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.

Orientation to Formation

  • Luisa Saffiotti, PhD at Pre-Congress 2013 in St. Louis
  • Table conversation, 2014
  • Ray Dlugos, Presenter, 2014
  • Social gathering, 2014
  • Participants, 2014

2018 Orientation to Formation Program

October 12-14, 2018 - Catholic Theological Union, Chicago, IL 

An orientation for understanding and approaching ministry of formation for those who are preparing to and/or serving in the ministry of formation and for leaders who oversee their congregational formation process.

Participants and presenters will explore together the vision and context of formation today, practical helps for working with today’s generation of women and men in formation, and formators’ on-going need for good self-care. 

More information forthcoming.

Contact Connie Schoen, OP, Program Director, at for questions and more information. 


5401 S. Cornell Ave. Suite 304
Chicago, IL 60615
Phone: 773.675.8362