visit or email [email protected] / call The FOCCUS Inventory is not a test – there are no right or wrong answers. It is a . Our priest actually allowed us to take the FOCCUS test at home and on our own time. Then we brought them back, he scored them and we discussed some of. Our first step in preparing for a Catholic wedding was to take something called the FOCCUS (Facilitating Open Couple Communication.

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So, after you take the test, our church has you meet with an older married couple to go over some of the things that might need to be discussed between you and your partner. The questions are soooooo ambigious and badly worded, and every single question you wrote “uncertain” on was probably flagged as unmatching. This includes attitudes and expectations about money, sex, communication, household roles, etc.


My future spouse and I agree that our marriage commitment means we intend to pledge love under all circumstances. Which means we have thought about getting married and already discussed everything it was asking. tesg

My future ffoccus and I can talk candidly about our sexual intimacy in marriage. The inventory is also available on Audio please call our office toll-free at for details. This site uses cookies.

Then we brought them back, he scored them and we discussed some of the issues he thought we might have down the road. That was sort of nice because we were able to take a weekend to just be about us. So, with a Catholic mass comes Catholic Wedding Prep! Take what you can from it, but at the end of the day what matters is your relationship, not some numbers on a piece of paper.


I would ask for foccuz help from your church. May I would ask for more help from focccus church.

I have zero knowledge of the Catholic church, but I wanted to just give a comment here as well from my experience in pre-marital counseling — my pastor came right out and said that he did NOT like marrying young people! October We get our resuts tonight.

Little Miss Wedding Planner. A D U 50 We disagree with each other over some teachings of the church.

Afterward your priest or a counselor will discuss how much in sync you were in various areas. We had things that were flagged for discussion. A D U 26 We have discussed the ways our families solved problems and how this may affect our problem solving. FOCCUS can be readily adapted to marriage preparation programs, skills training or facilitation by mentor couples.

Afterwards, the results are shredded because they don’t want you ruminating over the questions You will go over it with the priest or your sponsor couple A D U 44 We have decided how we will share specific responsibilities in managing our finances. I figured might as well! It allows couples to identify their strengths and needs, while readying them to move further into marriage education, skill trainings or work with a mentor couple.

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FOCCUS | Pre-Marriage Inventory Frequently Asked Questions

Create a free website or blog at WordPress. A lot of it was about sharing space, learning argument fovcus, when the partner foccuz alone time, etc. There are some items that are seen as red flags threats of violence, for example.

Is this a real thing? Find support, ask questions, swap stories, and follow brides planning real weddings here on Weddingbee. A D U 39 My future spouse and I are open to having children. It is an assessment to see where you are in terms of preparedness for marriage.


Frequently Asked Questions

We’re taking ours next weekend, and I’m curious — what’s it like? I laughed out loud at some of the questions.

The responses are “agree” “disagree” and “unsure. Facilitator training prepares facilitators and mentor couples to administer, interpret and discuss FOCCUS Inventory results with couples. Choose a tesf below: We are in agreement about how we will make financial decisions between us.

FOCCUS | Pre-Marriage Inventory Sample Questions

Email required Address never made public. Working with a trained FOCCUS Facilitator enables effective couple discussion and problem solving and helps the couple examine and understand the relationship categories and patterns. This seems like it could be fun but also eye-opening. Have you had the tough conversations?

Each of the five questionnaires – Marriage as a Process, Intimacy, Compatibility, Communication and Commitment – are answered independently by the married couple. The results form doesnt include the orginial question which makes it hard to figure out what some of the discussions should be. It just seems like more direction on how to discuss things, since I have a hard time opening up.

You get a scantron and there were questions foccua total but you skip the last few parts which they called ‘special parts’. It was kind of fascinating to see the mix of ofccus mundane and the profound.