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     
  • Article: Faith and Hope: Receiving Others with a Spirit of Sisterhood
  • Sights from Congress
  • Article: Starfish  
  • Art by Mickey McGrath, OSFS
  • Take Note

News Blog

Monthly Member Minute: Fr. Donald Siple, OSM

Our new “Monthly Member Minute” series includes members talking – for one minute, tops! – about what they value most about their RFC membership.

Ellen Dauwer, SC
RFC Planning Survey

The RFC is encouraging members, partners and collaborators to complete planning survey

Patricia Murray, IBVM
Faith and Hope: Receiving Others with a Spirit of Sisterhood

In her recent article in InFormation, Patricia Murray, IBVM offers a series of images in which to re-imagine religious life today.

Program Updates

¡Programa nuevo! Compromiso de Vida 2020 – para religiosas y religiosos que anticipan su profesion perpetua. En Espanol. 

ForMission Participants

New cohort now forming! The next ForMission class will take place May 28-June 5, 2020 at CTU in Chicago. Application deadline April 10. 

The 2020 Life Commitment Program, offered for men and women religious approaching perpetual profession, will take place July 8-16, 2020. Application deadline June 1.

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.

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
Mar 08, 2020 to Mar 14, 2020
Apr 04, 2020 to Apr 05, 2020
Boston College (Boston, MA)
Apr 25, 2020 to Apr 28, 2020
Cenacle Retreat Center (Chicago, IL)
May 28, 2020 to Jun 05, 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

Religious Community Membership
Associate Membership
Individual Membership

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