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

In this issue:

  • Message from the Executive Director 
  • Rethinking Religious Formation for the 21st Century
  • Book Review: In Our Own Words
  • For Your Reflection
  • Program Updates

News Blog

RFC Staff Participate in Community Prayer Service

On Wednesday RFC staff joined those at Catholic Theological Union for a community prayer service for those who’ve recently experienced violence in our neighborhood.

Together Program
Together Program Seeks Part-time Coordinator

The RFC is seeking a part-time Program Coordinator of the Together program, a collaborative between the RFC and Catholic Theological Union, who will be responsible for coordinating the formation component and the logistics of this program.

Board Executive Committee
RFC Holds May Board Meeting

The RFC held a National Board Meeting May 6-8, 2018 at Catholic Theological Union. Click for update. 

Program Updates

Life Commitment

2018 Life Commitment Program, offered for men and women religious approaching perpetual profession. Application deadline May 16, 2018.

RFC Webinars

Getting the Most out of a Psychological Assessment with Fr. Jerry McGlone, SJ, PhD. Register for the webinar today! 


A Collaborative for Theological Education, Formation, and Community, cosponsored by Catholic Theological Union (CTU) and the Religious Formation Conference (RFC) will be offered as a pilot program beginning with the Fall semester, 2018.

Orientation to Formation

Orientation to Formation is a weekend experience that offers an ideal introduction to formation ministry. Offered annually, each time it addresses formation through a different lens; thus it also serves the needs of experienced formators. The next Orientation to Formation will meet in Chicago, at CTU, October 12-14, 2018.

Upcoming Events

May 31, 2018 to Jun 08, 2018
Chicago, IL
Jul 12, 2018 to Jul 13, 2018
Religious Formation Conference
Jul 16, 2018 to Jul 24, 2018
Leavenworth, KS
Jul 30, 2018
Oct 12, 2018 to Oct 14, 2018
Catholic Theological Union, Chicago, IL

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