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

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In this issue:

  • Letter from Executive Director
  • Article: Lifelong Formation for Franciscan Men
  • Resource Review: RFC's Link Library
  • Article: A Committed Way of Life 
  • Program Updates
  • Congress Overview

News Blog

RFC Member Survey
RFC Member Survey

RFC members are encouraged to fill out and submit this short online survey about their member experience. 

Ellen Dauwer, SC
Ellen Dauwer, SC, Reappointed to Another Term as Executive Director

Ellen Dauwer, SC, reappointed to another term as Executive Director.  

Washington DC Regional Gathering

Join is in the Washington DC area on Saturday, May 18th for a regional gathering!

Program Updates

RFC Webinars

Gospel Values & Essentail Conversations: Confronting Abuses of Power in Religious Life, webinar with Rev. John Tourangeau, O. Praem on Wednesday, June 26th. Registration open! 

LCP Participants

The 2019 Life Commitment Program, offered for men and women religious approaching perpetual profession, will take place July 9-17, 2019. Save the date!

RFC ForMission Program

New ForMission cohort forming! Application deadline April 12, 2019. Click to learn more. 

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

Membership Matters

Membership in the Conference is by religious congregation or government unit. As RFC members, every member of congregations/units enjoy the many benefits of membership.

Upcoming Events

May 30, 2019 to Jun 07, 2019
Catholic Theological Union
Jul 09, 2019 to Jul 17, 2019
Leavenworth, KS
Oct 24, 2019 to Oct 27, 2019
Louisville, KY

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