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


In this issue:

  • Letter from Executive Director
  • Ongoing Formation for the Whole
  • Community Formation Highlights
  • Book Review: Building A Bridge
  • Take Note
  • Program Updates

News Blog

RFC Welcomes 2018 Life Commitment Participants

Twenty-two (22) women and men religious will gather July 16-24, 2018 at Marillac Spirituality Center, Leavenworth, KS for the 35th annual Life Commitment Program.

Karina Conrad, CDP
RFC Hires Karina Conrad, CDP as Together Program Coordinator

RFC is pleased to announce the hire of Karina Conrad, CDP as the Together Program Coordinator.

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RFC Launches Online Store

We are pleased to offer an online store where constituents can purchase RFC branded apparel and other items. 

Program Updates

RFC Webinars

Webinar: A Conversation about the Vows with Sarah Kohles, OSF, Juliet Mousseau, RSCJ, & Tracy Kemme, SC. Regisration now open!

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. 


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.

Life Commitment

2018 Life Commitment Program, offered for men and women religious approaching perpetual profession. Application deadline May 16, 2018.

Orientation to Formation

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. The next Orientation to Formation will meet in Chicago, at CTU, October 12-14, 2018.

Upcoming Events

Jul 16, 2018 to Jul 24, 2018
Leavenworth, KS
Jul 30, 2018
Oct 12, 2018 to Oct 14, 2018
Catholic Theological Union, Chicago, IL
Nov 04, 2018 to Nov 06, 2018
Catholic Theological Union, Chicago IL

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