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

ForMission Participants

RFC has postponed the May 28-June 5 ForMission session and rescheduled it for August 13-22, 2020 at CTU in Chicago.


As we enter into these most holy of days, we in the National Office extend blessings for the Triduum and the Easter season.  

Sister Norma

Sister Norma's keynote address from the 2019 RFC Congress. 


RFC Staff to begin working from home next week. Read more about connecting.

We're pleased to announce we have received a grant from The Conrad H. Hilton Foundation to focus on forming the next generation of religious and to cultivate better ways to resource their formators. 

Religious Brothers Day Guide

The Brothers Think Tank and CMSM publish 28-page guide to celebrating Religious Brothers Day on May 1.

National Office to remain open and programming moving ahead as planned.

Members now have access to the spring 2020 edition of InFormation, RFC's quaterly bulletin. Click to access articles, resources and more.  

Our Monthly Member Minute series includes members talking – for one minute, tops! – about what they value most about their RFC membership.

Ellen Dauwer, SC, and Mark Francis, CSV, President of Catholic Theological Union, invite religious communities to consider the Together program.


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