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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Online Religious Life Course offered by Katherine Doyle, RSM



11:00 – 1:00 central time on Thursdays, unless otherwise noted (see below)

Course offered online via Zoom

September – December 2021 

The class is an introductory class to religious life and covers these topics:  

  • Church’s understanding over time    
  • Vita Consecrata                           
  • Desert mothers and fathers    
  • Key elements of Religious Life 
  • Monastic life /Mendicant Life 
  • Apostolic Religious Life/contemporary issues 
  • Vows of Chastity, Poverty and Obedience 

Course schedule:

  • September 16 
  • September 20 (Monday) 
  • September 30 
  • October 7 
  • October 14 
  • BREAK WEEK: October 21   
  • October 28 
  • November 4 
  • November 11 
  • November 22 (Monday) 
  • December 2 
  • December 6 (Monday) 
  • December 16 (Final class) 

Cost of class is negotiable: suggest $200/person but do not let cost keep you away.  Group size will be limited.   

To enroll or if you have questions, contact:  

Cathy Vetter, CCVI 


1525 E. 53rd St. | Suite 716
Chicago, IL 60615
Phone: 773.675.8362
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Membership Opportunities

Religious Community Membership
Associate Membership
Individual Membership

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