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.
Study – Elements of the Catholic Mass: E4 The Church Building
Watch – Ready Reasons: What's the Deal with Ashes on Ash Wednesday?
Listen – Keep Holy the Sabbath
Read – Meditations for Lent
Kid’s Choice -- The Young People's Book of Saints
Study – Elements of the Catholic Mass: E5 Processions
Watch – The Passion of Saint Perpetua
Listen – The Holy Spirit: Third Person of the Trinity
Read – The Father's Tale
Kid’s Choice -- St. Dominic Savio: The Schoolboy Saint
Study – Elements of the Catholic Mass: E6 Signs and Symbols
Watch – Patrick: Brave Shepherd of the Emerald Isle
Listen – Is It Possible to Pray At All Times?
Read – Prayer for Beginners
Kid’s Choice -- The Secret of the Shamrock
Study – Elements of the Catholic Mass: E7 Sacramental Signs
Watch – Confession
Listen – Confession
Read – Pardon and Peace: A Sinner's Guide to Confession
Kid’s Choice -- Brother Francis: Forgiven
Study – Elements of the Catholic Mass: E8 The Purpose of the Mass
Watch – The Face of Mercy
Listen – What to Do When Jesus Is Hungry?
Read – The Kerygma: In the Shantytown with the Poor
Kid’s Choice -- The Suitcase