“A friend told me she and her fiancée had to take something called a FOCCUS Inventory as they prepared for marriage. What is this and what is. FOCCUS is an assessment tool for couples who wish to be married. FOCCUS stands for Facilitating, Open, Couple, Communication, Understanding, and Study . FOCCUS is a survey designed to help couples learn more about their unique relationship. The FOCCUS Inventory should be taken online within two months of .

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We disagree with each other over some teachings of the church. We’ve went over it the past two meetings and still have foccux to talk about!

Premarital Inventories – For Your Marriage

FOCCUS assesses nineteen categories to ffoccus couples sort the challenges and strengths they are bringing into marriage. Shoot, I just looked at the dates of the posts.

Going over it takes much longer.

A D U 26 We have discussed the ways our families solved problems and how this may affect our problem solving. I think the whole first meeting with our priest where he got basic info about us and had us take the FOCCUS test lasted about an hour. Marital Sexuality The two purposes of marital sexuality: We didn’t have to do it in 1 sitting. It took me about 30 minutes, but the priest actually had us take ours home inventor the honor system to fill i out without consulting with each other.


Read and whichever gut answer you have is the one you go with.

Premarital Inventories

FACET is a tool for assessing the relationship of a couple planning to be married. I would let the priest know when you begin that you have a wake that you need to attend, and you ivnentory want to rush, but you thought he should know.

Go with what you know is the honest answer and leave it at that. So I don’t know Signs of a Successful Relationship Want a good relationship? You get a more honest answer that way, since we react first and think later. Home My Account Shopping Cart. So maybe we were a little speedy. But if we can’t, I think we’ll allow at least an hour just to be safe. A D U 27 My future spouse and I have discussed our sacramental marriage commitment to each other under all circumstances.

Planning a Catholic Wedding. I did it in about minutes, FI did his in about We also noticed that the reason for a lot of our disagreements in the test was the way we interpreted the question. Don’t worry about whether or not all of your answers match.


Report 0 Reply to Post. Our priest specifically told us not to spend a lot of time on each question, he wanted our gut reaction since the questions are written to invite different understandings of the meaning. The Vocation of Marriage Marriage is a call to holiness. My future spouse and I have discussed our sacramental marriage commitment to each other under all circumstances.

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FOCCUS Inventory – How long does it take?

USCCB assumes no responsibility for these websites, their content, or their sponsoring organizations. I like the idea of asking to take it home. Unfortunately, we cannot reschedule our meeting with the priest inventoey logistical reasons.

Check out our list of marriage preparation resources Facilitators offer feedback and teach relationship skills. Maybe you can ask if it can be done that way for you? Thanks for all of your responses!