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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We actually discussed in the same meeting that we took it. Hest responses are “agree” “disagree” and “unsure. I love quizzes and tests. We went over questions we disagreed on.

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There are some items that are seen as red flags threats of violence, for example. My future spouse and I can talk candidly about our sexual intimacy in marriage. Afterward your priest or a counselor will discuss how much in sync you were in various areas. Each of the five questionnaires – Marriage as a Process, Intimacy, Compatibility, Communication and Tst – are answered independently by the married couple.

Medias doccus blog was made to help people to easily download or read PDF files. You will go over it with the priest or your sponsor couple But we had already talked about most of those things — heck, some of them we talked about before we even started dating.


Spirals & Spatulas: My Big Fat Catholic Wedding: Part II – The FOCCUS Test

I fodcus out loud at some of the questions. This site uses cookies. On some questions like the one about whether you worry your in laws will interfer in your married life, I put agree and my h2b put disagree, it was flagged as something we need to discuss which was dumb because we have discussed it and although he asssures me his parents wont, he knows I worry about it. There is a special section at the end for “cohabitation couples” don’t even bother trying to lie and say you don’t live together.

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. The first one was how to use the Catholic caticism by a retired religion teacher. IMO only the two of you can decide if it will work or not. 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.

We took the test and surprisingly, our deacon and sponsor couple said afterwards that they don’t even look at it at all. If they are going to interpret your results they should absolutely have the questions on hand so that you can go through item by item—particularly if you answered a lot of questions with “uncertain.

There were at least 50 couples in the room and my FI and I were next to each other when we did it. October Well we got our results last night and we have a lot of differences. Spring 10 years ago Wedding: Email required Address never made public.


Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: You are commenting using your Facebook account. These might not prevent you from marrying, fcocus they may prompt encouragement of more counseling sessions or private questioning.

Learn more about our wedding prep here: A little while after you take the test, you meet with the deacon, priest, or a sponsoring couple and they go over the results. Be prepared to read carefully! I answered Uncertain a lot which turns out not to be good.

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fovcus The whole thing taking the test, having it scored, and talking to the priest probably took about an hour. We disagree with each other over some teachings of the church. Instead of relying on the FOCCUS test, I would recommend getting one foccue those ” questions for couples before they get married” books and going through it to give you areas for discussion. October 22, at I kindddd of wish we could take this!!!