Typology of Dutch Catholic Parishes, 2003

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All frequencies are raw numbers (no weights used).
1) Serial number (NUMBER)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL1035230
2) To what extent are the following statements applicable to your parish? You belong to our community or you don't. (BELONG)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly applies65.8
2) Applies1514.6
3) More or less applies4139.8
4) Does not apply or barely applies4139.8
TOTAL103100.0
3) To what extent are the following statements applicable to your parish? Together we build a close parish. (CLOSEPAR)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly applies1918.4
2) Applies4846.6
3) More or less applies3231.1
4) Does not apply or barely applies43.9
TOTAL103100.0
4) To what extent are the following statements applicable to your parish? We regard our parish bulletin as a service to everyone. (BULLETIN)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly applies5049.0
2) Applies3938.2
3) More or less applies98.8
4) Does not apply or barely applies43.9
Missing1 
TOTAL102100.0
5) To what extent are the following statements applicable to your parish? The word ‘parishioner' does not mean so much over here. It also sounds a bit dated. (PARSHNR)
TOTAL%
2) Applies98.8
3) More or less applies2928.4
4) Does not apply or barely applies6462.7
Missing1 
TOTAL102100.0
6) To what extent are the following statements applicable to your parish? Some couples want to marry in our church, but then you never see them. This is not as it should be. (MARRYBYE)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly applies76.9
2) Applies1716.8
3) More or less applies5453.5
4) Does not apply or barely applies2322.8
Missing2 
TOTAL101100.0
7) To what extent are the following statements applicable to your parish? A funeral service is a good opportunity to provide people with something from the Gospel. (FUNGOSPL)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly applies3534.7
2) Applies4847.5
3) More or less applies1211.9
4) Does not apply or barely applies65.9
Missing2 
TOTAL101100.0
8) To what extent are the following statements applicable to your parish? The people who come here are searching: for energy, truth, support. (SEARCH)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly applies1110.7
2) Applies6159.2
3) More or less applies2625.2
4) Does not apply or barely applies54.9
TOTAL103100.0
9) To what extent are the following statements applicable to your parish? Everyone can participate very easily in our services. For example, you do not have to know when you have to say something, should kneel or stand. (PARTEASY)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly applies2524.3
2) Applies5452.4
3) More or less applies1918.4
4) Does not apply or barely applies54.9
TOTAL103100.0
10) To what extent are the following statements applicable to your parish? To do something for someone else will help you spiritually. (HELPSPIR)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly applies2524.5
2) Applies5755.9
3) More or less applies1716.7
4) Does not apply or barely applies32.9
Missing1 
TOTAL102100.0
11) To what extent are the following statements applicable to your parish? In our parish, a thorough initiation in the Bible, the sacraments and our tradition takes place. (SACRTRAD)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly applies65.8
2) Applies2322.3
3) More or less applies5755.3
4) Does not apply or barely applies1716.5
TOTAL103100.0
12) To what extent are the following statements applicable to your parish? We present our parish as an institution where people interested in spirituality, in the Bible, and in Jesus can get something. (GETSMTHG)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly applies98.8
2) Applies3635.3
3) More or less applies4342.2
4) Does not apply or barely applies1413.7
Missing1 
TOTAL102100.0
13) To what extent are the following statements applicable to your parish? Our pastor is a travel companion for, in principle, every person in the neighborhood. (TRAVEL)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly applies3433.3
2) Applies4645.1
3) More or less applies1918.6
4) Does not apply or barely applies32.9
Missing1 
TOTAL102100.0
14) To what extent are the following statements applicable to your parish? To become a volunteer to be content, you must be able to look beyond the circle of committed parishioners. (LKBEYOND)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly applies65.9
2) Applies6159.8
3) More or less applies3029.4
4) Does not apply or barely applies54.9
Missing1 
TOTAL102100.0
15) To what extent are the following statements applicable to your parish? At the centre stands the spiritual growth of the participants in the activities. (SPRGRWTH)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly applies32.9
2) Applies3534.3
3) More or less applies4645.1
4) Does not apply or barely applies1817.6
Missing1 
TOTAL102100.0
16) To what extent are the following statements applicable to your parish? We seek to improve the mutual relationship between the parishioners. (RELATION)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly applies3231.7
2) Applies5554.5
3) More or less applies1312.9
4) Does not apply or barely applies11.0
Missing2 
TOTAL101100.0
17) To what extent are the following statements applicable to your parish? Our target group is made up by all those confronted with the fragility of human experience. (TARGFRAG)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly applies1110.7
2) Applies3332.0
3) More or less applies4038.8
4) Does not apply or barely applies1918.4
TOTAL103100.0
18) To what extent are the following statements applicable to your parish? What our parish offers should be in the service of the religious life, how indefinite this may be, of normal people. (NORMLPPL)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly applies2322.3
2) Applies5856.3
3) More or less applies1716.5
4) Does not apply or barely applies54.9
TOTAL103100.0
19) To what extent are the following statements applicable to your parish? Visitors do want to have something to ‘chew on': substantial food, no pious talks. (CHEWON)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly applies1110.7
2) Applies4038.8
3) More or less applies3937.9
4) Does not apply or barely applies1312.6
TOTAL103100.0
20) To what extent are the following statements applicable to your parish? The slogan of our parish could be: one who is not with me is against me. (AGAINST)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly applies11.0
2) Applies32.9
3) More or less applies1211.7
4) Does not apply or barely applies8784.5
TOTAL103100.0
21) To what extent are the following statements applicable to your parish? Ultimately, it is not the intention that people only come to consume. (CONSUME)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly applies55.1
2) Applies3838.8
3) More or less applies3636.7
4) Does not apply or barely applies1919.4
Missing5 
TOTAL98100.0
22) To what extent are the following statements applicable to your parish? Our community offers a good foundation for the faith life of the parishioners. (FAITHFND)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly applies1010.2
2) Applies6364.3
3) More or less applies2424.5
4) Does not apply or barely applies11.0
Missing5 
TOTAL98100.0
23) To what extent are the following statements applicable to your parish? We only send our parish bulletins to people that show interest. (INTEREST)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly applies66.2
2) Applies1616.5
3) More or less applies1818.6
4) Does not apply or barely applies5758.8
Missing6 
TOTAL97100.0
24) To what extent are the following statements applicable to your parish? We see each other at the parish house; at evening, some are there more than at home. (PARHOUSE)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly applies22.0
2) Applies99.1
3) More or less applies2121.2
4) Does not apply or barely applies6767.7
Missing4 
TOTAL99100.0
25) To what extent are the following statements applicable to your parish? A couple that wants to marry in the church will not be refused quickly. (MARRYREF)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly applies4646.9
2) Applies3535.7
3) More or less applies1212.2
4) Does not apply or barely applies55.1
Missing5 
TOTAL98100.0
26) To what extent are the following statements applicable to your parish? The arrangement of funeral services for people who hardly have a bond with the church is a burden for pastors. (FUNBURDN)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly applies55.1
2) Applies1616.2
3) More or less applies3737.4
4) Does not apply or barely applies4141.4
Missing4 
TOTAL99100.0
27) To what extent are the following statements applicable to your parish? Faith is in the way you live. Normally you don't talk about it. (LIVETALK)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly applies66.1
2) Applies3030.3
3) More or less applies4848.5
4) Does not apply or barely applies1515.2
Missing4 
TOTAL99100.0
28) To what extent are the following statements applicable to your parish? We try to connect to everyday life, with traditional words and rites and sometimes also with more popular texts. (CONNECT)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly applies1919.2
2) Applies6161.6
3) More or less applies1515.2
4) Does not apply or barely applies44.0
Missing4 
TOTAL99100.0
29) To what extent are the following statements applicable to your parish? There are contact persons and volunteers to visit parishioners. (CONTACT)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly applies2626.3
2) Applies5151.5
3) More or less applies1212.1
4) Does not apply or barely applies1010.1
Missing4 
TOTAL99100.0
30) To what extent are the following statements applicable to your parish? When young parishioners apply for confirmation, they follow a confirmation programme. At the preparation for marriage and when parents come to have their child baptized, we continue this programme. (CONFIRM)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly applies2222.2
2) Applies5353.5
3) More or less applies1616.2
4) Does not apply or barely applies88.1
Missing4 
TOTAL99100.0
31) To what extent are the following statements applicable to your parish? We are a faith community of people who stand for our faith. (STANDFTH)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly applies1111.1
2) Applies4949.5
3) More or less applies3535.4
4) Does not apply or barely applies44.0
Missing4 
TOTAL99100.0
32) To what extent are the following statements applicable to your parish? Concerning the services of our parish, our pastor is in charge of the content. (CONTENT)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly applies1515.3
2) Applies5152.0
3) More or less applies2929.6
4) Does not apply or barely applies33.1
Missing5 
TOTAL98100.0
33) To what extent are the following statements applicable to your parish? When you participate long enough in our parish, you will be asked automatically to fulfill a function, if you are more or less suited to do so. (PARTLONG)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly applies2121.2
2) Applies5454.5
3) More or less applies2323.2
4) Does not apply or barely applies11.0
Missing4 
TOTAL99100.0
34) To what extent are the following statements applicable to your parish? We want to accompany people in this neighborhood on the way of their life for a little part. (NBRHOOD1)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly applies88.1
2) Applies3333.3
3) More or less applies3434.3
4) Does not apply or barely applies2424.2
Missing4 
TOTAL99100.0
35) To what extent are the following statements applicable to your parish? To pray together and to have an open eye for each other's spiritual life is what we find important. (PRAY)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly applies1212.1
2) Applies5454.5
3) More or less applies2727.3
4) Does not apply or barely applies66.1
Missing4 
TOTAL99100.0
36) To what extent are the following statements applicable to your parish? Our target group is made up by all those who want to live their life in a religious manner. (TARGRELG)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly applies1212.1
2) Applies5757.6
3) More or less applies2727.3
4) Does not apply or barely applies33.0
Missing4 
TOTAL99100.0
37) To what extent are the following statements applicable to your parish? When you listen well to people, you will discover a desire for God in many of them. (LISTEN)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly applies1515.5
2) Applies3738.1
3) More or less applies3738.1
4) Does not apply or barely applies88.2
Missing6 
TOTAL97100.0
38) To what extent are the following statements applicable to your parish? People who come to us in the church are in one way or another preoccupied with questions of life. (QUESTION)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly applies1111.1
2) Applies4444.4
3) More or less applies3939.4
4) Does not apply or barely applies55.1
Missing4 
TOTAL99100.0
39) To what extent are the following statements applicable to your parish? The slogan of our parish could be: The Kingdom is among you. (KINGDOM)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly applies1616.5
2) Applies3738.1
3) More or less applies3233.0
4) Does not apply or barely applies1212.4
Missing6 
TOTAL97100.0
40) To what extent are the following statements applicable to your parish? Our parish is not only there for the active core, but also for people who make an appeal on it once in a while. (APPEAL)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly applies3836.9
2) Applies5856.3
3) More or less applies76.8
TOTAL103100.0
41) To what extent are the following statements applicable to your parish? Spiritually homeless people come and go. (HOMELESS)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly applies22.0
2) Applies65.9
3) More or less applies1918.6
4) Does not apply or barely applies7573.5
Missing1 
TOTAL102100.0
42) To what extent are the following statements applicable to your parish? Our parish newsletter can only be taken at the church exit. (NEWSEXIT)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly applies11.0
2) Applies11.0
3) More or less applies11.0
4) Does not apply or barely applies9997.1
Missing1 
TOTAL102100.0
43) To what extent are the following statements applicable to your parish? The people are local residents in the first place - this church is part of that as well. (LOCAL)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly applies109.9
2) Applies2524.8
3) More or less applies3433.7
4) Does not apply or barely applies3231.7
Missing2 
TOTAL101100.0
44) To what extent are the following statements applicable to your parish? In our opinion, the Catholic tradition serves the spirituality of the marriage candidates. (CATHTRAD)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly applies44.1
2) Applies4040.8
3) More or less applies4141.8
4) Does not apply or barely applies1313.3
Missing5 
TOTAL98100.0
45) To what extent are the following statements applicable to your parish? Our parish connects in different ways with the faith that lies dormant among people. (DORMFTH)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly applies65.8
2) Applies4442.7
3) More or less applies4341.7
4) Does not apply or barely applies109.7
TOTAL103100.0
46) To what extent are the following statements applicable to your parish? Liturgy is a celebration of a faith community. Non-Catholics or outsiders have to make themselves familiar with the liturgical forms. (LITURGY)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly applies22.0
2) Applies2828.0
3) More or less applies4646.0
4) Does not apply or barely applies2424.0
Missing3 
TOTAL100100.0
47) To what extent are the following statements applicable to your parish? From this parish, a variety of people receive diaconal support. (DIACONAL)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly applies1211.8
2) Applies3736.3
3) More or less applies4039.2
4) Does not apply or barely applies1312.7
Missing1 
TOTAL102100.0
48) To what extent are the following statements applicable to your parish? The parish has a variety of services for seekers, floaters and anyone interested in spirituality. (SEEKERS)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly applies11.0
2) Applies1615.7
3) More or less applies3837.3
4) Does not apply or barely applies4746.1
Missing1 
TOTAL102100.0
49) To what extent are the following statements applicable to your parish? Our parish offers people support, consolation, and a moment of unity. (SUPPORT)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly applies1817.5
2) Applies5553.4
3) More or less applies2524.3
4) Does not apply or barely applies54.9
TOTAL103100.0
50) To what extent are the following statements applicable to your parish? Our pastor is more or less the father/mother of the parish. (DADMOM)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly applies109.8
2) Applies3231.4
3) More or less applies3231.4
4) Does not apply or barely applies2827.5
Missing1 
TOTAL102100.0
51) To what extent are the following statements applicable to your parish? Our volunteers also make an effort because they for themselves want to keep the parish going. (KEEPGOIN)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly applies4038.8
2) Applies4846.6
3) More or less applies1312.6
4) Does not apply or barely applies21.9
TOTAL103100.0
52) To what extent are the following statements applicable to your parish? Our parish is there to keep the Word and Sacrament available for those who are involved with the church. (WORDSACR)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly applies2827.5
2) Applies5654.9
3) More or less applies1514.7
4) Does not apply or barely applies32.9
Missing1 
TOTAL102100.0
53) To what extent are the following statements applicable to your parish? Our parish is primarily there to improve the social climate in the vicinity. (VICINITY)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly applies54.9
2) Applies2120.6
3) More or less applies4746.1
4) Does not apply or barely applies2928.4
Missing1 
TOTAL102100.0
54) To what extent are the following statements applicable to your parish? Our target group is made up of those who look out for the Christian-religious perspective. (PERSPECT)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly applies44.0
2) Applies4747.5
3) More or less applies3535.4
4) Does not apply or barely applies1313.1
Missing4 
TOTAL99100.0
55) To what extent are the following statements applicable to your parish? Our activities suppose interest in and knowledge of the Christian tradition. (CHRTRAD)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly applies54.9
2) Applies4039.2
3) More or less applies4948.0
4) Does not apply or barely applies87.8
Missing1 
TOTAL102100.0
56) To what extent are the following statements applicable to your parish? Many people believe there is something. This indefinite belief should be taken seriously. (INDEFBLF)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly applies2928.2
2) Applies5553.4
3) More or less applies1514.6
4) Does not apply or barely applies43.9
TOTAL103100.0
57) To what extent are the following statements applicable to your parish? The slogan of our parish could be: Come to me you who are weary and burdened, and I will give you rest. (GIVEREST)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly applies1514.7
2) Applies4039.2
3) More or less applies3534.3
4) Does not apply or barely applies1211.8
Missing1 
TOTAL102100.0
58) To what extent are the following statements applicable to your parish? Everyone may come and shop in this parish. (SHOP)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly applies1918.6
2) Applies5654.9
3) More or less applies1716.7
4) Does not apply or barely applies109.8
Missing1 
TOTAL102100.0
59) To what extent are the following statements applicable to your parish? Almost everyone living in this neighborhood has been inside here. (NBRHOOD2)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly applies2120.6
2) Applies3029.4
3) More or less applies3635.3
4) Does not apply or barely applies1514.7
Missing1 
TOTAL102100.0
60) To what extent are the following statements applicable to your parish? In principle, all Catholics in our parish receive the parish newsletter. (NEWSALL)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly applies4847.1
2) Applies3534.3
3) More or less applies65.9
4) Does not apply or barely applies1312.7
Missing1 
TOTAL102100.0
61) To what extent are the following statements applicable to your parish? We expect an active participation, not only in the services but for example also in Bible study groups and prayer groups. (ACTIVE)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly applies22.0
2) Applies1716.7
3) More or less applies4847.1
4) Does not apply or barely applies3534.3
Missing1 
TOTAL102100.0
62) To what extent are the following statements applicable to your parish? Marriage is a sacrament that we of course celebrate with the whole community. (MARRIAGE)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly applies11.0
2) Applies1817.5
3) More or less applies3735.9
4) Does not apply or barely applies4745.6
TOTAL103100.0
63) To what extent are the following statements applicable to your parish? These days, a conscious faith is needed more than ever. (CONSCFTH)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly applies87.9
2) Applies4544.6
3) More or less applies3635.6
4) Does not apply or barely applies1211.9
Missing2 
TOTAL101100.0
64) To what extent are the following statements applicable to your parish? We try to make room for new perceptions of religiosity. (NEWVIEW)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly applies1211.8
2) Applies3736.3
3) More or less applies3534.3
4) Does not apply or barely applies1817.6
Missing1 
TOTAL102100.0
65) To what extent are the following statements applicable to your parish? We make clear that the diaconia is exercised by the church. (DIACBYCH)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly applies109.8
2) Applies3938.2
3) More or less applies3938.2
4) Does not apply or barely applies1413.7
Missing1 
TOTAL102100.0
66) To what extent are the following statements applicable to your parish? Our services closely connect to the questions of meaning and life of ordinary people, especially around important questions of life. (SRVQUEST)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly applies1514.6
2) Applies4139.8
3) More or less applies3836.9
4) Does not apply or barely applies98.7
TOTAL103100.0
67) To what extent are the following statements applicable to your parish? We are a community of Catholics. (CATHCOMM)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly applies1716.7
2) Applies6765.7
3) More or less applies1413.7
4) Does not apply or barely applies43.9
Missing1 
TOTAL102100.0
68) To what extent are the following statements applicable to your parish? Our pastor is the spiritual leader of the church. (SPIRLEAD)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly applies2120.8
2) Applies5453.5
3) More or less applies2019.8
4) Does not apply or barely applies65.9
Missing2 
TOTAL101100.0
69) To what extent are the following statements applicable to your parish? Our voluntary assistants are real service providers to the outside world. (VOLUNTAS)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly applies1211.8
2) Applies5654.9
3) More or less applies3231.4
4) Does not apply or barely applies22.0
Missing1 
TOTAL102100.0
70) To what extent are the following statements applicable to your parish? We want to offer all parishioners a home. (OFFRHOME)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly applies2726.2
2) Applies5856.3
3) More or less applies1514.6
4) Does not apply or barely applies32.9
TOTAL103100.0
71) To what extent are the following statements applicable to your parish? Our parish wants to adhere to the interest in spirituality. (ADHERE)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly applies1110.8
2) Applies5553.9
3) More or less applies2827.5
4) Does not apply or barely applies87.8
Missing1 
TOTAL102100.0
72) To what extent are the following statements applicable to your parish? Our target group is made up by all who want to be a conscious Christian. (CONSCHR)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly applies55.0
2) Applies4545.0
3) More or less applies3737.0
4) Does not apply or barely applies1313.0
Missing3 
TOTAL100100.0
73) To what extent are the following statements applicable to your parish? When Jesus Christ is not central in a given activity, it is not a task for our parish. (JESUS)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly applies22.0
2) Applies1110.8
3) More or less applies3635.3
4) Does not apply or barely applies5352.0
Missing1 
TOTAL102100.0
74) To what extent are the following statements applicable to your parish? For many parishioners, this parish is a familiar refuge. You must be careful not to disturb this out of a kind of religious idealism. (REFUGE)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly applies1514.9
2) Applies4039.6
3) More or less applies3130.7
4) Does not apply or barely applies1514.9
Missing2 
TOTAL101100.0
75) To what extent are the following statements applicable to your parish? The slogan of our parish could be: If you are not born again, you will not enter the Kingdom. (BORNAGN)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly applies54.9
2) Applies54.9
3) More or less applies2625.5
4) Does not apply or barely applies6664.7
Missing1 
TOTAL102100.0