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: Faith and Hope: Receiving Others with a Spirit of Sisterhood
  • Sights from Congress
  • Article: Starfish  
  • Art by Mickey McGrath, OSFS
  • Take Note

News Blog

Monthly Member Minute: Sr. Kelly Moline, OP

Our Monthly Member Minute series includes members talking – for one minute, tops! – about what they value most about their RFC membership.

RFC and CTU Issue Joint Together Letter

Ellen Dauwer, SC, and Mark Francis, CSV, President of Catholic Theological Union, invite religious communities to consider the Together program.

2020 Catholic Sisters Week

We're collaborating with our partners in Chicago to bring you a fantastic Catholic Sisters Week event! Save the date: Wednesday, March 11th at 6:00pm.

Program Updates

Hands of Together

Register for a Together online information session on February 25 or March 5 and learn more about the program.

ForMission Participants

New cohort now forming! The next ForMission class will take place May 28-June 5, 2020 at CTU in Chicago. Application deadline April 10. 

¡Programa nuevo! Compromiso de Vida 2020 – para religiosas y religiosos que anticipan su profesion perpetua. En Espanol. 

The 2020 Life Commitment Program, offered for men and women religious approaching perpetual profession, will take place July 8-16, 2020. Application deadline June 1.

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

Mar 08, 2020 to Mar 14, 2020
Mar 11, 2020
Catholic Theological Union (Chicago, IL)
Apr 04, 2020 to Apr 05, 2020
Boston College (Boston, MA)
Apr 25, 2020 to Apr 28, 2020
Cenacle Retreat Center (Chicago, IL)

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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