Inspired Prayer & Liturgy

We are excited to have Rachelle Kramer, Congress Liturgist, working with us this year to coordinate liturgies and prayer at the 2019 RFC Congress October 24-27! Rachelle comes to this role with a wide breadth of experience. She's served as Director of Liturgy and Music at Xavier University and Director of Music in Campus Ministry …

CMSM Executive Director, Mark Padrez, OP, to Preside at Closing Liturgy

The RFC is happy to announce that Mark Padrez, OP, Executive Director at the Conference of Major Superiors of Men (CMSM), will preside at this year's Congress closing liturgy. The RFC has enjoyed increased collaboration with CMSM and looks forward to having Father Padrez with us at the 2019 Congress!

Helen Cahill, OP to Receive Mary Emil Penet, IHM Award

Helen Cahill, OP will receive the Mary Emil Penet, IHM award at the upcoming 2019 Congress October 24-27 in Louisville, KY. A Dominican Sister of Peace, Sister Helen began her religious life more than sixty years ago as a Dominican of St. Catharine, KY. Initially a teacher, she served in the leadership of her original …

Keynote Address: Courage for an Interim Time that Does Not Yet Know Its Name (Bryan Massingale)

Courage for an Interim Time that Does Not Yet Know Its Name In a recent address to an Italian youth gathering, Pope Francis declared that we are not living in an “era of change,” but rather “a change of eras.” This period of deep and through-going change carries with it dangers of fragmentation and instability, …