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

  1. Go to
  2. Click sign up. Select “I belong to a Parish or Organization.”
  3. Search for St. Francis of Assisi by name, city, zip code (50266) or Parish Code JGXN3K.
  4. Enter your name and email address. Click sign up.
  5. Start enjoying the best Catholic content all in one place!

Still need help? Watch this quick video to walk you through it or contact the Adult Faith Formation Office at (515) 440-1030 or


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, make sure you register with our parish code. If you have already created an account, click the direct links below, log in and view.

October 4

October 11

October 18

October 25

November 1