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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  • Article: The Sacred Work of Gifting Forward
  • Reflection: Courageous Hope: As a Religious Brother What Comes to Mind?
  • Reflection: Practicing Courageous Hope
  • Resource: How We Love: A Formation for the Celibate Life
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News Blog

Happy Thanksgiving
Thanks & Gratitude

To all our member communities, partners and collaborators, and those who have gifted the RFC with financial support, resources, time and wisdom: thank you!

2020 Annual Appeal

We seek your financial support of our new Member Areas in this year’s annual appeal. Please consider a donation today. 

Marci Madary
2019 Congress Seminar Materials Now Posted

The RFC has posted materials from all the seminar presentations at the 2019 Congress October 24-27 in Louisville.

Program Updates

RFC Webinars

Advent: The Incarnation of Love, webinar with Sister Marcelline Koch, OP on Wednesday, December 18. Registration now! 

The 2020 Life Commitment Program, offered for men and women religious approaching perpetual profession, will take place July 8-16, 2020. Click for details.

The RFC offers exceptional member benefits. Religious communities, affiliated/partner organizations, & individual formators are eligible for membership. Click above to learn more & join our formation community.

RFC ForMission Program

The next ForMission class will take place May 27-June 5, 2020 at CTU in Chicago. 

Member Areas play a crucial role in advancing RFC’s mission. Take a peek at the RFC's new Member Areas!

Upcoming Events

Dec 01, 2019 to Jan 31, 2020
Online renewal
Apr 04, 2020 to Apr 05, 2020
Boston College (Boston, MA)
May 28, 2020 to Jun 05, 2020
Catholic Theological Union (Chicago, IL)
Jul 08, 2020 to Jul 16, 2020
Marillac Spirituality Center (Leavenworth, KS)
Jul 28, 2020 to Aug 04, 2020
Oblate School of Theology (San Antonio, TX)
Oct 09, 2020 to Oct 11, 2020
Catholic Theological Union (Chicago, IL)

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

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Associate Membership
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