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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Click here to learn more about these exciting RFC programming updates. 

Racial Justice

Executive Director, Ellen Dauwer, and Associate Director, Ryan Hoffmann, participate in discussion on race in the Catholic Church. 

St Louis Arch

The RFC was one of several Catholic organizations that sponsored a "mega-booth" at the LCWR Assembly August 7-10.


Staff attend Conference of Major Superiors of Men (CMSM) assembly in St. Louis & connect with men's member communities. 

Daily Bread

"I find that the season of summer ushers in a time to enter into this invisible yet tangible world of awareness, opportunity & change."

2017 Annual Report

We're pleased to share our 2017 Annual Report. We had many graced encounters in 2017. Take a look!

U.S. Federation of the Sisters of St. Joseph

Learn how the U.S. Federation of the Sisters of St Joseph is engaging ongoing formation. 

Twenty-two (22) women and men religious will gather July 16-24, 2018 at Marillac Spirituality Center, Leavenworth, KS for the 35th annual Life Commitment Program.

Karina Conrad, CDP

RFC is pleased to announce the hire of Karina Conrad, CDP as the Together Program Coordinator.

We are pleased to offer an online store where constituents can purchase RFC branded apparel and other items. 


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