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What is FORMED?

FORMED On Demand is a subscription service offering access to thousands of studies, films, audios, and eBooks.

FORMED offers great digital media from over 40 of the best Catholic content producers including the Augustine Institute, Ignatius Press, the USCCB, Catholic Answers, EWTN, St. Paul Center, Marian Press, Sophia Press, Knights of Columbus, FOCUS, and many more.  Using FORMED is an excellent way for all of us to learn, and be inspired to share our faith with others as missionary disciples.


How does a parish get it for FREE?

Beginning in February 2019, pastors in the Catholic Diocese of Cleveland will have an opportunity to opt-in for a FREE one year subscription for all members of their parish, thanks to the generous contributions made to the Rooted in Faith – Forward in Hope – Connecting to the People for Evangelization fund.  In subsequent years, year 2 and year 3 parishes will have the option of opting – in at the rate of 50% and then 25% respectively. (Please note, in order to opt-in for the FORMED subsidy, at least 2 people need to attend one of the local diocesan training events listed below.)


4 Easy Steps to Get FORMED

Step 1 - Create a FORMED team! 

Together with your pastor create a FORMED team.  In addition to yourself and the pastor invite other priests, deacons, those on your parish staff and key lay leaders to join you in rolling out FORMED in the parish by participating in the upcoming informational webinar and local diocesan training.

Whom to invite?  First, a person who can act as a technical administrator in setting up and maintaining your parish FORMED website.  (To assess who might be your technical admistrator, it should be someone who knows how to purchase something online, who has viewed a video online and who has used a social media platform such as Facebook or Twitter.)   

In addition, please consider any priests, deacons, religious, lay ecclesial ministers, the school principal, parish catechetical leader, youth or young adult ministers, pastoral staff members and key lay leaders who may use the resource for faith formation, religious education, evangelization, stewardship, marriage preparation, RCIA, youth ministry, young adult ministry or social justice programs.

Step 2 - Watch a Webinar, Try out FORMED for free, and Register for  February Training Now! 

Informational Webinars - Click on one of the links below:

In both English and Spanish these webinars will provide you with a tour of FORMED content and resources. 

Helpful Hint For the English Video:

Complete the registration form and click REGISTER at the bottom of the page and the video will begin.

Watch the Informational Webinar in English

Watch the informational Webinar in Spanish


Diocese of Cleveland Trial Period for FORMED:

If you are interested in trying out FORMED from February 1 – March 15, 2019 go to  www.formed.org. 

Enter the e-mail of cleveland@formed.org

Enter the password of formed19!

Step 3 - Start a new PARISH FORMED Subscription

Talk with your pastor and as soon as a Parish is ready to start a Parish subscription, anytime between now and March 15, 2019 which is the deadline for new subscriptions have the Pastor or Pastor’s designee click the link below to start the parish subscription.

Click here to start a new PARISH FREE Subscription

Step 4 - Already have a FORMED Subscription? 

Contact Terrie Baldwin at tbaldwin@dioceseofcleveland.org for instructions on how to opt-in at your renewal time during 2019.

Need More Information?

The Offices of Evangelization and Catechetical Formation and Education are working with the Augustine Institute to promote these resources and workshops to be of greater service to parishes, with the special goal of collaborating to increase evangelization and faith formation efforts.

If you have any additional questions please contact Terrie Baldwin at tbaldwin@dioceseofcleveland.org in the Evangelization Office

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