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 – Echo Episode 1: My Soul Longs for You, O God
Watch – Ready Reasons: Were the Magi at Jesus’ Birth
Listen – Glory to the New Born King
Read – Cradle of Redeeming Love
Kid’s Choice -- The King is Born
Study – Echo Episode 2: God Comes to Meet Us
Watch – Ready Reasons: Is Baptism Necessary for Salvation?
Listen – Our Beautiful End
Read – Life Lessons
Kid’s Choice -- Walking with Jesus: The Rosary Prayers in Song
Study – Echo Episode 3: Proclaim the Gospel to Every Creature
Watch – The Juggler of Notre Dame
Listen – Being All In: From NFL Playing Field to the Mission Field
Read – The Walls are Talking
Kid’s Choice -- Skiff and AJ's Fantastic Voyage
Study – Echo Episode 4: Bring about the Obedience of Faith
Watch – The Problem of Evil
Listen – The Soul of the Apostolate
Read – Practical Theology: Spiritual Direction from Saint Thomas Aquinas
Kid’s Choice -- Saint Thomas Aquinas
Study – Echo Episode 5: I Believe in God
Watch – Saint John Bosco
Listen – A Scriptural Walk through the Mass
Read – Awakening Love: An Ignatian Retreat with the Song of Songs
Kid’s Choice -- St. John Paul II and the Joy of Living