20 May 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. 9 Aug This ‘test’ is required if you want to get married in a Catholic Church. We took it July 21st and our pastor told us it would take about 10 days for. I took the foccus test and based on the questions, since there aren’t like “wrong answers,” because a lot of them are like “we have discussed,” or “I am.

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We went over questions we disagreed on. My priest just said everything was fine.

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My “test” was questions! October Well we got our results last night and we have a lot of differences. They separated us and we spent probably 45 minutes filling it out.

Oh I didn’t have to do the Encounter. I mean, we spoke with our priest and answered questions he asked. We have decided how we will share specific responsibilities in managing our finances. 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.

MissStellar 10 years ago Wedding: I’d like to receive news and offers via e-mail. November No, do NOT be nervous! We disagree with each other over some teachings of the church.

FOCCUS test — The Knot

I’m getting married in a Catholic Church and no one told me about a test? We actually discussed in the same meeting that we took it.


Well it’s been awhile since then and I haven’t heard anything back yet I sometimes feel that this may not be the right person for me to marry. Is that what it is? This includes attitudes and expectations about money, sex, communication, foccuw roles, etc.

I like your suggestion on the questions book. 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.

Maybe see if you can take it online? We had things that were flagged for discussion. Okay I did that too good so that makes me feel better This “test” is required focfus you want to get married in a Catholic Church. You will go over it with the priest or your sponsor trst FOCCUS assesses nineteen categories to help couples sort the challenges and strengths they are bringing into marriage.

FOCCUS | Pre-Marriage Inventory Frequently Asked Questions

A couple of things in addition to what the others have said. Focccus went over our results with our mentor couple. It’s a really good tool. Now you have huge conversation points to discuss. If you haven’t had to, don’t worry about it! There are some items that are seen as red flags threats of violence, for example.

I too had one, as we did not even get our results interpreted for us…the priest looked at them and said that he would tell us if any areas were lacking. We took it July 21st and our pastor told us it would take about 10 days for him to get the results. Choose a topic below: Yes it is a real thing.


He asked us a bunch of questions when we met with him and told us we were good to go and to get with the sister for pre-cana info. As a counselor trained in psychological test administration, I was very displeased with the way that the results process was handled for us and it looks like you all are having some of the same problems.

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. October Thanks ChelseaMorning. Going to a wedding? We are meeting with our priest this weekend to go over the answers.

Also, the organizer would probably be able to give you a list of topics that will be covered in your upcoming classes. Report 0 Reply to Post. IMO only the two of you can decide if it will work or not.

The responses are “agree” “disagree” and “unsure. Then we brought them back, he scored them and we discussed some of the issues he thought we might have down the road. Questions about are you on the same page about kids, arguements, etc. Home My Account Shopping Cart. He then gave us a book and said “pick readings and your vows and bring it back after pre-cana”.