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.
Aug 18 & 25
Study – Elements of the Catholic Mass: E22 The Book of the Gospels
Watch – Augustine: A Voice for All Generations
Listen – No Imitations
Read – Finding True Happiness
Kid’s Choice -- Ryan Defrates Secret Agent: The Web of Lies
Sept 1 & 8
Study – Elements of the Catholic Mass: E23 The Word of the Lord
Watch – Mother Teresa
Listen – Mother Teresa of Calcutta
Read – Faith Basics: Understanding Catholic Teaching on the Blessed Virgin Mary
Kid’s Choice -- Mother Teresa
Study – Elements of the Catholic Mass: E24 The Creed
Watch – Sorrowful Mysteries
Listen – 13 Reasons Why You Matter
Read – G. K. Chesterton: Apostle of Common Sense
Kid’s Choice -- The Young People's Book of Saints
Study – Elements of the Catholic Mass: E25 The Bow in the Creed
Watch – Lost Gospels or False Gospels?
Listen – What We Can't Not Know
Read – Mystery of the Kingdom
Kid’s Choice -- Ryan Defrates Secret Agent: The Undercover Queen
Study – Elements of the Catholic Mass: E26 The Altar
Watch – Angels
Listen – Winning the Culture War
Read – Angels (and Demons): What Do We Really Know About Them?
Kid’s Choice -- CatChat Episode 4: Building the Kingdom