Religious Formation Conference

The Religious Formation Conference (RFC) is a national Roman Catholic organization serving religious institutes of women and men with programs and services for those in the ministry of initial and lifelong formation, and general congregational membership.

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InFormation Bulletin

Summer blooms
  • Letter from Executive Director
  • Article: Formation for Community in the Current Ecclesial Context
  • Book Review: Migration for Mission
  • RFC Mobile App
  • 2019 Congress Preview
  • Take Note

News Blog

2019 RFC Congress
We'll see you in Louisville!

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Wild Flowers
Midwest Inter-Community Pre-Novitiate Gatherings

Click to learn more about Midwest Inter-Community Pre-Novitiate Gatherings for 2019-2020.

Spirituality of Rest
Spirituality of Rest

As the summer days begin to wind down, many ask if we've taken the time this summer to relax and reconnect with God.

Program Updates

RFC ForMission Program

The next ForMission class will take place May 27-June 5, 2020 at CTU in Chicago. 

LCP Participants

The 2020 Life Commitment Program, offered for men and women religious approaching perpetual profession, will take place July 7-16, 2020. Save the date!

Member Areas play a crucial role in advancing RFC’s mission. Take a peek at the RFC's new Member Areas!

The RFC offers exceptional member benefits. Religious communities, affiliated/partner organizations, & individual formators are eligible for membership. Click above to learn more & join our formation community.

Hands of Together

A Collaborative for Theological Education, Formation, and Community, cosponsored the RFC and the Catholic Theological Union (CTU), accepting applications for fall 2019 cohort

Upcoming Events

Aug 27, 2019 to Sep 02, 2019
Catholic Theological Union (Chicago, IL)
Sep 03, 2019
Catholic Theological Union (Chicago, IL)
Sep 15, 2019
Crowne Plaza Louisville Airport (Louisville, KY)
Sep 24, 2019 to Sep 26, 2019
Felician Sisters Convent (Chicago, IL)
Oct 24, 2019 to Oct 27, 2019
Crowne Plaza Louisville Airport (Louisville, KY)
Oct 27, 2019 to Oct 28, 2019
Crowne Plaza Louisville Airport (Louisville, KY)

5401 S. Cornell Ave. Suite 304
Chicago, IL 60615
Phone: 773.675.8362
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Membership Opportunities

Religious Community Membership
Associate Membership
Individual Membership

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