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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Registration & Fees

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Registration for the 2021 RFC Congress is open. 


 

 


For assistance registering, contact Nix Conference & Meeting Management by phone at 314.645.1455 or email at MWelter@NixMeetings.com.
 

In-person Packages:  Join us in Chicago!

Registration fees include lunch on Friday and Saturday, and the Saturday dinner banquet. If registering for a pre/post Congress, fees include lunch on that day.

Please be advised that the priority discount deadline for the 2021 Congress is Friday, October 15th. After that date registration fees increase (so be sure to register early!).  

Member Rates

Congress  $499
After October 15, 2021  $550

Pre-Congress  $199
After October 15  $240

Post-Congress  $199
After October 15  $240

Congress Packages
Congress packages save you money!

Packages available to congregational members only. Not available after October 15, 2021.

  • Package 1  $825  |  Pre-Congress, Congress, Post-Congress
     
  • Package 2  $645  |  Pre-Congress & Congress
     
  • Package 3  $645  |  Congress & Post-Congress

Non-member Rates

Congress  $625
After October 15, 2021  $675

Pre-Congress  $250
After October 15  $275

Post-Congress  $250
After October 15  $275
 

Digital Packages:  Join us Virtually! 

All-Access Digital Registration
Member: $599.00/person | Non-member: $650.00/person

Includes livestream of the pre and post Congress sessions, Thursday evening’s opening prayer service, Friday and Saturday keynote addresses and access to an hour-long, facilitated de-brief session after each keynote presentation. In addition virtual attendees will be given access to audio recordings of all the seminar presentations.

Digital Registration: Pre-Congress + Congress 
Member: $499.00/person | Non-member: $550.00/person

Includes the livestream of the Pre-Congress session, Thursday evening’s opening prayer service, Friday and Saturday keynote addresses, and access to an hour-long, facilitated de-brief session after each keynote presentation. In addition virtual attendees will be given access to audio recordings of all the seminar presentations.

Digital Registration: Congress + Post-Congress
Member: $499.00/person | Non-member: $550.00/person

Includes the livestream of the Post-Congress session, Thursday evening’s opening prayer service, Friday and Saturday keynote addresses, and access to an hour-long, facilitated de-brief session after each keynote presentation. In addition virtual attendees will be given access to audio recordings of all the seminar presentations.

Digital Registration: Congress
Member: $399.00/person | Non-member: $450.00

Includes the livestream of Thursday evening’s opening prayer service, Friday and Saturday keynote addresses, and access to an hour-long, facilitated de-brief session after each keynote presentation. In addition virtual attendees will be given access to audio recordings of all the seminar presentations.

Digital Registration: Pre-Congress Session
Member: $125.00/person | Non-member: $175.00

Includes Thursday livestream of the Pre-Congress session.

Digital Registration: Post-Congress Session
Member: $125.00/person | Member: $175.00

Includes Sunday livestream of the Post-Congress session.

Important notice: digital packages do not include individuals receiving CDs/DVDs/MP3s of audio or video recordings. All video and audio will be made available to virtual attendees via streaming from the RFC website. If attendees would like personal copies of presentations (e.g., CDs/DVDs, etc.), that will be available for a nominal cost at the conclusion of this year’s event. Additionally, please be aware that recordings of the Pre and Post Congress sessions will not be available to purchase (they will be streamed in real-time but not recorded for later use).
 

Congress Hotel

Hotel rooms are reserved as part of the Congress registration process above. Please do not contact the property directly to reserve space.

Marriott Chicago O'Hare
8535 W Higgins Road
Chicago, IL 60631

  • Rate of $129.00/night plus applicable taxes
  • Group rate available 3 days pre/post Congress based on hotel's availability and room type
  • Complimentary roundtrip O'Hare Shuttle Service for hotel guests
  • Discounted parking rate is $9.00 per car, per day
  • Complimentary access to fitness center and indoor/outdoor pool
  • Complimentary wireless in all guestrooms
  • Local telephone access charges waived in guestrooms
RFC

1525 E. 53rd St. | Suite 716
Chicago, IL 60615
Phone: 773.675.8362
Email: rfc@relforcon.org
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