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.
FORMED Topical Index
Click here to view Topical Index.
Click here to view Topical Index by Liturgical Year.
Recommendations for Fall
Study – Opening the Word: 24th Sunday in Ordinary Time
Watch – Saint Francis
Listen – Drawing Strength from Our Lady of Sorrows
Read – The Kiss of Jesus: How Mother Teresa and the Saints Helped Me to Discover the Beauty of the Cross
June 11 & June 18
Audio – Pure Fatherhood
Book – Understanding “Our Father”
Movie – Hostia
Program – 33 Days to Morning Glory: Orientation and Introduction
June 25 & July 2
Audio – Truth & Life Bible: Pauls Letters
Book – Crossbows & Crucifixes
Movie – Paul of Tarsus
Program – 33 Days to Morning Glory: Week 1-St. Louis de Montfort
July 9 & July 16
Audio – St. Kateri Tekakwitha
Book – Mary in the Middle Ages
Movie – Saint Maria Goretti
Program – 33 Days to Morning Glory: Week 2-St. Maximillian Kolbe
July 23 & July 30
Audio – Discernment of Spirits
Book – The Little Oratory
Movie – The Way of St. James
Program – 33 Days to Morning Glory: Week 3-St. Teresa of Calcutta
Aug 6 & Aug 13
Audio – This Changes Everything
Book – Bible Stories for Little Children
Movie – Life for Life
Program – 33 Days to Morning Glory: Week 4-Pope St. John Paul II
August 20 & August 27