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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Member Areas

RFC Member Area Map

Over the course of the next several months RFC staff will be attending regional formation meetings to present information on the new area structure, receive input, and make plans to implement this vision locally. As regional meetings are planned and confirmed they will be listed below.

RFC invites leaders, formators, and all others interested in initial and ongoing formation ministry to attend, learn more about the evolving structure, and give input.

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If you and/or your community are interested in helping the RFC plan regional gatherings in your area, please reach out to us by email at rfc@relforcon.org. 

Member areas will play a crucial role in advancing RFC’s mission. They will serve to:

  • foster support, community, and networking among those in formation ministry;
  • facilitate opportunities for members to participate in workshops pertinent to initial formation, lifelong formation, and the ongoing preparation of formators;
  • strengthen the relationship between members, local congregations/provinces/monasteries, and the National Office by serving as a conduit of information, feedback, best practices and the like.

Delaware Valley

Tuesday, February 5 at 10:00am | Villa Maria House of Studies
220 IHM Drive | Malvern, PA 19355

Midwest

Saturday, February 23 at 1:00pm | Siena Retreat Center
5637 Erie St | Racine, WI 53402
RSVP

Heartland

Tuesday, March 5 at 6:00pm | CCVI House
St. Louis, MO
RSVP

Hudson Valley

Saturday, March 23 at 6:00pm | Mt. Alvernia Retreat Center
1260, 158 Delavergne Ave | Wappingers Falls, NY 12590
RSVP

Southwest

Friday, April 5 from 10:00am-12 noon | Our Lady of the Lake Convent
515 SW 24th St | San Antonio, TX 78207
RSVP

Lake Erie/Ohio River

Saturday, April 6 at 7:00pm | Villa Maria Education & Spirituality Center
2067 Evergreen Rd | Villa Maria, PA 16155
RSVP

New England

Friday, April 12 from 10:00am-12 noon | Sisters of Mercy
15 Highland View Rd | Cumberland, RI 02864
RSVP

Upper Midwest

Friday, April 26 from 10:00am-12 noon | Sinsinawa Mound Center
585 County Rd Z | Sinsinawa, WI 53824
RSVP

Pacific Northwest

Friday, May 10 at 9:30am | St. Mary-On-The-Lake Peace and Spirituality Center
1663 Killarney Way | Bellevue, WA 98004
RSVP

West Coast

Wednesday, May 8 from 1:30-3:00pm | Carondelet Center
11999 Chalon Rd | Los Angeles, CA 90049
RSVP

Thursday, May 9 from 10:00-11:30pm | Congregation of the Queen of the Holy Rosary
43326 Mission Circle | Fremont, CA 94539
RSVP

Mid-Atlantic

Saturday, May 18th from 10:00am-12 noon | Conference of Major Superioris of Men (CMSM) Office
7300 Hanover Dr., Suite 304 | Greenbelt, MD 20770 (Washington, DC area)
RSVP

Southeast

Wednesday, June 19th from 1:00-3:00pm | House of Charity
2718 Cambronne St | New Orleans, LA 70118
RSVP

We are grateful to the National Religious Vocation Conferenve (NRVC) for allowing us to use their member areas model for our own regional review and restructure. 

RFC

5401 S. Cornell Ave. Suite 304
Chicago, IL 60615
Phone: 773.675.8362
Email: rfc@relforcon.org
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