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

Jesus Christ

In this issue:

  • Letter from Executive Director
  • Discipleship as a Tool for for Formation for Mission
  • What Fascinates You?
  • Book Review: However Long the Night
  • Take Note
  • Program Updates

News Blog

In Our Own Words
"Conversations about the Vows" Webinar Recording Posted Online

Last week's webinar recording has now been posted in the members section of the website. 

CTU to host Sexual Abuse Listening Session

Those in the Chicago/CTU community are invited to join us for this listening session on Tuesday, Septemer 18.

Video Tribute: 2018 Life Commitment Program

We are thrilled to share this outstanding video from July's Life Commitment Session. Incredible energy & joy for religious life!  

Program Updates

Workshop on Life-Giving Community: Dr. Kathy Galleher, PhD will focus on ways to develop deeper intimacy and connection in community life. She will present practical approaches to deepening our understanding of one another within community. The session will be offered in-person & via live-streaming. 

RFC Webinars

Webinar: A Conversation about the Vows with Sarah Kohles, OSF, Juliet Mousseau, RSCJ, & Tracy Kemme, SC on Sept. 13. Register now!

Orientation to Formation is a weekend experience that offers an ideal introduction to formation ministry. Offered annually, each time it addresses formation through a different lens; thus it also serves the needs of experienced formators. Register for the October 12-14 session at CTU today!


A Collaborative for Theological Education, Formation, and Community, cosponsored by Catholic Theological Union (CTU) and the Religious Formation Conference (RFC) will be offered as a pilot program beginning with the Fall semester, 2018.

Upcoming Events

Oct 12, 2018 to Oct 14, 2018
Catholic Theological Union, Chicago, IL
Nov 04, 2018 to Nov 06, 2018
Catholic Theological Union, Chicago IL
Oct 24, 2019 to Oct 27, 2019
Louisville, KY

5401 S. Cornell Ave. Suite 304
Chicago, IL 60615
Phone: 773.675.8362
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