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: Deep Gratitude  
  • Article: How Can You Be Sure? Assessing Readiness for Formation
  • Article: Wake Up the World: Living Our Prophetic Witness
    Through the Eyes of the Poor
  • Take Note Listing
  • For Your Inspiration

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Important Information for 2021 Congress

Get the most out of this year's Congress! Click for crucial information on how to maximize your participation.

15th Institute for Seminary Formators

Institute to take place both in-person and online. Click for more details. 

2021 Congress Moves to All-Virtual Format

2021 Congress to be offered completely online. Click to learn more. 

Program Updates

RFC Webinars

How do we prepare for joy in these trying times? Join us for a webinar conversation with Linda Gibler, OP on Tuesday, December 14th. 

Hands of Together

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

ForMission Participants

The next ForMission session will take place January 15-22, 2022.

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


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

Upcoming Events

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)
Jun 01, 2022 to Jun 10, 2022
Mercy Retreat & Conference Center (St. Louis, MO)
Jan 23, 2023 to Jan 31, 2023
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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