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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FOCCUS can be readily foccue to marriage preparation programs, skills training or facilitation by mentor couples. 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. Who is the Pre-Cana course organizer? August 18, at 9: I answered Uncertain a lot which turns out not to be good. Okay Focucs did that too good so that makes me feel better My future spouse and I are open to having children.

October We get our resuts tonight.

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Etst actually discussed in the same meeting that we took it. It gives a unique profile of the couple so that the preparation work can reinforce the strengths in the relationship and concentrate discussion or problem solving on the particular challenges the couple may face.

I often use images found through Google Image Searches to display the creativity, depth and inspiration focchs be found in and out! Facilitator training prepares facilitators and mentor couples to administer, interpret and discuss FOCCUS Inventory results with couples.


A self-scoring process compares the couple’s answers to each other and to the inventory’s preferred responses. So, with a Catholic mass comes Catholic Wedding Prep! My future spouse and I can talk candidly about our sexual intimacy in marriage. There were lots of questions in there and they were divided into sections.

I agree to receive emails from the site. August 23, at 4: We have decided how we will share specific responsibilities in managing our finances.

I sometimes feel that this may not be the right person for me to marry. I like your suggestion on the questions book. Some of them were really thought-provoking. October Well we got our results last night and we have a lot of differences. I do hope that at the very least, the content of the test will remind you and your fiance of things that might need to be discussed!

Questions about are you on the same page about kids, arguements, etc. Some we just read the question wrong. FOCCUS assesses nineteen categories to help couples sort the challenges and strengths they are bringing into marriage. They have a chart that says what typical answers “should” be and if deviate from the typical answer, they ask you questions about it.

Did you notice when you were taking the test that you and your fiance had already worked through the questions in the years you have been together?

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Instead of relying on the FOCCUS test, I would recommend getting one of those ” questions for couples before they get married” books and going through it to give you areas for tet. Report 0 Reply to Post. A D U 27 My future spouse and I have discussed our sacramental marriage commitment to each other under all circumstances. Tesg these aspects of the relationship allows a great diversity of patterns and messages to emerge and tailors the inventory not only to the couple, but also to their specific cultural background s and setting.


I think our relationship is pretty good, although there are areas we need to talk about more. No, do NOT be nervous! We did the Focus test in a group setting. I toccus have the priest and chruch set.

You are commenting using your Twitter account. He gave us some feedback and guidance, but mostly just wanted us to communicate with one another about the areas that we answered differently on. Is this a real thing?

August 19, at 7: February in Catholic Weddings. I answered Uncertain a lot which turns out not to be good.


FI almost told the priest that I’m a drug addict or something sooo not true, but kind of funny! By continuing to use this website, you agree to their use. Thanks for all the inspiration!