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
•    Click sign up.
•    Select "I belong to a Parish or Organization"
•    Search for St. Francis of Assisi by name, city, or Parish Code JGXN3K
•    Enter your name and email address,
•    Click sign up and enjoy all that Formed has to offer.
•    Still need help, watch this quick video to a walk you through it.

If you have questions or need help, contact the Adult Faith Office at (515) 440-1030.


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 created an account, please register at


Sept 15


Study Elements of the Catholic Mass: E24 The Creed
Watch – Sorrowful Mysteries
Listen – 13 Reasons Why You Matter
Read G. K. Chesterton: Apostle of Common Sense
Kid’s Choice -- The Young People's Book of Saints


Sept 22

Study Elements of the Catholic Mass: E25 The Bow in the Creed
Watch – Lost Gospels or False Gospels?
Listen – What We Can't Not Know
Read Mystery of the Kingdom
Kid’s Choice -- Ryan Defrates Secret Agent: The Undercover Queen


Sept 29

Study Elements of the Catholic Mass: E26 The Altar
Watch – Angels
Listen – Winning the Culture War
Read Angels (and Demons): What Do We Really Know About Them?
Kid’s Choice -- CatChat Episode 4: Building the Kingdom