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

Spring dew
  • Message from Executive Director     
  • Article: Where Hope and Courage Meet
  • Religious Brothers Day Guide
  • Article: Nuns & Nones: Stories of Spiritual Formation for Today  
  • New Program: Compromiso de Vida 
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News Blog

Easter Message: Hear the Call of Life

As we enter into these most holy of days, we in the National Office extend blessings for the Triduum and the Easter season.  

Sister Norma
Norma Pimentel, MJ: Where Hope & Courage Meet

Sister Norma's keynote address from the 2019 RFC Congress. 

Important Staff Update from the RFC

RFC Staff to begin working from home next week. Read more about connecting.

Program Updates

RFC Webinars

Seeing with Resurrection Eyes, webinar with Maria Benavides on Wednesday, May 13. Click to register.

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. 

Hands of Together

Apply to be part of the fall 2020 Together cohort. Apply online or by downloading application materials.

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

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.

Upcoming Events

Apr 25, 2020 to Apr 28, 2020
Online Conferencing
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
Individual Membership

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