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

Stop the Humanity

Resources for the Catholic rally against the abuse of immigrant children & families set for July 18th. 

Mark Padrez, OP

Mark Padrez, OPExecutive Director at the Conference of Major Superiors of Men, will preside at this year’s Congress closing liturgy.

19 women and men religious have gathered this week at the Marillac Spirituality Center in Leavenworth, KS for RFC's 36th annual Life Commitment Program

Regional Visits

Through sleet, snow & sunshine we accomplished our goal of visiting formation communities across the country! 

Global Sisters Report

RFC mentioned in article on ways Catholic sisters cultivate cross-conference relationships.

We are excited to work with generous sponsors and committed exhibitors to bring you the very best Congress experience! 

Maria Cimperman, RSCJ

We had a great week of ForMission last week! Click here to check out our photo album. 

Helen Cahill, OP

We are happy to announce that Helen Cahill, OP will receive the Mary Emil Penet, IHM award at the upcoming 2019 Congress October 24-27 in Louisville, KY.

Top 5 Reasons

Top 5 reasons why now is the perfect time to join/re-join the RFC.

Holy Spirit

Introducing the 2021 ForMission class!


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