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 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

RFC and CTU Seek Part-time Together Program Coordinator

Applications now being accepted for the RFC/CTU Together Program Coordinator position. Click for more information.

File Together Coordinator Job Description
Karina Conrad, CDP
Karina Conrad, CDP to Step Down as Together Program Coordinator

The Conference would like to share the news that Karina Conrad, CDP, Together Program Coordinator, as decided to step down from her position effective Friday, June 5.

RFC to Participate in National Day of Mourning and Lament on June 1

Together, interfaith leaders and mayors across the nation will call us to mourn, lament, and honor the dead, acknowledge the unequal nature of our suffering, pray together for the healing of the nation, and recommit to the difficult work ahead.

Program Updates

Orientation to Formation will take place October 9-12, 2020 at Catholic Theological Union. Registration now open.

The 2020 Life Commitment Program will be offered online via Zoom. Learn more about this year's unique program!

ForMission Participants

The next ForMission class will take place August 13-22 at CTU in Chicago. Application deadline Friday, June 10.

Hands of Together

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

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.

Upcoming Events

Jul 06, 2020 to Jul 11, 2020
Online via Zoom
Jul 28, 2020 to Aug 04, 2020
Oblate School of Theology (San Antonio, TX)
Aug 13, 2020 to Aug 22, 2020
Catholic Theological Union (Chicago, IL)
Oct 09, 2020 to Oct 11, 2020
Catholic Theological Union (Chicago, IL)
Oct 12, 2020
Catholic Theological Union (Chicago, IL)
Nov 04, 2021 to Nov 07, 2021
Marriott Chicago O'Hare (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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