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

Maribeth Howell, OP

The Conference is pleased to announce that Maribeth Howell, OP has accepted the Together Program Coordinator position.


We invite those interested in Together to a virtual information session on Tuesday, August 11th from 1:00-2:00pm central time.

San Damiano Cross

Workshop offered by Sr. Christine Still, OSF, on the Franciscan discernment process. 

The RFC is excited to welcome 23 amazing religious to the Conference's 37th annual Life Commitment Program.

Online Resources

Resources from National Conversations around COVID-19 and formation/religious life now available. 

Hudson Valley Member Area partners with Mary Pat Garvin, RSM, PhD to offer eCourse for vocation and formation ministers this fall.

Register for a national conversation on an aspect for formation and religious life. 

Applications now being accepted for the RFC/CTU Together Program Coordinator position. Click for more information.

Karina Conrad, CDP

The Conference would like to share the news that Karina Conrad, CDP, Together Program Coordinator, as decided to step down from her position effective Friday, June 5.

Together, interfaith leaders and mayors across the nation will call us to mourn, lament, and honor the dead, acknowledge the unequal nature of our suffering, pray together for the healing of the nation, and recommit to the difficult work ahead.


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