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

Bear forth love and hope
Bear Forth Love & Hope

As we enter into these holy of days, we extend Triduum and Easter blessings to all our member communities, collaborators & friends.

Pope Francis
"Christus "Vivit" - Post-Synodal Exhortation to Young People

In fourth apostolic exhortation Pope Francis speaks personally to Catholic young people. 

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Tony Gittins, CSSp
Lake Erie/Ohio Valley Area Focuses on 'Intercultural Mission'

Tony Gittins, CSSp spent time with formators on key insights into intercultural living & mission.

Program Updates

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. 

RFC Webinars

Pope Francis's Gaudete et Exsultate, webinar with Fr. Dan Horan, OFM on Tuesday, April 16th. Registration open! 

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 01, 2019
May 05, 2019 to May 07, 2019
Catholic Theological Union
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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