FORMED

St. Francis of Assisi Church is a partner in the exciting 24/7 on-line web-based digital formation series, FORMED, produced by the Augustine Institute and Ignatius Press.

FORMED is designed to help adults grow in their faith at all levels – how we think, how we pray, and how we live. FORMED also includes a growing list of resources for children. Access is FREE to all St. Francis of Assisi Church parishioners and their families anywhere, anytime on computers, tablets, or phones.
 

How to Register
•    Go to Formed.org
•    Enter our Parish Code JGXN3K on the homepage
•    Create a personal account with your user name/email and password
•    Start enjoying the best Catholic content all in one place!

In the future, log in by going directly to Formed.org and entering your user name/email and password. If you have questions or need help, contact the Adult Faith Office at (515) 440-1030.

Opening the Word
Click here to view a weekly video reflection on Sunday Mass readings. Registration is not necessary to view this resource.
 

Recommendations

Below are links to Formed content recommended by St. Francis staff based on the Catholic liturgical year, saints and feast days. If you have not created an account on Formed.org, please register at Formed.org, enter our Parish Code JGXN3K, and create a personal account with your username/email and password. If you have already created an account for Formed.org, click the direct links below, login and view.

 

Sept 2

 

Study Who Am I to Judge Session 1
Watch – Mother Teresa
Listen – Mother Teresa of Calcutta
Read The Kiss of Jesus

 

Sept 9

Study Who Am I to Judge Session 2
Watch – Sorrowful Mysteries
Listen – Stations of the Cross
Read Faith Basics: Understanding Catholic Teaching on the Blessed Virgin Mary

 

Sept 16

Study Who Am I to Judge Session 3
Watch – Hildegard's Gift
Listen – The Logic of Being Catholic
Read Mystery of the Kingdom

 

Sept 23

Study Who Am I to Judge Session 4
Watch – Padre Pio: Between Heaven and Earth
Listen – 15 Things to Do in the Midst of Suffering
Read Twenty Tales of Irish Saints

 

Sept 30

Study Who Am I to Judge Session 5
Watch – Defeating the Devil
Listen – Seven Deadly Sins, Seven Lively Virtues
Read The Book of Saints and Heroes

 

Oct 7

Study Who Am I to Judge Session 6
Watch – Miracle of Saint Thérèse
Listen – Change the World in 60 Seconds
Read Saint Francis of Assisi
Kid’s Choice -- Brother Francis: Let's Pray!

 

Oct 14

Study Who Am I to Judge Session 7
Watch – Lost Gospels or False Gospels?
Listen – St. Teresa of Avila
Read Fatima for Today
Kid’s Choice -- Brother Francis: The Rosary

 

Oct 21

Study Who Am I to Judge Session 8
Watch – John Paul II
Listen – Our Lady of Fatima and the Fall of Communism
Read C.S. Lewis: The Man Who Created Narnia
Kid’s Choice -- Brother Francis: The Mass

 

Oct 28

Study Opening the Word-30th Sunday in Ordinary Time
Watch – God With Us
Listen – Set All Afire: Why the Church Still Matters
Read Twenty Tales of Irish Saints
Kid’s Choice -- Brother Francis: The Saints