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

Fall Apple Harvest
  • Message from the Executive Director  
  • Article: New Wine, Fresh Skins!
  • Article: The Hope of Discernment and Decision Making in Uncertain Times
  • 2020 Orientation to Formation   
  • Resources Spotlight
  • For Your Reflection

News Blog

Connie Schoen, OP
Conference Thanks Connie Schoen, OP for her Service

We thank Sister Connie as she leaves her position as Program Director with the Conference on Friday, September 4, 2020. 

Maribeth Howell, OP
Maribeth Howell, OP to Take Over as Together Program Coordinator

The Conference is pleased to announce that Maribeth Howell, OP has accepted the Together Program Coordinator position.

Learn more about Together at August Virtual Information Session

We invite those interested in Together to a virtual information session on Tuesday, August 11th from 1:00-2:00pm central time.

Program Updates

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.

Orientation to Formation will take place October 9-12, 2020 via Zoom. Register now!

Join Fr. Daniel Horan, OFM and the New England Member Area for this Zoom conversation on Sunday, November 15th at 2:00pm eastern time. Registration required.

RFC Webinars

The Cosmic Paschal Mystery, webinar with Sharon Zayac, OP on Wednesday, September 23rd. Click to register.

Hands of Together

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

Upcoming Events

Oct 09, 2020 to Oct 11, 2020
Online via Zoom
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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