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.
Jul 7 & 14
Study – Elements of the Catholic Mass: E19 The Church Doors
Watch – Saint Maria Goretti
Listen – St. Kateri Tekakwitha
Read – Catholics in America
Kid’s Choice -- Mother Teresa
Jul 21 & 28
Study – Elements of the Catholic Mass: E20 Incense at Mass
Watch – Edith Stein
Listen – A House Divided
Read – Celebrating the Holy Eucharist
Kid’s Choice -- The Mystery at Midnight
Aug 4 & 11
Study – Elements of the Catholic Mass: E21 Bows in the Mass
Watch – All that Remains
Listen – Saint Philomena: A Saint For Our Times
Read – Christianity, Islam, and Atheism
Kid’s Choice -- Altar Gang: What’s What in the Church
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