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
  • Message from the Executive Director: Standing on the Edge  
  • Article: Hope Restored
  • Book Review: Birth of a Movement: Black Lives Matter and the Catholic Church
  • Article: Celebrating Traidtions, Changing the World
  • Take Note Listing
  • For Your Inspiration

News Blog

2021 Congress Presenters Guide

Check out the presenters guide for this year's Congress, complete with all this November's presentations, session descriptions, and biographical information on each presenter.

RFC Welcomes 12 to Inaugural Compromiso de Vida Program

Beginning on Sunday, participants will gather as a community of faith committed to sharing their wisdom and learning from one another. Please keep us in your prayers.

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2021 Congress Sponsorships Now Available

Become a sponsor of the 2021 RFC Congress in Chicago! Click to learn more. 

Program Updates

RFC Webinars

Webinar: Exploring Pope Francis’ Reflections on a Post-pandemic World with Fr. Donald Senior, CP. Registration open. 

Hands of Together

Be part of the fall 2021 Together cohort. Apply online or by downloading application materials.

ForMission Participants

The next ForMission session will take place January 15-22, 2022.

¡Programa nuevo! Compromiso de Vida 2021 – para religiosas y religiosos que anticipan su profesion perpetua. En Espanol. 


Click for more information about the 2021 Life Commitment Program July 7-12th.

Upcoming Events

Jul 25, 2021 to Jul 30, 2021
Online via Zoom
Oct 15, 2021
Chicago, IL
Nov 04, 2021 to Nov 07, 2021
Marriott Chicago O'Hare (Chicago, IL)
Nov 07, 2021 to Nov 09, 2021
Chicago, IL
Jan 15, 2022 to Jan 22, 2022
Oblate Renewal Center (San Antonio, TX)
Jun 01, 2022 to Jun 10, 2022
Mercy Retreat & Conference Center (St. Louis, MO)

1525 E. 53rd St. | Suite 716
Chicago, IL 60615
Phone: 773.675.8362
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Membership Opportunities

Religious Community Membership
Associate Membership
Individual Membership

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