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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RFC News Blog

We're excited to welcome two new staff members to the Conferene team! Click to learn more about Sofia and Brian.

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National Office moves into new space on June 7th. Members, partners and friends asked to note new address. 

Responding to the global reality of Religious Life, the Live Out Loud (LOL) program continues the expansion of relationships among men and women in initial formation.

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Become a sponsor of the 2021 RFC Congress in Chicago! Click to learn more. 

Mercy by the Sea

Sabbatical Program for women religious at Mercy by the Sea in Madison, CT next spring.

This eCourse facilitated by Mary Pat Garvin, RSM will explore topics pertaining to the accompaniment of women and men in vocation discernment and initial formation.

The RFC invites applicants for the Programs Manager and Operations Manager positions. 

Learn more the cultivation of a new Intercongregational Collaborative Novitiatie in Chicago. Launching fall 2021.

Sister Kathy

Sister Kathy will step down as Operations Manager this summer. After over 8 years of dedicated service to the Conference, she is excited to pursue new opportunities in the future.

Text of Catholic Sisters Week reflections by Mary Haddad, RSM, Colleen Mattingly, ASCJ, and Romina Sapinoso, SC now available. 


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Chicago, IL 60615
Phone: 773.675.8362
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