FORMED

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.
 

Recommendations

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 on Formed.org, please register at Formed.org, enter our Parish Code JGXN3K, and create a personal account with your username/email and password. If you have already created an account for Formed.org, click the direct links below, login and view.

 

May 5

 

Study Elements of the Catholic Mass: E13 Music Part II
Watch – Saint Pedro Poveda
Listen – Three to Get Married
Read How to Share Your Faith with Anyone
Kid’s Choice -- The Opus Joyous Show: The Catholic Voyagers

 

May 12

Study Elements of the Catholic Mass: E14 The Collect
Watch – Finding Fatima
Listen – Fatima for Today
Read Discovering God Together
Kid’s Choice -- The Sign of the Carved Cross

 

May 19

Study Elements of the Catholic Mass: E15 Liturgy and Language
Watch – Saint Rita of Cascia
Listen – A Mind at Peace
Read Pier Giorgio Frassati
Kid’s Choice -- The Little Lost Sheep

 

May 26

Study Elements of the Catholic Mass: E16 Liturgist and Liturgiologist
Watch – Saint Philip Neri
Listen – What Every Couple Should Know about Marriage and Prayer
Read The Last Crusader
Kid’s Choice -- The Whisper in the Ruins

 

Jun 2

Study Elements of the Catholic Mass: E17 Vestments Part I
Watch – Joan of Arc
Listen – Calming the Emotional Storms
Read Joan of Arc
Kid’s Choice -- The Wiseman and the Fool