6
2) Serious828.6
3) Somewhat serious1035.7
4) Not an issue or problem at all932.1
Missing1 
TOTAL28100.0
84) Listed below are possible issues or problems facing religious education today. You are asked to rate each possible issue or problem in terms of its seriousness or importance. -- The need for more and better research in religious education (ISSUE18)
TOTAL%
1) Very serious26.9
2) Serious724.1
3) Somewhat serious1551.7
4) Not an issue or problem at all517.2
TOTAL29100.0
85) Listed below are possible issues or problems facing religious education today. You are asked to rate each possible issue or problem in terms of its seriousness or importance. -- The need for assessment tools and processes to evaluate local programs (ISSUE19)
TOTAL%
1) Very serious517.2
2) Serious413.8
3) Somewhat serious1344.8
4) Not an issue or problem at all724.1
TOTAL29100.0
86) Listed below are possible issues or problems facing religious education today. You are asked to rate each possible issue or problem in terms of its seriousness or importance. -- The impact of the Church's financial crises on religious education (ISSUE20)
TOTAL%
1) Very serious827.6
2) Serious1137.9
3) Somewhat serious931.0
4) Not an issue or problem at all13.4
TOTAL29100.0
87) Listed below are possible issues or problems facing religious education today. You are asked to rate each possible issue or problem in terms of its seriousness or importance. -- Widespread perception that religious educational/catechetical programs can be offered at no significant cost (ISSUE21)
TOTAL%
1) Very serious931.0
2) Serious1448.3
3) Somewhat serious517.2
4) Not an issue or problem at all13.4
TOTAL29100.0
88) Listed below are possible issues or problems facing religious education today. You are asked to rate each possible issue or problem in terms of its seriousness or importance. -- Lack of a widely shared vision of what makes up the catechetical ministry (ISSUE22)
TOTAL%
1) Very serious517.2
2) Serious1344.8
3) Somewhat serious931.0
4) Not an issue or problem at all26.9
TOTAL29100.0
89) Listed below are possible issues or problems facing religious education today. You are asked to rate each possible issue or problem in terms of its seriousness or importance. -- Lack of broad agreement on the priorities of the religious educational mission (ISSUE23)
TOTAL%
1) Very serious620.7
2) Serious1137.9
3) Somewhat serious827.6
4) Not an issue or problem at all413.8
TOTAL29100.0
90) Listed below are possible issues or problems facing religious education today. You are asked to rate each possible issue or problem in terms of its seriousness or importance. -- Increasing presence of traditionalist groups seeking to shape religious education (ISSUE24)
TOTAL%
1) Very serious620.7
2) Serious724.1
3) Somewhat serious827.6
4) Not an issue or problem at all827.6
TOTAL29100.0
91) Listed below are possible issues or problems facing religious education today. You are asked to rate each possible issue or problem in terms of its seriousness or importance. -- The general perception of the Church as out of touch with the times (ISSUE25)
TOTAL%
1) Very serious1034.5
2) Serious724.1
3) Somewhat serious931.0
4) Not an issue or problem at all310.3
TOTAL29100.0
92) Listed below are possible issues or problems facing religious education today. You are asked to rate each possible issue or problem in terms of its seriousness or importance. -- Disillusionment from the perception that Vatican II delivered fewer real changes than expected (ISSUE26)
TOTAL%
1) Very serious310.3
2) Serious1137.9
3) Somewhat serious1034.5
4) Not an issue or problem at all517.2
TOTAL29100.0
93) Listed below are possible issues or problems facing religious education today. You are asked to rate each possible issue or problem in terms of its seriousness or importance. -- The impact of child abuse concerns on working with youth (ISSUE27)
TOTAL%
1) Very serious725.0
2) Serious1139.3
3) Somewhat serious828.6
4) Not an issue or problem at all27.1
Missing1 
TOTAL28100.0
94) Listed below are possible issues or problems facing religious education today. You are asked to rate each possible issue or problem in terms of its seriousness or importance. -- Lack of a widely shared understanding among Catholics about the mission of the Church (ISSUE28)
TOTAL%
1) Very serious620.7
2) Serious1448.3
3) Somewhat serious931.0
TOTAL29100.0
95) Listed below are possible issues or problems facing religious education today. You are asked to rate each possible issue or problem in terms of its seriousness or importance. -- Need for theological and ministerial preparation for lay parish ministers (ISSUE29)
TOTAL%
1) Very serious413.8
2) Serious1344.8
3) Somewhat serious1137.9
4) Not an issue or problem at all13.4
TOTAL29100.0
96) Listed below are possible issues or problems facing religious education today. You are asked to rate each possible issue or problem in terms of its seriousness or importance. -- Need in some areas for small ecclesial communities as alternatives to traditional parishes (ISSUE30)
TOTAL%
1) Very serious414.3
2) Serious1035.7
3) Somewhat serious932.1
4) Not an issue or problem at all517.9
Missing1 
TOTAL28100.0
97) One purpose of this study is to contribute to planning for the future of Catholic religious education. Sketched briefly here are several possibilities or new approaches. Please give your rating on each of these possibilities. -- Home Video/Family Discussion Approach: A parent would lead a family discussion periodically on a religious/moral theme. To assist this discussion, a top-quality video including print materials/discussion guides on the subject would be rented from the parish and shown on a VCR, provided, if needed, by the parish. (APPRO1)
TOTAL%
1) Extremely promising517.2
2) Definitely promising827.6
3) Somewhat promising931.0
4) Not promising620.7
5) To be avoided13.4
TOTAL29100.0
98) One purpose of this study is to contribute to planning for the future of Catholic religious education. Sketched briefly here are several possibilities or new approaches. Please give your rating on each of these possibilities. -- Regional Team Approach: Parents whose children/youth are in Catholic schools would sign up their children/youth for 2-3 intensive one-day sessions per year. These small-group sessions (30-40 students) would be intensive, well-designed sessions conducted with top-quality presentation/video materials in a well-equipped facility. Each four-member regional catechetical team would work full time in the preparation and delivery of these sessions (40 per year). The costs would be paid for chiefly by parent fees. (APPRO2)
TOTAL%
1) Extremely promising26.9
2) Definitely promising413.8
3) Somewhat promising1448.3
4) Not promising827.6
5) To be avoided13.4
TOTAL29100.0
99) One purpose of this study is to contribute to planning for the future of Catholic religious education. Sketched briefly here are several possibilities or new approaches. Please give your rating on each of these possibilities. -- Adult Video Discussion Series: Adult discussion groups or couples at home would view a video series. The videos and accompanying print materials would examine issues and themes relating Catholic doctrine and principles to contemporary situations, often in a case-study format. (APPRO3)
TOTAL%
1) Extremely promising620.7
2) Definitely promising931.0
3) Somewhat promising1344.8
4) Not promising13.4
TOTAL29100.0
100) One purpose of this study is to contribute to planning for the future of Catholic religious education. Sketched briefly here are several possibilities or new approaches. Please give your rating on each of these possibilities. -- Family-Focused Sacramental Preparation: Catholic school staff would prepare parents of young children to assume the ministry of preparation of families for the Sacraments of Penance and Eucharist. Preparation for this ministry would include understanding of history and theology of the sacrament, preparation of the liturgical celebration, catechetical considerations, and home activities to supplement catechesis. The vehicle for preparing parents would be small-group sessions facilitated by lead parents. (APPRO4)
TOTAL%
1) Extremely promising724.1
2) Definitely promising1137.9
3) Somewhat promising620.7
4) Not promising517.2
TOTAL29100.0
101) One purpose of this study is to contribute to planning for the future of Catholic religious education. Sketched briefly here are several possibilities or new approaches. Please give your rating on each of these possibilities. -- Parish High Tech Learning Centers: Parish or regional 'high-tech' interactive learning centers staffed with well-prepared catechists would operate after school and on evenings and weekends (using computer-based scheduling) with small-groups of students. These facilities would operate 40 weeks per year. Students would learn basic religious concepts, explore religious values and applications, and receive personal feedback on their views/learning including printouts they could share with their parents. The centers would have 5-10 microcomputers and a room set up for small-group (5-10) interactive video-disk instruction with a key pad for every student. Students (parents) would pay a per-use fee and schedule, on average, one session per month. (APPRO5)
TOTAL%
1) Extremely promising13.4
2) Definitely promising413.8
3) Somewhat promising1241.4
4) Not promising931.0
5) To be avoided310.3
TOTAL29100.0
102) One purpose of this study is to contribute to planning for the future of Catholic religious education. Sketched briefly here are several possibilities or new approaches. Please give your rating on each of these possibilities. -- National Program for New Technology: The U.S. Bishops would establish a National Religious Education Consortium funded in the range of $5 million-$8 million a year by advance diocesan subscriptions and a national collection in parishes on Catechetical Sunday. This consortium would plan and develop a top-quality video-based religious education program by funding proposals submitted by commercial firms responding to a competitive bidding procedure. (APPRO6)
TOTAL%
2) Definitely promising517.2
3) Somewhat promising827.6
4) Not promising1137.9
5) To be avoided517.2
TOTAL29100.0
103) One purpose of this study is to contribute to planning for the future of Catholic religious education. Sketched briefly here are several possibilities or new approaches. Please give your rating on each of these possibilities. -- Event-Oriented Religious Education: Supplementing the regular religion program, schools would offer event-based programs in which short periods (10 to 12 weekly sessions) of more intensive instruction would prepare students for coming events, such as First Communion, Confirmation, Moving Ahead in Your Life (Entering Middle School/Junior High), Increasing Personal responsibility (Entering High School), Examining Life Choices (Leaving High School). (APPRO7)
TOTAL%
1) Extremely promising413.8
2) Definitely promising1137.9
3) Somewhat promising1241.4
4) Not promising26.9
TOTAL29100.0
104) One purpose of this study is to contribute to planning for the future of Catholic religious education. Sketched briefly here are several possibilities or new approaches. Please give your rating on each of these possibilities. -- Lectionary-Based/Liturgical Approach: In school religion classes, children would receive their instruction in the context of a separate Children's Liturgy of the Word each Sunday throughout the year. The content of the instruction would be based on the Lectionary Readings for the Church year. (APPRO8)
TOTAL%
1) Extremely promising620.7
2) Definitely promising931.0
3) Somewhat promising1034.5
4) Not promising413.8
TOTAL29100.0
105) One purpose of this study is to contribute to planning for the future of Catholic religious education. Sketched briefly here are several possibilities or new approaches. Please give your rating on each of these possibilities. -- Youth Activities Approach: In place of traditional weekly classes for high school age youth, parish religious education would take the form of a youth ministry in which students meet periodically in an informal group format for socializing, service activities, group discussions, group prayer, and group counseling. Major aspects of religious education (sacraments, morality, scripture) would be included in the group discussions. Students would be actively involved in planning and conducting these youth ministry sessions under the supervision of a well-prepared youth minister. (APPRO9)
TOTAL%
1) Extremely promising1344.8
2) Definitely promising931.0
3) Somewhat promising517.2
4) Not promising26.9
TOTAL29100.0
106) The following is a list of the qualities of Catholic adults who embody the intended outcomes of catechesis. All of these qualities are important. You are asked to read through the entire list of qualities and rate each one compared to the others in terms of the importance of that quality in Catholic life. -- Has a clear faith identity (QUAL1A)
TOTAL%
1) Extremely important2071.4
2) Very important621.4
3) Important27.1
Missing1 
TOTAL28100.0
107) The following is a list of the qualities of Catholic adults who embody the intended outcomes of catechesis. All of these qualities are important. For each quality, please indicate whether or not, in your judgment, that quality can be fostered/developed in religious education programs. -- Has a clear faith identity (QUAL1B)
TOTAL%
1) To a great degree1657.1
2) To some degree1242.9
Missing1 
TOTAL28100.0
108) The following is a list of the qualities of Catholic adults who embody the intended outcomes of catechesis. All of these qualities are important. You are asked to read through the entire list of qualities and rate each one compared to the others in terms of the importance of that quality in Catholic life. -- Considers him/herself a disciple of Jesus (QUAL2A)
TOTAL%
1) Extremely important1659.3
2) Very important1037.0
3) Important13.7
Missing2 
TOTAL27100.0
109) The following is a list of the qualities of Catholic adults who embody the intended outcomes of catechesis. All of these qualities are important. For each quality, please indicate whether or not, in your judgment, that quality can be fostered/developed in religious education programs. -- Considers him/herself a disciple of Jesus (QUAL2B)
TOTAL%
1) To a great degree1657.1
2) To some degree1242.9
Missing1 
TOTAL28100.0
110) The following is a list of the qualities of Catholic adults who embody the intended outcomes of catechesis. All of these qualities are important. You are asked to read through the entire list of qualities and rate each one compared to the others in terms of the importance of that quality in Catholic life. -- Is committed to the proclamation of the Gospel (QUAL3A)
TOTAL%
1) Extremely important1348.1
2) Very important1037.0
3) Important414.8
Missing2 
TOTAL27100.0
111) The following is a list of the qualities of Catholic adults who embody the intended outcomes of catechesis. All of these qualities are important. For each quality, please indicate whether or not, in your judgment, that quality can be fostered/developed in religious education programs. -- Is committed to the proclamation of the Gospel (QUAL3B)
TOTAL%
1) To a great degree1346.4
2) To some degree1346.4
3) To only a slight degree, if any27.1
Missing1 
TOTAL28100.0
112) The following is a list of the qualities of Catholic adults who embody the intended outcomes of catechesis. All of these qualities are important. You are asked to read through the entire list of qualities and rate each one compared to the others in terms of the importance of that quality in Catholic life. -- Values participation in meaningful celebrations of the liturgy (QUAL4A)
TOTAL%
1) Extremely important1140.7
2) Very important1244.4
3) Important414.8
Missing2 
TOTAL27100.0
113) The following is a list of the qualities of Catholic adults who embody the intended outcomes of catechesis. All of these qualities are important. For each quality, please indicate whether or not, in your judgment, that quality can be fostered/developed in religious education programs. -- Values participation in meaningful celebrations of the liturgy (QUAL4B)
TOTAL%
1) To a great degree1657.1
2) To some degree932.1
3) To only a slight degree, if any310.7
Missing1 
TOTAL28100.0
114) The following is a list of the qualities of Catholic adults who embody the intended outcomes of catechesis. All of these qualities are important. You are asked to read through the entire list of qualities and rate each one compared to the others in terms of the importance of that quality in Catholic life. -- Gives witness to charity and service (QUAL5A)
TOTAL%
1) Extremely important1553.6
2) Very important932.1
3) Important414.3
Missing1 
TOTAL28100.0
115) The following is a list of the qualities of Catholic adults who embody the intended outcomes of catechesis. All of these qualities are important. For each quality, please indicate whether or not, in your judgment, that quality can be fostered/developed in religious education programs. -- Gives witness to charity and service (QUAL5B)
TOTAL%
1) To a great degree1242.9
2) To some degree1553.6
3) To only a slight degree, if any13.6
Missing1 
TOTAL28100.0
116) The following is a list of the qualities of Catholic adults who embody the intended outcomes of catechesis. All of these qualities are important. You are asked to read through the entire list of qualities and rate each one compared to the others in terms of the importance of that quality in Catholic life. -- Has an attitude of conversion (QUAL6A)
TOTAL%
1) Extremely important725.9
2) Very important1140.7
3) Important933.3
Missing2 
TOTAL27100.0
117) The following is a list of the qualities of Catholic adults who embody the intended outcomes of catechesis. All of these qualities are important. For each quality, please indicate whether or not, in your judgment, that quality can be fostered/developed in religious education programs. -- Has an attitude of conversion (QUAL6B)
TOTAL%
1) To a great degree310.7
2) To some degree1967.9
3) To only a slight degree, if any621.4
Missing1 
TOTAL28100.0
118) The following is a list of the qualities of Catholic adults who embody the intended outcomes of catechesis. All of these qualities are important. You are asked to read through the entire list of qualities and rate each one compared to the others in terms of the importance of that quality in Catholic life. -- Is committed to the transformation of family life in the light of the Gospel (QUAL7A)
TOTAL%
1) Extremely important1140.7
2) Very important1140.7
3) Important518.5
Missing2 
TOTAL27100.0
119) The following is a list of the qualities of Catholic adults who embody the intended outcomes of catechesis. All of these qualities are important. For each quality, please indicate whether or not, in your judgment, that quality can be fostered/developed in religious education programs. -- Is committed to the transformation of family life in the light of the Gospel (QUAL7B)
TOTAL%
1) To a great degree621.4
2) To some degree1657.1
3) To only a slight degree, if any621.4
Missing1 
TOTAL28100.0
120) The following is a list of the qualities of Catholic adults who embody the intended outcomes of catechesis. All of these qualities are important. You are asked to read through the entire list of qualities and rate each one compared to the others in terms of the importance of that quality in Catholic life. -- Is committed to the transformation of society in the light of the Gospel (QUAL8A)
TOTAL%
1) Extremely important829.6
2) Very important1451.9
3) Important518.5
Missing2 
TOTAL27100.0
121) The following is a list of the qualities of Catholic adults who embody the intended outcomes of catechesis. All of these qualities are important. For each quality, please indicate whether or not, in your judgment, that quality can be fostered/developed in religious education programs. -- Is committed to the transformation of society in the light of the Gospel (QUAL8B)
TOTAL%
1) To a great degree828.6
2) To some degree1553.6
3) To only a slight degree, if any517.9
Missing1 
TOTAL28100.0
122) The following is a list of the qualities of Catholic adults who embody the intended outcomes of catechesis. All of these qualities are important. You are asked to read through the entire list of qualities and rate each one compared to the others in terms of the importance of that quality in Catholic life. -- Is committed to the transformation of one's working life in the light of the Gospel (QUAL9A)
TOTAL%
1) Extremely important829.6
2) Very important1555.6
3) Important414.8
Missing2 
TOTAL27100.0
123) The following is a list of the qualities of Catholic adults who embody the intended outcomes of catechesis. All of these qualities are important. For each quality, please indicate whether or not, in your judgment, that quality can be fostered/developed in religious education programs. -- Is committed to the transformation of one's working life in the light of the Gospel (QUAL9B)
TOTAL%
1) To a great degree828.6
2) To some degree1450.0
3) To only a slight degree, if any621.4
Missing1 
TOTAL28100.0
124) The following is a list of the qualities of Catholic adults who embody the intended outcomes of catechesis. All of these qualities are important. You are asked to read through the entire list of qualities and rate each one compared to the others in terms of the importance of that quality in Catholic life. -- Understands the great themes of the Christian religion (God, Trinity, Christ, Church, etc.) (QUAL10A)
TOTAL%
1) Extremely important1140.7
2) Very important829.6
3) Important829.6
Missing2 
TOTAL27100.0
125) The following is a list of the qualities of Catholic adults who embody the intended outcomes of catechesis. All of these qualities are important. For each quality, please indicate whether or not, in your judgment, that quality can be fostered/developed in religious education programs. -- Understands the great themes of the Christian religion (God, Trinity, Christ, Church, etc.) (QUAL10B)
TOTAL%
1) To a great degree1553.6
2) To some degree1035.7
3) To only a slight degree, if any310.7
Missing1 
TOTAL28100.0
126) The following is a list of the qualities of Catholic adults who embody the intended outcomes of catechesis. All of these qualities are important. You are asked to read through the entire list of qualities and rate each one compared to the others in terms of the importance of that quality in Catholic life. -- Is well-versed in the moral/ethical implications of the Christian vision (QUAL11A)
TOTAL%
1) Extremely important1346.4
2) Very important932.1
3) Important621.4
Missing1 
TOTAL28100.0
127) The following is a list of the qualities of Catholic adults who embody the intended outcomes of catechesis. All of these qualities are important. For each quality, please indicate whether or not, in your judgment, that quality can be fostered/developed in religious education programs. -- Is well-versed in the moral/ethical implications of the Christian vision (QUAL11B)
TOTAL%
1) To a great degree1344.8
2) To some degree1551.7
3) To only a slight degree, if any13.4
TOTAL29100.0
128) The following is a list of the qualities of Catholic adults who embody the intended outcomes of catechesis. All of these qualities are important. You are asked to read through the entire list of qualities and rate each one compared to the others in terms of the importance of that quality in Catholic life. -- Shows an ability to evaluate aspects of the sociocultural order and changes in today's world in the light of faith (QUAL12A)
TOTAL%
1) Extremely important621.4
2) Very important1242.9
3) Important1035.7
Missing1 
TOTAL28100.0
129) The following is a list of the qualities of Catholic adults who embody the intended outcomes of catechesis. All of these qualities are important. For each quality, please indicate whether or not, in your judgment, that quality can be fostered/developed in religious education programs. -- Shows an ability to evaluate aspects of the sociocultural order and changes in today's world in the light of faith (QUAL12B)
TOTAL%
1) To a great degree620.7
2) To some degree1862.1
3) To only a slight degree, if any517.2
TOTAL29100.0
130) The following is a list of the qualities of Catholic adults who embody the intended outcomes of catechesis. All of these qualities are important. You are asked to read through the entire list of qualities and rate each one compared to the others in terms of the importance of that quality in Catholic life. -- Periodically reads and reflects on sacred scripture (QUAL13A)
TOTAL%
1) Extremely important828.6
2) Very important1450.0
3) Important621.4
Missing1 
TOTAL28100.0
131) The following is a list of the qualities of Catholic adults who embody the intended outcomes of catechesis. All of these qualities are important. For each quality, please indicate whether or not, in your judgment, that quality can be fostered/developed in religious education programs. -- Periodically reads and reflects on sacred scripture (QUAL13B)
TOTAL%
1) To a great degree931.0
2) To some degree1862.1
3) To only a slight degree, if any26.9
TOTAL29100.0
132) The following is a list of the qualities of Catholic adults who embody the intended outcomes of catechesis. All of these qualities are important. You are asked to read through the entire list of qualities and rate each one compared to the others in terms of the importance of that quality in Catholic life. -- Is knowledgeable about key elements in the Church's history (QUAL14A)
TOTAL%
1) Extremely important621.4
2) Very important1035.7
3) Important1242.9
Missing1 
TOTAL28100.0
133) The following is a list of the qualities of Catholic adults who embody the intended outcomes of catechesis. All of these qualities are important. For each quality, please indicate whether or not, in your judgment, that quality can be fostered/developed in religious education programs. -- Is knowledgeable about key elements in the Church's history (QUAL14B)
TOTAL%
1) To a great degree1448.3
2) To some degree1344.8
3) To only a slight degree, if any26.9
TOTAL29100.0
134) The following is a list of the qualities of Catholic adults who embody the intended outcomes of catechesis. All of these qualities are important. You are asked to read through the entire list of qualities and rate each one compared to the others in terms of the importance of that quality in Catholic life. -- Is knowledgeable about the key elements in the Church's social doctrine (QUAL15A)
TOTAL%
1) Extremely important1139.3
2) Very important1242.9
3) Important517.9
Missing1 
TOTAL28100.0
135) The following is a list of the qualities of Catholic adults who embody the intended outcomes of catechesis. All of these qualities are important. For each quality, please indicate whether or not, in your judgment, that quality can be fostered/developed in religious education programs. -- Is knowledgeable about the key elements in the Church's social doctrine (QUAL15B)
TOTAL%
1) To a great degree1241.4
2) To some degree1551.7
3) To only a slight degree, if any26.9
TOTAL29100.0
136) The following is a list of the qualities of Catholic adults who embody the intended outcomes of catechesis. All of these qualities are important. You are asked to read through the entire list of qualities and rate each one compared to the others in terms of the importance of that quality in Catholic life. -- Recognizes and values linguistic and cultural differences in the church community (QUAL16A)
TOTAL%
1) Extremely important725.0
2) Very important1035.7
3) Important1139.3
Missing1 
TOTAL28100.0
137) The following is a list of the qualities of Catholic adults who embody the intended outcomes of catechesis. All of these qualities are important. For each quality, please indicate whether or not, in your judgment, that quality can be fostered/developed in religious education programs. -- Recognizes and values linguistic and cultural differences in the church community (QUAL16B)
TOTAL%
1) To a great degree1035.7
2) To some degree1242.9
3) To only a slight degree, if any621.4
Missing1 
TOTAL28100.0
138) The following is a list of the qualities of Catholic adults who embody the intended outcomes of catechesis. All of these qualities are important. You are asked to read through the entire list of qualities and rate each one compared to the others in terms of the importance of that quality in Catholic life. -- Is willing to address questions that challenge one's faith (QUAL17A)
TOTAL%
1) Extremely important1450.0
2) Very important932.1
3) Important517.9
Missing1 
TOTAL28100.0
139) The following is a list of the qualities of Catholic adults who embody the intended outcomes of catechesis. All of these qualities are important. For each quality, please indicate whether or not, in your judgment, that quality can be fostered/developed in religious education programs. -- Is willing to address questions that challenge one's faith (QUAL17B)
TOTAL%
1) To a great degree931.0
2) To some degree1551.7
3) To only a slight degree, if any517.2
TOTAL29100.0
140) The following is a list of the qualities of Catholic adults who embody the intended outcomes of catechesis. All of these qualities are important. You are asked to read through the entire list of qualities and rate each one compared to the others in terms of the importance of that quality in Catholic life. -- Has a particular awareness of his or her own value and dignity as a human being (QUAL18A)
TOTAL%
1) Extremely important2382.1
2) Very important414.3
3) Important13.6
Missing1 
TOTAL28100.0
141) The following is a list of the qualities of Catholic adults who embody the intended outcomes of catechesis. All of these qualities are important. For each quality, please indicate whether or not, in your judgment, that quality can be fostered/developed in religious education programs. -- Has a particular awareness of his or her own value and dignity as a human being (QUAL18B)
TOTAL%
1) To a great degree1758.6
2) To some degree1137.9
3) To only a slight degree, if any13.4
TOTAL29100.0
142) The following is a list of the qualities of Catholic adults who embody the intended outcomes of catechesis. All of these qualities are important. You are asked to read through the entire list of qualities and rate each one compared to the others in terms of the importance of that quality in Catholic life. -- Has a practical spirituality for today's world (QUAL19A)
TOTAL%
1) Extremely important1970.4
2) Very important829.6
Missing2 
TOTAL27100.0
143) The following is a list of the qualities of Catholic adults who embody the intended outcomes of catechesis. All of these qualities are important. For each quality, please indicate whether or not, in your judgment, that quality can be fostered/developed in religious education programs. -- Has a practical spirituality for today's world (QUAL19B)
TOTAL%
1) To a great degree1451.9
2) To some degree1140.7
3) To only a slight degree, if any27.4
Missing2 
TOTAL27100.0
144) The following is a list of the qualities of Catholic adults who embody the intended outcomes of catechesis. All of these qualities are important. You are asked to read through the entire list of qualities and rate each one compared to the others in terms of the importance of that quality in Catholic life. -- Seeks opportunities for ecumenical encounters and discussions (QUAL20A)
TOTAL%
1) Extremely important310.7
2) Very important1035.7
3) Important1553.6
Missing1 
TOTAL28100.0
145) The following is a list of the qualities of Catholic adults who embody the intended outcomes of catechesis. All of these qualities are important. For each quality, please indicate whether or not, in your judgment, that quality can be fostered/developed in religious education programs. -- Seeks opportunities for ecumenical encounters and discussions (QUAL20B)
TOTAL%
1) To a great degree310.7
2) To some degree1864.3
3) To only a slight degree, if any725.0
Missing1 
TOTAL28100.0
146) The following is a list of the qualities of Catholic adults who embody the intended outcomes of catechesis. All of these qualities are important. You are asked to read through the entire list of qualities and rate each one compared to the others in terms of the importance of that quality in Catholic life. -- Can communicate the content of faith to others (QUAL21A)
TOTAL%
1) Extremely important1553.6
2) Very important1139.3
3) Important27.1
Missing1 
TOTAL28100.0
147) The following is a list of the qualities of Catholic adults who embody the intended outcomes of catechesis. All of these qualities are important. For each quality, please indicate whether or not, in your judgment, that quality can be fostered/developed in religious education programs. -- Can communicate the content of faith to others (QUAL21B)
TOTAL%
1) To a great degree1241.4
2) To some degree1448.3
3) To only a slight degree, if any310.3
TOTAL29100.0
148) The following is a list of the qualities of Catholic adults who embody the intended outcomes of catechesis. All of these qualities are important. You are asked to read through the entire list of qualities and rate each one compared to the others in terms of the importance of that quality in Catholic life. -- Participates actively in the life of the Church (QUAL22A)
TOTAL%
1) Extremely important1967.9
2) Very important828.6
3) Important13.6
Missing1 
TOTAL28100.0
149) The following is a list of the qualities of Catholic adults who embody the intended outcomes of catechesis. All of these qualities are important. For each quality, please indicate whether or not, in your judgment, that quality can be fostered/developed in religious education programs. -- Participates actively in the life of the Church (QUAL22B)
TOTAL%
1) To a great degree1344.8
2) To some degree1448.3
3) To only a slight degree, if any26.9
TOTAL29100.0
150) I-TENURE: How long have you been a Catholic school principal in this or another parish? (recoded for use with on-line analysis) (I-TENURE)
TOTAL%
0) 10yr& undr1862.1
1) Ovr 10 yrs1137.9
TOTAL29100.0
151) I-STATUS: Which best describes your status? (for use with on-line analysis) (I-STATUS)
TOTAL%
3) Sister1137.9
4) Layman724.1
5) Laywoman1137.9
TOTAL29100.0