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 the Executive Director  
  • Article: Advent’s Deeper Invitation: Walking the Ancient Path 
  • Article: To Be Alive in Such An Age
  • Article: Some Secrets Worth Knowing 
  • Resources Spotlight
  • For Your Reflection

News Blog

Upcoming Virtual Together Information Sessions

We've got a handful of upcoming online Together information sessions. Join us!

25th World Day For Consecrated Life

A reflection on Consecrated Life by newer members in light of the Gospel call presented in Fratelli Tutti. There will be time for prayer, listening, and small group conversation.

Codirectors Needed for New Intercongregational Collaborative Novitiate

For this initiative in the area of initial formation, RFC seeking two experienced religious formators who are able to work collaboratively and flexibly.

Program Updates

ForMission Participants

The next ForMission class will have orientation on Sunday, March 21st. Application deadline: February 2nd.

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.

RFC Webinars

Religious Formation: Naming the Present Moment, webinar with Ronald Rolheiser, OMI on Wednesday, January 27 Click to register.

Hands of Together

Apply to be part of the fall 2021 Together cohort. Apply online or by downloading application materials.

Member Areas play a crucial role in advancing RFC’s mission. Take a peek at the RFC's new Member Areas!

Upcoming Events


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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