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.
Study – Echo Episode 5: I Believe in God
Watch – Saint John Bosco
Listen – A Scriptural Walk through the Mass
Read – Awakening Love: An Ignatian Retreat with the Song of Songs
Kid’s Choice -- St. John Paul II and the Joy of Living
Study – Elements of the Catholic Mass: E1 The Meaning of Liturgy
Watch – Lourdes: A Story of Faith, Science, and Miracles
Listen – Attack on Religious Liberty
Read – Marriage 911
Kid’s Choice -- St. Bernadette of Lourdes
Study – Elements of the Catholic Mass: E2 Intelligent Worship
Watch – Saint Peter
Listen – What's so Great about Being Catholic?
Read – The Catholic Family Handbook
Kid’s Choice -- Secrets of Siena
Study – Elements of the Catholic Mass: E3 The Role of the Parishioner
Watch – An Ordinary Martyr
Listen – Swimming Upstream
Read – The Noonday Devil
Kid’s Choice -- St. Mother Teresa and the Love to Others