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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In this issue:

  • Letter from Executive Director
  • Article: Lifelong Formation for Franciscan Men
  • Resource Review: RFC's Link Library
  • Article: A Committed Way of Life 
  • Program Updates
  • Congress Overview

News Blog

Religious Brothers at RFC Congress
RFC Opens Congress Sponsorship & Exhibitor Opportunities

Join us at the 2019 RFC Congress has a sponsor and/or exhibitor. 

Marianne Farina, CSC, PhD
Accompaniment & Companioning

ForMission gives formators the skills, tools, & knowledge to accompany well.  

New Edge
Standing at a New Edge

Ellen Dauwer, SC, Executive Director, gives Sunday reflection at her chapter assembly. 

Program Updates

RFC ForMission Program

New ForMission cohort forming! Application deadline April 12, 2019. Click to learn more. 

RFC Webinars

Pope Francis's Gaudete et Exsultate, webinar with Fr. Dan Horan, OFM on Tuesday, April 16th. Registration open! 

Hands of Together

A Collaborative for Theological Education, Formation, and Community, cosponsored the RFC and the Catholic Theological Union (CTU), accepting applications for fall 2019 cohort

Membership Matters

Membership in the Conference is by religious congregation or government unit. As RFC members, every member of congregations/units enjoy the many benefits of membership.

LCP Participants

The 2019 Life Commitment Program, offered for men and women religious approaching perpetual profession, will take place July 9-17, 2019. Save the date!

Upcoming Events

May 01, 2019
May 05, 2019 to May 07, 2019
Catholic Theological Union
May 30, 2019 to Jun 07, 2019
Catholic Theological Union
Jul 09, 2019 to Jul 17, 2019
Leavenworth, KS
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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