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
•    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 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.


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, please register at, enter our Parish Code JGXN3K, and create a personal account with your username/email and password. If you have already created an account for, click the direct links below, login and view.


May 26 & Jun 2

Study Elements of the Catholic Mass: E16 Liturgist and Liturgiologist
Watch – Saint Philip Neri or Joan of Arc
Listen – What Every Couple Should Know about Marriage and Prayer or Calming the Emotional Storms
Read The Last Crusader or Joan of Arc
Kid’s Choice -- The Whisper in the Ruins


Jun 9 & 16

Study Elements of the Catholic Mass: E17 Vestments Part I
Watch – Prayer: A Surge of the Heart
Listen – Pure Fatherhood
Read Understanding "Our Father"
Kid’s Choice -- The Wiseman and the Fool


Jun 23 & 30

Study Elements of the Catholic Mass: E18 Vestments Part II
Watch – Faith of Our Fathers
Listen – How to Bring Fallen-Away Catholics Back to the Church
Read The School of Nazareth
Kid’s Choice -- Brother Francis: The Saints