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.

 

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

 

Sept 15

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

 

Sept 22

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

 

Sept 29

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