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 Magazine

  • Message from the Executive Director: Hints of Spring  
  • Article: The Spirit in the Assembly
  • Reflection: Catholic Sisters Week: Called to Bear Witness
  • Book Review: Millennial Nuns: Reflections on Living a Spiritual Life in a World of Social Media
  • For Your Inspiration
  • More

News Blog

Online Presentation: Going Forth in the Spirit

Join us for an online presentation with Bonnie Morrow, DHS on Sunday, June 12th. Free of charge and open to all. Registration required. 

IN THE NEWS: Article Features InterCongregational Collaborative Novitiate

Global Sisters Report spotlights ICCN community in new article. Take a look.

Religious Brothers Day
Celebrate Religious Brothers Day on May 1

We're excited to celebrate Religious Brothers Day on Sunday, May 1st. Will you join us?

Program Updates


Click for more information about the 2022 Life Commitment Program June 22-30 at St. Mary of the Lake (Mundelein Seminary) near Chicago.

The Conference is excited to collaborate with SOAR! Supporting Our Aging Religious to offer a series of webinars in the coming months. Take a look!

Click to check out the newly reconfigured Orientation to Formation experience!

Hands of Together

Be part of the fall 2022 Together cohort! Apply online or by downloading application materials.

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.

Upcoming Events

Jun 01, 2022 to Jun 10, 2022
Mercy Retreat & Conference Center (St. Louis, MO)
Jun 22, 2022 to Jun 30, 2022
St. Mary of the Like/Mundelein Seminary
Jul 17, 2022 to Jul 22, 2022
Online via Zoom
Oct 01, 2022 to Oct 31, 2022
Online via Zoom

1525 E. 53rd St. | Suite 716
Chicago, IL 60615
Phone: 773.675.8362
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Membership Opportunities

Religious Community Membership
Associate Membership
Individual Membership

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