St. Francis is a partner in the exciting 24/7 online, web-based digital formation series, FORMED, produced by the Augustine Institute and Ignatius Press.
What is FORMED?
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 parishioners and their families anywhere and anytime on computers, tablets and phones.
How to Register
- Go to Formed.org.
- Click sign up. Select “Sign up as a parishioner.”
- Search for St. Francis of Assisi by zip code: 50266.
- Enter your name and email address. Click sign up.
- Start enjoying the best Catholic content all in one place!
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 yet created an account on Formed.org, make sure you register with our parish code. If you have already created an account, click the direct links below,
December 25 & January 1
- Program – The True Meaning of Christmas with Dr. Michael Barber
- Movie – To Be a Pilgrim: The Canterbury Way
- Audio – How to Apply Our Faith to Our Families by Kimberly Hahn
- Books – The School of Nazareth: A Spiritual Journey with St. Joseph by Mark Hartfiel
- Kid’s Choice – O Holy Night, The King is Born: What Christmas Is About
- Program – Our Story: A Basic Introduction to the Bible for Catholics
- Movie – God’s Doorkeeper: St. André of Montreal
- Audio – Changed Forever: The Sacrament of Baptism by Fr. Mike Schmitz
- Books – Sacraments in Scripture
- Kid’s Choice – Marcam Tours a Sacristy: Episode 1
- Program – Into the Breach
- Movie – Coming Home
- Audio – Stealing Home by Mike Sweeney
- Books – Prayer for Beginners by Peter Kreeft
- Kid’s Choice – Philo and Sophie: Making Good Choices
- Program – What’s the Best Thing We Could Want?
- Movie – Soul of a Champion: The Gil Hodges Story
- Audio – Why I Left Planned Parenthood: From Death to Life by Abby Johnson
- Books – The Appalling Strangeness of the Mercy of God by Ruth Pakaluk
- Kid’s Choice – Short Answers to Big Questions: What is Prayer?
- Program – True Reformers: St. Francis de Sales
- Movie – Saint John Bosco: Mission to Love
- Audio – The World of St. Paul by Joseph M. Callewaert
- Books – Saint Thomas Aquinas by Raïssa Maritain
- Kid’s Choice – Adventure Catechism: What is the Bible?
- Program – Letters of St. Paul
- Movie – Bakhita: From Slave to Saint
- Audio – Saved in Hope by Pope Benedict XVI
- Books – Night’s Bright Darkness: A Modern Conversion Story by Sally Reed
- Kid’s Choice – Bernadette: The Princess of Lourdes
- Program – Footprints of God with Stephen Ray
- Movie – Bernadette
- Audio – Faith and the Future by Pope Benedict XVI
- Books – Catholic Christianity: A Complete Catechism of Catholic Beliefs by Peter Kreeft
- Kid’s Choice – Lukas Storyteller: Saint Valentine
- Program – Lectio: Peter with Dr. Tim Gray
- Movie – Finding Fatima
- Audio – Our Lady of Fatima and the Fall of Communism by Craig Turner
- Books – History of the Catholic Church: From the Apostolic Age to the Third Millennium by James Hitchcock
- Kid’s Choice – Crossbows and Crucifixes by Henry Garnett
- Program – Real + True: Eucharistic Revival
- Movie – Saint Peter
- Audio – Love—Sacrifice—Trust: He Showed Us the Way by Fr. Mike Schmitz
- Books – Something Other Than God by Jennifer Fulwiler
- Kid’s Choice – The Slugs & Bugs Show: True Friendship