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.

InFormation Bulletin

InFormation Winter 2017

In this issue:

  • A Message from the Executive Director
  • Crossing the Borders of Diversity
  • Grace in the Now
  • RFC Programs
  • Formation Resources
  • Take Note


RFC Congress 2017
RFC Congress 2017 DVDs and CDs

DVDs and CDs from RFC Congress 2017 are now available. Click here to order.

Ryan J. Hoffman
The next Associate Director of the Religious Formation Conference

We are pleased to announce the appointment of Ryan J. Hoffmann as the next Associate Director of the Religious Formation Conference.

Ryan brings to the Conference a wide range of skills and experience as a Catholic nonprofit professional in communications and marketing, conference and event planning, and administrative leadership.

Penet Award Recipient announced

The Board of Directors of the Religious Formation Conference is pleased to announce that Mary Pat Garvin, RSM,  Ph. D., will be the 2017 recipient of its Mary Emil Penet, IHM, Award.  The award, presented at the Conference’s biennial National Congress, honors persons who have made an outstanding contribution to the formation, initial and/or lifelong of vowed religious.


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