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


In this issue:

  • Letter from Executive Director
  • Ongoing Formation for the Whole
  • Community Formation Highlights
  • Book Review: Building A Bridge
  • Take Note
  • Program Updates

News Blog

Ongoing Formation for the Whole
Ongoing Formation for the Whole

In the summer edition of InFormation, Executive Director Ellen Dauwer, SC reflects on the crucial role of ongoing/lifelong formation in religious life. 

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Exploring our neighborhood, Hyde Park

Get to know our neighborhood better with this informative guide. 

Psychological Assessment
Psychological Assessment Webinar Series Posted Online

Our three part video series, Getting the Most Out of a Psychological Assessment, has now been posted in the members section of the website.

Program Updates


A Collaborative for Theological Education, Formation, and Community, cosponsored by Catholic Theological Union (CTU) and the Religious Formation Conference (RFC) will be offered as a pilot program beginning with the Fall semester, 2018.

Life Commitment

2018 Life Commitment Program, offered for men and women religious approaching perpetual profession. Application deadline May 16, 2018.

RFC Webinars

Webinar: A Conversation about the Vows with Sarah Kohles, OSF, Juliet Mousseau, RSCJ, & Tracy Kemme, SC

Orientation to Formation

Orientation to Formation is a weekend experience that offers an ideal introduction to formation ministry. Offered annually, each time it addresses formation through a different lens; thus it also serves the needs of experienced formators. The next Orientation to Formation will meet in Chicago, at CTU, October 12-14, 2018.

Upcoming Events

Jun 25, 2018
Religious Formation Conference
Jul 12, 2018 to Jul 13, 2018
Religious Formation Conference
Jul 16, 2018 to Jul 24, 2018
Leavenworth, KS
Jul 30, 2018
Oct 12, 2018 to Oct 14, 2018
Catholic Theological Union, Chicago, IL

5401 S. Cornell Ave. Suite 304
Chicago, IL 60615
Phone: 773.675.8362
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