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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They have a chart that says what typical answers “should” be and if deviate from the typical answer, they ask you questions about it. Be prepared to read carefully!

The best way the test spurred discussion for us was right after we took it we started talking about some of the questions, what they meant, how we interpreted them, how we felt about focfus, etc.

What happens if your answers don’t match up with your fiance’s? We only had to do this for one section.

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Pros and Cons Engaged Enrichment Conference. We took ours a while back and there are a LOT of questions!

We disagree with each other over some teachings of the church. We get our resuts tonight.

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I agree to receive emails from the site. I kindddd of wish we could take this!!! Emphasizing 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.

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It asked questions like, “Do you have a problem with your partners gambling habits? Some we just read the question wrong. I focchs out loud at some of the questions. FI almost told the priest that I’m a drug addict or something sooo not true, but kind of funny!


I sometimes feel that this may not be the right person for me to marry. May I would ask for more help from your church. Home My Account Shopping Cart. But we did have to do tezt CEE weekend catholic engaged encounter. Foccsu have discussed the ways our families solved problems and how this may affect our problem solving.

We haven’t done this part yet but I already talked to my uncle our priest and he said that is what we are going to do.

Learn more about our wedding prep here: It should really not be called a “Test” because you cannot really fail it. August 23, at 4: February in Catholic Weddings. It provides them with a personalized profile foccjs their relationship, its strengths and challenges. This includes attitudes and expectations about money, sex, communication, household roles, etc.

If the priest is the course organizer, I would wait late after class one night and tell him about your concerns. You are commenting using your Twitter account. Notify me of new posts via email. The Deacon administered our test.

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As many of you know, Dr. We didn’t lie but had friends who did just because the Catholic Church frowns upon it and they got caught in the lie and felt like big fat idiots when the Deacon called them out on it.

Is there an Inventory for Married Couples? February in Catholic Weddings. We took it July 21st and our pastor told us it foccs take about 10 days for. Other things we had a short discussion about and our mentor couple gave us some guidance. USA seeks to provide a pre-marriage inventory that can be used by marriage educators worldwide to promote positive communication and understanding for engaged couples.


It gives a unique profile of the couple so that tesf preparation work can reinforce the strengths in the relationship and concentrate discussion or problem solving on the particular challenges the couple may face. Which means we have thought about getting married and already discussed everything it was asking. We took ours a while back and there are a LOT of questions!

Also, the last time I looked worry was a feeling which wont necessarily disipate through discussion. We discussed ours with our deacon when we were done with it! Ofccus No, do NOT be nervous! The Deacon administered our test. Here’s a link to sample questions: It was just a conversation starter for me and FI! You get a scantron and there were questions in total but you skip the last few parts which they called ‘special parts’. Create a free website or tesy at WordPress. Afterward your priest or a counselor will discuss how gest in sync you were in various areas.

FOCCUS Facilitators are trained to encourage each partner’s private reflection, as well as the couple’s shared discussion regarding the items and topics goccus the inventory. Source for all of the above. Enter your email address to subscribe to this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email. The editions are written for those who read at a 6th grade reading level except for the Alternate and Abridged Edition, which are more simplified. My future spouse and I have discussed our sacramental marriage commitment to each other under all circumstances.