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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  • Message from the Executive Director: Beyond the Blame Game  
  • Article: Looking Back to Move Ahead
  • Book Review: Religious Life For Our World: Creating Communities of Hope
  • Congress: 2021 Congress Preview
  • Take Note Listing
  • For Your Inspiration

News Blog

Conference Hires New Program, Operations Staff

We're excited to welcome two new staff members to the Conferene team! Click to learn more about Sofia and Brian.

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We've Moved: New Address

National Office moves into new space on June 7th. Members, partners and friends asked to note new address. 

2021-2022 Live Out Loud Program

Responding to the global reality of Religious Life, the Live Out Loud (LOL) program continues the expansion of relationships among men and women in initial formation.

PDF icon Live Out Loud Program Information

Program Updates

2021 Congress

Who's presenting at the 2021 Congress Nov. 4-7 in Chicago? Take a look! 


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

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

Hands of Together

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

Upcoming Events

Jul 07, 2021 to Jul 12, 2021
Online via Zoom
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)

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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