Parish Resources

In light of COVID-19 and the current circumstances we have compiled several resources for parish leaders:

For a more complete list of resources and articles, please see the Family Life page.

This online preparation not only offers preparation in English, but Spanish as well. This online platform also offers online preparation for convalidations as well.  


These course will be considered as a valid marriage preparation course during this time and will satisfy requirements by the diocese.

The Virtual Learning Community for Faith Formation at the University of Dayton continues to offer online webinars and courses: VLCFF






New!Twogether in Texas Certificate Request Form - English/Español (PDF)

New! Resource Material Order Form 2018 (PDF)

New! FOCCUS Report Request Form (PDF)

Printable Resources for Parishes


Recursos en Español


Training for Parish Marriage Ministry

For Engaged Couples

  • FOCCUS (en Español) - A self-diagnostic inventory designed to help couples learn more about themselves and their unique relationship before marriage.
  • In Faithful Love (PDF) - A parish based, couple-to-couple marriage preparation process designed to be used in conjunction with FOCCUS to facilitate open communication, understanding and study.


For Married Couples

  • REFOCCUS (en Español) -  A communication tool to strengthen your marriage by focusing on issues important in the present marriage.