Catholics who attended a college or university and participated in campus ministry are more likely to:

  • Attend mass at least once a month
  • Be “very involved” in parish or other religious activities
  • Have read a Catholic newspaper or magazine in the last 12 months
  • Have read a book about Catholicism in the last 12 months
  • Express interest in studying religion or theology at the college-level
  • Donate money to a Catholic parish or Catholic organization in the last year
  • Report that helping the needy is “essential” to their faith
  • Report that their Catholic faith is “among the most important parts of their lives”
  • Have considered serving the Church as a lay minister
  • Have considered becoming a priest of brother
  • Report that they would encourage someone to serve as a priest, sister or brother

Cara Report – Georgetown University Fall 2005
Canadian Catholic Campus Ministry
Pastorale universitaire catholique de Canada