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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Washington DC Regional Gathering


As you may be aware, we are in the process of traveling to all the RFC regions to get input and feedback on our new member area proposal. We are grateful to those who have joined us on this journey so far, especially those who have served as hosts. These gatherings have been inspiring and give witness to the hope and joy alive in religious life! 

We invite you to attend one of our remaining gatherings in the Seattle and San Francisco areas, Los Angeles, Washington DC, or New Orleans. 


Friday, May 10 at 9:30am | St. Mary-On-The-Lake Peace and Spirituality Center

1663 Killarney Way | Bellevue, WA 98004 (Seattle area)



Wednesday, May 8 from 1:30-3:00pm | Carondelet Center

11999 Chalon Rd | Los Angeles, CA 90049


Thursday, May 9 from 10:00-11:30pm | Congregation of the Queen of the Holy Rosary

43326 Mission Circle | Fremont, CA 94539 (San Francisco area)



Saturday, May 18th from 10:00am-12 noon | Conference of Major Superiors of Men (CMSM) Office

7300 Hanover Dr., Suite 304 | Greenbelt, MD 20770 (Washington, DC area)



Wednesday, June 19th from 1:00-3:00pm | House of Charity

2718 Cambronne St | New Orleans, LA 70118


If you can, please join us. We'd love to greet you in person and explore together this evolving structure. Your input is vital.

If you have any questions please don't hesitate to reach out. We hope to see you soon!

Easter blessings,

Ellen Dauwer, SC
Executive Director

Ryan Hoffmann
Associate Director


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