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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Congratulations ForMission Class of June 2016

The RFC congratulates members of the ForMission Class of June 2016 who have recently earned ForMission certificates:

  • Catherine Arnold, OP: Member Education for Living Interculturally, a program for the Dominican Sisters of Peace, created in 2009 from eight previously existing congregations and whose most recent entrants come from several different countries
  • Susan E. Glaab, CSJ: A Revision of the Formation Handbook and the Creation of the Novices Handbook for the Sisters of Saint Joseph in Canada, a new congregation formed in 2013 from four previously existing CSJ congregations
  • Francis Hagerty, SSE: The Roots of Edmundite Spirituality, a two-fold project: a first step toward articulating the spirituality of the Society of St. Edmund, necessary for initial formation; and promoting ongoing formation of members
  • Anne Kappler, RSM: Suggested Addenda for the Mercy Vocation and Incorporation Program, a two-fold project addressing the formation needs of candidates re-entering the congregation who earlier completed a canonical novitiate; and offering resources for lifelong formation throughout the congregation
  • Elyse Marie Ramirez, OP: Attentive to the Morning Star Rising, a project focused on the apostolic novitiate year, designed to involve the whole congregation, express the consciousness that we are "held by God's mission", engage common life as a witness of reconciliation, and define the components of spirituality for apostolic life particular to the congregation

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